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MakeVR: an application for beginners to design 3D content

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  • MakeVR: to easily create your 3D objects in virtual reality
  • MakeVR allows you to 3D print your creations

Released yesterday, MakeVR is now available on Viveport. Created by the “Sixsense” group, the application uses a powerful computer-aided design (CAD) engine. However, no particular concept of design or drawing is necessary to create your own objects. The tool is intuitive, very easy to use and is open to all ages as well as to beginners.



MakeVR: to easily create your 3D objects in virtual reality

At the border between “Tilt Brush” and “SculptrVR”, MakeVR is a creative software which allows you to very easily create 3D objects. The important difference with the previous software is that MakeVR is above all very easy to use and does not require special knowledge or artistic talent particular, just imagination. The manipulation is above all easy so that the technique does not interfere with creativity.

It is possible to use pre-existing shapes or to download a 3D file. The manipulation of the different elements composing your creation is done very simply with the controllers of HTC Vive. The only requirements for creating original objects, having two hands and imagination ... MakeVR is a simple and intuitive application for all ages. The use of the Room Scale allows a significant immersion and to be able to manipulate the elements in all directions as if they were physically there.

MakeVR allows you to 3D print your creations

The MakeVR software does not only allow you to create objects in virtual reality since a function is available for bring them to life by 3D printing them. Thanks to a partnership between MakeVR and the company Shapeways, it is possible to download the file of your creation in 3D and ask the American firm to print, on its 3D printers, your original creation in the material and color of your choice. . Printing prices are based on your choices. Looks like Shapeways delivers all over the world.



To note that MakeVR requires an HTC Vive headset, controllers and a Room Scale in order to operate. MakeVR is available on Viveport for $ 19.99. A more complete pro version is also in preparation.. You can see the software trailer shared by the publisher "Sixsense" below:



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