Katana 3.0v8 Release Notes

Release Date

26 February 2019

Previous Releases

System Requirements

Officially Supported Operating Systems

Hardware Requirements

Minimum Recommended
CPUDual-core processor
Storage1+ GB available for installation
System RAM1+ GB available
Graphics RAM1+ GB available2+ GB available
Display800 x 6001920 x 1080
OpenGLOpenGL 4.3+

'Recommended' does not guarantee that it meets your particular needs

Tested Workstation Hardware

The configurations listed below are those that Foundry have tested with Katana. Due to the constantly changing nature and wide variety of computer hardware available in the market, Foundry is unable to officially certify hardware. The list below can be used as a recommendation and does not guarantee that it meets your particular needs.

Please download and install the latest graphics driver from the NVIDIA website.

If you encounter any issues, please contact Customer Support directly through the Support Portal at the following address: https://support.foundry.com.

What's New in Katana 3.0

These release notes describe changes from Katana 3.0v7 to 3.0v8.

For an overview of all changes in the Katana 3.0 line, please see the accompanying What's New in Katana 3.0 document.

Feature Enhancements

Bug Fixes

Hydra Viewer

Other Bug Fixes



3Delight has been upgraded from version 13.4.9 to 1.3.6. Some shaders have been upgraded, which could lead to differences in appearance when using them. For more information, refer to the 3Delight Cloud Changelog.

Known Issues

Live Groups


Parameter Expressions