говорят (в основном в Постфоруме. но не только) что XL 8 выйдет в этом году. из подробностей (далее цитата из Samir-а): ...there will be new animation possibilities and also dynamics will be included but in a lighter version. The particle system will be completely new. Also a pyrocluster like shader will be included. There will be support for python as programming language. Also Mental Ray will be supported as the first external renderengine supported by Cinema 4D. Bodypaint will be updated so you can use Photoshop filtereffects in bodypaint textures, the old effects will be removed instead. The new price will be 1.299 $ US as far as I know. And Cinema 4D will be renamed to Cinema 5D. Bodypaint will be named Fingerpaint 4D. Bones will be called splines and polygonobjects will be called surfaces. The GUI wonґt be editable anymore. Also the deformers will be completely out of the application. I even heard that shave and a haircut price will be lowered to $29.95.