miercuri, 30 noiembrie 2016

Unity 5.5 beta - news.

If you like the Unity game engine and game programming then the Unity blog come with news.
The new the list of features and improvements are huge but the most great part for me s the particle and effects. You can see the demo from the new Unity.

joi, 17 noiembrie 2016

Google Earth VR - virtual reality free.

Google Earth VR lets you explore the world from totally new perspectives in virtual reality. Stroll the streets of Tokyo, soar over the Grand Canyon, or walk around the Eiffel Tower

This is a free virtual reality application. The goal is the 3D space of most known places from world. The application can be found here.

System Requirements - minimum:

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 or later, Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5-6400 equivalent or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970, AMD Radeon R9 Fury equivalent or better
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
 

luni, 7 noiembrie 2016

September event artwork - 256 byte, 64K and 4K graphics.

If you missed the event during September 9 - September 11 where they presented the artwork of 256 Byte, 64k and 4k, then you have the opportunity to see this user's channel.
See all 256 Byte  graphics:

duminică, 6 noiembrie 2016

This application deal with images into 3D.

AwesomeBump is a free and open source program designed to generate normal, height, specular or ambient occlusion, metallic, roughness textures from a single image.
The AwesomeBump software is totaly written in Qt cross-platform application framework.
This application come with some features like:
  • convert from normal map to height map,
  • convert from height map (bump map) to normal map,
  • extract the bump from the arbitrary image,
  • calculate ambient occlusion and specularity of image.
  • perspective tranformation of the image,
  • creating seamless texture (simple linear filter, random mode, or mirror filter),
  • generate roughness and metallic textures (different types of surface analysis are available),
  • real time tessellation is available,
  • saving images to following formats: PNG, JPG,BMP,TGA
  • edit one texture which contains different materials
  • add some grunge to your map with grunge texture.
  • mix two bumpmaps togheter with normal map mixer.
  • and many others, see our videos on YouTube

The official page can be found here.
You can see video tutorials about this application: here.

vineri, 4 noiembrie 2016

Try free 3D models with poses tool.

You know most of 3D software come with good prices.
The Blender 3D is a free application to test your 3D skills and this addon will help you with 3D models.
You can try the new version 1.4.0 of ManuelBastioniLAB, the open source character generator for Blender.
This tool is ready for download here!
This Blender addon come with five new types for base characters: realistic anime (male and female), elves (male and female) and male dwarf.
The other base types (caucasian, asian and afro) are also improved in terms of accuracy and details of the anatomy.
See how is working: