More Updates to My Products

In our ongoing efforts to improve the all-important publishing system on Squid.io, the TurboSquid development team is excited to show you recent improvements that streamline your product management experience. While you will see some smaller, more refined UI changes in My Products, we want to make you aware of the biggest changes to the navigation and management system as we …
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Update: StemCell

This week we released a significant update to the StemCell process that adds support for both OBJ and FBX (both metallic and specular) formats, and also includes an automated process to spot hard fails that need to be addressed before a model can be submitted to an Inspector. During the submission process, prior to an Inspector opening a model, an …

My Products Update – Bulk Price Edit Tool

The next time you check out your My Products area in Squid.io, you’ll notice that things look a little different. Today we’ve released the first phase of updates to a key part of your experience as an artist on TurboSquid. The biggest new feature that we’ve added in this phase is the Bulk Price Edit tool. You can now select …

New Syndication Opportunity with Pond5

We’re excited announce another syndication partner: Pond5, the video-first stock marketplace. Pond5 has built a huge customer base of motion graphic designers, and they’re eager to offer them more Cinema 4D models. Pond5 has had 3D models available for sale for a while, but it’s been a small portion of their business. By partnering with TurboSquid, they’re able to backfill …

Updates to Imagery and Presentation Standards

TurboSquid frequently surveys customers to determine which features and improvements they would like to see on our site. One of the main suggestions is improved product presentation so customers can easily find content and make informed purchasing decisions. Based on this feedback, we have created imagery and presentation standards for all new models being published to TurboSquid. We’ve analyzed the …

3ds Max Artists- Important: Protect Yourself From MaxScript Issues

Autodesk discovered a pair of MaxScript issues that can result in corruption of scenes, software settings, and the 3ds Max environment. Autodesk believes that this may have been caused by a 3rd-party/non-Autodesk affiliated source.  Please note that this issue only affects 3ds Max and its native format (.max). If you are not using either of these, no action is needed ...

Planned Site Outage on 5/1/18

Please be aware that Squid.io and PixelSquid will be experiencing planned outages for development efforts. Down time should begin on Tuesday 5/1 at 6pm, CST, and last for about 45 minutes. We’ll be working hard to get things wrapped up as quickly as we can. We expect to have another, smaller outage later in the week for more planned development, …

New Syndication Opportunities in Unity Asset Store

We’ve partnered with another company who will be accepting StemCell content for sale on their platform – Unity! The Unity Asset Store is an incredible resource for the massive number of Unity developers worldwide. They want to expand their offering of high quality 3D models and plan on using StemCell content to achieve that goal. As part of the deal, …

Changes to the Search Filter & Sort UI

In an effort to streamline the customer experience, you may notice some changes to the way some of our search filters look on TurboSquid. Filters for things like Price and Formats get a large amount of clicks each day and will remain unchanged, but after deep analysis of how our customers use the search UI, we noticed that several of …

Changes to Artist Settings

TurboSquid is continuing to extend partnerships with a select group of other websites that expand artists’ options for selling. These deals are different from syndication to Free3D, CGStudio, and PixelSquid as they include third parties who take part of the sale. We now have a specific option that allows you to opt in or out of participating in 3rd Party …