Introduction iClone4 introduces new features that combine video production with 3D real-time animation. The result is a powerful production tool for motion graphics, 3D animation and video compositing. Download your free copy of iClone4 today to discover how real-time animation has evolved with 3D Video FX, motion paths, HDR and rapid drag-and-drop creation!How to get your free copy of iClone4 3DTotal has teamed up with Reallusion to offer all visitors a free, full-version of the iClone4 software. Simply head to the 3DTotal visitor offer page on the Reallusion website before 30 September to claim your free software. Please note that you will be required to register as a member (this is also free!) to claim your software.
iClone's in-screen motion editing also allows anyone to animate and preview as they create. A 3D facial puppeteering panel is incorporated, which allows for detailed facial animation with preset emotives or manual mouse control. Users can even take advantage of pre-made animations and interactivity with actors, vehicles and props. The powerful engine also provides the opportunity to bring in real-life actors to combine them with virtual sets. Simply import any video footage with its own alpha channel and you're on your way to making your own movie with glare effects, blooming effects, filtering effects and even high dynamic range visuals. ConclusionWe hope you'll enjoy your fully-featured 3D animation studio that has introduced students, professionals and independent filmmakers worldwide to the real-time art of 3D animation, digital storytelling and digital content creation. Why not post the animations you create on the 3DTotal forumsAnd why not also check out what's available in the latest version of iClone, iClone 5, which boasts even more amazing features
Other functionality includes: full facial and skeletal animation of human and animal figures; lip-syncing; import of standard 3D file types including FBX; a timeline for editing and merging motions; a Python API and a scripting language (Lua) for character interaction; application of standard motion-capture files; the ability to control an animated scene in the same manner as playing a videogame; and the import of models from Google 3D Warehouse, among many other features. iClone is also notable for offering users royalty-free usage of all content that they create with the software, even when using Reallusion's own assets library.
Motion capture known as Mocap, is another iClone feature that allows users to connect multiple motion capturing hardware, from popular industry sources, and combine them into one or more subjects in real-time. This is done through iClone's universal mocap platform Motion LIVE. With iClone Motion LIVE users are able to acquire profiles (plug-ins) for their necessary hardware (gear) to seamlessly stream, capture and later edit animation data inside iClone's buil-in motion editing suite. These motions can then be exported by using iClone's 3DXchange Pipeline software using FBX and BVH. iClone also includes an Unreal Engine 4 LIVE LINK plug-in which live streams full-body, hand and facial animation directly from iClone to UE4 for realtime animation production. A similar plug-in is currently being developed for use with iClone and Unity's Mecanim system.
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