Adobe just released the latest update to Substance Designer which is now named Summer 2019. Several highlight features of this release are:

  • UX Improvements. The Dot node! Reroute your connections, clean up your graph.
  • Real-time OpenGL improvements. View anisotropy, coating and subsurface scattering.
  • Massive optimizations. Faster library and smoother sliders.
  • High-quality and customizable HDR maps.
  • Python and MDL updates.
  • And much more..
Dot node
View complex material effects directly in the viewport
HDR merge

If you want to find out more about this new release just check out the official page.