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  1. AHDD Designer

    V-Ray 5 for form•Z Beta now available

    FZ 9.2 beta and Vray 5 downloaded and installed. I couldn't go into depth yet, but I played around a bit. So much in the first instance: The installation worked wonderfully right away. The two betas work prima vista well. The render is very fast. I'm so excited about this that I'd like to announce it and encourage other users to test it. iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019) 3.6 GHz Intel Core i9 Mac OS 10.14.6 Mojave
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    V-Ray 5 for form•Z Beta now available

    Great. I'm in the process of downloading and installing the software. I am excited...
  3. AHDD Designer

    V-Ray update

    Makes me wonder too....
  4. AHDD Designer

    Tool Manager and Tool Palette oddities

    I have also known this problem for years. That's why I don't dare make adjustments to the layout so as not to destroy the existing order.
  5. AHDD Designer

    Is there a shadow catcher in VRay?

    This is really very helpful!
  6. AHDD Designer

    VRay 5 beta progress?

    +1
  7. Hello Tech Will there actually be another statement from you on this topic at some point? I mean by that: What is the future of Form.Z? What are the strategies? I would still be very interested in this!
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    Why form•z is not popular any more:

    Hello Tech Will there actually be another statement from you on this topic at some point? I mean by that: What is the future of Form.Z? What are the strategies? I would still be very interested in this!
  9. AHDD Designer

    Why form•z is not popular any more:

    Would you also like to share this opinion with us ... ?
  10. AHDD Designer

    Why form•z is not popular any more:

    Interesting idea. I have already posted something similar here in this forum. However, I suggested a collaboration with the company Ashlar. From my point of view, the challenges there are similar:
  11. AHDD Designer

    Why form•z is not popular any more:

    My contributions on the subject of UI have nothing at all to do with «product bashing». On the contrary: I have a deep commitment to Form.Z – and a deep concern. Have a look: I got to know this software in 1995 during my industrial design studies. I have been using it since then and it helps me earn my daily bread at my workplace. I am dependent on this software. That worries me a lot because I always fear that one day it will no longer exist. It is even more likely that I won't be able to buy a new iMac because it will only run the latest software versions And v9 is simply not yet suitable for daily work from my point of view. For example: As a long-time user, it is simply problematic for me if I don't trust myself to place palettes differently Because I never know whether they can still be found later. Can you imagine what that's like for someone who is evaluating the product? And then paired with a look that gives the feeling of having installed an old version... Besides, it is not only the question of the «aesthetic design» of the UI that makes a well-maintained software today. Take a look at how others do it: There you can see perspectives as movies with the upcoming implementations. There are regular tutorials on YouTube and in their own forums. There is a download section that explains exactly which build is up to date and which issues have been fixed and which are still in the pipeline. Personally, I am sad that «my» programme, in particular, cannot offer me a home, subjectively speaking.
  12. AHDD Designer

    Why form•z is not popular any more:

    I have tried the export to TwinMotion/Unreal and actually find this option very interesting. But for me, the development of this plugin is first and foremost a sign of life from Form.Z - for that I am very grateful. But... and if you would please also pay attention to my contribution just above: I am a creator, a designer - and I work on average 8 hours a day at the computer and with your software. When I create something beautiful and functional, I also want my tools to be beautiful and functional, or to reflect these attributes. That is the alpha and omega of why design exists.
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    Why form•z is not popular any more:

    Hi Tech So you are saying: «We can find no communication with our sales or support teams from you so you have no basis for your comment that we are not responsive.» I have been using FormZ since 1995 . Since version 7, the user interface and its stability has been a tragedy. For years I have tried to draw your attention to this with constructive contributions by E-Mail or here in the Form. Here are a few examples:
  14. AHDD Designer

    Why form•z is not popular any more:

    Oh, that would be really great. I would encourage you to go over there and offer your assistance. If I wasn't at home in Europe, I might even do that...
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    Form Z version 9.1.0 (Build A396)

    Yes exactly, I absolutely agree! For years I have been struck by the fact that the update processes at Form.Z are so unclear. Most of the time I only find out about an update by chance and moreover it is not clear to me which version and build# exactly is ready for download. I would also like to have a list of which bugs have been fixed and which bugs have not yet been fixed but are in the pipeline. This is also the way it is with other programmes...
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