3D Studio Max®
Use the 3D Studio Max ® / Life Forms File Translator as an easy way to integrate Life Forms animations into 3D Studio Max. Available for Life Forms Studio 4.0 only.
Learn to block out your character moves for 3D Studio Max, including how to use Life Forms with segmented and single-skin models.
Use Life Forms to animate with Character Studio with our quick and easy mini-tutorial!
Learn how to use Life Forms to animate mesh models in Cinema 4D XL.
Learn how to use Life Forms with segmented models in Electric Image in this tutorial.
Lightwave® / Inspire 3D
Learn to use Life Forms as a motion source and complementary keyframing environment for your segmented and boned characters from LightWave 3D and Inspire 3D.
Use Life Forms to animate PuppetMaster sections! Also learn how to set up PuppetMaster sections for use in Life Forms.
Use the Maya®/ Life Forms File Translator as an easy way to integrate Life Forms animations into Maya. Available for Life Forms Studio 4.0 only.
Learn how to prepare and export Mocap Data for Maya and how to skin a mocap skeleton to a model in Maya.
Learn how to use Life Forms as a motion source for Poser.
Tanya Millar, our resident Poser expert, gives her quick take on the best way to get Poser Meshes into Life Forms for animation, & Cinema 4D for rendering.
1) Click the link for the appropriate plugin update you wish
2) Choose Save file on a PC or allow your Mac to download to the desktop
3) UnZip or UnStuff the archive file to view the contents
4) Follow the directions contained in the instructions file (instruction
files vary by plugin: an HTML, PDF or README.TXT file within the archive
contains detailed installation instructions).