Microspot 3D Toolbox is a free application that enables you to open, edit, print, and navigate - Quickdraw 3D(.3dmf), 3D Studio Max(.3ds), and Google SketchUp(.skp) files. You can import a combination of models from Google Sketchup and 3D Studio Max into the same scene.
The great thing about 3D Toolbox is that it can be as simple or as complex as you require. If you just want to open, edit, print and navigate your 3D files then the free version is ideal, however if you require a more powerful 3D CAD product you can upgrade to the Standard version for just $15.00£9.00. €12.00 For more info on the Standard version simply select it from the navigation on the right hand side of this webpage.
*Important* - You must download the free version before you can upgrade it to the Standard version
Amongst other things the free version enables you to. . .
Now purchase a serial number for just $15.00£9.00€12.00, and gain the ability to save files and export high resolution images, as a bonus we will also give you the 'Library Viewer' application for free. This gives you drag and drop access to your 3D models and the thousands of 3D furniture items and accessories that come with our interior design software via our 3D user area - 3d.microspot.co.uk
Then comes the exciting part, once you have the standard version you have a choice of 8 add on packs (details on the right hand side of this page) that can be purchased separately giving you complete control over how your application is built. So you only buy what you need, simple!
Add and adjust point lights, spot lights, sun and ambient brightness and choose from three different renderers including a raytrace renderer.
Add textures to items or surfaces then adjust the size position and rotation of the texture. Move attributes from one object to another.
Contains 4 palettes for aligning objects, aligning the camera and nudging objects into place.
All you need to set up the tweens for your animations and export them to a QuickTime movie. You can animate the camera, objects and lights including the sun. You may need the light and render pack for best results.
Consists of 8 Tools for primitive shapes:- cube, sphere, cone, pyramid, regular polygon, cylinder, irregular polygon and torus.
This pack comes with a palette to control Boolean operations and tools for editing the path of an object, a shear tool and a 3D text tool.
Comprises a lathe tool and a palette to adjust the section of lathed objects, aA pipe drawing tool and more.
Wall drawing tools, menu items for adding floors and ceilings and a palette for identifying objects that are to be doors and windows and fit themselves into walls. There is also a palette for the precise positioning of windows and doors.