updated 08:20 pm EDT, Wed October 20, 2004
Swift 3D 4.0 ships
Electric Rain today announced it is shipping for the Mac OS X. Swift 3D is a standalone application that can build and export vector and raster-based 3D animations to the Macromedia Flash (SWF) file format, as well as other popular formats. Swift 3D Xpress is a plug-in for Macromedia Flash that instantly converts 2D artwork and text to 3D animations without leaving the Flash interface. Version 4 features the ability to build custom models with powerful polygon modeling toolset and enhanced bitmap texturing controls, precise animation control, drag-and-drop galleries, and workflow enhancements. Swift 3D V4 is $190 (upgrades are $100); Swift 3D Xpress is $130.