Strata this week announced Strata Design 3D CX 7 for Mac. A Windows release is on the horizon. Mac users everywhere can look forward to an advanced 3D tool suite built to accompany other market-leading design tools for creatives on the Mac.
Strata Design 3D CX is a modeling and animation software suite for creatives who desire superior results and usability. It provides an end-to-end 3D workflow, with a simplified learning curve and a familiar toolset developed to help 2D designers easily transition to the world of 3D design. The program also provides deep tie-ins with Adobe Creative Suite, improving the workflow between 2D and 3D environments.
Key New Features in Strata Design 3D v7 for Mac
- Faster rendering and advances for blurred effects, anisotropy and more
- Sun and Sky feature for natural lighting effects
- Native UV editing environment for perfect texture control
- New texture features, including channels for Normal and Anisotropy maps
- Subdivision surface modeling enhancements, with pro level features
- New Boolean modeling engine
- Grid Templates that act like ‘virtual tracing paper’ for modeling from images
- Match Motion features for putting 3D design work into video
- Project templates with ‘predefined’ lighting, environments and backgrounds
- Customizable shortcuts and user sets
- Compatible with Mac OS X Lion (10.7)
“Everyone at Strata is really excited about this major update to our flagship product,” said Ken Bringhurst, Strata President. “We set out with an ambitious plan to update the program with the most requested enhancements from our customer base and I think we nailed it with this effort. Even our most discriminating pro users have been raving about the new features and improved functionality.”
Options for Suites
The Strata 3D CX Suite can include Design 3D CX and also Strata Foto 3D, Strata Enfold 3D and Strata Live 3D, all at 50 percent less than regular price in conjunction with the suite. Strata Design 3D 7 for Mac is available immediately at the Strata website. There is an introductory price of 545.USD available now. Regular price for a new license is 695.USD.
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