Launched today is a new version of Xara3D 6. Just like the no-frills airlines Xara have launched a stripped down
version - it's a download-only – no CDs, no free Webster and no manual – just the program itself and associated
resources, such as sample images, textures and fonts. Users can now buy this version for only US$29 (+ VAT in EU).
The boxed retail version remains but the price has been adjusted to US$49 (+ VAT in EU) slightly lower than it was before. So now there are two versions, the download costing US$29 and the boxed including Xara3D and Webster CDs and a manual for US$49. It operates on Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista.
Xara3D can be used to create top quality still and animated 3D text and graphics, such as titles, headings, buttons and logos – perfect for web pages, mailshots and presentations. It’s also extremely popular with Adobe Photoshop owners for creating 3D typographic effects in combination with Photoshop.
"Using 3D software is notoriously hard.It's not just expensive, but the UI, the usability of almost all existing 3D software is intimidating to say the least. This is not so with Xara3D. We call it simple-ware - the easiest, simplest 3D software you'll ever likely to come across. It's designed to do one thing - create stunning 3D text headings, and to do that job supremely well with the absolute minimum learning curve". said Charles Moir, "Now with the launch of a download only version at a very low price, it's affordable for anyone wanting to create high quality 3D headings and logos in seconds. With millions of downloads, Xara3D remains Xara's most popular product."
For more information, including a demo movie, trial download and example graphics visit: xara.com/xara3d
For examples of use with Photoshop visit ShinyBinary.com
About Xara Group LtdXara has been developing cutting edge software in the UK since 1981 making it one of the very earliest European software houses. Xara has developed a wide range of products covering the whole realm of publishing and graphics software. Xara Designer remains the world's fastest, and many believe, the world's best drawing and illustration software.
Xara has a particularly strong technology and innovation history. It pioneered many of the graphics technologies and techniques now standard in the industry today such as anti-aliased vector graphics, vector transparency, object feathering, etc. Many of its user interface techniques have been adopted by the industry. Xara's latest innovation is Xara Online Designer, a cloud based service that offers the ability to create rich graphical documents in a web browser, using any device and in collaboration with colleagues.
In January, 2007, Xara Group Ltd was acquired by MAGIX AG and benefits from a distribution partnership with another wholly owned subsidiary, MAGIX Software GmbH.
About MAGIXMAGIX has been a leading international provider of high-quality software, online services and digital content for multimedia communications since 1993. The MAGIX product range is targeted towards both laymen and professionals alike, going beyond the PC platform to include seamlessly integrated online and mobile applications. MAGIX operates internationally from branches in the USA, Canada, the UK, France, Italy and the Netherlands.