User interface of DAZ Studio Version 22.214.171.124
|Stable release||126.96.36.199 / 18 November 2014|
|Operating system||Windows XP or later
Mac OS X Leopard or later
|Platform||IA-32 and x86-64|
|Type||3D computer graphics|
DAZ Studio is software designed for 3D art and animation creation and as a rendering tool. This application utilized the Genesis technology platform has multi-file support and import and export capabilities, making it compatible with other design and 3D art and animation software solutions. It is available for free but registration is required. Version 1.0 was released in Fall 2005. Until version 1.7 it was officially known as DAZ|Studio. On February 1, 2012, DAZ 3D Inc. announced it would be giving away DAZ Studio Pro for free.
DAZ Studio is designed to allow users to manipulate "ready to use" models and figures as well as other supporting 3D content. It is aimed at users who are interested in posing human and non-human figures for illustrations and animation.
DAZ Studio provides a core free of charge program with the required features for the creation of imagery and animations, while relegating other features to add-on 'plug-ins', usually commercial, which the user may add.
- Avimator a simple open source BVH editor, (now replaced by a Qt port, Qavimator)
- Bryce – DAZ Studio functions as a Bryce plugin
- iClone Studio – real-time animation software
- Poser – a commercial alternative to DAZ Studio
- Carrara (software) A 3D Animation software for DAZ Studio.
- Hexagon (software) A 3D Modeling software for DAZ Studio.
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