New 3D Windows program? I think so!

November 18th, 2011 · No Comments · HDGURU3D News

Windows 7 will spark more with Sparkle

Looks like windows maybe making their program more 3D savvy for those who might have been waiting for a change.

Today Strata released Design 3D CX v.7 for the PC, following last month’s successful introduction of Version 7.0 for Mac®. Strata Design 3D CX 7 is professional-level 3D modeling and animation software for creative designers who desire superior results and usability.

Design 3D CX 7 delivers end-to-end power for the entire 3D workflow, with a simplified learning curve and familiar toolset developed to help 2D designers easily transition into 3D design. The program also provides tie-ins with the Adobe® Creative Suite®, improving and simplifying the design workflow between 2D and 3D environments.

Key updates to the Strata Design 3D CX v.7 release include:

•Faster rendering and advances to blurred effects, anisotropy and more
•Sun and Sky feature for natural lighting effects
•Native UV editing environment for perfect texturing control
•New texture features, including channels for Normal and Anisotropy maps
•Subdivision modeling enhanced with extensive pro level features
•New Boolean modeling engine produces superior results
•Grid Templates that act as virtual tracing paper for modeling reference images
•Match Motion helps users put their 3D designs into actual video
•Project templates get projects started with predefined lighting, environments and backgrounds
•Customizable keyboard shortcut sets for user-defined workflows

“We had an excellent response and a lot of positive feedback from our recent launches of Design 3D CX7 for Mac and Design 3D CXi in the Mac App Store. Designers really love the new features and functionality and we’re excited to finally place it in the hands of our PC customer base,” said Ken Bringhurst, Strata President. “It’s always great to see people push the limits of our software and we’re seeing some really extraordinary work posted to our forums.”

Purchasing and Availability

Full and Upgrade versions of Strata Design 3D Version 7.0 for Windows are available immediately from the Strata website at or through Strata’s reseller partners. For a limited time, Strata is bundling a free copy of Foto 3D SE and the essential training guide The Art and Science of Strata Design 3D CX 7. When purchased as part of the Strata 3D CX Suite, Design 3D CX is delivered with three companion applications at a 50% discount over purchasing all of the products individually.

About Strata

Strata is the developer and publisher of the Strata 3D CX Suite of products. For more information visit

Strata Design 3D CX, Live 3D CX, Foto 3D CX, and Enfold 3D CX are trademarks of Corastar Inc. All other trademarks, not owned by Corastar Inc., which are contained herein are the property of their respective owners.


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