Adobe Substance

3D design today.

With the intelligent creative programs and high end content of the Adobe Substance 3D collection you have everything you need to create realistic 3D content.


Substance 3D Stager.

Build and assemble 3D scenes. 

Defines elements, materials, lights and cameras for virtual photos. Exports and shares media as images, web content and AR experience.

Substance 3D Painter.

Texture your 3D assets. 

Use expanded brushes and smart materials for any kind of object to simulate realistic surface detail such as wear and tear. Explore mask presets that adapt to any shape and paint with efficient, dynamic tools.

Substance 3D Sampler.

Digitise and enrich assets for 3D.

Transforms photos or images into realistic surfaces or HDR environments. Closely match the original real-life surface and create seamless tileable materials from your captures or combine multiple materials and parametric filters for complex surfaces.

Substance 3D Designer.

Discover the power of procedural creation. 

Create materials, models and lights with full control over the node-based authoring process.


100 elements per month and user.

Choose from several thousand adjustable models, lights and materials, created by our experts and guest artists. The modifiable parameters enable infinite variations. Share one element contingent for the entire team.

Memory and services.

Secure one terabyte of cloud memory as well as access to Adobe Bridge, Adobe Fonts, Behance and Adobe Portfolio.

System Requirements.


  • Intel Core i3 or AMD Ryzen 3 (Intel Core i7 or AMD Ryzen 7 recommended; Intel Core i9 or AMD Ryzen 9 for optimal performance) 
  • Microsoft Windows 10 
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, Quadro M2000 or AMD Radeon RX 580 (NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, Quadro RTX 4000 or AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT recommended; NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, Quadro RTX 6000 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT for optimal performance)
  • 8 GB RAM (16 GB recommended; 32 GB for optimal performance)
  • 4 GB VRAM (8 GB recommended; 16 GB for optimal performance)
  • 10 GB available hard disk space (25 GB recommended; 50 GB for optimal performance)


  • Intel Core i7 (Intel Core i9 recommended; Intel Xenon W9 for optimal performance; Stager is currently not available for Apple M1-chips)
  • macOS 10.14 (macOS 11.3 recommended)
  • Radeon Pro 5300M (Radeon Pro 5600M or Radeon Pro Vega 56 recommended; Radeon Pro W5700X for optimal performance)
  • 8 GB RAM (16 GB recommended; 32 GB for optimal performance)
  • 10 GB available hard disk space (25 GB recommended; 50 GB for optimal performance)


  • CentOS 7.0/Ubuntu 18.04 (Steam only) (CentOS 7.6/Ubuntu 18.04 (Steam only) recommended; CentOS 7.6/Ubuntu 18.04 (Steam only) optimal performance)




Substance 3D Stager

Substance 3D Painter

Substance 3D Designer

Substance 3D Sampler

100 elements per month and user,

Incl. models, materials and lights

API for automated

content creation


Import of
CAD formats


1 TB
cloud storage   

Services: Adobe Fonts, Adobe Bridge,
Adobe Portfolio, Behance

Simple licence administration via the
admin console

24/7 technical support


24 hours support (exclusive hotline), e-mail, chat, forums


Personal introduction on the telephone with privileged 24/7 support as well as e-mail, chat and forums

Expert Services

Two support meetings per year
and user



of users

Adobe ID

Federated ID, Enterprise ID
and Adobe ID

Control of access to services for

individual users or groups


Storage of data and
encryption in sleep mode

Encrypted multi-tenancy storage

Multi-tenancy storage with dedicated