Draper, Utah-based DAZ Productions — new owners of the venerable 3D landscape generation utility Bryce — announced Friday the release of a free version of its DAZ/Studio 3D design software for both Mac OS X and Windows. The software is available to users who visit
DAZ’s Web site
and register for an account. DAZ/Studio includes pre-configured 3D scenes with poseable characters, accessories and environments. Users can manipulate textures, lighting and other effects, and the software supports add-ons available for purchase directly from DAZ’s Web site.