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12-15-2008, 09:42 AM
Hi everyone,

I have updated Diamant UV to version 1.2 beta. It is a free beta of the first fully integrated Automatic UV solution for Maya. This version has tons of fixes and features including the first version of Modeling tools. Great for retopologizing!

If you guys have not checked out this tool, I'd recommend at least giving it a shot. Its a very production driven tool that does a ton more than just uving. There are 2 new videos that show some of the new features of this version as well as some workflows.

Christophe Desse also has created a tutorial video for the gnomon master class which is going on right now.

Any feedback is welcome. This version is for 8.5 to 2009.. both 32 bit and 64 bit.

all information can be found at tools3d.com .. you need to register to get to the forums for the download..


here are links to the new videos. check them out!

New in beta 1.2


modeling tools


12-15-2008, 09:51 AM
Jesus, you're a madman :) Great to see you're pushing ahead again Rich, I'll give it a try!

12-15-2008, 09:57 AM
wow, given the feature list, it would be rude not to try this bad boy out.. :P

Watching the modeling video right now and I'm really liking what you demonstrate.

12-15-2008, 05:15 PM
watching your video .. i do realise that you too like to play with balls .. heuu i mean spheres

glad to hear that 1.2 is out ..
i would not want to do uv anymore without your tool..
it's awessome !!!

12-15-2008, 07:20 PM
looks great rich, thanks for sharing. I'll certainly test it out and shoot some feedback your way. thanks again

12-15-2008, 07:30 PM
Pretty awesome Rich! I'll have to try these tools out on my next project. Thanks for sharing.


12-16-2008, 08:38 AM
no problem guys.. let me know what you think when you get a chance to play with it! And any questions, feel free to ask..


12-16-2008, 01:55 PM
wow - This looks like a killer Roadkiill and Headus uvlayout combo.

Truely great work. :thumbsup:

12-17-2008, 11:11 AM
Indeed awesome work!
I would try, but can't find any download links on Your site.

12-17-2008, 11:49 AM
Indeed awesome work!
I would try, but can't find any download links on Your site.

-> as said in the first post:

.. you need to register to get to the forums for the download..

12-17-2008, 04:47 PM
Ah sorry, missed that line, thanks

12-18-2008, 02:21 AM
Downloading right now. From what I saw in the video, this might be right up my alley.

I'll leave a comments & crits later on. :thumbsup:

12-18-2008, 11:42 PM
Holy guacamole! How have I never heard of this? It's amazing.

Does this plugin work on OS X? Some of that stuff seems a little too advanced to run only off MEL.

12-19-2008, 08:32 PM
there is no OSX build right now.... and yes, its more advanced than mel :) Its done in the API.. C++.. so its a plugin that needs to be compiled for specific versions of maya.. hope you enjoy!


12-19-2008, 09:41 PM
Any plans for an OSX version?


12-20-2008, 12:12 AM
not as of now... i need to look into it a little further.. hopefully it shouldn't be too hard to do.. i wouldn't expect it really too soon though.. sorry guys..

05-29-2009, 05:10 AM
hello this is great but where i can find the link to download this plugin

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