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Photoshop 3D for Animators by Rafiq Elmansy

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CHAPTER 4

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Working with 3D Files

The 3D industry is very extended, with many specialized fields and applications; every tool has its own specialization that makes it different than other tools. For example, the Mudbox is a 3D application that specializes in 3D modeling and 3D sculpture. And 3D Studio Max provides a complete solution for building 3D content and animation. Some 3D applications provide extended capabilities in specific 3D areas, such as fur modeling and clothing.

Each of these applications has its own associated file extension. These extensions do not allow the files to be opened in multiple applications. However, there are some 3D ...

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