Blender 2.61 is now available for download. what’s new in this blender?
New render engine Cycles:support for interactive rendering, a new shading node system, new texture workflow and GPU acceleration.
Added motion tracking support.
New movie clicp editor
New modifier and physics system dynamic paint.
Ocean simulation tools.
The render engine API has been extended for closer integration, a mechanism to detect changes in scenes and persistent callbacks.
Camera sensor size and presets.
improved image saving.
3D mouse color wheel editing.
more translations to other languages.
node muting improvements.
region drawing tweaks
New Addons Adobe After Effects exporter, Atomic Blender file importer, Acclaim and C3D motion capture importers, and Nuke camera animation exporter and importer.