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Kristan Jan Q. Franco is rooted from General Santos City, and is a 20-year old student of Notre Dame of Dadiangas University. With the course Information Technology, he is into web designing, graphic designs, ads, and photography. Having been introduced into digital tools such as Adobe Photoshop and CSS coding, he began designing variety of graphics in his high school days. When he stepped into college, his interests expanded. With a cheap digicam and a Single Lens Reflex camera, he was engaged into photography and sees it as a hobby. Read more about KFranco »

Xara 3D - Easy 3D Text Animation For Beginners and Pro

Posted by Kristan Friday, December 18, 2009

If you are a interested in 3D animation and rendering, then Xara 3D by Xara suits you. The program broadens its features to beginners and pros. In fact, it is very easy to use.


With certain combination of additional programs, particularly Adobe Photoshop, graphic designers sizzle up the textures and text effects of the 3d made by Xara 3D. The program showcases features for 3d logos, buttons, and text animation. Another good thing about this program, it is very light, the installation size is approximately 25 MB.

Here are some cool output from Xara 3D with the enhancement of Photoshop:

Xara 3d review by Kristan Franco
Xara 3d review by Kristan Franco
Xara 3d review by Kristan Franco

Basic animations:

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In every software, there are always pros and cons, here are some overview for Xara 3D...

Pros:

Basic tools
User-friendly environment
Smooth output
Anti-aliased
Very smooth program
Low-cost

Con/s:

The main con of this software is that, you'll have to be exposed in other enhancing program such as Photoshop, Flash, and Illustrator because this software is limited only to its main features such as 3d, lightning, and animating. If you are a digital art practitioner, you'll eventually enhance the output through Photoshop, etc. YOU NEED CREATIVITY.

If you want to download Xara 3D, click here. For you to test out the software, they offer 15-day trial, and then you could go for the full version by purchasing it.

Get started now, and be creative!

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