MAXON today announced its second free update for CINEMA 4D this year. Release 9.6 has more than 40 improvements over R9.5, with most of the improvements have been made to OpenGL display speed, compositing functionalities and the Content Browser. The company notes that “Macintosh users will immediately notice a much faster OpenGL editor preview, with increases in speeds of up to 50% on newer systems. In some instances, an increase of up to 150% can be achieved. Apple users will also benefit from improved OS X font handling with more precise display, a new selection dialog and additional font types.” Numerous improvements to the Content Browser and material management system top off the R9.6 update.