updated 12:00 pm EDT, Mon June 8, 2009
Swift 3D plugin update
Electric Rain has released Swift 3D v6.0, an update to its 3D modeling plug-in for Adobe Flash. The latest version offers Boolean operations with non-destructive union, intersection and subtraction options. Rendering speed is claimed to have been improved by a factor of five, with optimizations for multiple-processor systems. Users can now export to PaperVision3D v2.0 to display 3D objects in Flash.
New clone and array tools are available for multi-object editing and scene development, while support for bump map materials and advanced texture mapping have been enhanced.
Swift 3D v6.0 is now vailable directly from the company for $250. Upgrades from earlier versions start at $100.