Material-Z – A New GameDev Tool

Material-Z – A New GameDev Tool

Have a look at a powerful new PBR material editor called Material-Z

Have a look at a powerful new PBR material editor called Material-Z. The toolkit is said to be based on Disney’s principled material system which allows users to create high-quality content for games and other 3D projects. 

How does it work? Check out a two-part Brick Starter Tutorial to learn more about the tricks behind Material-Z. 

It is worth noting that the tool can be accessed directly inside your Web browser at Material-Z.com (WebGL v2 required) or by downloading one of the native desktop versions. 

Features:

  • FULL FEATURED PBR WORKFLOW. Material-Z includes a full-featured implementation of Disney’s principled material system. Allowing powerful materials for both the gaming as well as the high-end rendering market.
  • VISUALLY PROGRAM NODES. Visually program nodes using GLSL code modules called Sources allowing for unparalleled flexibility. Workflow is designed for both artists and developers. The possibilities are endless.
  • TILEABLE PATTERNS AND SHAPES. Material-Z contains powerful and tileable patterns. Shapes can be injected into patterns which create unique and versatile materials
  • FULL FEATURED PAINT MODULE. A full-featured paint module is integrated into Material-Z to help you design your materials. Paint color or depth maps and include them in your workflow like any other Source.
  • SHARE WITH THE COMMUNITY. Sources, nodes, and materials created in Material-Z can be shared with the community. Learn from others and see how easy it is to expand the functionality of Material-Z with new content.
  • FULL PATH TRACER INCLUDED. Material-Z includes a high-end path tracer which supports the full principled material system. Giving you high-end previews of all your materials/

How much does it cost? The yearly subscription fee for the tool is set at 19.90 Euros. You can learn more here

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    Material-Z - A New GameDev Tool