RealWave is a physically-based water and ocean simulation plug-in that can even track the propagation of gravitational waves on a mesh. RealWave 2 creates waves by a simple mouse click, and then allows the modification of speed and/or slopes. Users can easily import objects and have the water react to them.
Good news: Floating objects can look quite realistic with RealWave 2.0. The plug-in also allows great interaction between objects and links to popular 3D packages.
Wish list: A ‘quick test’ button and more tutorials with step-by-step instructions could help many stressed-out first-time users.
The Bottom line: RealWave is an impressive package; a great way to get your digital feet wet.
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