Modo
Modo
15.0v1
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Modo for Mac15.0v1

08 April 2021

3D Modeling, Paint and Render in one application.

What is Modo for Mac

MODO brings you the next generation of 3D modeling, animation, sculpting, effects and rendering in a powerful integrated package. An end-to-end solution delivering raw horsepower, refined technology, and robust workflows, MODO is the creative option of choice for artists and designers around the world - from home-based hobbyists to Hollywood studios.

  • MODO makes creative exploration possible with fast and intuitive polygon modeling and sculpting tools that allow you more time to explore and visualize new ideas
  • Offers out-of-the-box value with highly-integrated modeling, painting, sculpting, effects, animation and unlimited network rendering capabilities
  • Ensures consistency with a philosophy of tool re-use, easy-to-learn workflows and a fully customizable UI that is unmatched in any other 3D software
  • Integrates seamlessly into existing pipelines with built-in Python scripting and versatile SDK
  • Get instant results for interactive design reviews with the use of the photorealistic preview render

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What's new in Modo

Version 15.0v1:
MeshFusion:
  • MeshFusion has received a major revamp in Modo 15.0, with the UI being simplified and an emphasis being placed on a viewport-centric workflow for editing models. The inclusion of new selection modes such as Auto-Select, Source Select and Edit Attributes also now allows users to directly interact with their models, making it easier than ever to just click on a patch or source mesh to edit Surface Strips and Skirts. MeshFusion's UI has also had a major overhaul, with windows and menus being simplified and compacted, making navigation easy and quicker than ever before
Select Source Mode:
  • Select source is a new mode in Modo 15.0, that allows you to select your source meshes in the viewport, instead of from the items list. Multiple source meshes can be selected and edited at the same time, making it easier and quicker to use MeshFusion than before
Edit Attribute Mode:
  • Edit Attribute is another new mode in Modo 15.0 that helps to make usability a breeze. Edit Attribute allows you to isolate and edit single strips, patches and corners, making detailed edits and detailing a much simpler task
Edge Weighting and Zero SubDivision:
  • MeshFusion also now supports truly accurate Edge Weighting. When used in conjunction with MeshFusion's zero subdivision functionality, this allows for traditional cage-mesh boolean operations without subdivision surfaces while also allowing you to take full advantage of MeshFusion's powerful tools such as Fusion Strips and Patches
Chamfer Edit Enhancements:
  • The Chamfer Edit tool has been updated to allow the editing of rounded bevels. By ensuring that source segments are set to the same segment amount used, you are now able to change the offset, segment amount and curvature of a beveled edge with ease, making editing complex models a smoother and speedier process
Cage Mode:
  • Modo 15.0 now allows you to enable cage mode by setting the subdivision level of a mesh to zero. This UX change cuts down on the amount of mouse clicks needed before a tool is ready to use and in turns allows your workflow to become more streamlined and efficient
UnSubdivide:
  • UnSubdivide is a brand new modeling tool in Modo 15.0 that allows you to reconstruct subdivisions in reverse and output a low density mesh. Perfect for creating low poly meshes for baking and optimization, this tool is available as a traditional tool in the modeling tool box, or as a procedural tool in the Mesh operation window
Create Vertex MeshOp:
  • This simple operator creates a single vertex and can be positioned in your scene by inputting coordinates in the X, Y and Z parameters
Offset Curve by Mesh:
  • Bezier, B-Spline and Polyline curves are now supported by the Offset Curve by Mesh operator
Procedural Loop Slice:
  • Loop Slice has now been added as a procedural tool, allowing you to create evenly spaced edge loops by a specific count number. Additional parameters such as Preserve Curvature and Split have also been included in the procedural version of this tool, to allow for in depth and advanced editing while using a procedural workflow
Animation Editor:
  • The animation workspace this release has also had a major overhaul. The lower collapsible Graph Editor viewport layout has been replaced with a new layout that contains the Graph Editor and Dopesheet along with a Channels viewport, allowing for quick and easy navigation that is both beginner and seasoned professional friendly
Command Regions and Rig Clay Enhancements:
  • This powerful tool allows you to do away with the clutter of controllers on a rigged mesh, and is now supported in the 2D model view; adding more flexibility to the types and complexity of rigs that you can create
  • This tool has also had its procedural workflow updated, with Mesh Operation nodes having been added for Polygon, Edge and Vertex Command Regions
Interactive mPath Renders:
  • Modo's mPath renderer has an interactive mode, which allows you to pan, zoom, and rotate the camera in the Render viewport without adjusting the camera in the scene. See Rendering with mPath
AVP Depth of Field:
  • This new addition to the advanced viewport now allows users to refine camera settings within the 3D viewport properties window, without the need to fire off a render. This powerful new tool is supremely useful for setting up renders or laying out scenes in a higher detail without the hassle of waiting for a test render
Licensing Modo:
  • How Foundry products are activated has also had an update, with the introduction of Cloud based licensing in addition to our traditional RLM licensing, making it easier than ever before to activate and manage your products. The activation window has also had a total revamp, making it easier to log into your Foundry account, select products to activate and see the expiry dates of your licenses
FBX Loader:
  • Modo's FBX importer has been updated to show import progress through sub-monitors. This gives you the ability to view what part of the FBX file is being imported, allowing for a more granular view of the loader
Quick Command Buttons:
  • The Quick Commands buttons have now been split up, and now sit above their relevant panels instead of being grouped together. This makes the UI easier to navigate, making their respective functions quicker and easier to use
Python 3 Support:
  • Modo 15.0 also now supports Python 3 as well as Python 2. This can be easily changed in the system dropdown menu, and it's easy to now switch between the two
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time2poppop
time2poppop
Sep 7 2020
14.1v2
5.0
Sep 7 2020
5.0
Version: 14.1v2
Excellent !
Phaleron
Phaleron
Aug 11 2014
801
0.0
Aug 11 2014
0.0
Version: 801
I've had my eye on modo for some time, however, their pricing policy is far too agressive, so far as I am concerned. For the first 5 years, modo was stable price-wise, having increased from version 102 to 501 by only $100. In the last 4 years, though, it has gone from $995 to 1676 (yes, 68%), which in our current economy is suicidal. I've had a similar experience with Cinema 4D a few years ago, and their pricing policy forced me out of their game, though I love their product. Maxon, however, has been smart enough to introduce new trimmed-down versions at lower prices. Since, I expect modo 901 to sell above $2000 only one year from now, I must look elsewhere for similar, or near-similar software.
scott-m29
scott-m29
Aug 11 2014
801
5.0
Aug 11 2014
5.0
Version: 801
The best out there. Smooth and intuitive. Fast, beautiful renders. The one line description under the title here hardly scratches the surface. This is awesome software. The user base is positive and supportive.
niewiesznic-1
niewiesznic-1
Mar 31 2011
302
5.0
Mar 31 2011
5.0
Version: 302
Current version of modo is 501. Its the best 3D software I've met. It only lacks character animation (I wish it would merge with messiah). Oh, and its 64bit also :)
Beige
Beige
Oct 21 2008
302
0.0
Oct 21 2008
0.0
Version: 302
It won't have me leaving Maya any time soon but the sculpting is nice. FIX THE BROKEN SYMMETRY AND YOU MIGHT SELL ME A COPY.
Ajoe
Ajoe
Sep 15 2008
302
5.0
Sep 15 2008
5.0
Version: 302
I've spent the better part of the past 2 months evaluating 3d apps, but modo set the bar so high that in the end it wasn't even a contest. Beautiful GUI, great stability (Intel), exceptional learning materials and support, and a sensible license (per user, not per computer) made the decision a no-brainer. It is not cheap and the learning curve is not short, but this is an incredible tool that you won't outgrow.
N-E-P-T-U-N-E
N-E-P-T-U-N-E
Jul 26 2008
302
5.0
Jul 26 2008
5.0
Version: 302
I looked for some good not to say best 3D Modeler and I think on Mac there is nothing better right now. I am planning to make some architectural visualizations. For that kind of work I still have to learn a lot more though. Thanks to the many videos in the Help section of the program and luxulogys website I could complete my project. And finally mastering modo and therfore the 3D modeling world should be only a matter of time. Btw. I am bloody hell newbie to it :) Using modo is a lot of fun to me, because you can learn everyday something new.
Stesoell
Stesoell
Apr 5 2008
302
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Apr 5 2008
0.0
Version: 302
Powerful modelling and rendering tool. The best GUI I've seen in the past (Huhu Autode*k ;). Friendly community and outstanding support from the developers. Top-notch Luxology TV and weekly modcast. Grab your trial and see.
Marsviolet
Marsviolet
Apr 5 2008
302
0.0
Apr 5 2008
0.0
Version: 302
A powerful but unforgiving 3D program crippled by instability and longstanding bugs, with a customizable but unwieldy modal interface that hinders more than helps, lacks support for standard Mac key bindings such as the Apple key, and in general shows contempt for the Apple Human Interface Guidelines. A wealth of training materials is available online, but the included documentation is simultaneously incomplete and redundant, and the user community is defensive, arrogant and hostile.
Guest
Guest
Apr 5 2005
102
0.0
Apr 5 2005
0.0
Version: 102
My attempt to download was repeatedly rejected although I successfully completed registration. I was notified that an error had occurred and was encouraged to contact Luxology, but the contact link resulted in what appeared to be a 404 not found error.
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