DAZ Productions Inc., a leading developer of professional-quality 3D software and models, announced today the beta version of its DAZ Studioâ„¢ 3D Bridge for PhotoshopÂ© plug-in. Compatible with Photoshop 7, CS, CS2 and CS3, this new plug-in allows DAZ Studio users to automatically apply 3D imagery and artwork to any Photoshop project. The limited-time public beta version of the DAZ Studio 3D Bridge for Photoshop is now available for free download at
To help users build their 3D Photoshop library, DAZ is additionally offering a free 3D Bridge Starter Bundle, valued at over $230. The 3D Bridge Starter Bundle contains DAZâ€™s best-selling Aiko 3 Base with several textures, hairstyles and poses; a Millennium dragon, cat and dog; a futuristic car, and the ever popular EmotiGuy.
â€œWith a community of over 500,000 members, DAZâ€™s goal is to continually bring 3D to the masses, and this product allows artists of all levels to incorporate 3D into their everyday workflow,â€? said Dan Farr, president of DAZ 3D. â€œTo support increased demand by Photoshop users for 3D applications, DAZ is proud to offer this exciting new plug-in.â€?
The DAZ Studio 3D Bridge for Photoshop makes it easy for users to do the following:
â€¢ View 3D scenes as Photoshop layers
â€¢ Change objects and figures simultaneously
â€¢ Render directly into Photoshop
â€¢ Import, export and modify image maps and textures onto 3D models in Photoshop
â€¢ Composite 2D and 3D content seamlessly
â€¢ Access DAZâ€™s full library of quality 3D content
DAZ Studio boasts many robust features including a full-color OpenGL Preview, integration with the powerful 3DelightÂ® Render Engine (compliant with Pixarâ€™s RenderManÂ®), and Fast-Timeâ„¢ Rendering via the userâ€™s video card hardware. DAZ Studio comes with three pre-configured 3D content scenes that are ready to be loaded and rendered into fantastic art at the push of a button. With its powerful content management system, DAZ Studio makes it easy to create, organize and access virtual scenes, objects and images. DAZ Studio also features a comprehensive PoserÂ® animation and content import functionality which allows users to load and modify their favorite Poser content. To view a detailed list of DAZ Studioâ€™s features, please visit
Pricing and Availability
The DAZ Studio 3D Bridge for Photoshop plug-in is available in both PC and Mac formats and is compatible with Photoshop 7, CS, CS2 and CS3. The 1.0 version will be available for purchase in spring 2008. The public beta version is currently available for free and is valid until midnight MST on June 30, 2008. DAZ Studio is free of charge and is available on Windows 98Â® SE or higher and MacÂ® OSX 10.3 or higher. For compatibility information and to download copies of DAZ Studio, the DAZ Studio 3D Bridge for Photoshop (public beta) and the free 3D Bridge Starter Bundle, users must register for a free account on the DAZ 3D Website (
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About DAZ 3Dâ„¢
Founded in 2000, DAZ Productions, Inc, a privately-held company located in Draper, Utah, is a market leader in 3D software and digital content creation. The company’s model library is renowned for its high-quality 3D content at the industry’s most competitive prices. DAZ 3D also develops powerful software applications that support its content, including BryceÂ®, a 3D environment and animation package; CarraraÂ®, a complete 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution; DAZ Studioâ„¢, a free 3D digital art creation tool; Hexagonâ„¢, polygonal modeling software for the creation of â€?ready-to-renderâ€? 3D models; and Mimicâ„¢, a lip-synching application. For more information, visit
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Heidi Lowell, (503) 796-9822,
Tracy Brawley, (503) 796-9822,
DAZ Productions Inc.
12637 South 265 West #300
Draper, Utah 84020
(801) 495-1787 (Fax)