360 Score: 2.52
(7 Reviews)
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PIXOLOGIC Sculptris
  • California, US
  • 1997

Sculptris Reviews & Product Details

PIXOLOGIC Sculptris Overview

ZBrush, the flagship product of Pixologic, provides multiple features such as digital sculpting application and painting tools for artists and commercial customers. The software involves a potent rendering engine which provides high-quality and seamless integration for workflow efficiency. ZBrush offers a common graphics card, which helps in designing multiple 3D creative impressions. ZBrush is widely used in media & entertainment and gaming studios and supports various operating systems such as Window XP, Vista, and Mac OS.

ZBrush features enable a user to use customized brushes to shape, texture, and paint virtual clay in a real-time environment. It increases efficiency with its new folder organization system, a written automatic retopology tool, and a new camera system.

 

Non-Photorealistic Rendering (NPR): This feature helps add overlaying textures, apply a halftone printed paper style, and apply several built-in presets or draw an outline around a 3D model.

Snapshot3D: A user can convert any gray-scale image (alpha) to a 3D model by using a Snapshot3D feature.

ZRemesher v3.0: This feature can detect sharp surface angles and can thus be used for the creation of mechanical models.

Folders: Using this feature, it is possible to apply actions such as Move, Scale, Rotate, Duplicate, Delete, Hide/Show PolyPaint, and Live Boolean to all contained meshes at once.

Universal Camera: The ZBrush Universal Camera provides complete control over the Focal Length and Crop Factor. It allows a user to undo and redo camera movements. A user can also save various camera settings, making it easier to find the perfect final composition.

Intersection Masker: The Intersection Masker plugin allows a user to create a mask where geometry islands intersect on a selected SubTool. It is an easy-to-use solution for creating complex masks.

ZColor: The ZColor plugin features a set palette of colors. ZColor files help create an organized look of projects and can be shared with others.

PIXOLOGIC Sculptris USP

Pixologic provides a set of 3D animation products and services to creative professionals. The company offers products for varied industries such as movies & VFX, automotive, designing, 3D printing, illustration advertising, and education. Products offered by the company have been used in the production of movies such as Jurassic World and Godzilla.The company’s strategic intent is evident from the multiple channels it used to sell its products. For instance, the company delivers its products via channel partners, e-commerce portals, and resellers. CDDS Solutions is a direct reseller and partner of the products offered by Pixologic. Additionally, the company has an online store to sell its flagship product, ZBrush, the selling of which strengthens its distribution channel as well as provides the company with a competitive edge over others.

PIXOLOGIC Sculptris Popular Comparisons

Evaluated against 179 key buying criteria

PIXOLOGIC Sculptris strengths and weaknesses

Strengths
  • Product Maturity / Software Features / Sculpting
    Customizable brushes
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  • Product Maturity / Software Features / Pipeline Integration
    Integrated Platform
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  • Product Maturity / Software Features / Texturing
    Texture maps
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  • Product Maturity
    Split mode
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  • Product Maturity / Software Features / 3d Rendering
    Best Preview Render
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  • Sculpting
  • 3d animation
  • 3dModelling
  • 3d Rendering
  • Digital Painting
  • Dynamics and Effects
  • Motion Graphics
  • Rigging
  • Shading
  • Simulation
  • Texturing
  • Other Software features offered
  • Mac OS X
  • Remote Support
  • On-Premise
Weaknesses
  • Complicated to use
    Modelling in ZBrush is bit complicated as comparison to other softwares in the market. There is also very limited brush by default and it is available one you buy the software. Show More
  • User Interface
    Sometimes the UI becomes very difficult to navigate when the user comes from “traditional modelling suits”. The software is highly customizable. Show More
  • Pipeline Integration
  • Linux
  • Others(AmigaOS, AROS, MorpOS, FreeBSD, Android)
  • Windows
  • On-Site Support
  • Consulting Services
  • Integration & Deployment
  • Special Effects
  • Support & Maintenance
  • Others, please specify- 3D Animation software Services
  • Dedicated Account Manager (DAM)
  • Hosted / On-Cloud
  • Software Requirement Specification (SRS)
  • Full Time Equivalent
  • Any other frequency of support services
  • Frequency of Support Services - Annually
  • Frequency of Support Services- Bi-Annually
  • Frequency of Support Services - Monthly
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PIXOLOGIC Sculptris Reviews

Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
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“3D Model and design"

The software provides all the necessary tools for 3D Model and design and it can also develop realistic renders directly in ZBrush with lighting and atmospheric effects.
Business Analyst,Company Name Classified
Business Analyst, Company Name Classified
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“Create highly customizable models"

This software is really fantastic in making highly realistic models and animations.it is highly customizable and very easy and simple to use.
Vice President,Company Name Classified
Vice President, Company Name Classified
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“Very easy to use interface"

I am really impressed by the kind of User Interface designed for the software compared to other 3D Modeling and software. I can easily customize the software it according to my use. It can easily accommodate the demands of the work that is frequent within the software.
General Manager,Company Name Classified
General Manager, Company Name Classified
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“Real sculpting experience"

I love the Zbrush Dynamesh which gives the real sculpting experience. The user can use it in the way they want by taking it from the low resolution to high resolution while Dynamesh is active.
Head - Product Management,Buyer Healthcare
Head - Product Management, Buyer Healthcare
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“Sculpting the 3D models. It"

I use ZBrush for sculpting the 3D models. It is simply amazing the way it works. I have always been Impressed by the features of the software.
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PIXOLOGIC Sculptris Presence in 3D Animation Software
Pixologic offers a line of 3D animation products and services to creative professionals, illustrators, and artist. The company’s products cater to various industries such as, movies & VFX, designing, illustration adverting, 3D printing, automotive and education. Its products have contributed in various film production which has captured a significant base by creating animation in movies, such as Jurassic World, Star Wars Episode 7, and Godzilla. The company’s strategic intent is in its multiple ways of selling its products. For instance, the company offers its products and services through ecommerce portals, resellers, and channel partners. For instance, Cdds Solutions is a direct reseller and partner of Pixologic products. Also, Pixologic has its own online store to sell its flagship product ZBrush, which majorly strengthens its distribution channel, and gives the company a competitive edge over others in selling their products to end-users. The company follows strategic partnerships and new product launches model for business development in the 3D animation market. Pixologic has formed a number of partnerships to enhance its product portfolio and market reach across verticals. In 2016, Formlabs, a maker of 3D printer, has partnered with Pixologic to develop digital creative designs into a physical form. With this partnership, ZBrush software could produce a high-quality sculpture, more realistic design into life for gaming, movies and TV commercials using Formlabs 3D printer. The digital artist could process its design through PreForm software and print model from the 3D printer. Pixologic is also developing new products and technologies. In 2016, ZBrushCore is an entry level product and its features support users either beginners or professional artists.

Top PIXOLOGIC Sculptris Features

#1 Product Features and Functionality / Software Features
#2 Software Features / 3d Rendering
#3 Software Features / Sculpting
#4 Software Features / Texturing
#5 Software / 3D Animation

PIXOLOGIC Sculptris QUADRANTS

PIXOLOGIC Sculptris has chosen it’s strengths in these 3 territories
  • Niche Quadrant

    All-North America

  • Niche Quadrant

    Education-All

  • Niche Quadrant

    Media and Entertainment-All