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…]

Create Great Looking Presentations with Moving Background and 3D Graphics

    Aurora 3D Presentation 2012 gives you a way to create great looking presentations with moving background and 3D graphics. It is easy to learn and use and you’re able to get started as soon as you start the program. Interface is straight forward and has a ribbon type interface so if you have use MS office 2007/2010 you’ll be able to maneuver around Aurora 3D Presentation 2012.
Installation
Installation is simple with welcome screen, license agreement, location and installation. After you are finished you are greeted with a welcome and learning videos on how to use Aurora 3D Presentation 2012.

Features
Aurora 3D Presentation 2012 interface is easy as mentioned and you have what you need to create a 3D presentation. You will have two sections on the ribbon, the Common and Presentation. The Common has all you basic use from clipboard, add text, shape and object, shape, text edit, background, themes, and to open up the welcome. The presentation side lets you change the setup of the presentation from size design, background, background music, themes, reset camera, interactive panel. You’ll be able to play the presentation and rehearse timings if it’s a timed presentation.

When creating your presentation you are able to add your background from still backgrounds, dynamic, videos, and more. The background seen on the screenshot is a movable background where the clouds move and you are able to select from selection or download more from main site. You are able to create 3D text and create a 3D look of photos added.

    Aurora 3D Presentation 2012 makes it easy to save your files which in turn can be played on any computer. Formats you are able to export is to video which you can play on any device including phone, an exe file, as an image and a play package which will be put as a package to be played on another computer. So having to worry about it not playing on other devices is no problem as they make it easy to use and export.

Thoughts and Conclusion
Need to create a unique presentation, Aurora 3D Presentation 2012 helps you create those presentations. Aurora 3D Presentation helps you easily create a 3D presentation without doing too much work on creating it. Other office suites you might have to create the 3D text, image, etc. with outsourcing to another program or having to create timings and pictures into making movable objects. This brings out a new way on creating presentations and does not need a big learning curve to move around the program. Try Aurora 3D Presentation 2012 at http://www.presentation-3d.com/products/presentation-3d.html which is mac and windows compatible.