Blacksmith3D has released version 4.0 of its mid-priced painting and morphing tools, adding 64-bit support and ZBrush-style Projection Painting to Blacksmith3D-Paint.
The update also adds high-resolution displacement mapping, enabling users to paint displacement and bump maps in real-time and across UV seams; support for image layers; and a range of new touch-up and adjustment brushes.
Sister product Blacksmith3D-Morph 4.0 offers advanced soft selection, a wide range of morph tools and a Morph Manager to mix and match shape targets.
The packages are compatible with any 3D package that can import and export OBJ files, including 3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, LightWave and Cinema 4D.
BlackSmith3D-Paint 4.0 costs $249.95. Blacksmith3D-Morph 4.0 costs $69.95. Blacksmith3D-Suite 4.0, a bundled edition of the two products plus additional morphing tools, costs $299.95.