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Pandromeda Upgrades MojoWorld Generator

Available for free download (December 24, 2001)
Pandromeda, Inc. announces the 1.1 software upgrade for MojoWorld Generator 1.02. It is available as a free download from Pandromeda. The 1.1 upgrade extends MojoWorld Generator's functionality and enhances its usability.

MojoWorld is geared toward online communities of professional artists and enthusiasts. MojoWorlds are saved in tiny Transporter Coordinate files that can be shared on the Internet with users of the free Transporter. The Generator also ships with MojoVox, a chat utility that provides a hotline to other artists creating new worlds.

The 1.1 MojoWorld Generator upgrade can be downloaded here.

New features in MojoWorld 1.1 include:

-- Terrain export, with textures: both square patches and entire planets
-- Transparency
-- Optimized Basis Functions (or Noises)
-- Preview windows Basis Functions
-- Curves applied to Basis Functions for greater variety
-- Text entry for navigation controls
-- Reduced renderer memory demands
-- Render complex polygon models faster
-- Improved positioning accuracy for small imported objects
-- Improved interface and workflow
-- Improved sampling and antialiasing in the Photorealistic Renderer
-- More flexible controls for Photorealistic Renderer
-- Many bug fixes

These features significantly enhace the capability and usability of MojoWorld 1.0, which was released just four months ago at SIGGRAPH 01. MojoWorld Generator 1.0 features:

-- Entire planets with high detail
-- Procedural texture engine
-- Automatic LOD (level of detail) in both terrains and textures
-- Unlimited rendering resolution, with pixel-level detail
-- Easy animation
-- Cubic QuickTime VR panoramas
-- Batch rendering queue
-- Transporter interface
-- Generator user interface
-- Maya-like Pro UI for digital effects professionals
-- Tiny files encoding entire planets
-- MojoVox chat utility

Pricing and Availability
The MojoWorld 1.1 Software Upgrade is available is available as a free download from, as is the free MojoWorld Transporter. The Transporter can by upgraded at any time to the Transporter Pro, for US $29.99. The suggested retail price of MojoWorld Generator is US $249 for all versions. MojoWorld 1.1 is currently available for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP, Macintosh OS X, 9 & 8, and Linux.

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