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Ambiera just announced the release of CopperCube 4.2, a free
update of the game editor including new features such as normal map
support, Blender 3D file import, and the third beta of "CopperCube
CopperCube is a 3D editor for creating interactive 3D games,
apps and websites. It focuses on a user friendly interface which
makes it possible create 3D apps without programming, and is able
to create WebGL and Flash websites, Mac OS X and Windows apps, as
well as Android mobile apps. The just released version 4.2 is a
free update for all existing users, with the following new
- Support for normal maps on all publishing targets.
- Possibility to import blender files (*.blend) directly
into the editor
- Capability of importing precalculated lightmaps, which
is useful for 3D architectural visualizations.
- Improved performance by up to 600% when importing .3ds,
.lwo, .dae, .ase, .ply, .dxf, .cob or .scn files.
- The third beta version of "CopperCube for Game
Developers", a unified scripting interface for all publishing
targets (Windows .exe, Mac OS X .app, WebGL app, Flash .swf and
Android app), and a mechanism for creating own actions and
- New extensions and plugins available on the website
There is also now an updated documentation available, including
new tutorials such as how to create a First Person Shooter without
programming using CopperCube.
Coppercube imports 23 different 3D file formats and is able to
create interactive 3D apps with physics, lighting, game AI and
more. No programming knowledge is necessary for creating apps with
CopperCube. The editor includes a simple Behavior/Action system
with that enables the 'scripting' of complex processes.
CopperCube offers a free trial period of 14 days, after which
you can purchase the Light Edition for 99 Euro, or the Professional
Edition for 299 Euro.
Detailed Change log for this release:
Ambiera e.U. is a software development company specialized in
multimedia, web and 3D software. Since its foundation, Ambiera has
helped creating more than 200 computer and video games, and
probably even more commercial specialized software such as
e-learning applications, architectural visualizations, and
websites. Ambiera e.U. is located in the heart of Europe, in
Austria / Vienna.