3D-Coat is the one application that has all the tools you need to take your 3D idea from a block of digital clay all the way to a production.
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This version contains the ultimate set of 3D-Coat tools and features. By purchasing this license you receive the rights to use 3D-Coat commercially. Owners of 3D-Coat on Steam will receive an additional 28% discount when upgrading to Professional. Log in to see this offer.

 

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October 15

3D-Coat V4.8 Released!

Hi everybody!

Good news: 3D-Coat has been updated to V4.8!
Check out the list of key new features and improvements below.

Key Features:
  • Possibility to attach Smart Materials to layers! Materials managing becomes even easier.
  • Improved Curvature calculation. This is crucial for Smart Materials to be looking even more realistic.
  • New Primitives in Retopo room: cylinder, torus, cube, ellipse, spiral, etc. We are getting closer and closer to a low-poly modeling!

  • Possibility to change resolution of textures, attached materials will automatically be re-sampled!
  • Smart Materials usage history.
  • Render scene in Renderman. Yep, you heard it right!
  • Proxy Slider. Set your proxy degree with an easy slider movement.

  • Baking Scan. Paint baking depth with brush. Now you can define with an ease of a brush stroke how big the depth of scanning will be.
  • 4K monitors support. Now UI elements and font size will automatically fit your screen resolution.
  • Rotation mode quick switch - around Y or free rotation. See navigation panel.
    Need both modes at hand? Now you have the quick swap.

See the full changelog here

Release Trailer:
https://youtu.be/fslO9iagxqs


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About This Software

3D-Coat is the one application that has all the tools you need to take your 3D idea from a block of digital clay all the way to a production ready, fully textured organic or hard surface model.

KEY FEATURES

Easy Texturing & PBR

  • Microvertex, Per-pixel or Ptex painting approaches
  • Realtime Physically Based Rendering viewport with HDRL
  • Smart Materials with easy set-up options
  • Multiple paint Layers. Popular blending modes. Layer groups
  • Tight interaction with Photoshop
  • Texture size up to 16k
  • Fast Ambient Occlusion and Curvature map calculation
  • Rich toolset for all kind of painting tasks, and more...

Digital Sculpting

  • No topological constraints. Sculpt as you would with Clay
  • Complex boolean operations. Fast kit bashing workflow
  • Adaptive dynamic tesselation (Live Clay)
  • Dozens of fast and fluid sculpting brushes
  • Boolean operations with crisp edges
  • 3D Printing Export Wizard.

Ultimate Retopo Tools

  • Auto-retopology (AUTOPO) with user-defined edge loops
  • Fast and easy-to-use manual Retopo tools
  • Possibility to import reference mesh for retopologization
  • Retopo groups with color palette for better management
  • Advanced baking settings dialog

Fast & Friendly UV Mapping

  • Professional toolset for creating and editing UV-sets
  • Native Global Uniform (GU) unwrapping algorithm
  • Multiple UV-sets support and management
  • Support ABF, LSCM, and Planar unwrapping algorithms
  • Individual islands tweaking
  • Lastly, it is fast, easy, and fun to use.

3D-Coat Amateur version vs. the Professional version

3D-COAT AMATEUR
  • No commercial usage, but you may earn money from TF2 and DOTA 2 items.
  • Textures size to export is limited to 2048x2048
  • Limited to 7 layers
3D-COAT PROFESSIONAL
  • The ultimate set of 3D-Coat tools and features.
  • Rights to use 3D-Coat commercially.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: 1.2 GHz or better
    • Memory: 512Mb or better
    • Hard Disk Space: 1GB
    • Video Card: 9600/Nvidia 5600 128Mb or better
    • DirectX®: 9.0c

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