Autodesk has announced a Mac version of its organic sculpting tool Mudbox 2009.
It joins a raft of new 2009 Mac versions announced at MacWorld in San Francisco, including compositing software Toxik and image-based modelling tool ImageModeler.
“Given the growing adoption of Mac OS X and the production requirements of the Mac community, we’re excited to offer these premiere creative tools to Mac artists,” said Stig Gruman, Digital Entertainment Group vice president, Autodesk Media & Entertainment.
“Autodesk’s product offerings will empower artistic vision and provide Mac users with the tools to bring their creative ideas to life.”
Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations, added: "Mac OS X Leopard, combined with our powerful Mac hardware, offers creative and design specialists a compelling platform for creating everything from stunning 2D visual effects to advanced 3D models for digital entertainment. We’re thrilled that Autodesk is expanding its Mac 2D and 3D software offerings for our creative professionals."