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nPower Software announces Power Booleans 3.0 with 3ds Max 7.0 Support


San Diego, October 21, 2004 - nPower Software announces release 3.0 of it popular Power Booleans for 3ds Max / VIZ.  Power Booleans 3.0 is now even easier to use, faster, and more powerful.  With Power Booleans 3.0, we've included all of the most requested enhancements from our valued customers.  Power Booleans 3.0 also supports the new version 7.0 of 3ds Max and VIZ 2005.   Power Booleans 3.0 introduces a new exciting Power Cutter tool, user interface improvements, increased speed, and provides bug fixes for reported problems.  The new Power Cutter tool is the perfect tool for creating objects that explode, fall apart, shatter, or need to fit together like a 3D puzzle.  Power Cutter provides tremendous time savings over other methods for creating similar effects.  Power Cutter also facilitates creation of section views, assembly views and construction sequencing.  The popular Power Booleans plug-in extends 3ds Max with powerful, accurate, and fun polygonal Boolean operations.  Power Booleans is powered by POPLib, a powerful polygonal modeling kernel from IntegrityWare.  

New in Power Booleans 3.0
Power Booleans 3.0 contains the following new features:

  • 3ds Max 7.0 Support
  • Power Cutter Tool
  • Scripting Support
  • Improved Performance (2X)
  • Support for Groups
  • Improved Licensing
  • New Video Tutorials

3ds Max 7.0 Support
Power Booleans customers will now have their favorite Max plug-in on the new version 7.0 of 3ds Max, with added functionality and improved performance.  Version 3.0 also supports versions 4,  5 and 6 of 3ds Max as well as VIZ 3, 4 and 2005.

Power Cutter tool
Power Cutter is the ideal tool for building objects that explode, break apart, or fit together.  This important new tool facilitates things like exploded views (see image on opposite column), sectioning, assembly and disassembly.  The Power Cutter tool allows users to divide or cut up an object in multiple pieces.  Those pieces can then be pulled apart and even animated (see video link on the column to the right).

Scripting Support
Power Booleans supports the 3ds Max scripting environment.  Power Booleans scripting provides improved integration with production environments for game development, architectural visualization, etc. where much of the design process can be automated.  Power Booleans scripting can assist you in automating and optimizing your design process.

Improved Boolean Performance
Power Booleans 2.0 was already fast and efficient.  Now you can not only have the reliable Power Booleans that you love, but you can also get them about 2 times faster.

Group Selection
Power Booleans 3.0 allows the user to select a group of objects to participate in a Boolean operation.

Improved Licensing
Power Booleans 3.0 provides simpler, faster and more convenient licensing.  Licensing can now be performed over the phone, or through email (without the need for license files).  Site licensing is still supported.

New Video Tutorials
Visit our web site and learn more about Power Booleans 3.0 from our new video tutorials.  Just watch a couple of 5 minute video quick help tutorials, and learn most of what you need to know to be immediately productive using Power Booleans and Power Cutter.

How to Get Power Booleans 3.0 for 3ds Max / Viz
Turbo charge your 3ds Max  with Power Booleans, and unleash the power of your creativity.  Power Booleans 3.0 sells for $295.  Power Booleans is available for purchase at the nPower Software on-line store (www.nPowerSoftware.com/store.html), and through various resellers throughout the world.  A free 30 day evaluation copy can be downloaded from the nPower Software web site at www.nPowerSoftware.com .

Power Booleans Customer Quotes
David Knourek: "I have found Power Booleans to be indispensable in creation of this type of work because it not only creates great complex geometry, but allows me to go back in and make changes without having to start over from scratch. Thanks for a great product."

Justin Yarro: "The best thing about 3ds Max is that it has Power Booleans."

Robin Lawrie: "I just did a Boolean with about 150 windows from a building one after the other with no problems at all, then for fun subtracted a torus from that...which I was sure would cause it to fail.... well it didn't.... here's the object... looks quite nice!"

David Tormoen: "Your software is excellent. A creative mind is boundless and is only slowed down by the tools we have made to understand it. "nPower Software" is eliminating the inevitable distractions for the Artist/Designer working in 3d."

Animation Magazine: "The Plug-in saves a lot of time, and I mean a lot. The incredible thing is that you may actually feel smarter when you start using this clever plug-in."

Besarioni: "Your Power Booleans helps very much.  It truly deserves the name Power"

 

 

 




Broken glass generated with new Power Cutter tool.  Power Cutter tool used to break the glass up into pieces and pull those pieces apart.   View high resolution image.  Watch an interesting video of the glass breaking.



Exploded view created using the new Power Cutter tool.  View high resolution image
 

 


Gun mount created for a video game by Mike Theodoridis.  View high resolution image.

About nPower Software
nPower Software LLC is a company founded by IntegrityWare, Inc. (www.IntegrityWare.com) employees to market the technology developed by IntegrityWare over the past 7 years in the end-user graphics plug-in market. The goal is for nPower to become its own self sufficient company with its own employees who handle sales and marketing of the IntegrityWare-based plug-ins as well as other products of a similar nature based on external technology sources.

nPower Software Contact
David Gill
858-538-3800
DGill@nPowerSoftware.com