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Author Topic: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?  (Read 2755 times)

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Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« on: May 23, 2012, 05:41:30 pm »

I've been using the latest version 0.97, but should I use an earlier version like 0.95 instead? Will all current ASL scripts work with 0.95 or are some specifically written for 0.97? Thanks Leroy.
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2012, 07:17:41 am »

0.97 is perfectly stable, it just has a few partially-integrated (ie. not fully GUI supported) features such as the ART renderer attributes so it is technically a 'preview' rather than a full version.  I have been using it instead of 0.95 since it came out with no stability issues.  All ASL scripts should be supported as far as I know.
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2012, 06:15:51 pm »

Thanks, it would seem that 0.97 is the best version to use as when I run 0.95 some scripts don't load/display compared to 0.97. I also like that the debug window can be disabled in 0.97. Anim8or, really is quite an excellent modeling tool. I seem to prefer it over Truespace in many ways. I've got my fingers crossed that future Anim8or development eventually resumes to add more features to an already fine work of computing knowledge. Kudos, to Steve and the others who see the true value of Anim8or. Cheers, Leroy.
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2012, 09:11:00 pm »

I think I'll try out 9.7 too. I've been using .95 since I discovered Anim8or.
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2012, 01:33:11 am »

WHOA! I can't imagine life WITHOUT .97 anymore! I used .95 in the past, but .97 (after learning what made it much more advantageous) is so big a jump that you're missing out by not having it.
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2012, 02:54:54 pm »

I did notice that my renders look more realistic now, but that could just be me
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2012, 10:03:35 pm »

Might be that sugar pill 'placebo' effect... You think it's doing something when it's not. Idk, if you only rendered with the Scanline, it can't be much different.
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2012, 10:06:28 pm »

I think I'll try out 9.7 too. I've been using .95 since I discovered Anim8or.

It would be a good choice as some scripts don't show up in 0.95. I guess because they were written for 0.97?
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2012, 11:08:11 pm »

I do only render with Scanline, and I've never tried out any scripts so... yeah.
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Re: Which is the most stable version of Anim8or to use?
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2012, 03:49:10 am »

I do only render with Scanline.

...*Facepalm*
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