True Place (Caligari Coporation)
Cinema 4D (Maxon)
3D Max (Autodesk)
Electric Image Animation System (El Technolgy Group)
Form Z (Autodessys , inc)
Houdini (Side Effects Software)
Lightwave 3D (NewTek)
Sketch Up (Google)
Vue 6 (E-On)
3D Studio DOS (1990) 3D Studio Max 1.0
3D Studio DOS 2 (1992) 3D Studio Max R3
3D Studio DOS 3 (1993) Auto-desk 3D Studio Max 9
The main features about using 3D Studio Max is that There’s MAX Script meaning that plug-in modules can be created in MAX Script. also in 3D Max you can also use Scene Explorer. With Scene Explorer the user can analysis the scene data and you can work in more complex scenes. DWG lets the user import a bigger capacity of data into a scene with modeling objects.
Sketch Up ( Google)
This 3D software is developed by search engine company Google. Sketch Up is designed for professional Architects, Civil Engineers, Film Makers, Game Designers. its also used to design building that can be displayed on googles application ‘Google Earth’. it’s considered to be very flexible and easy to use .It was first designed in 1999 by a company called @ Last Software but it was released in August 2003. The features that come with the software :
Drawing Tools: Line, Arc, Free Hand, Circle, Polygon, Rectangle,
Editing Tool: Push/Pull (it grabs the 2D shape and grabs it to make it a 3D shape) Rotate, Move, Link
Lightwave 3D(New Tek)
This program was 1 of the first programs to have the standard 3-D package that included
Render Engine With plug ins such as Fprime & Kray, also CCTV, Mesh Editing, Mirror X,Y & Z, G Troggle, IK Booster.
Allen Haisting created a program called Videoscap, the program included rendering and animation and his friend Stuart Ferguson created Modeler, Modeler is a program that specialists in 3D modling., both models being sold by Aegis software. both softwares eventually evolved into which we call Lightwave 3D to this very day.
Vue 6 ( E-On)
Vue 6 is a 3D program software that have worked with some of the worlds biggest companies, companies such as
Sony Pictures Imagworks
Walt Disney Pictures
E.A (Eletronic Arts)
With products out such as Vue 6 Infinate and Vue 6 xStream Vue 6 Espirt Vue 6 Easel.