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Pandromeda Releases MojoWorld 2.03D/fractal planet creation software supports Mac OS X
MojoWorld uses a sort of fractal geometry that provides unlimited resolution and detail. The scenes can be viewed and rendered from any distance or field of view, and the software allows the user to create animations, flythroughs, still images and QuickTime VRs.
MojoWorld comes in three separate versions: Generator, Transporter and Transporter Pro. The main Generator application allows for building and rendering planetary objects and performing flythroughs. Features include:
- Full planet creation capabilities;
- Unlimited atmospheric, terrain and texture effects;
- Photographic rendering of images at any resolution;
- Animations rendering up to Imax resolution;
- Sunsets and weather effects;
- Continents with river networks and lakes;
- Multiple moons with 3D relief;
- Clouds and sky textures;
- Ability to create QuickTime movies and QuickTime VR cubic panoramas with unlimited detail and resolution.
MojoWorld can import and export a variety of 3D file formats, including OBJ, LWO and 3DS, as well as others.
Transporter and Transporter Pro allow for exploration and rendering of MojoWorld worlds, but not creation. The MojoWorld Generator application is currently available for an introductory price of $199, after which it will sell for $249. Upgrades from 1.x sell for $99 for a limited time, after which they will sell for $149. Transporter is available free. Transporter Pro sells for $49. A demo version of Generator is also available. For more information, visit http://www.pandromeda.com.
Contact the author: Dave Nagel is the producer of Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; host of several World Wide User Groups, including Synthetik Studio Artist, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe LiveMotion, Creative Mac and Digital Media Designer; and executive producer of the Digital Media Net family of publications. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Related Keywords:Pandromeda has released version 2.0 of its entire line of MojoWorld products. MojoWorld is a system for creating and rendering 3D environments on a planetary or local scale. It comes in three versions, each of which is available now in version 2.0 for Mac OS 9, Mac OS X and Windows.