Nasdaq:ADSK) has announced 3ds max 5 -- a significant feature release of its professional 3D animation and modeling software used by the largest community of animators worldwide to create compelling 3D animations.
3ds max 5 is tailored for traditionally trained animators and designers -- and delivers a solution of continued innovation and productivity that more 3D professionals choose to rely upon than any other.
Discreet introduces key new features in 3ds max 5 software that will advance the realism, character animation and productivity requirements necessary for animators to create lifelike 3D animations.
3ds max 5 introduces enhanced global illumination methods for subtle, elegant and accurate lighting -- critical to producing a natural look for pre-visualized or finished animations; reactor, Discreet's embedded, integrated and interactive physics engine from HAVOK -- soft and hard-body dynamics software; and new texture mapping capabilities to accurately marry image data to mesh models.
Animators using 3ds max 5 software will enjoy greater control and finesse in character animation with tools such as a new Set Key system, Curve and Dope Sheet editor, and Merge Animation tools for repurposing character animation segments.
Nasdaq:ADSK) enters the year-end with a growing roster of product awards, key customer wins, and increased market adoption with its 3ds max 5 modeling, animation and rendering software.
Enormous industry acceptance and demand by our employers has led The Art Institutes to implement 3ds max 5 as the natural and optimal choice for our curriculum needs.
3ds max 5 touts many key features desired by game developers such as new IK, embedded reactor(TM) dynamics, enhanced texturing tools, render-to-texture, and custom vertex pixel shader support.
Discreet's 3ds max 5 delivered what we needed, when we needed it.
During 2002, leading design visualization firms also embraced 3ds max 5 for specialized architecture, medical imaging, industrial and product designs.
Closing out what many consider a rollercoaster ride of a year for the animation sector, Discreet's 3ds max 5 software solidly celebrates its fifth generation release with an expanded market presence and the receipt of multiple industry awards including Animation Magazine's Seal of Excellence Award and Atomic Maximum Power Computer Magazine's Hot Atomic Award (Australia).