Substance 3D Painter

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  1. One of the CPU cores in the latest 7.1.1 version occupies 100%. Please improve the performance.

    One of the CPU cores in the latest 7.1.1 version occupies 100%. Please improve the performance.

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  2. Make the installer download at a good speed.

    I tried to download substance painter 3 times and each time the download goes at about 5mbps (much slower than my connection) and it seems to just give up complaining about connection problems.
    Odd considering ive been using the connetion for weeks now with no problems.

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  3. UI and usability

    • drastically increase the number of shortcuts (eg wireframe and shadows toggle): virtually every single command should have a shortcut, also allowing every kind of combination of mouse/keyboard/gestures (as in Blender)
    • numeric input should be aided by snapping to fixed increments and also to zero or otherwise default values (as in ZBrush)
    • When I click in a numeric field with my stylus it should be cleared immediately so I could be able to type new values on the fly, without having to click&drag beforehand to select the present value in order to overwrite it. This issue does not happen when I…
    3 votes

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  4. Bug: Changed mouse shortcuts don't get saved (Linux)

    In the Linux version of Substance Painter, mouse shortcuts can be changed, and they work until the session ends, but do not work in the next session.

    After exiting the second session, all 19 mouse shortcuts in "~/.config/Allegorithmic/Substance Painter" are set to the value "@Invalid()" even if only one shortcut had been changed.

    I suspect the routine that reads them in from the config file isn't parsing them properly. (This issue does not exist in the Windows version of Substance Painter, which keeps the settings in REG_BINARY registry values instead of parsing a text file.)

    Recipe for reproduction:

    1. Run Substance…

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  5. please help me how to Solve that please check that you have downloads acailable

    please help me how to Solve that please check that you have downloads acailable

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  6. Possibility to set shortcuts for anything and record macros

    Something like photoshop or Modo has will be great.
    For example if I need to set shortcut for creating new mask on selected layer.
    Create new layer, fill layer etc.
    Add paint, generator etc.
    show/hide wireframe

    and more created with macros

    8 votes

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  7. obj

    ZBRUSH 導出的obj不能於 substance painter 上使用,畫面是一片漆黑,使得我不敢購買這套軟件 !!!

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  8. A few ideas

    Just wanted to say I love substance painter and it's helped me so much, there's just some things I really want to see pushed and improved upon in new updates.

    Allow painting across multiple object UDIM's.
    It would be amazing if you could set up a paint operation that would apply any effects across multiple UV tiles at the same time, say you had an object with 3 tiles, 1001, 1002 and 1003, but wanted a seamless texture painted across all 3, you could set it up to allow that, instead of choosing one then another then another, it currently…

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  9. copy/paste to other project

    You copy the layers or folders you want, then close the project and open another one and paste them in.

    7 votes

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  10. change scale for height color

    For some reason, the scale of color for height goes from white to black to white again...? How does that even work? Makes things very hard to visualize.

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  11. Substance Painter strengths and weaknesses

    There are so many things that make Substance Painter great, and still so many holes in technique that things like Photoshop have been doing forever. These are some problems.

    1 ) Need to merge Texture Sets
    2 ) Merge selected layers together
    3 ) create a mask so you can isolate part of a model and not accidentally ruin another part (like in Zbrush)
    4 ) isolate part of the model alone, so you can move around it, like again in Zbrush This is a strong feature because without it you can't do things like isolate part of an animal…

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  12. Idea List

    Idea list

    1. Like in Maya when editing a numerical value directly rather than by way of a slider the value remains highlighted after it's edited. Makes for a much faster way of experimenting with different values.

    2. Ability to merge layers. I get that this makes it difficult to remain non destructive, but I would be ok with that if I had the option to merge layers. This reduces memory load as well as clutter.

    3. Ability to bounce texture to project shelf. Rather than needing to export the texture and re-import.

    4. Save Colors/Color Wheel. A color wheel would be awesome, but…

    1 vote

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  13. 2018.1.0 UI is Awful

    The UI redesign feels like a step back in almost every way.

    Text just blurs together when I'm adjusting my mask generators. I have to carefully read through instead of quickly skimming.

    The last UI was easy to read. Had obvious segments.

    This 1 grey tone nonsense reduces my productivity by 25% just because of how everything blends together.

    And the sliders are way too thin and now lack the vertical line segments that read 0.1, 0.2, 0.3 etc. Why would you remove this?! It used to be a smartly designed UI for quick changes.

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  14. Private licence

    I'm not a developer and I'm not a student, but I like to create and I do so in hope to someday be able to do something more professional, but I live on around $80 per month and I know that many are in the same economical situation as me, so $20 for a Indie licence is a bit to expensive, so I want to to suggest a cheaper "hobbyist (nonprofit) Licence" or may sell the older version to a reduced or maybe fixed price when that version no longer is updated.

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  15. Make it rent to own. The way it was at first. :(

    I had started the indie subscription for 19.99 a month in hopes that i would gradually be able to buy each software one at a time. I cant afford it all at one time. 2 months ago i was about to pay for substance painter thinking i could use the funds in my subscription only to find out i cant made me very upset. It was the reason i started the subscription in the first place. This is very upsetting to me and i have to wait a hole year before i can even afford to pay for something i…

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  16. symmetry, brush improvements

    adjustable symmetry, brush angle snapping at 0°,45°,90° etc. on/off, flip active brush

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  17. 2D selection tool, gradient tool,move tool

    We really need these, which will greatly enhance the production efficiency

    2 votes

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  18. Highres export on the CPU

    As much as I like the speed of handling everything on the gpu, it is quite cumbersome or even next to impossible to export 8k maps from painter. Yes I know it is still experimental, but let|s face it, exporting 8k maps doesnt lend itself to be handeled on the gpu. I have a 4 GB card and exporting 8k is a hit and miss situation. If Highres export would be handeled on the cpu and system memory we could export even bigger maps. System ram is cheap. I have a 64GB machine and I don|t mind waiting a little…

    3 votes

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  19. ZBrush's same navigation around an object

    I using a wacom with this program. I find it a bit hard to zoom in and out while painting an object. I end up having to take my hand off the wacom and using the mouse instead.

    7 votes

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  20. Cursor location fix for drawing lines.

    When using the feature that draws a kine between 2 click points. Can you make the 1st pick save the spot. If you pan the viewport your 1st pick is not where it should be.

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