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Discreet ships 3ds max 6
Posted Oct 24, 2003 Print Version   Page 1of 1

Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc., has begun shipping 3ds max 6, the latest version of its award-winning professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering package. This major release delivers advancements to existing core features as well as new functionality developed in close cooperation with key customers such as SEGA Corporation Japan to enhance workflow for 3D artists and designers in the film, television, games development, and design visualization markets.

New features in 3ds max 6 include an advanced schematic view for complex scene management; integrated mental ray 3.2 renderer; a new event-driven particle system; reactor 2 stuntman dynamics; improved design workflow with Autodesk solutions through .DWG import/export with ObjectARX support; vertex painting; enhanced modeling and skinning tools; HDRI support; and performance optimizations designed in conjunction with Intel. The release also incorporates a new CD-ROM with software from strategic partners such as Criterion Software RenderWare Visualizer, Bionatics EASYnat, Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans OpenFlight, and ArchVision.

3ds max 6 is available for US $3,495. Localized international versions are expected to be available winter 2003.

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