has announced the release of LightWorks for Mac OS X. LightWorks a photorealistic 3D rendering and lighting engine, used in products like auto.des.sys’s form*Z software and Nemetschek North America’s VectorWorks software.
LightWork Design CEO Dr. Gordon Oliver said that the Mac platform is important to his company’s customers. “Mac OS X offers LightWorks users improved overall performance, with greater speed and stability for their applications,” he said.
The new engine’s release earned praise from LightWork Design’s customers. auto.des.sys Senior Vice President of Development David Kropp said that his engineers were able to integrate the new LightWorks engine into the Carbon version of form*Z with “a matter of hours.” Nemetschek North America CEO Richard Diehl reiterated that the software was easy into integrate the new engine — he said that his company was able to develop a Carbon version of VectorWorks “in rapid time.”
LightWorks itself is leveraged in more than 80 software applications available worldwide. LightWork Design develops software used in rendering, simulation and visualization solutions within CAD, CAM and AEC markets.