Released with ZBrush, Daz3D, Iray and InstaLOD workflow, the new Character Creator 3 from Reallusion is a universal 3D character creation platform for animation, game, AR and VR.
Character Creator 3 is a dynamic character creation system with a process to choose a highly-morphable base, morph and shape face and body, mix morphs, choose clothing, accessories and rapidly design stylized or realistic 3D characters, already set up for face and body animation.
The latest features added to Character Creator 3 include a quad-based mesh, ZBrush compatibility with GoZ, subdivision and gamification with InstaLOD, along with Iray rendering. CC3 also connects industry-leading sources for 3D character content from external 3D libraries thanks to the Transformer feature, a tool to automatically convert Daz Genesis, Poser M4 / V4, and HiveWire assets from vast content libraries, into animation-ready characters for use in iClone or other 3D applications.
Generate animation-ready characters
Character Creator 3 eliminates the vexing process of modeling caricatures from scratch, and streamlines the process by merging existing morphs while keeping the flexibility to refine them in external 3D sculpting tools. Easily combine multiple, unique and iconic body shapes from a morph library to create a family of specialized characters while tweaking and fine-tuning contours directly within Character Creator without any modeling.
State-of-the-art rendering comes to CC3 with the Iray Render Plug-in. Achieve a photo-realistic, cinematic look-and-feel with Iray, by using common film-look presets and custom controls. Produce impressive visuals with an interactive renderer that allows users to move lights, cameras and more, in real-time during progressive rendering.
Total integration of Daz Genesis, Poser M4, V4 and HiveWire
The new Character Creator 3 Transformer tool converts Daz Genesis and M4, V4 FBX content to the CC3 character system. Enable Daz characters, morphs, hair, clothing, accessories and props into animation-ready assets.
Character Creator 3 is a creative extension to the capability of Daz 3D content. Owners of these libraries can extend their use into the Reallusion character creation and animation system. Daz users can view realistic characters in real-time PBR shader, and optimize their original high polygon assets for live performance or game engines. Transforming the character, clothing and assets is a one step process with FBX.
Fully-rigged for full-body and facial animation, HiveWire’s Dusk, Dawn, Luna and Gorilla represent the elite transforming capability of content designed for Daz Studio inside Character Creator 3.
HiveWire character bases included with Character Creator 3 are highly skin detailed, professional characters and have further content available in starter packs that feature hair, makeup, clothing, poses and morphs.
“On the Reallusion Content Store, we have made available our Starter Packs for each HiveWire base figure as “Elite League Collections”. Each of these collections offers a wide variety of add-on products in the form of morphs, expressions, and poses; also, with the human figures we offer added clothing and even morphable hairstyles. Each helps to round out and add enhanced variety to the HiveWire figures.” says Chris Creek, from HiveWire.
The Light Studio and other content packs
Users can pose characters directly in Character Creator 3 or utilize one of the pose options from the new Pose & Expression – Supermodels pack. It is also possible to simulate real light settings for studios and outdoor using the The Light Studio, which is a complete pack for creating photo-realistic lighting effects such as; studio, cinematic, light patterns, sun & sky, and meticulous eye reflections. In addition, there are soft box, reflector, backplane, special light, image plane, floor and wall props.
The Iray Material 600+ is a free material expansion pack designed for Reallusion’s Iray plug-in. We have prepared over 600 of the best real-world materials, to give you a intuitive and reliable way to add realistic materials to your design. Materials are arranged in 17 x galley folders for easy browsing by searching terms like glass, leather, gems, rubber, liquid and others.
Character Creator 3 Pipeline is available directly from Reallusion or authorized resellers. It is available for Windows operating systems only. Follow the link to know more information about all the Character Creator 3 features.