trueSpace is a free 3D modeling and animation software which facilitates you to create realistic 3D scenes right from beginning, create games and much more. The free 3D modeling tool also enables you to import any characters from other applications, for example, the characters created in another software applications such as 3D Max, Adobe, AutoCAD or Adobe Illustrator, etc.
This free fully-featured 3D authoring application lets you to model, apply texture, animate and render 3D content. It supports quick and very easy character animation. It has a great implementation of physics as it can render 1000 frames in real time in just a couple of minutes. Apart from creating traditional images and creating movies, it also allows you to create 3D content for Virtual Earth and many online shared spaces.
trueSpace allows online collaboration and live authoring in real time. You can easily work on a particular project in real-time and many other people across the globe can also work on the same project by simply connecting via internet. It provides perfect and detailed real-time preview as you carry on with your work. So, you can very closely see what your resulting model will look like after completion. Thus, results are very easy to get.
The main functionality features included are:
- Point editing, which is very powerful.
- Perfect use of infinite lights including multiple spot and local.
- Skinning for character animation.
- It facilitates in creating organic shapes with help of metaballs and plastiform tools.
- A lot of deformation tools are available to unleash you creativity.
- A variety of import and export file formats is available and gives more compatibility with other programs.
- Varieties of Output formats are supported including rendered stills, animation, and even VRML.
This free 3D creation tool also includes an X format exporter which allows you to save your creations to be loaded into engines for games and is helpful in game development. A feature to export to Virtual Earth is also included in it and you can easily place your 3D creations into Virtual Earth and share them with other fellows.
If you want to create, animate and render 3D graphics or create animation with superb professional-quality trueSpace is your right companion!