Material Maker 1.0


I started this project on the 22th day of July, 2018. 4 years later...


Material Maker has finally been updated to 1.0, with many bug fixes, as well as some new features and new nodes. As always, please don't hesitate to report bugs and submit ideas for new features and new nodes for next releases on Github.

Thanks a lot to everyone who donated here on itch.io or support this project on Patreon, contributed new nodes, new features or tutorials for Material Maker, suggested new features or reported bugs, or posted great materials on the Material Maker website.

Miscellaneous

  • The MacOS port is now signed and notarized, so you should be able to run Material maker right away, and should no longer have messages from Gatekeeper stating it is damaged (please be aware I'm new to MacOS development and don't hesitate to report any problem).
  • Material Maker is now based on Godot 3.4.4.

Nodes

  • The EasySDF node has been extended with 3D primitives, operators and transforms, and can now be used to create complex raymarched shapes. Depending on its contents, the EasySDF node will therefore output a 2D SDF or a 3D SDF.
    This is just a second step for this node and more features will be added in future releases.
  • A new Seven Segment Display node has been added (contributed by williamchange) with many parameters to tune the output.


  • The new Smooth Mix Workflownode can be used to mix-by-height its inputs with smooth transition between materials
  • The Dilate node has been updated to improve precision in higher resolutions (contributed by Arnklit and wojtekpil)
  • The new Morphology node provides dilation and erosion operations on mask
  • Three new noise nodes have been added: White Noise, Clouds Noise and Directional Noise (contributed by Arnklit)
  • A new Make Tileable Square node has been added and is a nicer alternative to  Make Tileable (contributed by Arnklit)
  • The new Slope node, generates slopes from the highest areas of an input heightmap
  • The AlterHSV node can be used to modify the Hue, Saturation and Value of its input using input maps, and is a very easy way of adding nice variations to Albedo channels.

  • A new node has been added to create Mesh patterns (contributed by Arnklit)
  • The Normal Map node has been updated to improve precision when the buffer option is used
  • New Additive and AddSub modes have been added to the Blend node (contributed by Arnklit)
  • A flip parameter has been added to the Mirror node to mirror the left or top ,part of the input instead of the default right or bottom
  • New packing/unpacking nodes that can store 1 (or 2) values into 2 (or 4) when using buffers for better precision (contributed by Arnklit and wojtekpil)

General

  • An option has been added to automatically size new comment nodes to current selection (contributed by Zhibade).
  • In the Reference panel, it is now possible to scan an average color by dragging the mouse cursor around.
  • When creating a new painting project, Material Maker will check that the model can be painted (i.e. it has a single surface and texture coordinates)
  • The configuration of 2D preview (view type and guides) and graph editor (grid) panels is now saved.
  • Gestures (panning and zooming using 2 fingers on a touchpad) are now supported in 2D and 3D preview as well as painting panels.
  • A new button has been added to the Preferences dialog to download translations. Japanese (contributed by mekogma) and Chinese (by free_king) are currently available.
  • Pasting a list of HTML colors (in hex format) into the graph editor now creates a new Colorize node that can be used to create gradients or as a colormap (contributed by Jesse Dubay).

Files

material_maker_1_00_windows.zip 34 MB
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material_maker_1_00_linux.tar.gz 36 MB
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material_maker_1_00.dmg 60 MB
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Congratulations on 1.0 release! Amazing work!

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Thats awesome! Thank You for Your hard work.