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News: New Demos Added at Toolfarm

new demos at toolfarm

We have added or updated 5 demos to our ever growing collection of free trials.  The demos give you chance to take a plug-in for a spin and kick the tires, so you can get a feel for how it works, and if it works with your system.  Try one today!  We update this page every 2 weeks, so bookmark it and check back often to see the new offerings.

Updated March 29, 2021

New Demos at Toolfarm

  • Luxion Keyshot
  • ExLevel GrowFX for 3ds Max
  • Audified AmpLion 2 Rock Essentials
  • FXHOME Imerge Pro 2021
  • Laubwerk Plants Kit v1.0.37

 

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keyshotLuxion Keyshot v10.1 Updated

The Best 3D Rendering Software to Create Amazing Visuals
KeyShot brings you real-time 3D rendering that displays results instantly and reduces the time to create realistic product visuals. KeyShot is trusted by brands around the world for its speed, ease of use, scientifically accurate materials, and advanced material editing capabilities. Communicate your ideas easier, explore concepts sooner, and deliver jaw-dropping visuals faster – Try KeyShot today.

What’s new in Keyshot?

Collision Detection and Settle

KeyShot 10.1 includes basic Collision Detection of objects, along with the ability to Settle items on other objects and the ground. Included in the new Move Tool, Collision Detection and Settle is useful for scene setup when objects need a more realistic arrangement on the ground or amongst other objects. Collision Detection may also be used separately as an easy way to align objects while keeping them aware and separate from other objects in the scene.

Smart Export/Import Enhancements
KeyShot 10.1 introduces the ability to export a KeyShot file into separate USDz and GLB files as part of one export process that performs the Baking and UV unwrapping together, allowing easy creation of files that work for both Apple iOS (USDz) devices and Android/Web (glTF/GLB). Baking and UV Unwrapping can now also be canceled. USD import has also been added to the Import options for KeyShot to allow you to advance the appearance of their model then export it to multiple AR platforms.

Lighting Enhancements
For the Light Manager, KeyShot 10.1 introduces the ability to select and control multiple lights simultaneously, making proportional adjustments to the entirety of a scene’s lighting or select lighting, fast and efficient. KeyShot 10.1 also improves Light Gizmo and Light Manager usage by introducing the ability to sync changes and undo changes using Ctrl-Z (Windows)/command-Z (Mac) or via the Edit, Undo menu.

Keyframe Animation Enhancements
KeyShot 10.1 introduces the ability to select multiple keyframes at once from within the Animation Timeline, using Ctrl (Windows)/command (Mac). Additionally, multiple keyframes may be copied and pasted along the same node using Ctrl-C + Ctrl-V (Windows)/command-C + command-V (Mac) or pasted as mirrored. Lastly, Custom Easing Curves may now also be edited for multiple animations at once.

KeyShot Portal
KeyShot Portal is a new platform that allows you to access and manage their KeyShot trial licenses, streamlines license management for Luxion sales, support and licensing, and lays the groundwork for subscription product license options in the future.

Learn more  Try Keyshot for free!

exlevel growfx

ExLevel GrowFX for 3ds Max New

GrowFX is a plugin for Autodesk® 3ds Max®, allowing you to generate any plants and trees, as well as animate them.

ExLevel GrowFX allows you to create extremely realistic trees thanks to a special technology named “Meta mesh”. With Meta mesh, it is possible to combine a trunk and branches into a single surface with smooth transitions at the points of contact. Meta mesh can also create tree trunks of any shape.

Learn more   Try ExLevel GrowFX for free!

rock essentials

Audified AmpLion 2 Rock Essentials New

Make your guitar roar

Get incredibly sounding rock tones from three exceptionally modeled amps in a new generation of our AmpLion software.

A complete revamp of our long-standing AmpLion Pro guitar software. Now with much more detailed models, new features, and totally re-designed GUI. A gear collection based exclusively on absolute rock staples!

Learn more Try Amplion 2 Rock Essentials for free!

imerge pro

FXHOME Imerge Pro 2021 Updated

Next generation image editing software

Create professional photo composites with unlimited layers and zero baked-in changes. Unlike other programs, Imerge Pro is the first photo editing software to keep your image data RAW and your layers self-contained. Every edit is live. Every change is flexible.

What’s new?

  • Added an export queue, which allows you to see your exports much more clearly. It also allows you to continue editing while doing batch exports.
  • Layered exports, which gives the ability to export your project as individual layers.
  • More options for resizing during export, available for batch exporting and canvas exporting.
  • A tag replacement-based export rename feature allows you to specify a file pattern with tags, which are replaced per export, along with custom text.
  • Hot Folders, which will auto-import images added to a specified folder and export them as well, if the Hot Folder is running.
  • PSD/PSB export allows you to export each layer of your composite into a single PSD/PSB file and continue with it in Photoshop.
  • HitFilm Composite Shot export lets you quickly and easily take your composite and continue with it in HitFilm, including each layer with its position, scale, and rotations.
  • A new Magnify effect allows you to magnify areas on your image and controls to distort and bulge the magnification.
  • A new Leave Color effect lets you easily pick a color to retain while turning everything else black and white.
  • A new Lens Blur effect allows you to create stunning images simulating a narrow depth of fields, including vivid and highly customizable bokeh.

Learn more Try Imerge Pro for free!

plants kits

Laubwerk Plants Kits v1.0.37 Updated

Laubwerk Plants Kits enable architects, CG artists, and VFX specialists to insert photo-realistic tree models into their 3D scenes quickly and easily, avoiding the usual slowdowns from overly complicated parameters or excess memory usage. Laubwerk makes this possible by providing just the right amount of options in their 3D tree models, without overwhelming the user or their computer. Each tree model comes in three shapes, with three ages, and four seasons per shape. Adjustable detail level settings mean that each tree looks great without slow navigation or long rendering times.

What’s new?

  • Added support for Autodesk 3ds Max 2022
  • Updated and expanded the help for our SketchUp Player
  • Fixed mesh errors affecting a few plants
  • Fixed a bug with V-Ray 2 rendering in SketchUp
  • Various material enhancements
  • Miscellaneous other bug fixes

Learn more Try the Plants Kit freebie!

 

See all our free demos here.

Featured image by: Charles Etoroma via Unsplash

 

Posted by Kim Sternisha