updated 08:40 pm EST, Tue January 9, 2007
Universal LightWave 3D v9
NewTek today announced that the Universal version of LightWave 3D v9 will be available in March 2007. NewTek's LightWave offers modeling, animation, dynamics, volumetric rendering, particle effects and a motion picture quality rendering engine with unlimited render nodes, The company said that LightWave 3D for the new generation of Intel-based Macs takes full advantage of the advancements in the operating system and provides "noticeable speed and performance improvements" for Mac users. The Universal Binary is being prepped for the Open Beta phase, which will be open to all registered owners of LightWave v9. Qualified owners may access the Open Beta download through the NewTek online registration system LightWave v9 is available for $800 or as a $400 upgrade from previous versions. The Universal Binary version of LightWave will be provided at no additional charge to registered owners of LightWave v9.