ALISO VIEJO, CA — For 20 years, digital artists have used Poser design and animation software to create 3D illustrations, animations, and content of every imaginable type. Now Smith Micro (www.smithmicro.com) has released Poser Pro 11, making it faster and easier to create hyper-realistic 3D characters and scenes.
Designed to simplify usage, streamline workflow, and put more power at the artists’ fingertips, Poser Pro 11 turns a sophisticated, fully featured character animation system into a must-have productivity tool for illustrators, design houses, game developers, and more.
Poser Pro 11 Highlights Video:
In addition to dozens of new features and usability improvements designed to meet the rigorous needs of professional animators, Poser Pro 11 comes with an extensive library of pre-loaded characters and content, including human figures, animals and props. This gives users the opportunity to start creating riveting 3D animations immediately.
Key Features of Poser 11 Pro:
New SuperFly Rendering Engine
Built on Blender’s Cycle engine
Physically based shading and rendering accurately renders light the way it behaves in the real world, allowing for hyper-realistic effects
GPU-assisted rendering, supported by NVIDIA CUDA® parallel computing platform, dramatically increases performance
Real-time Comic Book Preview
Geometric Edge Lines automatically produce “ink lines” around figures in real-time
Measurement & Text Props
Create precise measurements in a Poser scene - highly useful for product design, forensic animation and recreating real world scenes.
Actor Selection History allows user to keep track of recently accessed objects with back and forward buttons.
Customizable Tools allow users to add frequently used objects and parameter dials to custom palettes.
Content Creation Export saves partial scenes that have been extracted from complex scenes
High Density Display resizes the entire interface with user-adjustable scale settings
Dynamically reset the joint centers on morphed figures, and automatically create the dependent rigs
"With more than 40 new features and improvements, Poser Pro 11 allows professional artists to cut down on production time and costs, while still delivering state of the art 3D effects," says Fahim Niaz, director of product management. “In addition to the Pro version, the new release also comes in a standard version for hobbyist animators who may not have experience in 3D rendering. Both versions are supported by a multitude of tutorial videos, and an experienced team of content creators, developers, and support staff to ensure the software is reliable, well documented, and easy to adopt.”
Pricing and Availability:
Poser 3D animation software is available in both professional (Poser Pro 11) and standard (Poser 11) versions.