Bitmap 2 Material (B2M) is a powerful tool that helps you generate full, seamlessly tiling materials (normal map, height map, specular, etc.) from any bitmap image, right within your favorite DCC tool and game engine.

*Also available as part of the Substance Power Pack bundle

New Features in Bitmap 2 Material 2.0

The new features and improvements of B2M 2.0 are here to help you produce the best, most stunning materials quicker than ever:

  • 15 Grunge maps are now included to add rich details on your material in a snap
  • New controls over the diffuse map have been added, for faster and better finish
  • Key algorithms have been hugely improved, making it by far the best image-based material extraction tool out there…



B2M offers the ability to randomize your material and produce infinite variations.

Fine Tune Parameters
Control and adjust the finest details of your material thanks to the comprehensive set of parameters exposed by B2M

Make it Tile
B2M allos you to generate seamlessly tiling materials in a click.

Improve Rendering Realism
B2M gives life to your renderings by automatically extracting normal, specular or ambient occlusion maps from your image.


Version / Release Updates

Bitmap2Material 2.1 is released!

Bitmap2Material 2.1 is a free update to B2M 2.0, and introduces the ability to use B2itmap2Material on Mobile in Unity 4.1!

Bitmap2Material 2.1 offers a dedicated, optimized path for Unity mobile game developers to generate their material maps (normal, specular, height, etc.) directly onto their target device at runtime, hence dramatically reducing their games' client size.



Specifications & Licensing

System Requirements

B2M is dependant on the system requirements needed by its host application below.

  • Substance Player
  • Autodesk Maya 2012 and later
  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2012 and later
  • Autodesk Flame 2012 and later
  • Unity
  • Unity Pro



Software and Licenses are delivered electronically.

Software is to be downloaded as a Trial, once purchased the Trial version can be activated without having to re-install.

Licenses are Node-Locked and delivered in the form of a serial key which is used to activate the software.

Serial keys can contain (1) or more licenses.  Multi-license Serial Keys can be used on as many workstations as permitted by the total seats purchased.

*Note:  "Substances" can float through the network with no limitation for rendering or sharing data.

Additional Info

Upgrades / Support


  • Upgrade from Bitmap2Material 1


RFX is available for all your support needs.

  • allegorithmic provides free email based support


Related Products

B2M will enhance pipelines using the following products:

  • Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Autodesk Flame
  • allegorithmic Substance Player
  • Unity
  • Unity Pro


Training / Resources

Go to allegorithmic Community site for Tutorials, Guides and Forums.

Go to for downloads, support or Bug Tracking