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3dom is a 3D Solid Object Modeler, designed to be independant of the renderer back-end. Highlights include constructive solid modeling, reality-based material representation, a flexible plugin system, scripting through Python bindings and a constraint solving engine. (more details)
3dom is released under the GNU Public License. 3dom uses the Boundary Representation Library for CSG operations, released under the GNU Library Public License.
October 3th 2000 : New kind of view
Three synchronized orthogonal projections and a perspective projection to ease the modeling. Click here for a screenshot
September 30th 2000 : New free type text plugin
Create solid objects from a true-type font. If you want to see how it looks like : click here
May 23th 2000 : 3dom Chimay is released
New features since the last release:
April 18th 2000 : extrusion plugin submitted
Building on his already impressive surface of revolution plugin, 3dom developer scroll implemented an extrusion object which will extrude any 2D you create in an easy to use editor which is also included! A release is scheduled next week, but the impatient can check out the current cvs.
April 10th 2000 : constraint engine submitted Long time 3dom contributor jozef has submitted his work on a constraint
engine. Currently only available in the cvs repository. Also check out
the constrained.3dom file in the samples module. We plan to release a
snapshot as soon has everything has settled down a bit.
Long time 3dom contributor jozef has submitted his work on a constraint engine. Currently only available in the cvs repository. Also check out the constrained.3dom file in the samples module. We plan to release a snapshot as soon has everything has settled down a bit.
17th december 1999 : web site relooked
New web pages, with a brand new look and screenshots.
17th june 1999 : 3dom-990617
This is the latest snapshot (from june, 17 1999).Download 3dom-990617.tar.gz, its source file (545 Kbytes). Oops! (mon jun 21) The link pointed to an elder version! Alternatively, you can download a patch, patch-990612-990617.gz (7 Kbytes).
New features, which are of prime interest to developers, include the further development of the plugin system. There now is a mechanism to save and retrieve plugins. This about completes the plugin-support.
12th june 1999: 3dom-990612Download 3dom-990612.tar.gz, its source file (543 Kbytes).
New features, which are of prime interest to developers, include the start to a plugin system using shared libraries and dlopen(). Furthermore now there is a more convenient way to create new materials and all its properties.Update: there is a bug in the building process of the plugins. It is not essential for the rest of the working of 3dom, as the plugins are now in a state of transition and stabilisation. However, if you want to have a look, you should first do:
mkdir PlugIns/New/Lego/include mkdir PlugIns/New/RenderPark/include