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Lightwave 3d

LightWave 3D is a computer graphics software for modeling, animating, and rendering 3D content. The program was developed by NewTek and has been used in film, television, motion graphics, digital matte painting, visual effects design and game development. It includes advanced tools for polygonal and subdivision surface modeling as well as rigging characters for animation. LightWave 3D also offers rendering with global illumination systems such as radiosity to create realistic lighting scenarios without excessive tweaking of settings using the built-in renderer or support for third-party renderers. In addition to its own object file format (.lwo), it supports other industry-standard formats like .obj and .fbx. Its interface can be customized through scripting in LScript or Python using its SDK (Software Development Kit).

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