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Maxon Acquires 3D Sculpting App forger

Creator Javier Edo Meseguer’s iOS app brings production-level sculpting to mobile devices.

Maxon has acquired forger, a digital 3D sculpting and texture painting application for iOS. Conceived over a decade ago by Javier Edo Meseguer, forger offers desktop-class, professional-level sculpting workflows on mobile devices.

Forger features an intuitive multitouch interface and a comprehensive collection of sculpting brushes and tools. Powerful remeshing algorithms as well as masking and layering capabilities make concept- and production-level sculpting on a mobile device possible. The ability to import/export OBJ and Alembic file formats further facilitates mobile to desktop workflows.

“We are always looking for ways to expand the creative freedom and capabilities of our artistic community,” commented David McGavran, CEO. “We love the fun and immediacy that forger’s workflow on iPad offers for sculpting and painting. We look forward to exploring what more it can bring to our users. Javier is a respected programmer who has dedicated himself to developing tools that expand and enhance the everyday needs of production artists, and we’re thrilled to have him join the Maxon team.”

forger supports all iOS devices (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch), although it benefits from the extra workspace found in the larger devices and makes great use of the performance benefits that iPad Pro(s) bring to the table. It also supports Apple Pencil.

forger creator Meseguer has also become a permanent part of the Maxon family.

forger is currently available on the Apple App Store.

Source: Maxon

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