Bondware Inc., the parent company of Renderosity.com, has announced the acquisition of the Poser software product line for professional 3D figure design and animation.
Renderosity began as a place for Poser users to build a community around their shared interest in digital art. Now Poser will join the stable of products offered by Renderosity for the digital community.
"We are excited to be a part of the future of Poser and continue our support of the digital art community. We look at this as an opportunity to support the Poser community while we continue to encourage artists no matter the software. We hope this is something all parts of our community can get excited about," said Tim Choate, CEO Bondware Inc.
The acquisition is effective immediately.
"Poser animation software has had a long history with Smith Micro, and I am pleased to see it going to a long-term partner in Renderosity," said William W. Smith Jr., President and CEO of Smith Micro.
For a limited time, Poser Pro 11 will be offered at $199 USD and an upgrade to Poser Pro 11 will be $99 USD through Renderosity.com and Posersoftware.com.
About Poser Software
Since 1995, Poser has been the go-to software tool for 3D characters in illustration and animation for over 500,000 digital artists.
Poser is an ecosystem full of ready-to-pose 3D human figures, hair, clothing, props, scenery, lighting and cameras you need to bring your stories, dreams and fantasies of all genres to life. From historic to contemporary, sci-fi to fantasy, Poser is the 3D graphics software tool used by studios and hobbyists alike.
Poser delivers the power of interactive 3D figure design, offering infinite opportunities to portray human diversity, form and expression. Create with the human form for art, illustration, animation, comics, web, print, education, medical, games, story boarding, and more!
The complete solution for creating art and animation with 3D characters, Poser is a digital stage that gives artists full creative control.
Renderosity is the premier online community for 2D and 3D digital artists, animators, game designers, production studios, photographers and writers of all skill levels and genres. Renderosity provides resources for graphic artists and animators that use the following software products: DAZ Studio, 3DS MAX, Adobe Photoshop, Bryce, Carrara, Cinema 4D, Deep Paint3D, iClone, LightWave, Maya, Poser, SOFTIMAGE XSI, Vue, ZBrush, and many others. Renderosity has been providing a wealth of free services and tools to inspire, encourage and support creative minds since 1998. Renderosity is a division of Bondware Inc., a company based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Find more about Renderosity at renderosity.com.
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