[v1.2.1] Knald – First GPU-powered high quality textures generator

This article along with all titles and tags are the original content of AppNee. All rights reserved. To repost or reproduce, you must add an explicit footnote along with the URL to this article!
Any manual or automated whole-website collecting/crawling behaviors are strictly prohibited.
Any resources shared on AppNee are limited to personal study and research only, any form of commercial behaviors are strictly prohibited. Otherwise, you may receive a variety of copyright complaints and have to deal with them by yourself.
Before using (especially downloading) any resources shared by AppNee, please first go to read our F.A.Q. page more or less. Otherwise, please bear all the consequences by yourself.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Ads Place

Knald is the world’s first high-quality 3D texturing software based on GPU algorithm. It can generate 3D texture maps from 2D images, including Normal, Derivative, Displacement/Height, Ambient Occlusion, Concavity and Convexity maps. It’s easy to operate, real-time, and super-fast (almost no waiting) to generate textures.

As a professional and easy-to-use texture mapping tool, Knald combines quality and precision with extreme performance to deliver ultra-high quality results at an unmatched speed. Users don’t have to spend a lot of time and energy learning to use it to generate incredibly high quality textures from bakers or any 2D source textures such as photos and height maps.

Knald is designed primarily for use by game developers, but can also be used in the interactive, visual arts and product design industries. In addition to providing intuitive and visual operation parameters for making very realistic texture maps, it also has advanced data conversion technology, which can directly convert image data into various texture maps. In addition, all operations in the software can be previewed in real time.

// Key Features //

  • 8k support
  • Simultaneous Vertex Color, Derivative, Height & Tangent/Object Space Normal Baking
  • Interactive Ambient Occlusion, Bent Normals & Transmission Baking
  • Fast, High Poly Mesh Based Curvature (Single & Dual Channel)
  • Instant 100% Dilation/Bleed
  • Fast & Intuitive Mesh Loading with NGon Support
  • Post Bake Normal Strength Scaling
  • Custom FBX Tangent Space Support
  • Savable User Settings
  • Interactive Cage Adjustment (Push)
  • Non-topologically Matching Cages
  • Unique Mesh Caching System
  • 16x Anti-aliasing (Supersampling)
  • Physically Based 3D Preview with Image Based Lighting (IBL)
  • Metal/Smoothness Workflow
  • 100% MikkTSpace Support
  • Perfect Viewport Synchronisation
  • Real-time 3D preview Tessellation
  • Stunning Parallax
  • Lighting, Mesh rotation & UV control
  • GGX Specular Term
  • Best in class Normal to Height Generation & High Precision Work Flow
  • Pixel perfect 8, 16 and 32bit support
  • AO, Concavity, Convexity & Curvature Maps
  • Mesh Ambient Occlusion
  • Transmission Maps
  • Powerful ColorToNormal functionality
  • Unrivalled Quality & Speed

// Official Demo Video //

// System Requirements //

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2010, 2013 Redistributable Packages

// Edition Statement //

AppNee provides the Knald multilingual full installers and unlocked files for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit.

// Installation Notes //

for v1.2.1:

  1. Download and install program
  2. Copy the unlocked file to installation folder and overwrite
  3. Done

*** You have to block this program with your firewall, or use it offline.

// Related Links //

// Download URLs //

Version Download Size
v1.1.2 reserved MB
v1.2.1 56.8 MB

(Homepage)

If some download link is missing, and you do need it, just please send an email (along with post link and missing link) to remind us to reupload the missing file for you. And, give us some time to respond.
If there is a password for an archive, it should be "appnee.com".
Most of the reserved downloads (including the 32-bit version) can be requested to reupload via email.