This item has an average rating of 4 from 94 ratings by the community.
Neil Stewart 5 days ago
Latest release appears to have fixed the user interface lag which is brilliant. Very useful add-on and well worth the money.
arfree 18 days ago
the latest release is really stable guys, keep it up!!
Daniel Bystedt 25 days ago
Retopoflow is my favorite tool for manual retopology among all the different softwares that I have tried. The developers are passionate and are always finding new ways to make the addon better. Thank you! :-)
Vesper 29 days ago
Honestly, I love the team at CG especially their tutorials....but I am done with Retopoflow. I just tried the BETA 3.... I don't know what to say anymore or who or what to blame. Forgetting the lag, which is something I think will be fixed. I could upload literally 20 gifs right now to show you how this tool is broken. I got this in 2.79 era and honestly I have never not run into frustration.
I seriously don't understand how after years of development this is still in the condition it is. I am sorry if I seem so negative..I have literally spent thousands on the market and this is still the only add-on that fills me with regret and causes me to squint whenever I fire it up. I almost feel like telling CG, either hire some more/other developers or trash the project. It is entirely riddled with bugs and non consistency. This adon sometimes FEELS like making geometry when you draw and other times it doesn't. Sometimes it feels like respecting symmetry and other times it doesn't. I am sorry guys to me and my workflow this is a disaster. There is nothing intuitive about this in reality. If it were ethically possible I would ask for my money back for this item on principal. GUYS, I shudder whenever I think of this add-on---that should tell you something everything.
This add-on is not worth 86$...I am sorry guys, I know the work you put in and what you guys think you are worth (which makes sense). At best this is a 25-35$ add-on for its quality. Anything more for the quality you have provided is in my opinion unjustified.
chrischan about 1 month ago
Thank you for the V3! What a joke, CG Cookie! 86$ for this laggy thing? Wow.
dioib about 1 month ago
just want to know when will release beta 3 or official release, I have been waited too long for updates since beta 2
robert about 2 months ago
best retopo addon for blender
Alex Niko 2 months ago
Oh Okay, I finally figured out why on earth none of the brushes would work/show - you have to have unit scale set to 1 M! Please remove that silly dependency
Greshame Carr 2 months ago
A money back policy would be good.
It all looks great on the videos, but these are all on virtually pristine models which you could retopologise with a plane and shrinkwrap.
Regarding Beta 3 version.
1 : constantly crashes blender - I've tried it with every version of 2.3 I have.
2: throws exceptions every 5 - 10 minutes
3: the UI interface is so non responsive you'll think your computer has hung.
4:The help screen can take up to 2 minutes to load, if at all.
5: The help screen is modal so you can't have it open whilst working.
6: SELECTION SELECTION SELECTION. For the love of god please sort out the selection process. I would estimate 10 - 20 attempts for every successfull selection of an edge or vertex. Some vertex are simply not selectable. You can click a vertex and a vertex two polygons away is selected. And it's so slooooooowww.
7: Changing type of tool in the main menu does not work. You click the tool you want, and that goes grey, then flashes once and then stays that way whilst the tool you are currently using remains the selected tool. But to make this particularly annoying is that it only does it 2 - 3 times out of 10, so you think you,ve changed tool and are clicking away madly to select something before realising you still have the last tool selected.
Piotr 3 months ago
From my own experience, this addon is only useful for low to medium count poly models and I don't recommend it for any professional work on high poly models. With any more detailed model Retopoflow will start to lag so much it would take up to 2-3 seconds to see any change on retopo mesh you are working on (for example a loop you wanted to add appears after that time). The UI is inexcusable slow to the point it also takes 2 seconds or more for it to react; the same issue applies to change values in UI settings.
It seems the developers are unable to fix the issue considering this version of the plugin has been in beta for several or more months.
However, if you work on low poly models only, the tool has everything it needs to do retopology with a wide variety of tools. I use it despite the issue I mentioned earlier because I haven't seen a better option.
Have a nice day.
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