updated 11:20 am EDT, Wed May 11, 2005
LightWave 3D 8.3
NewTek today released and a new "breakthrough" limited-time LightWave  upgrade price of $250. The free update offers full multiprocessor support, enhanced vector blur routines and improved integration with other production tools via updated PSD support. Also included are a new gradient option for HyperVoxels (LightWave's volumetric rendering system), improved text tools for Modeler, and new features and functions in the Scene Editor and Dope Track. It also includes imporved EPS import for Illustrator CS/8, new text layering, and improved documentation. The full version is $1,600, while upgrades are specially priced at $250 for registered owners of LightWave [7.5] or earlier (through the end of June 2005). It runs on Mac OS X 10.3.3 or later.