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RudeYuut
06-01-2002, 06:57 PM
What is the difference between Softimage|3D and Softimage|XSI?

wmaher2
06-01-2002, 11:30 PM
ONES NEWER IN-IT? :) LOL

wmaher2
06-01-2002, 11:32 PM
not a great deal apart from so newer tools better rendering cooler plugins more versatile like any upgrade

Atyss
06-02-2002, 12:45 AM
XSI is the current generation of Softimage 3D. I don't know why still develop Softimage 3D though.


Bernard Lebel

visgoth
06-02-2002, 01:39 AM
Originally posted by jesta78
What is the difference between Softimage|3D and Softimage|XSI?

What's the difference between a 1982 dodge omni and a 2003 chevy corvette? ;)

raffael3d
06-03-2002, 12:19 PM
XSI is the next generation tool of Soft 3D: almost everything is animatable, almost anything can be very fast using sliders, a very open architecture, so you can write scripts. But unlike other packages you can use not one scripting language, but several.

EdHarriss
06-03-2002, 03:21 PM
It's like the difference between:
3d Studio and 3d Studio Max.
Power Animator and Maya.
and perhaps Lightwave and the product that Luxology is working on.

Bradf0rd010
06-03-2002, 04:16 PM
Originally posted by Atyss
XSI is the current generation of Softimage 3D. I don't know why still develop Softimage 3D though.


Bernard Lebel

Cos 3D is now a little cash cow @ $2495. Big power, budget price. A cash calf, if you will.:D

raffael3d
06-03-2002, 05:41 PM
I remember when Softimage 3D cost over 60'000$....

RudeYuut
06-04-2002, 12:14 AM
How much does it cost? I'm using lightwave right now, but I am looking to expand my knowledge in the 3D realm. I just got the demo and the learning curve is easier for me because of the similar interfaces. I can never get around the interfaces in Maya, 3D Studio Max, and Cinema 4D XL.

Ota
06-04-2002, 12:36 AM
Originally posted by raffael3d
I remember when Softimage 3D cost over 60'000$....

That was when i muttered 'Indigo' with great awe.

raffael3d
06-04-2002, 09:41 AM
- How much does it cost? I'm using lightwave right now, but I am looking to expand my knowledge in the 3D realm. I just got the demo and the learning curve is easier for me because of the similar interfaces. I can never get around the interfaces in Maya, 3D Studio Max, and Cinema 4D XL.

there is a student version for approximately 500$.

RudeYuut
06-04-2002, 03:35 PM
$500! Is that for the yearly license or the program itself?

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