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Poly reduction

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by guategeek_legacy, Oct 15, 2005.

  1. guategeek_legacy

    guategeek_legacy

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    anyone know of a poly reduction program that I can use on my Mac. Thanx Jeff
     
  2. Joachim_Ante

    Joachim_Ante

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    Cinema 4D has polygon reduction tools.
     
  3. vineeee

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    C4Ds built built in poly reduction does a good job but doesn't behave with uv's. The SimpleMaker plug-in often works better. There is a pro version as well which does normal mapping and stuff. Find 'em here - http://www.c4dplugs.com/
     
  4. guategeek_legacy

    guategeek_legacy

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    Thanks for the help, I was able to cut the tris in half at least :) Jeff
     
  5. thylaxene

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    Lightwave has QemLoss 2 and QemLoss 3. QemLoss 2 comes pre-installed with Lightwave, whereas QemLoss3 is a free download from the authors site: http://amber.rc.arizona.edu/lw/qemloss3.html. It doesn't seem to muck around with UVs and it can do reductions based on weightmaps amongst others. I've used Qemloss3 heavily for poly reduction for my shockwave3d work.

    Cheers.