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Helen Reinold

Helen Reinold

Last updated: July 27, 2022  •  3 min read

A New Dimension of Realism: Enscape 2.6

📢NEWS: A new version of Enscape is now available. Discover Enscape 3.4

Enscape 2.6 will render any design you can dream up in seconds. The new features and overall improvements let you achieve better results with even less work. Collaborate more easily with your colleagues and precisely communicate your design intent with the new 2.6 features.

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Overview of new features and settings


Lighting & Reflections: A New Dimension of Realism

We have completely overhauled our lighting calculation algorithms to enable even better reflection fidelity and accurate indirect lighting. Towering glass buildings, interiors with artificial lights, reflective objects, complex shadows: all are rendered in stunning realism.

Learn more about Enscape’s advanced ray-tracing techniques here.

A New Dimension of Realism Enscape 2-5

New ArchiCAD Material Editor

ArchiCAD users will now have access to the full spectrum of material parameters. The new Material Editor allows you to enhance the realism of your image and streamline your workflow at the same time. Apply bump and roughness maps or customize your grass, all while keeping an overview of your used materials.

Check out the full tutorial!

Revamped Settings

Revamped Settings

Now it’s even easier to stay on the same page: the improved Enscape Settings allow you to save your settings directly into your CAD file. Your carefully calibrated configurations will never be lost again and are even easier to share with your colleagues for the same result on many machines.

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A New Dimension of Realism Enscape 2-6

Asset Library Expansion

The selection is now even bigger: more than 300 high-quality assets have been added to the Library. Browse through the wide variety of new models and enrich your images with a more diverse selection of people, tropical plants, residential accessories, food and more.

Additional features:

  • MSI installer
  • Numerical input possible on settings sliders
  • Revit: Multiple asset placement functions
  • Reduced memory usage by downsampling larger textures
  • Rift S controllers now visible in virtual reality
  • Improved sun shadows for renders
  • Full Revit 2020 support
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Helen Reinold
Helen Reinold

Helen Reinold is part of the Customer Service team at Enscape. Since joining the company in 2018, she has also regularly contributed articles to the blog. She strives to not only solve users’ problems, but also elevate their experiences and results.