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== 3D Applications that work with Unity ==
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== 3D applications that work with Unity ==
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=== These tools (on a Mac) can generate the following assets suitable for input in Unity ===
  
'''These tools (on a Mac) can generate the following assets suitable for input in Unity'''
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''Note that the prices shown are only representative of values shown on the publishers' own websites on 25th June 2006, and may not include all additional costs.''
  
 
[[Blender]] (FREE - available at [http://www.blender.org/ http://www.blender.org/]):
 
[[Blender]] (FREE - available at [http://www.blender.org/ http://www.blender.org/]):
     meshes - yes  
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes
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     textures - '''yes'''
 
     bones - no  
 
     bones - no  
 
     animation - no  
 
     animation - no  
  
[[Carrara]] ($$ - sold by [http://www.eovia.com/ Eovia]):  
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[[Carrara]] ($249 to $549 - sold by [http://www.eovia.com/ Eovia]):  
     meshes - yes  
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes  
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     textures - '''yes'''
     bones - yes  
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     bones - '''yes'''
 
     animation - no  
 
     animation - no  
  
[[Cheetah3D]] ($ - available at [http://www.cheetah3d.de/ http://www.cheetah3d.de/]):
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[[Cheetah3D]] ($99 - available at [http://www.cheetah3d.de/ http://www.cheetah3d.de/]):
     meshes - yes  
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes  
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     textures - '''yes'''
 
     bones - no  
 
     bones - no  
     animation - yes
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     animation - '''yes'''
  
[[Cinema4D]] ($$ - sold by [http://www.maxon.net/ Maxon]):
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[[Cinema4D]] ($695 to $1,995 - sold by [http://www.maxon.net/ Maxon]):
     meshes - yes  
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes  
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     textures - '''yes'''
     bones - yes
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     bones - '''yes'''
     animation - yes  
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     animation - '''yes'''
  
 
[[dim3 Inspire]] (FREE - only for rigging and animating, available at [[http://www.littlegenerals.com/inspire/index.php Feline Entertainment]]):
 
[[dim3 Inspire]] (FREE - only for rigging and animating, available at [[http://www.littlegenerals.com/inspire/index.php Feline Entertainment]]):
 
     meshes - yes?
 
     meshes - yes?
     textures - yes?  
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     textures - yes?
     bones - yes
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     bones - '''yes'''
     animation - yes
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     animation - '''yes'''
  
[[Lightwave]] ($$ - sold by [http://www.newtek.com/lightwave/index.php NewTek]):
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[[Lightwave]] ($795 - sold by [http://www.newtek.com/lightwave/index.php NewTek]):
     meshes - yes  
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes  
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     textures - '''yes'''
     bones - yes  
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     bones - '''yes'''
     animation - yes  
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     animation - '''yes'''
  
[[Maya]] ($$$$ - sold by [http://www.alias.com/ Alias]. Maya PLE doesn't work with Unity because it's restricted):  
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[[Maya]] ($1,999 to $6,999 - sold by [http://www.alias.com/ Alias]. Maya PLE doesn't work with Unity because it's restricted):  
     meshes - yes  
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes  
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     textures - '''yes'''
     bones - yes  
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     bones - '''yes'''
     animation - yes  
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     animation - '''yes'''
  
[[MotionBuilder]] ($$ to $$$$ - sold by [http://www.alias.com/ Alias]):  
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[[MotionBuilder]] ($4195 - sold by [http://www.alias.com/ Alias]):  
 
     meshes - no  
 
     meshes - no  
 
     textures - no  
 
     textures - no  
     bones - yes  
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     bones - '''yes'''
     animation - yes  
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     animation - '''yes'''
  
 
[[Wings3D]] (FREE - available at [http://www.wings3d.com/ http://www.wings3d.com/]):
 
[[Wings3D]] (FREE - available at [http://www.wings3d.com/ http://www.wings3d.com/]):
     meshes - yes
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes
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     textures - '''yes'''
 
     bones - no
 
     bones - no
 
     animation - no
 
     animation - no
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'''These tools (on Windows) can generate the following assets suitable for input in Unity'''
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=== These tools (on Windows) can generate the following assets suitable for input in Unity ===
  
[[3D Studio Max]]  
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[[3D Studio Max]] ($3,495 - available from [http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?id=5659302&siteID=123112 AutoDesk]):
     meshes - yes  
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes  
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     textures - '''yes'''
     bones - yes  
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     bones - '''yes'''
     animation - yes
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     animation - '''yes'''
  
 
[[Softimage XSI 5.x]] (using v5.0 FBX plugin):  
 
[[Softimage XSI 5.x]] (using v5.0 FBX plugin):  
     meshes - yes  
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     meshes - '''yes'''
     textures - yes  
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     textures - '''yes'''
     bones - yes  
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     bones - '''yes'''
     animation - yes
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     animation - '''yes'''
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[[Category:3D Applications]]

Revision as of 13:54, 25 June 2006

3D applications that work with Unity

These tools (on a Mac) can generate the following assets suitable for input in Unity

Note that the prices shown are only representative of values shown on the publishers' own websites on 25th June 2006, and may not include all additional costs.

Blender (FREE - available at http://www.blender.org/):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - no 
   animation - no 

Carrara ($249 to $549 - sold by Eovia):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - yes
   animation - no 

Cheetah3D ($99 - available at http://www.cheetah3d.de/):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - no 
   animation - yes

Cinema4D ($695 to $1,995 - sold by Maxon):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - yes
   animation - yes

dim3 Inspire (FREE - only for rigging and animating, available at [Feline Entertainment]):

   meshes - yes?
   textures - yes?
   bones - yes
   animation - yes

Lightwave ($795 - sold by NewTek):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - yes
   animation - yes

Maya ($1,999 to $6,999 - sold by Alias. Maya PLE doesn't work with Unity because it's restricted):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - yes
   animation - yes

MotionBuilder ($4195 - sold by Alias):

   meshes - no 
   textures - no 
   bones - yes
   animation - yes

Wings3D (FREE - available at http://www.wings3d.com/):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - no
   animation - no

These tools (on Windows) can generate the following assets suitable for input in Unity

3D Studio Max ($3,495 - available from AutoDesk):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - yes
   animation - yes

Softimage XSI 5.x (using v5.0 FBX plugin):

   meshes - yes
   textures - yes
   bones - yes
   animation - yes
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