Discreet has announced that customers on the subscription program for 3D Studio MAX software will receive a software extension (plugin) in January for cloth simulation:
The Cloth Extension to 3ds max 7 delivers a sophisticated cloth simulation system that gives artists the creative tools to build realistic, film-quality clothing for 3D characters in Film, Television, Advertising and Games projects. With this powerful new tool in your 3ds max 7 arsenal, you can:
- Build clothing that behaves just like it would in the real world
- Create cloth that reflects both fabric type and clothing pattern and can be tailored to fit any model.
- Save and share your cloth types to boost productivity among artists.