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meepins
12-04-2004, 02:12 AM
Recently, they released the full version for free. I downloaded and installed. Is there a BIG BIG BIG difference between 3.0 and 4.0?
Are you "limited" in 3.0? or can you make anything that your imagination creates?

JDex
12-04-2004, 02:20 AM
Same app + tool improvements, tool additions, performance improvements...

I was fine in 3... happy to be 4.

Proximus
12-04-2004, 06:20 AM
V. 3 for free??? Can you explain?

qba3d
12-04-2004, 03:44 PM
I would also like to know what are You talking about.. sounds incredible!

Please share...

Carpenter
12-04-2004, 06:27 PM
If it is XSI3 EXP, it is free, it's kinda like Maya PLE... but you can load .scn files and .exp files (specific only too EXP), as well as importing Dotxsi, obj, si/3d, iges, eps, model and reference models. Saves are only the .exp format (which only EXP can read)

http://www.softimage.com/products/EXP/HL2/ here's the link
http://www.softimage.com/products/exp/HL2/ this is the Half Life 2 version

Lots of info on features and such listed in the above links

Rich

pnoland
12-04-2004, 08:37 PM
I would just use the EXP version as a learning tool so you can get comfortable and familiar with XSI while you save up enough money for Foundation. It's great of these companies to put out learning editions so people will be able to get rocking when they throw down the money for a full seat of the program. What a time to be a novice in computer graphics...like me. ;)

Doublecrash
12-04-2004, 11:43 PM
What a time to be a novice in computer graphics...like me. ;)
Thou speak words of wisdom, PnoLand!

:bowdown:


Stefano


;-)

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