Maxon's website says "Cinema 4D is 3D for the real world. When you’re working with tight deadlines every day you need the right tool to meet just about any challenge. Cinema 4D R16 is uncompromising in meeting and exceeding these challenges."
The new reflectance chanel allows you to create multi-layered materials and surfaces with incredible quality. This ability brings new possibilties from creating complex materials like car laquer to a wide range of textiles.
Featuring a new motion tracker, Cinema 4D now gives you precise camera reconstruction - essential for combining 3D work with live action footage to get realistic results.
Perhaps one of the most exciting new developments is the poly-pen tool. Designed and developed from the ground up it actually lets you paint polygons in 3D space!
Along with improvements to the sculpting toolset and materials library, Cinema 4D is providing artists with even more tools than ever before to make your work as great as it can be.