Autodesk 3dsmaxTM is used for 3D modeling & animation. It is widely used in TV,movies, architecture studios & game development. Autodesk 3ds Max is used in designing popular games like World of Warcraft, Need for Speed, Call of Duty etc. Examples of 3ds Max in movies include 2012, Avatar, Iron Man, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Transformers, X-men etc.
Autodesk® Maya® is used to create animation with the help of various tools for modeling, simulation, visual effects, matchmoving, compositing & rendering. It finds application in films, TV, architecture & automotive design. Maya has been behind the stunning visuals seen in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Kung Fu Panda, Transformers, etc. It has also been used in games like FIFA 09, Prince of Persia, etc.
ZBrush is used for digital sculpting too used for modeling, texturing & painting.
Sculpting software allows users to manipulate digital objects (painting, giving shape & texture etc) and create realistic animation. Zbrush has been used in popular movies like The Lord of the rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, Transformers etc & games like Half life 2, Prince of Persia, World of Warcraft etc.
It is a popular 3D character animation software. It is preferred by professionals world wide for motion capture & keyframe animation due to features like real-time display tools, inverse kinematics, facial & skeletal animation, etc.
Stop motion animation technique is used to show physical objects in animation film 'moving on their own'. Stop Motion Pro is a simple, easy-to-use software that helps you edit frames into movies & add sound and other effects.
V-Ray is a popular rendering engine software used in graphics & animation. Rendering is the process of getting 2D image or animation output from a 3D model. V-Ray can be effectively used with 3D software like 3ds Max, Maya, Sketchup, Softimage, etc. V-Ray is used for creating quality animation in movies, video games & architecture etc.
Adobe After Effects is a popular post-production software used to add special effects to animation films, TV shows, commercials, etc. We see various examples of After Effects in movies such as the opening sequence for an sci-fi film, or Harry Potter's magic spells.
The word 'Photoshop' is so popular that it has become a verb now! It is used for 'editing' images, photographs, scanned art etc. Photoshop is widely applied in TV, movies, media & advertising, training, web development etc.
Apple Final Cut Pro is an industry level non-linear editing software. Its user-friendly interface makes it the preferred choice for creating quality animation, motion graphics & sound inputs. Final Cut Pro is used in television, films, & advertising. Examples of Final Cut Pro at work in films include The Cold Mountain, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, etc.
Adobe Premiere is used for editing (adding titles, visual effects, etc) 3D animation & graphics. It is used in many popular TV shows & movies.
Eyeon Fusion is a powerful node-based compositing software. It is used widely in movies, television, advertising, medicine, architecture etc. Eyeon Fusion is preferred in 3D animation & VFX applications for its features like rotoscoping, paint tools, advanced look-up tables, etc. Examples of Fusion used in movies - Terminator Salvation, Snakes on a Plane, 300, etc.
Nuke is used for node-based compositing, used mainly in post-production work in TV, advertising, & movies. Nuke has been used in the production of high quality visual effects in films like Tron: Legacy, Black Swan, Avatar etc.
GameBryo is one of the industry's most preferred game engine used to create quality video games. Its features like a comprehensive toolset, flexible workflow, and prototyping abilities make it a popular choice for game designers.