Maxwell Render’s Integration with 18 3D/CAD and post production applications

Maxwell Render offers seamless integration with 18 3D/CAD and post production applications, allowing you to work comfortably within your usual platform. Maxwell Render Suite licenses are universally compatible – so you can download and use as many plugins as you need with just one license.

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MODO 801 Now Shipping!

MODO 801 – download version, 1-year license, for sale to students and teachers only –  $139.95

modo 801 is the unique, artist-friendly 3D software that combines modeling, painting, animation and rendering in a fused workflow for designers and artists working in the areas of industrial design, architectural visualization, package design, game development, film and broadcast, […]

modo 601 Now Shipping!

modo 601

modo 601 1-year floating license (download version) Education/Nonprofit Mac/Windows $169.95 modo 601 1-year license (download version) Education/Nonprofit Mac/Windows $139.95

modo 601 from Luxology delivers character animation , built-in dynamics, and extensive retopology modeling support. It also includes a huge number of rendering improvements such as volumetric rendering, hair and skin shaders, render booleans […]

3ds Max, modo, ZBrush, Photoshop, and Maya used by Gears of War 3 artists

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“The majority of our modeling is done in 3ds Max although we do have one who loves his modo,” says Johnson. “Character and environment models are built primarily on the hard surface end in Max and then brought into ZBrush for organic or soft surface work, or the ever-present damage and […]

modo 501 Now Shipping!

modo 501 Now Shipping! Educational Discount Price $139 modo 501 is the latest version of Luxology’s award-winning, artist-friendly 3D content creation software. modo 501 offers substantial improvements in modeling and sculpting functionality, rendering speed (30-40% faster), ray-traced viewports and an introductory release on 64-bit Mac OS X.


modo 401 on sale for $99!

modo 401 on sale for $99! $50 off normal academic price of $149. Offer good through 9/15/2010.

modo used to design 3 million LEGO brick house

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From the Luxology Community Member Profile for Barnaby Cunning:

The LEGO House was a full-sized house built in the summer of 2009 using approximately 3.5 million regular LEGO bricks as part of James May’s Toy Stories, a television series produced by Plum Pictures for the BBC.

According to Barnaby Gunning, […]

MicroFilmmaker reviews modo 401

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The level of polish I commented on in my previous review of modo 302 continues to improve with the latest release. Luxology continues to add carefully crafted feature sets and capabilities to its flagship modo 401. For Microfilmmakers requiring photorealism for environments or adding objects to existing footage, modo 401’s improved […]

Luxology and Pixologic Collaborate on Innovative New Workflow for modo and ZBrush Users

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3D artists everywhere are applauding the just-announced GoZ™ for modo feature from Pixologic, which improves the workflow between ZBrush, Pixologic’s premiere organic sculpting and texture tool, and modo, the 3D modeling, painting and rendering software from Luxology®. Luxology and Pixologic worked closely together to optimize the mesh geometry transfer between these two […]

modo 401 Now Shipping!

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With a focus on rendering and animation enhancements, modo 401 delivers a wealth of new features and innovative workflows, which enable users to easily model on top of existing geometry, see changes in their scene immediately from the radically improved Preview renderer and efficiently re-use assets throughout the content creation process. […]