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Universe 4.0 Takes High-End 3D Under $1,000Preorders start now
This is not an introductory price, nor is it an upgrade price. Users of previous versions of EI software will be able to keep and use their keys on their previous version. (In other words, the price does not require users to trade in their old keys.)
Universe 4.0 brings several significant enhancements to the 3D modeling, animation and rendering suite. Among these is a a performance boost that drops render times by 20 percent, lower memory requirements and enhanced OpenGL in Modeler and Animator. Other new features include:
- Character skinning system
- New constraint system
- Global illumination
- Motion blur preview
- Interface tweaks
- Several enhancements to Modeler, including interruptible operations, a NURBS Surface Reduce Knots tool and others.
For more information on Universe 4.0, visit http://www.electricimage.com.
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.
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