Lightwave 3D Plugins initially made for Wintel, MacOS or sgi computers, running Lightwave are now available for AmigaOS. LightWave is a software package used for rendering 3D images, both animated and static. It includes a fast rendering engine that supports such advanced features as realistic reflection, radiosity, caustics, and 999 render nodes. The 3D modeling component supports both polygon modeling and subdivision surfaces. The animation component has features such as reverse and forward kinematics for character animation, particle systems and dynamics. Programmers can expand LightWave’s capabilities using an included SDK which offers Python and C language interfaces. Lightwave was used for many movie productions such as Babylon 5 (using 15 Amiga computers and Lightwave), Jurassic Park, Titanic, Iron Man, The Fifth Element, and many others….

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