nPower Software has released version 2.5 of Power Booleans for 3ds Max/Viz. Powered by POPLib, a powerful polygonal modeling kernel from IntegrityWare, the plug-in supports the new 3ds Max 6.0, introduces new functionality and provides bug fixes for reported problems. Power Booleans was recently awarded the Animation Magazine Seal of Excellence award.
One new feature is dynamic Booleans, which allows users to manipulate Boolean operations on the fly and view the results in real time. Also, the addition of Quick Help empowers new users to learn faster. In addition, Power Booleans allows the user to control how materials are inherited from Boolean operands. Users can choose to inherit materials from originating Boolean, or apply the material of the operand to the resulting Boolean.
Power Booleans 2.5 sells for $195. Registered Power Booleans customers can upgrade to version 2.5 free of charge. Power Booleans is available for purchase at the nPower Software on-line store (www.nPowerSoftware.com/store.html), and through various resellers throughout the world. A free 30 day evaluation copy can be downloaded from the nPower Software web site at www.nPowerSoftware.com.