New: Embedded Marmoset Previews on TurboSquid

As an early Christmas gift to our global artist community, TurboSquid is pleased to announce that we have added an embedded Marmoset Toolbag .mview option as part of the publishing process. As many of you know, Marmoset Toolbag is the industry standard for high-quality, professional, real-time presentations of 3D models, and this integration now means that customers will be able …

Updates on GM Licensee Announcement

In order to provide artists some extra time to understand the agreement and make any needed changes to assets, we’re delaying the customer-facing announcement of the GM agreement until November 15th.  If you have GM content, make sure to take advantage of this time or your models will go offline.

CheckMate Update

Thank you for your excellent feedback regarding poles in the CheckMate Specifications. After listening to what you have to say on the issue, we reviewed common fail points for models being submitted to CheckMate, and we discussed the issues at-length with the CheckMate Advisory Board. As a result, we have elected to make the following modifications to the CheckMate Specification …

Announcement: TurboSquid and General Motors

We are excited to announce that TurboSquid is now an official General Motors licensee! We’re letting our artists know first, and we’ll be announcing to customers in a few weeks. Like our arrangement with Ford, TurboSquid is now the only authorized 3D marketplace for General Motors 3D content. This includes General Motors brands like Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and more. We …

Autodesk protection tool for Maxscript infections

As we reported in an earlier blog post, we were made aware of several MaxScript infections by Autodesk that could result in the corruption of your 3ds Max scene, environment, files, and software settings. These issues were designated as ALC, CRP and ADSL and each causes their own set of problems for users who encounter them. For those of you …

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 …