SOFTIMAGE|XSI version 5.0 now shipping

October 5, 2005


Avid Technology is shipping SOFTIMAGE|XSI version 5.0, the latest edition of its 3-D animation software.

XSI v.5.0 software includes a wide range of new features, including non-destructive character tools and a comprehensive set of migration tools for Maya users.

In addition to a broad range of new features, SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.5.0 includes the GATOR attribute transfer system for re-purposing properties and animation between models; native 64-bit support for XSI and mental ray 3.4 software to create and render extremely complex scenes and a new gigapolygon core that leverages multi-processor and multi-core platforms with a revolutionary memory management system.

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