Vade Retro Mac user ???

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by mininote, Jan 5, 2006.

  1. mininote

    mininote Member

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    I was unable to find any 3D unfolding soft for Mac,
    except TOUCHCAD/TOUCH3D... Here's a link.

    http://www.algonet.se/~ludesign/

    Not free, nor even cheap.
    Is there a other unfolding soft for mac OS ?
    Ahem... I'll consider that replies like "use Windows" means "I don't know".
  2. Renaud

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  3. mininote

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    Thanks! Very valuable info!

    I've never heard before unfolding functions were included into AMAPI.
    Gonna check around about it.
    This is an interesting information for sure.

    Have a nice day job, and plenty of long modeling evenings.
  4. Renaud

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    Amapi

    Until now, I read some months ago in a French magazine that Amapi pro, (whose cost is equal to Rhino (for Windows only), needs at least a G4, but works better with a G5, and this is excessive: they reckon that the software needs improvements. I don't know how it is now, after updates.
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    Amapi has had unfolding capabilities as far back at version 4 which I tried to learn back when I didn't have the "old dog" syndrome. However, I never could figure out how to get it to work well. Accidently unfolded a cylinder once, but never was able to duplicate the feat.

    Plus, I was using the PC version of the program which may or may not be the same in its MAC variety.
  6. thehaggard

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    I am unfolding models using pepakura under Virtual PC 7 on my MacMini with no problems. it is a "little" slower than my PC but not by so much as to be painful. I am also making the mess with Metesequa in Vitural PC until I become happy with something that is as free and easy on Mac OSx.
    The Haggard