Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society

TTCS OSSWIN DVD 0.89 - Free and Open Source Software for Windows

Software Category : Graphics

About Blender 2.67

Blender is a integrated creation suite that can be used for the creation of interactive 2D and 3D content including modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging, skinning, animation, particle, particle and rendering.

First time users are encouraged to read the Blender Quickstart page which highlights several beginner tutorials

For examples of what Blender can do, see the Blender Siggraph 2011 reel on YouTube, the Blender's features & gallery page which includes links to movies and still pictures created with Blender.

Features of Blender 2.67

Modeling
Boolean mesh functions, Python scripting access for custom tools, etc.
Animation
Non-linear animation mixer with automated walkcycles along paths, vertex key framing for morphing with controlling sliders, character animation pose editor, audio playback, mixing and editing support for sound synchronisation, Python scripting access for custom and procedural animation effects.
Realtime 3D/game creation
Collision detection and dynamics simulation, Python scripting API for sophisticated control and AI, fully defined advanced game logic, supports all OpenGL™ lighting modes, including transparencies, playback of games and interactive 3D content without compiling or preprocessing, multi-layering of scenes for overlay interfaces.
Rendering
Integral support for the Yafray render engine, various surface shaders such as Lambert, Phong, Oren-nayar, Blinn, Toon, Procedural Textures. Export scripts available for external renderers such as Renderman (RIB), Povray, Virtualight
UV texture editor with various mesh unwrap modes

Blender Install Notes

If you have trouble running Blender on Windows, receiving an error message like "The Application failed to initialize properly ( 0xc0150002 )" while trying to starting Blender, then download and install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86).

Creative Commons Licence
The TTCS OSSWIN DVD 0.89 webpages (the work), is copyrighted by the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society (TTCS) and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Licence.
Every one of the Free and Open Source Software applications on this DVD is governed by its own licence.
This webpage was created at Monday July 01, 2013. You can email the TTCS at ttcsosswincd@gmail.com
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