Indigo News
29 Jan 2014

Cloud Render

Following on from the last blog post about Atmospheric and volume rendering improvements in Indigo, here's a render using procedural clouds and Indigo's atmospheric simulation. This scene (or an improved version) will probably be bundled as one of the example scenes for the next Indigo version. T

5 Jan 2014

Atmospheric and volume rendering improvements

Recently the Indigo users Yonosoy and CTZn have been pushing the limits of Indigo in terms of procedural terrains and clouds, all rendered with Indigo's powerful and accurate atmospheric simulation. (See the forum threads here:

11 Dec 2013

Rendering optimisations in Indigo 3.8

With the 3.6 stable release out the door, it's time to show some of the new stuff we have been working on for the next version of Indigo! Indigo 3.8 will bring some important optimisations for arch-viz users, particularly the common case of rendering sunlight through glass: a brand new arch glass o

2 Dec 2013


I spent a productive weekend optimising bidirectional path tracing in Indigo (the most powerful render mode). It now runs 20% faster! --Nick

13 Nov 2013

Indigo 3.6 Release Competition

In celebration of the Indigo 3.6 Stable release we are having a competition that is all about Indigo 3.6! The goal of this competition is to show off the new features in the latest and greatest Indigo release, and entries will be judged by best use of new features. Starting date is Wednesday the 13

13 Nov 2013

Indigo 3.6 Stable released

Glare Technologies is pleased to announce the release of Indigo 3.6 Stable! After a period of intensive development, in which many powerful new features were introduced and the user experience refined, the final stable release is now available. This release is free for all existing Indigo 3.x custo

25 Oct 2013

3ds Max integration greatly improved and extended

IndigoMax, which integrates Indigo Renderer seamlessly into 3ds Max, has seen tremendous progress in the last weeks, with many improvements and bugfixes that make it a joy to use! The primary developer, Jakub Jeziorski, has been doing an amazing job and we'd like to encourage all 3ds Max users in ou

17 Sep 2013

Modelling a pool in SketchUp and Indigo tutorial

We have a new tutorial available: how to model a swimming pool in SketchUp and Indigo. This tutorial shows how to get nice caustics at the bottom of the pool with SketchUp and Indigo. You can read it here.

10 Sep 2013

New Indigo reseller for China and Hong Kong

We have a new Indigo reseller for China and Honk Kong - Mad Macs Technology Distributions Limited. Mad Macs have offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, so will be sure to help you out with your Indigo purchase wherever you are in China and Hong Kong. To contact them, use the details

27 Aug 2013

Rebus Renderfarm now supports Indigo

RebusFarm and Glare Technologies are proud to announce that the powerful Rebus renderfarm now supports Indigo Renderer! With the latest Intel Xeon processors and 24GB of RAM per node, even the most challenging render jobs can be easily completed to meet that pressing deadline. For more information,