iClone 4.0

October 6, 2009 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software | Comment |

Reallusion have launched iClone 4.0, the latest edition of their popular 3D filmmaking and animation software. iClone 4.0 introduces new features that combine video production with 3D real-time animation. New features include real-time video textures, drag-and-drop editing for rapid scene creation, HDR and image-based lighting atmosphere effects, and more. The Standard version is available at £69.99, whilst the Pro version sells for £139.99 at the website below.

Website: Reallusion

Reallusion Press Release

Reallusion Fuses Real-Time 3D Animation and Video Compositing FX with Release of the iClone 4.0™ Filmmaking Platform

Newest Edition of Acclaimed 3D Tool Boasts Such Studio-Quality Features as 3D Video FX, Real-Time Facial Animation, Motion Paths, Increased Character Support, and More 

Northampton, UK, October 6th 2009—Reallusion, Inc., a pioneer in advancing 3D animation and imaging technology, has launched iClone 4.0™, the latest edition of their popular 3D filmmaking and animation software.
iClone 4.0 introduces new features that combine video production with 3D real-time animation. The result is a powerful production tool for motion graphics, 3D animation and video compositing.   

New features include:

Real-time Video textures & 3D/Video compositing
Drag-&-Drop editing for rapid scene creation
Edit and animate any non-human character type, including animals, creatures, cartoon figures
Real-time Facial Animation for puppeteering
Motion Paths for props, cameras, particle FX & actors
HDR & Image-based lighting atmosphere FX
Enhanced spring dynamics, water and particle effects
“iClone is the tool of choice for a daily TV news magazine. There is no other 3D package that gives you such speed,” said Thorsten Strack, Executive Director, L4 Kreation, Germany. “I have never worked with a 3D package that gives so much creative freedom; it feels like filmmaking, not 3D editing.”
iClone has introduced students, professionals and independent filmmakers worldwide to the real-time art of 3D animation, digital storytelling and digital content creation. Additional information, as well as demo videos and sample work created with iClone 4.0, is available at: www.reallusion.com/iclone.

In addition to Google 3D Warehouse, a favorite of users of Google’s free 3D modeling tool SketchUp, Reallusion’s content store offers a plethora of royalty-free, ready-to-use 3D content for iClone and their other family of products. Users are encouraged to add their work to the hundreds of content creators who are already selling their creations to other members of the iClone community. Whether it’s a city scene, assets that might make for a tales of elves and sorcery or some tree textures to fill in an outdoor scene, Reallusion’s content store has it all. For more information, visit www.reallusion.com/contentstore.

Download versions and box versions of iClone will be available from the Reallusion Online Store at www.reallusion.com

Standard version is available at £69.99 inc and £139.99 inc for Pro version.

Availability at leading retailers worldwide will follow. Business site licenses, with prices based on volume requirements, and educational discounts are available directly from www.reallusion.com. Free trials and upgrades are also available at the Reallusion website.
About Reallusion, Inc.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Reallusion is a leader in the development of Hollywood-like 3D cinematic animation tools for PC and mobile platforms. Recognized as an industry pioneer, the company provides consumers with easy-to-use character animation, facial morphing and voice lip-sync solutions for real-time 3D filmmaking and previsualization for professional post-production. Reallusion’s core technologies are widely used by consumer and professional content developers and are embedded in leading consumer devices worldwide. For more information, visit www.reallusion.com.

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