Reference/Release Notes/2.83

Blender 2.83 Release Notes

Blender 2.83 was released on 3 June 3, 2020.

Check out the final release notes on blender.org.

This release includes long-term support, see the LTS page for a list of bugfixes included in the latest version.

Grease Pencil

Completely rewritten from scratch, the new Grease Pencil is much faster and better integrated with Blender

Volumes

OpenVDB files can now be imported and rendered with the new volume object.

Virtual Reality

Initial native virtual reality, focused on scene inspection.

Cycles

Adaptive sampling, OptiX viewport denoising, improved shader nodes, and more.

EEVEE

New render passes, improved light cache and high-quality hair transparency.

Sculpt

Face sets to control visibility, cloth brush, and many more improvements.

Modeling

Physics

User Interface

Animation & Rigging

More Features

Python API

Add-ons

Major updates to Collection Manager.