360 Score: 2.63
(7 Reviews)
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  • Columbus, Ohio, US
  • 1990

formZ Reviews & Product Details

AUTODESSYS form•Z pro Overview

  • The form•Z workflow features a active smart interface that senses what intend to do and protects from unwanted actions. This includes automatic picking, automatic guides and snaps that assist you in drawing accurately without limiting your creativity.
  • The complete interface and the tool palettes are fully customizable including the "heads up display" palette.
  • Workspaces group related tools and palettes together making it easy to switch between tasks. These can also be customized and new ones created.
  • Interoperability is a traditional strength of form•Z.form•Z Pro supports over 20 formats including 3D Studio, DGW/DXF, Sketchup Rhino, STEP, STL and IGES.
  • The form•Z interactive displaytakes advantage of modern OpenGL capabilities. This is most noticeable in Shaded Full display mode with real time ambient occlusion, bump mapping, soft shadows and multi sampling features. These aid in real-time visualization and design evaluation as they yield better depth perception and spatial definition.
  • form•Z includes an extensive library of materials that are ready to use. The Materials editor allows you to create your own materials and materials groups


Form•Z pro is a 3D design application containing a variety of modeling personalities and tools with an easy to use interface to express and communicate imagination. It is based on advanced 3D solid and surface modeling methods that maintain accurate representations as progress from design to visualization, layout, animation and fabrication.

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    Photorealistic rendering
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    Interactive Display
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    Multipurpose modeling tool
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    Quick Modelling
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  • 3D Modeling
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  • Slow integration
    Users need to buy a separate plugin to create photorealistic renderings. Show More
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    Some Alias Surface users feel the controls offered are inadequate. Also, its keyboard and mouse combinations are unusual than other modeling software; so, its little annoying when one mistakenly demolishes the model or just fail at finding the necessary key combination. Show More
  • 3d animation
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AUTODESSYS form•Z pro Reviews


“Advanced 3D modeling technology"

AutoDesSys is a leading provider of advanced 3D modeling technology. The company offers architecture modeling, interior modeling, product designing, and media information in 3D animation technology
Head - Product Management,Buyer Healthcare
Head - Product Management, Buyer Healthcare
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“Excellent tool"

The software allows users to import 2D and 3D drawings and edit them within the program as it is compatible with many important file formats, including DWG, DXF and DWF. Users can also save designs as PDFs to store or share.
Business Analyst,Company Name Classified
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“Best animation tool"

It is best tool for modeling quick simple buildings or interiors. Architectural designers can do wonders with this tool. It’s hassle-free because even new users can easily create patterns like voronoi, with its decent Nurbs engine.
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This easy-to-use and user-friendly animation software has several helpful designs and editing tools. It has a wall tool that lets users to specify the dimensions and look of a wall and automatically incorporate it into their design. it is a relatively easy program to learn with an attractive, modern user interface and easily accessible toolbars that lets to add elements to a design with a single click.
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“Real time visualization"

It is much more precise, specific and can be used reliably. Real time visualization as well as preliminary client presentation is possible with its recently updated shaded work display feature which is also very rapid. It’s tech support is also best as they are always available on phone and help to resolve any of 3D cad needs.
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AUTODESSYS form•Z pro Presence in 3D Animation Software
The ability to combine solid and surface modeling has made FormZ a preferred software in design fields that deal into articulation of 3D forms and spaces. Available in Mac and Windows versions, the software facilitates with interoperability between multiple platforms as it helps users to open their files on any one platform. AutoDesSys offers its customers advanced solutions which let them explore and then communicate their design ideas to their clients with clarity, refine them according to the actual demands of construction, and save time and money in the execution and delivery of the final product. To cater to heterogeneous needs of users, the company has three variants of the software, namely, FormZ Pro, FormZ Jr, and FormZ Free. The tool is instrumental in delivering animation, layout, and a customizable interface for multiple objects with ease. Moreover, it also helps clients in creating any form (of animations or object scenarios) with the help of RenderZone, a rendering tool which is available with FormZ Pro. FormZ Jr is a form generating tool to create designs with surface and solid modeling tools, NURBS creation, components, sun studies, and presentations. FormZ Free is a free tool with capabilities such as 3D digital modeling and 3D printing. FormZ mobile viewer is a tool available as a mobile application, which helps users share designs with clients and team members and display it in real time. AutoDesSys lags in its organic and in-organic growth strategies in the 3D animation market. Also, the company has to work on improving its channel partnerships and reseller network for increasing its distribution network.

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