Carrara Studio 3 developer
on thursday announced that it is shipping Amapi 7 Pro, a new version of its “NURBS 3D Modeling Workshop for the Creative Designer.” The new version sports major new features and improvements.
Amapi 7 Pro is aimed at product designers, architects and advanced 3D modelers. It sports polygonal modeling and Non-Uniform Rational B-Spline (NURBS) modeling capabilities, making it possible to create 3D drafting projects, complete conceptual designs, or imagery that can be integrated with other Computer Aided Design (CAD) and engineering software.
Amapi 7 Pro’s improvements over previous releases include features like OpenGL-based real time 3D display; a new NURBS modeling engine; the “Manifold Volume” construction tool for creating 3D hulls; NURBS filleting; a new Connecting Surface tool; the ability to trim surfaces for smoothing or punches; NURBS Boolean operators; extended NURBS tools; editable dynamic construction history; IGES and DWG import and export functionality, and much more.
System requirements call for a G4/800MHz or faster; Mac OS X v10.2 or later; 256MB RAM; 24-bit color; OpenGL-compatible 3D graphics; CD-ROM drive. Amapi Pro is available for Mac OS X and Windows platforms for US$799. Upgrades from previous versions and competitive upgrades are available. Visit the Web site for details.