Verge3D 2.6 for 3ds Max Released

Verge3D 2.6 for 3ds Max Released

Version 2.6 of Verge3D for 3ds Max is out with some useful features and critical bug fixes. For this release we significantly accelerated export, made Verge3D work with different system units, introduced new puzzles for configuring applications and creating your own preloader, supported horizontal limits for the camera and redesigned the default application cover for nicer sharing in social media. Exporter and integration Composite map is now supported that allows for mixing colors and applying transparency maps. This also includes the support of various blending modes found in the settings for that map. Horizontal rotation limits for the camera are…
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Verge3D 2.6 for Blender Released

Verge3D 2.6 for Blender Released

We are glad to present a new release of Verge3D for Blender. With the 2.6 version we deliver the support for several more Cycles nodes, procedural textures, new Puzzles, the possibility to configure application settings without editing files and to set up your own preloader. We made some UI improvements to the industrial robot demo such as the help window and simplified the puzzle-based scenario by using some newly introduced puzzles (see below). Another demo, Spinner, has been also updated to use a very simple Principled shader - even without textures the materials (chrome, plastic, painted metal) still look great. We also added some…
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Verge3D 2.5 for 3ds Max Released

Verge3D 2.5 for 3ds Max Released

We are finally releasing Verge3D 2.5 for 3ds Max - it took longer than we thought, yet the amount of new features that we delivered this time was definitely worth waiting for. In this release are reworked physical materials, support for bipeds and character rigs, animation of material parameters, support for more texture settings, anisotropic filtering and various new puzzles to help creating even more engaging interactive scenarios without coding. Materials and rendering The Physical Materials use a shading model which simulates real world materials and environment. Such materials are much simpler to use than Standard ones, and they look…
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Verge3D 2.5 for Blender Released

Verge3D 2.5 for Blender Released

We are glad to present a new release of Verge3D - the Blender version comes first this time. We included several significant improvements in this release, such as basic support for Cycles nodes, puzzles for dragging objects with the mouse or gestures and puzzles for limiting object movement, support for anisotropic filtering for textures, Unicode characters and new settings for constraints. We have also created a new application to demo all these features. On the road to Blender 2.8: Cycles and Eevee In view of coming Blender 2.8 update we decided to get prepared beforehand. It is expected that Blender…
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Experience Curiosity: NASA turns to Verge3D

Experience Curiosity: NASA turns to Verge3D

As Verge3D is getting more and more popular among interactive designers and web developers, quality applications are starting to appear online with regularity. We could not resist to share with you an amazing example of using our toolkit by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Experience Curiosity, the award-winning 3D web app that tells the story of the tireless Mars rover, is now powered by Verge3D! Created by NASA to celebrate the third anniversary of the Curiosity rover landing on Mars, this app was featured by the Khronos consortium on SIGGRAPH 2015 as a breakthrough application powered by then-young WebGL technology. In the…
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Verge3D 2.4 for Blender Released

Verge3D 2.4 for Blender Released

As usual, the Blender version follows shortly. Verge3D 2.4 brings two new examples - a 3D online store mockup and a full blown browser game, and many new features, including library saving and several new blocks for Puzzles, physics module integration and other smaller improvements and bug fixes. Farmer's Journey Yes, we promised to never touch games at Blender Conference 2017. However, considering that Blender Game Engine is now effectively dead, we just thought that the powerful combination of a 3D modeling tool, Verge3D's Puzzles and a web page builder can be used in game development as well. In fact the following…
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Verge3D 2.4 for 3ds Max Released

Verge3D 2.4 for 3ds Max Released

We are excited to present a new release of Verge3D for 3ds Max. As always, this release includes many great features, such as support for skinning and skeletal animation, a mockup of a 3D online store, support for 3ds Max constraints, library saving feature and several new blocks for Puzzles, physics module integration and other smaller improvements and bug fixes. Skinning and skeletal animation Today we are closing one of the last gaps with the Blender version by adding the support for animated skeletons. To demonstrate this awesome feature in action, we have created a small yet entertaining 3D browser…
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Launching Blend4Web Conversion Program

Launching Blend4Web Conversion Program

It's been 6 months since we released Verge3D 1.0. All this time we worked hard to bring you the most efficient and artist-friendly 3D web framework in the world. When the first release of Verge3D was announced, we offered a 30% discount to motivate the early adopters. It just turned out that many of them were the users of Blend4Web - our past project. We understand, that not all of our past customers were able to use that opportunity when Verge3D was at the early stages of development. As such, today we are launching a conversion program specifically for Blend4Web users! We offer the 30%…
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Extending Features for Enterprise Customers

Extending Features for Enterprise Customers

Reliability has always been our top priority. All Verge3D releases are comprehensively tested on numerous hardware configurations. In addition, we are responding to any issues experienced by our users. Today we have gone further in ensuring the robustness of our solutions. All Verge3D Enterprise customers are now eligible for emergency bug fixes. This means that our enterprise users can report issues and access fixed versions of our software without being tied to our release schedule. This will surely make the production pipeline more predictable and stable. Other benefits of the Enterprise edition include: Unlimited number of installations within your company, no…
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Verge3D 2.3 for Blender Released

Verge3D 2.3 for Blender Released

We are excited to announce the highly anticipated Verge3D 2.3 for Blender that will surely meet the expectations of our customers to whom we are so grateful for their invaluable feedback. This release concentrates on further interconnecting the realms of 3D graphics and web development to allow for creating immersive experiences without the need to write any code. Teapot Heater The tools that we added to facilitate a code-less 3D web development approach are demoed in the following web app that was originally created for the 3ds Max version and is now available to Blender users as well. Enjoy! Behind…
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