Archives for 2013

How to make Camera & Light animation by Aurora 3D Animation Maker

Aurora 3D Animation Maker released a new version to let the users make 3d camera and light animation to create more stunning 3d animation effect.  So, you can learn how to make these animation by this tutorial, the animation functions added on the key-frame timeline, that’s easy to use.

1. We can create a text in the rendering window and change it font and style. Before we haven’t camera animation, we need to make many key-frame to make it move, but now we don’t need make many key-frame, just use camera animation to do it.

2. Select the text and choose “Camera Ani” from the animation list at the left of the timeline. [Read more…]

How to import 3D model and change the properties into Aurora 3D Presentation

1. Aurora 3D Presentation can import 3D Model, change the color, texture, size and make some interactive animation for it. You can learn how to import and change the color and texture in this guide.

First, Click “Object” button and select “3D Model” on the top toolbar. Then you can choose “3ds, obj, dae, dxf, ms3d, blend, etc,.” 3d format and import it. (PS: 3DS and OBJ format are better for our software)

2. When we select and import our 3d model, we will get a dialog said: Do you want to split the model. If you want change the model, select YES.

3. If split the 3d model, we can select every parts of the model in the “Hierarchy” list. That’s easy for us.
4. If we want to change a part color, we can select it and click fill button on the top toolbar. For example, we select “WHITE BODY”, and change the color to orange, select a texture and check reflection and mirror texture effect. [Read more…]

How to Make 3D Interactive Presentation Auto Play on the Screen

1. Sometimes, we need play our interactive presentation automatically, but this is the interactive presentation, how to do it? Aurora 3D Presentation provided Rehearse Timings function, we can use it to realize our purpose.

When we completed our presentation, we can click “Rehearse Timings” button. Then we will enter the Rehearsal model, we can play the presentation by ourselves and check the times.

2. When we complete the rehearsal, we can press “ESC” on the keyboard, then we will get a dialog: “The total time for the slide show was 00:12:05 Do you want to keep the new slide timings to use when you view the slide show?”, we need click Yes at here. [Read more…]

How to Change 3D object’s Rotate Center by Aurora3D Software

1. Actually our software can’t change the center of object, but we can change center of a group. So we can create a transparent object and make a group with any object, then change the rotate center for the group.

2. For example, if we want to change the center of this “Metal” text. First, I need create a shape or any other object. Then, set this shape’s transparent to “0”, include the surface and the side.

3. We need select the shape and the text, click arrange button, and select “Same Position”. Because we need make the shape’s center as same as the text. [Read more…]