What is the difference between Substance 3D Designer and Painter?
Substance 3D Designer is primarily a 3D design software that generates textures from procedural patterns inside node-based graphs. Substance 3D Painter allows users to texture and add materials directly to 3D meshes in real-time.
Can I export files from Substance 3D Designer to other 3D platforms?
Yes. Substance 3D Designer allows you to export files for most major 3D file formats. A full list can be found in the documentation.
Can I create 2D textures with Substance 3D Designer?
Yes, Substance 3D Designer can be used to create seamless textures and patterns. All output is fully non-destructive, non-linear, and parametric.
Is Substance 3D Designer suitable 3D software for beginners?
While we encourage anyone who wants to create 3D to learn every Substance 3D app, Designer should be viewed as the most technical and advanced texturing application available. Among the Substance texturing apps, Designer has the highest learning curve.