View Full Version : Gile[s] - affordable Global Illumination Editor

12 December 2003, 07:11 PM
Caught news of this on the new Blitz programmers newsletter ( Its a program called gile[s] ( , a low-cost global illumination / lightmapping program. If you buy before January 1st you'll save 17%, which brings the cost to just under $42 US dollars.

It works with a number of file formats (

You can download a free trial version of gile[s] here (

Here's a quote from their website with a description of their product:

gile[s] is a global illumination / radiosity lightmapper, capable of rendering high resolution lightmaps fast and efficiently. gile[s] features an easy to use editor, that allows you to place models and lights without fuzz. Unlike most lightmappers gile[s] handles models of arbitrary complexity keeping smoothing groups intact. With gile[s] you can even paint directly to the lightmap, and mix and match vertex lighting and lightmaps as you please. gile[s] lights up your worlds.

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