updated 09:15 am EDT, Wed April 18, 2007
Cheetah3D 4.1 released
Cheetah3D 4.1 is the latest version of the powerful 3D modeling, rendering, and animation solution for Mac OS X. Version 4.1 fixes many user-reported issues as well as adds some very powerful new features, including a 2D IK solver (or rotational plane solver) and more constraints tags (point/orient) for animations. It also adds IK baking command to the take manager, support for pole vectors to IK solver, preferred angles properties to IK solver, and improved object drag & drop in object browser. Version 4 added advanced functions, including character animation tools, UI enhancements, modeling tools, a multi-processor aware renderer, and more. Cheetah3D 4.1 is priced at $130 for a single user license and $60 for an update from an older version. The update is free for all registered Cheetah3D 4.0 users.