Adobe Acquires Allegorithmic For AR/VR Creative Cloud

| January 23, 2019

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Adobe announced the acquisition of Allegorithmic, makers of the Substance toolset for textures and materials.Allegorithmic also built a hybrid VR tool demonstrated at Oculus Connect 5 that allowed easy switching between desktop and VR modes so that 3D content creators can easily get a look at their work in a VR headset with access to all the same panels and UI elements from the desktop version.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A press release announcing the acquisition references VR and AR as becoming “more critical” to brands and that the Substance tools will be integrated as part of “new offerings” in Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite of subscription software tools.

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