Swift 3D Key Features
Visual Feature List
 
  High Quality, Low-Bandwidth 3D Vector Realism

  • 4 outline styles, 5 cartoon fill styles & 2 gradient fill styles
  • Pen Style Outlines
  • Create vector reflections
  • Render transparent materials with opacity
  • Multiple overlapping shadows
  • Advanced specularity

  • Tightest Flash Integration with SmartLayer Technology
  • Swift 3D Importer for Adobe Flash streamlines workflow
  • SmartLayer Technology separates vector layers in Flash:        
  • Still objects and objects in motion
  • Fill styles and outlines
  • Shadows, speculars, reflections and transparency
  • Automatically import Swift 3D files into Flash Library

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    Photo Quality Raster Rendering
  • Photorealistic output with reflection and refraction
  • Render transparent materials with opacity
  • Multiple overlapping shadows + Soft shadow support
  • Advanced specularity
  • Bitmap and textures like wood and metal
  • Procedural textures like glass and chrome
  • Bump map texture support

  • Intuitive and Powerful Modeling Tools
  • 3D primitives + 3D Text from TrueType or PostScript fonts
  • Extrusion Editor for simple shape extrusion
  • Lathe Editor with familiar bezier path tools
  • Extrusion & Lathe multi-path support
  • Background Image Tracing in Extrusion and Lathe Editors
  • Extrusion scaling, copy & paste, & Lathe paste
  • Advanced modeling environment
  • Smoothing and rounding surface areas
  • Designate rendered lines to be drawn
  • Cloning and Arrays

  • Extensive Material and Texture Selection with Precise Controls
  • Drag-and-drop material & texture gallery
  • Procedural textures like glass and chrome
  • Easy texture mapping tools (Scene Editor)
  • Advance texture mapper (Advanced Moder)
  • Apply materials and textures to surfaces
  • Import 3ds files with bitmap textures
  • Bump map texture support

  • Robust Animation Features
  • Drag-and-drop animation palette
  • Full featured keyframe timeline
  • Animate cameras and lighting schemes
  • Bezier path animation tools
  • Morphing of text and paths
  • Hierarchy for parent-child relationships
  • Camera & light hierarchy additions
  • Numeric rotation & rotation trackball axis cues

  • Import the Most Popular 3D and 2D Vector File Formats
  • 2D vector artwork from AI and EPS files
  • 3D scenes and models from 3DS and DXF files

  • The Largest Variety of Export Options
  • Vector Formats: SWF, AI, EPS, SVG and SWFT (MX Importer)
  • Raster Formats: JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIF, TGA
  • Video Formats: FLV, AVI, MOV
  • Vector Style Video : FLV, AVI, MOV
  • Autodesk .3DS
  • Papervision3D v2.0 Project
  • Collada .DAE (via Papervision export)

  • Professional Quality Drag-And-Drop Galleries
  • Animation spins
  • Animation fly-bys, deformations & paths
  • Material & texture pallets
  • Mood setting lighting schemes
  • Professional 3D models
  • Popular extrusion & lathe models
  • Scene environments
  • Bevel collection
  • Save models, lights, materials & animations

  • Web Assistant for Quick Access to Helpful Erain Resources (New)
  • Web Assist Tab within Swift 3D UI gives instant access:
  • Swift 3D resources
  • Erain community forums
  • Customer account section
  • Product registration
  • Tutorials
  • Support

  • Viewport Options
  • Camera views: front, back, left, right, top, bottom
  • Camera views: perspective
  • Shading views: smooth and wireframe
  • Shading views: textures
  • Enhanced viewport rendering
  • Open GL hardware cceleration
  • Framing: frame all & frame selection

  • System Requirements:
    Windows
  • Windows 98, NT, 2K, XP, Vista
  • Min: 1.2 Ghz processor
  • Rec: 2.0+ Ghz processor
  • Min: 256 MB
  • Rec: 2+ GB RAM for XP, Vista)
  • 25 MB available disk space
  • 1024 x 768 monitor resolution

  • Macintosh
  • Swift 3D for Mac is Now Universal Binary
  • Mac OS X 10.2+
  • Min: 1 Ghz processor
  • Rec: 2.0+ Ghz processor
  • Min: 256 MB
  • Rec: 2+ GB RAM
  • 25 MB available disk space
  • 1024 x 768 monitor resolution
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