Redshift is available now on Mac with support for M1 coming soon
What you need to know
- Redshift is available now on Intel-based Macs, with support for M1 Macs coming with macOS Big Sur 11.3.
- One developer is seeing an increase in rendering speeds as high as 26X on M1 Macs.
Redshift, the award-winning renderer, is now available on macOS for the first time.
Maxon, the company behind the software, announced that not only would the software be available on macOS but that it will feature native support for M1 Macs as well.
Maxon CEO David McGavran says that the company has been planning to bring the software to the Mac since 2019.
James Rodgers, Director at UK-based Lunar Animation, says that they are seeing performance increases as high as 26X when using M1 Macs.
The company says that Redshift will be available immediately for Intel-based Macs and that support for M1 Macs will be made available when Apple releases the macOS Big Sur 11.3 update.
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