SMITH MICRO SOFTWARE Shade3D in 3D Animation Software

Smith Micro is a developer of cutting-edge yet affordable software with applications in graphics illustration and animation. It is the creator of Poser, a solution for 3D Figure Animation and Design; Moho, a comprehensive 2D animation solution; MotionArtist, an intuitive service for comic animation and presentation design; and Rebelle 3, an application for painting hyper-realistic digital images. Smith Micro’s clients include major entertainment studios, professional artists, and world-renowned graphics professionals, who rely on its solutions to create television shows, movies, TV advertising, 3D gaming, internet media content, and visual designs.

USP :

Smith Micro has a comprehensive portfolio of 2D/3D graphics and visual messaging products for creating and sharing rich content. It leverages the power of interactive 3D figure design in order to portray human diversity, form, and expression.  Poser Pro 11 by Smith Micro is a proven solution for creating animation and art with 3D characters. It renders photorealistic images and videos for print, web, and film projects. Through Poser Pro 11, users can easily design and animate 3D human figures. Creation can range from cartoon images to photorealistic content.

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SMITH MICRO SOFTWARE Poser detailed analysis

Product Maturity
Company Maturity
Use Case Maturity
Most IMPORTANT
0.0
0.0
0.0
Product Features and Functionality
2.65
4.50
2.30
Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings
2.55
3.45
3.80
Delivery
2.35
3.15
3.55
System Requirement
1.00
3.75
3.65
Support and Services
1.60
3.20
1.60
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PARTICIPATING QUADRANTS

SMITH MICRO SOFTWARE Poser has chosen it’s strengths in these 3 territories
  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Europe

    17 Participants

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Asia-Pacific

    13 Participants

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-North America

    22 Participants

STRENGTHS
  • Product Maturity / End-Users / Game Designer
    Enable human form
    Smith Micro Poser enable human form easily accessible with an intuitive user interface. It quickly includes human and models for designing. It provides all features in a real 3D environment for a realistic depth, lighting and shadowing on different figure in any pose. Show More
  • Product Maturity / End-Users / Game Designer
    Figure Design
    Poser can quickly create shape variations with brush based morphing tools. Show More
  • Product Maturity
    Content
    Poser has inbuilt human and animal models to quickly starts design and posing immediately. It is easy to click and drag to pose body parts, sculpt faces and create ethnic varieties. Show More
  • Product Maturity / Software Features / 3d Rendering
    Rendering
    Poser’s powerful lighting and rendering tools can create high-quality artistic effects. It can customize the final output in multiple styles including photorealism, sketch, cartoon, silhouette, real-time comic book mode. Show More
  • Product Maturity / Software / 3D Animation
    Animation
    Poser animation tool can create amazing natural look animation without any repetition involved in creating figures. It contains automatic keyframe creation, non-linear animation, lip syncing and a walk simulator to make it easy the animation process. Show More
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    3d animation
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    3dModelling
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    3d Rendering
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Dynamics and Effects
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Motion Graphics
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Shading
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Texturing
  • Product Maturity / Medium of Delivery of Support Services
    Remote Support
  • Product Maturity / Software
    3D Animation
  • Product Maturity / Software
    3D Modeling
  • Product Maturity / Software
    3D Rendering
  • Product Maturity / Services offered
    Education & Training
  • Product Maturity / Software
    Special Effects
  • Product Maturity / Services offered
    Support & Maintenance
  • Product Maturity / Delivery of Software and Services
    Directly
WEAKNESSES
  • Product Maturity / End-Users / Modeler
    Obsolete Interface
    Smith Micro Poser user interface modeler lacks in frequent updates and hasn’t changed in years. Show More
  • Product Maturity / Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings / ...
    Slow UI
    The UI is bit slow and very hard to navigate and it takes a lot of time for rendering. Show More
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Digital Painting
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Pipeline Integration
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Rigging
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Sculpting
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Simulation
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Other Software features offered
  • Product Maturity / Number of Supported Platforms/OS
    Linux
  • Product Maturity / Number of Supported Platforms/OS
    Others(AmigaOS, AROS, MorpOS, FreeBSD, Android)
  • Product Maturity / Medium of Delivery of Support Services
    On-Site Support
  • Product Maturity / Services offered
    Consulting Services
  • Product Maturity / Services offered
    Integration & Deployment
  • Product Maturity / Software
    Other Softwares
  • Product Maturity / Services offered
    Others, please specify- 3D Animation software Services
  • Product Maturity / Delivery of Software and Services
    Through Partners / Third-Party Vendors
  • Product Maturity / Pre-Sales Support
    Dedicated Account Manager (DAM)
  • Product Maturity / Deployment Mode
    Hosted / On-Cloud
  • Product Maturity / Pre-Sales Support
    Proof of Concept
  • Product Maturity / Mode of Delivery
    Full Time Equivalent
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TOP FEATURES
  • Product Features and Functionality
    Software Features
  • End-Users
    Game Designer
  • Software Features
    3d Rendering
  • Software
    3D Animation
  • End-Users
    Special Effects Animator
  • Mode of Delivery / Subscription
    Licensing
  • End-Users
    VFX Artists
  • Delivery of Software and Services
    Directly
  • Software Features
    Dynamics and Effects
  • Software Features
    Texturing

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SMITH MICRO SOFTWARE Poser Presence in 3D Animation Software

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TOP REVIEWS

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Internal Analyst,MnM
Internal Analyst, MnM
#12 in 3D Animation Software 10 Reviews

“Enables photorealistic renderings"

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Adobe systems offers its products and services under three core segments: digital media, digital marketing, and print & publishing, whereas Autodesk software includes 3DS Max, MAYA, Revit, Autodesk rendering, and VRED and AutoDeSys allows you to create photorealistic renderings based on the LightWorks rendering engine.
Internal Analyst,MnM
Internal Analyst, MnM
#12 in 3D Animation Software 10 Reviews

“Brand visualization"

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Adobe offers Adobe Dimension and helps create product mockups, brand visualisations, packaging designs and more with 3D animation software tool.
Internal Analyst,MnM
Internal Analyst, MnM
#12 in 3D Animation Software 10 Reviews

“More 3D tools"

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Adobe creates product mockups, brand visualisations, packaging designs and more with 3D tools
Internal Analyst,MnM
Internal Analyst, MnM
#9 in 3D Animation Software 7 Reviews

“Advanced 3D modeling technology"

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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
Internal Analyst,MnM
Internal Analyst, MnM
#7 in 3D Animation Software 8 Reviews

“Consistent results"

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NIVIDIA refines its image until completion, providing consistent results from interactive editing to final frame
Internal Analyst,MnM
Internal Analyst, MnM
#2 in 3D Animation Software 8 Reviews

“ Enhances the creativity process"

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Newtek includes LightWave 3D, NevronMotion, and ChronoSculpt. It offers motion plugin, network software, and rendering tools to enhance the creativity process
Internal Analyst,MnM
Internal Analyst, MnM
#3 in 3D Animation Software 8 Reviews

“In-house development"

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Maxon along with its subsidiaries develops and sells 3D animation software to customers in creative industries such as architecture, crafts, product design, graphic and fashion design, and film animation.
Internal Analyst,MnM
Internal Analyst, MnM
#6 in 3D Animation Software 8 Reviews

“ User-friendly"

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Corel is consistently offering business efficiency, graphics, and operating systems solutions and is committed for delivering competitive technology with user friendly products.
Head - Product Management,Buyer Healthcare
Head - Product Management, Buyer Healthcare
#9 in 3D Animation Software 7 Reviews

“Excellent tool"

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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.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#9 in 3D Animation Software 7 Reviews

“Real time visualization"

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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.
Business Analyst,Company Name Classified
Business Analyst, Company Name Classified
#9 in 3D Animation Software 7 Reviews

“User-friendly"

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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.
Business Analyst,Company Name Classified
Business Analyst, Company Name Classified
#9 in 3D Animation Software 7 Reviews

“Best animation tool"

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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.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#13 in 3D Animation Software 7 Reviews

“Great software"

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It’s a great software that offers unlimited, integrated 3D environment that allows to create and render complex scenes. Amazing solution for camera projections for set replacements and other tasks where one needs to simulate a "real" environment.
Business Analyst,Company Name Classified
Business Analyst, Company Name Classified
#8 in 3D Animation Software 8 Reviews

“Amazing extension"

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SketchUP is an awesome tool for planning out a 3D space quickly, without needing much 3D design knowledge. The SketchUp Warehouse is also an amazing extension that allows users to use pre-built assets from other users, speeding up the design process even more.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#13 in 3D Animation Software 7 Reviews

“Consistent user interface"

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Consistent user interface throughout its different releases which is very important as whenever there is a studio updates to a new release, the artists need not waste his/her time trying to relearn it again. The software is easy to use and helps in getting work done in an agile way.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#8 in 3D Animation Software 8 Reviews

“Brilliant tool"

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It’s a brilliant way to travel with SketchUp, knowing that users can access, illustrate, and collaborate wherever they are.
Business Analyst,Company Name Classified
Business Analyst, Company Name Classified
#8 in 3D Animation Software 8 Reviews

“Easy to learn"

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Sketch Up is a great animation platform to project architectural and interior design ideas. It is easy to use and easy to learn. It also offers free online tutorial for beginners. It allows users to do multiple projects in a week and need a program where one can import cad files or jpeg floorplans, quickly select walls and build up.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#16 in 3D Animation Software 7 Reviews

“Unique animation tool"

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It’s a unique and multi-faceted software that lets users to quickly get started in character animation without having to worry too much about modeling their characters or props from scratch thanks to its extensive libraries and advanced character morphing abilities.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#8 in 3D Animation Software 8 Reviews

“Easiy Visualization"

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SketchUp Free gives users the convenience of accessing all the tools of SketchUp''s modeler anywhere they have access to the internet. It allows to easily visualize their ideas and concepts before turning them into real projects.
Head - Product Management,Buyer Healthcare
Head - Product Management, Buyer Healthcare
#14 in 3D Animation Software 6 Reviews

“Customizable and more Flexible"

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The software is customizable and more flexible, user can bend the software into whatever is suitable for one’s workflow. It also permits to create logo designs to architectural visualization and game asset creation and animation. Python scripting can be used to automate things and transform complex data models that would be near impossible by hand.

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