What’s New in Modo 16

Modo 16

Create smarter with Modo 16.0. The Shader Tree has been re-envisioned to be easier to read and offer valuable new workflow capabilities. The new Wrap Effector offers a single, straightforward method to manipulate complex meshes intelligently and efficiently. Primitive Slice, the new Bridge MeshOp and Conditional Loops elevate modelling workflow in exciting new ways, and … Read more What’s New in Modo 16

Christmas Opening Times and End of Year Deals

Christmas Deals

From all of us at CAD Software Direct, we’d like to extend our sincere thanks to our customers and partners, and we wish you all a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. CAD Software Direct Opening Times Our offices are open as normal on December 23rd, so any orders placed before then will be … Read more Christmas Opening Times and End of Year Deals

Upgrade Your Old V-Ray Licence to V-Ray 5 this December!

V-Ray 3 Upgrade

Starting now until December 31st 2021, V-Ray 3 licence holders can upgrade to V-Ray and save 15%. How Can I Upgrade? Buy a new V-Ray 5 perpetual licence at a 15% discount for a limited time only. This promotion applies to both V-Ray licences and Render Nodes. This includes all perpetual licences such as V-Ray … Read more Upgrade Your Old V-Ray Licence to V-Ray 5 this December!

Modo 15.2 Update Available

Modo 15

Modo 15 is here to help you work faster and smarter. Stay in the flow with OmniHaul, simplify booleans with Union-All mode, render faster with mPath enhancements, and model smarter with Deferred Updates. All this and more makes Modo 15 a must have for any artist or designer. Primitive SlicePrimitive slice further elevates Modo’s curve … Read more Modo 15.2 Update Available

Workflow Refinements Arrive in Modo 15.1

Modo 15.1

This release continues Modo‘s focus on workflow refinement with the addition of Omni Haul, Deferred Evaluation, Curve Booleans, and the MeshOp Stack Node. Significant enhancements have also been made to the renderer mPath, MeshFusion, File I/O and scene cleanup. New Features in Modo 15.1 OmniHaulAllows for customisable, gesture-based hauling of channels and tool properties for … Read more Workflow Refinements Arrive in Modo 15.1

Modo 15.0 Re-envisions MeshFusion

Modo 15

The first of three releases in the Modo 15 series, Modo 15.0 introduces new workflow paradigms that define the future of design and content-creation. MeshFusion has been re-envisioned from the ground up to improve performance, refine user experience and reduce technical barriers. MeshFusion has also received technology updates that further enhance this powerful toolset. New … Read more Modo 15.0 Re-envisions MeshFusion

Learn Modo for Free

Modo Training

Foundry, the creators of Modo, have recently made over 90 hours of previously paid training courses available to everyone – absolutely free. Over 15 courses, worth over £350, will be made accessible at no cost including courses on texturing, character modelling, rigging, particle simulation, game asset creation, and more! The courses can be found at … Read more Learn Modo for Free

Opening Times and End of Year Deals

Christmas Deals

With the year now drawing to a close, we’ve seen leaps in performance and functionality across a whole host of 3D modelling and rendering software. V-Ray have welcomed us to real-time ray traced renders, Rhino makes use of versatile SubD Objects, Vectorworks have given us their fastest iteration to date, SketchUp have taken on a … Read more Opening Times and End of Year Deals

Black Friday Deals

Black Friday

Black Friday is here, and one single day in November just doesn’t seem to be enough to contain all these discounts anymore. Read on to see what’s on offer, and how you can get your hands on these CAD tools! SketchUp Pro SketchUp Pro is a desktop 3D modeller, used by professionals in architecture, construction, … Read more Black Friday Deals

What is the V-Ray Collection?

The V-Ray collection

The V-Ray Collection is a bundle that gives you instant access to 15 Chaos Group products – all under one low cost licence. With total creative freedom, you can work freely between different applications to achieve photo-realistic rendering, fluid simulation and real-time scene exploration. Move between multiple 3D applications and easily share content with others. … Read more What is the V-Ray Collection?