AXYZ Design ANIMA 4 Pro + Alive (Windows)

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4D Digital Humans
Ambient 3D People
New Maya Plugin
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The world of crowd simulation has been given new life with the release of Anima 4.0. This is a major step towards a new way of creating even more realistic and life-like experiences. anima® is the best solution for quickly and easily creating stunning 3D animations in very little time. anima® is the first Archviz population tool available for Epic Unreal Engine®, 3ds Max®, Maya®, and Cinema 4D® to help architects, designers, and 3D professionals bring hundreds of realistic 3D characters into their scenes.

The new version introduces an innovative character animation system, which offers a definitive solution to the problem known as Uncanny Valley: The appearance and behavior of the new characters included in anima® 4 manage to be perceived as truly human.

New Features

  • 4D Digital Humans

    In Anima 4.0 AXYZ Design is combining the best of the Ready-Posed characters and Rigged with the new Ambient and 4D Digital Humans. These new animated characters are capable of preserving all the details of the clothing and offer facial animations that provide unattainable realism. All this is possible thanks to a new motion capture algorithm and technology developed by the AXYZ design team that allows 5GB of data of each character to be compressed into just 150-250MB. This process is capable of capturing all those details that are normally lost in a typical Rigged character. Furthermore, to improve real-time performance, 4D character technology takes advantage of the streaming capabilities of the multi-core CPU making it possible to use many of these actors at the same time and achieve 120fps in Unreal Engine.

  • Ambient 3D People

    Previously, when creating an animated simulation, the difference in quality between Rigged and Ready-Posed characters was noticeable, as the latter offered higher fidelity. However, Ready-Posed characters were static... until now. AXYZ Design is introducing in anima 4.0 the new Ambient 3D characters. Thanks to 3D scans and a new automatic rigging solution they are able to capture and apply various movements to be used as idle animations. These actors are ideal to populate the middle and front plane of a scene being able to: look at the stage, look at other actors, and simulate the movement of arms, legs, and breathing. All these subtle variations greatly enhance realism. The entire Ready-Posed library will be gradually updated to become Ambient 3D for free!

  • Integrated Shop

    Anima's strength lies not only in the realism of its animations and characters but also in the ease of use of the application. A great effort has been made to improve the user experience by adding an AXYZ design Store integration to access, download, buy and manage all purchased characters and animations. Now all of this can be done within the software itself, making your workflow faster and simpler.

  • New Login/License

    Another great improvement of the user experience is the new anima 4.0 licensing system. Instead of copying and pasting weird codes to license the software, you can now use your AXYZ design website login credentials. By simply sign in your account you can easily manage your licenses, access your profile, downloads, and all animal-related content.

  • Auto Download/Update system

    The new integration of the website store and account login brings another great feature. While you're online, the system will automatically keep all your content up to date and notify you of any available software updates.

  • New Maya Plugin

    Having a great workflow between anima® and the other content creation tools has always been AXYZ Design's main goal. 3dsMax®, Cinema 4D®, and Unreal Engine® are some of those programs that are already available for seamless integration with anima®, not to mention that it is compatible with several rendering engines such as V-Ray®, Corona®, Octane®, and Arnold®. To continue improving their offer, they are introducing a new plugin for Maya®. This new addition allows anima® to reach the VFX industry and let artists unleash the power of their imagination.

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