Blender 2.46 Final Has Been Released

Professionals who edit 3D always had a big headache: the cost of software. Prices finished by astronomical prevent even that students could develop their skills at home, not counting a tool of quality.

However, this framework is changing. Blender is a 3D modeler free, open source, which has so many features as the major competitors paid, thus offering an alternative to cost both for companies and for home users.

The interface of the program differs slightly in relation to the vast majority of software of this genre, which can entail an initial difficulty of learning by the user, but if you speak English, just visit the official website of tutorials, Click Here.

What you find in Blender

Customizable interface
In a fully customizable interface to better meet your needs, you can find all the tools they need and how to find better organized. Some visual improvements are present, such as anti-aliasing on the sources (ends with the "cracks" of images) and the possibility of use of themes.

Tools of animation
To compose their animations the program provides several important tools. Thus, after creating the movements of their individual character, you can use a non-linear editor of motions to join the scenes that previously produced and then may include total sync with sound, through the tool of integrated audio. You can still take an editor of poses, line-of-time and achieve precise deformation of armor.

Effects of particle physics
The physical effects that can be applied to models allow extremely realistic results. Thus, through a system of particles that can be integrated with any object, you have complete control over textures, curves and various effects and properties of objects. There is also a special tool to simulate fluid material, which allows the manipulation of parameters such as gravity and viscosity in some models.

Creating Games
Blender can be a good option for developers of games looking for a powerful and free. For this, he has devices for detecting and simulation of collision dynamics, support the multimateriais, multitexturas and luminosity and many other resources.

Supported formats
To save and open their files, the program supports a wide variety of popular files, including TGA, JPG, PNG, OpenEXR, DPX, Cineon, Radiance HDR, Iris, SGI Movie, IFF, AVI and Quicktime GIF, TIFF, PSD, MOV , Between 2D and 3D Studio, AC3D, COLLADA, DEC, DirectX, Lightwave, MD2, Motion Capture, Nendo, OpenFlight, PLY, Pro Engineer, Radiosity, Raw Triangle, softimage, STL, TrueSpace, VideoScape, VRML, VRML97, Wavefront, X3D Extensible 3D and xfig export.

By using the format of the programme itself, the BLEND, you also have more resources available, including compress, add digital signatures and encryption.

You can get Blender for Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, Windows or Mac at Blender site.


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