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Autodesk announces 2013 DEC software portfolio


Autodesk Maya 2013 Viewport 2.0 enhancements screenshot Autodesk announced the 2013 versions of its Digital Entertainment Creation (DEC) software and suites, used by leading artists working in film, game development, television and advertising. The 2013 products have been updated to offer new creative toolsets, more interactive viewports and workflow enhancements: Maya 2013 delivers new toolsets for dynamic simulation, animation and rendering. In addition, the new Open Data initiative offers tools to help facilitate parallel workflows and better complexity handling. 3ds Max 2013 delivers ActiveShade support in the NVIDIA iray renderer; a new render pass system; and enhanced interoperability with Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop software (more). Softimage 2013 contains a new high-fidelity interactive environment and a new CrowdFX simulation feature set, along with enhanced modeling, animation, physics, and selection tools. MotionBuilder 2013 brings a new nonlinear editing paradigm for virtual production; the option to record live motion capture data directly to disk; a flexible new HUD (heads-up display); a floating viewer and support for broadcast WAVE files. Mudbox 2013 software helps artists create complex production-ready scenes with greater ease, with the Gigatexel engine and the ability to work efficiently with significantly more objects. In addition, Mudbox 2013 offers new multipurpose curves, support for edge sharpness data and enhanced interoperability with Adobe Photoshop software. Autodesk also announced the 2013 version of its Flame Premium software, which combines high-end visual effects and finishing tools with real-time color grading in a single solution. The 2013 version features more creative and technical tools for advanced compositing and 3D relighting; interactivity enhancements in Action module; improved 3D tracking workflow; and enhanced grading capabilities including new color grading presets. Autodesk also extended its suites offering with the new Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate edition, which contains both 3ds Max 2013 and Maya 2013, together with Softimage 2013, Mudbox 2013 and MotionBuilder 2013. All editions of the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites now also include Autodesk SketchBook Designer 2013 concept art software. For more information about the three editions of the Entertainment Creation Suites, visit autodesk.com. Details and license purchasing options are available here. [source]

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Autodesk celebrates #25YearsofMax

Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Extension 1 game exporter screenshotAutodesk has launched a web site celebrating the 25th anniversary of 3ds Max. It chronicles the development of Max, from the initial release of 3D Studio for MS-DOS in 1990, through the introduction of Inverse Kinematics in 1994, the first release of 3ds Max for Windows NT in 1995, the acquisition of Discreet Logic Inc. by Autodesk in 1999, incorporation of mental ray into Discreet 3ds Max in 2003, acquisition of Alias in 2006 and subsequent implementation of the FBX interchange format, adoption of annual naming convention in 2007 with Autodesk 3ds Max 2008, up to the current 3ds Max 2016 with OpenSubdiv support, and more... [source]

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