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Old 8th November 2018, 10:40 AM   #1
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Default AC3D 8.3 Beta Available



AC3D is now 64 bit, supports a multitude of import formats and has the new Thicken function. Download a beta today!

AC3D 8.3 is 64 bit
AC3D is now 64 bit so that you can enjoy working on larger models (requires a 64 bit operating system).

Thicken
The new Thicken function (Object menu) adds the powerful ability to turn single layer objects into fully shelled 3D objects with a defined Ďthicknessí.



You can choose the direction of thickness (in, out, both) and specify a final thickness for the shape.

Thicken is handy on lines too:


Extrude has now been simplified. Using a combination of Extrude, Thicken and Extrude-edges (Vertex menu), itís now easier to add extra surfaces without introducing unwanted additional geometry.


AC3D 8.3 imports a huge number of 3D file formats*. Some of the existing file format support has been updated so that models load faster. The number of imageformats has also been extended.


For a full list of other changes, see the Ďchangesí file that comes with the AC3D installer.

Download the new AC3D 8.3 Beta:

Download (Windows/Mac)

Why a beta?
The changes required for 64 bit mean that developers who use AC3D with custom plugins will need to recompile their code to work with this version. AC3D runs on a huge range of hardware but itís possible that, because of the changes to AC3D, some problems may occur on some computers or operating systems. Please let us know if you have any problems.

Where is the X-Plane plugin?
New 64 bit X-Plane plugins (Windows & Mac) for use with AC3D 8.3 are available here: http://www.inivis.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7032


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The Inivis Team
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* Please note that not all features of some formats are fully supported in AC3D.
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Old 8th November 2018, 02:42 PM   #2
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Will this affect the previous version, if I download it ?
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Old 8th November 2018, 03:13 PM   #3
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It shouldn't. Just install it in a different location and you can keep both versions.


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Old 8th November 2018, 03:36 PM   #4
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Thank you.

Could I please get the code, to add to the tcl, that allows me, to copy the custom vector coordinates to an editor such as notepad ?
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Old 8th November 2018, 03:44 PM   #5
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1. After download I could not "try the new version for 14 days" - because I own an older version?
2. I would very much appreciate if the current final version would include a short cut for "Vertex - Snap to first vertex". This would be worth to pay the full amount for the new version. (I used this function some thousends times...).
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Old 8th November 2018, 03:46 PM   #6
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The Orbiter.msh converter by David Hawthorn no longer works. can this be fixed ?
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Old 8th November 2018, 04:02 PM   #7
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Hi Uli - what key combination would you like to use for it?


Will look at the trial period not working - thanks - are you on Windows or Mac?


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1. After download I could not "try the new version for 14 days" - because I own an older version?
2. I would very much appreciate if the current final version would include a short cut for "Vertex - Snap to first vertex". This would be worth to pay the full amount for the new version. (I used this function some thousends times...).
Thank you
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Old 8th November 2018, 04:06 PM   #8
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Should be fine: https://www.inivis.com/supercoldmilk...sh_impexp.html


That's a 32 bit plugin but it should compile under 64 bit. Will add to the todo list.



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Old 8th November 2018, 04:55 PM   #9
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Should be fine: https://www.inivis.com/supercoldmilk...sh_impexp.html


That's a 32 bit plugin but it should compile under 64 bit. Will add to the todo list.

Thanks !!

Could I please get the code, to add to the tcl, that allows me, to copy the custom vector coordinates to an editor such as notepad ?
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Old 9th November 2018, 04:42 AM   #10
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Thanks for your replay. I will suggest Ctrl+Shift+F for Snapping to the first vertex. This would be great.
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I use Windows 10.I get the message "TrialEXPIRED..." I can work with the new version, but not save neither export.
I did not find the x-file export option. Is it cancelled in the new version? I need it for exporting my work to
https://eepshopping.de/?view=search_...text=&x=31&y=6
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