LightWave Offers Discounted LightWave 11.6 to Cross-grade Artists
September 12, 2014

LightWave Offers Discounted LightWave 11.6 to Cross-grade Artists

Cross-grade pricing for NewTek's LightWave is available to all artists using other 2D and 3D software programs, such as Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max and Softimage, Houdini, Cinema 4D, Modo, Unity, Zbrush, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Flash, and more. Cross-grade pricing, however, varies in Japan.

LightWave 3D offers an end-to-end production pipeline for artists and designers to model, animate, capture, retarget, render, and input and output to 3D. Some of the many features of LightWave 11.6 include:

Modeling – Robust polygonal sub-d modeler with real world unit

Surfacing – Stunninphotoreal layer-based and nodal surfacing tools

Rigging – Instant rigging presets with or without weight maps

Object Referencing – Flexible object referencing architecture or ASCII scenes

Animation – Procedural, nodal, flocking and keyframe animation tools

Rendering – Integrated state-of-the-art renderer with unlimited nodes

Viewport Preview Renderer (VPR) – Interactive shading, raytracing, DOF, motion blur, lighting and GI

Bullet Dynamics – Fast and simple rigid and soft body Dynamics Engine

Industry Standards – Supports Alembic, FBX, Autodesk Geo Cache, Python, DPX, ZBrush Goz, After Effects, MDD, and OBJ

Artists can test drive the software by downloading a full-feature 30-day trial version of LightWave 11.6 at .