Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Daniel K. Libisch AKA “Cactus Dan” created a set of plug-ins for Cinema 4D called CD Tools. These plug-ins were invaluable for character rigging within Cinema 4D. The community, including our very own Mike Batchelor, have a great deal of respect for Cactus Dan.
We at INSYDIUM have been fortunate enough to receive the code from Dan’s family & friends and would like to enable his tools to live on.
With the creation of our new bridge, we have been able to get the full set of Cactus Dan’s CD Tools working within Cinema 4D versions R14 – R20*.
Soon you’ll be able to download and enjoy CD Tools for FREE in our new Community Area.
The team have been busy testing many other 3rd Party Plugins in R20 using our Bridge, with great success. We hope to make this Bridge freely available to Cinema 4D users shortly.
*Please note, there will be no support provided for CD Tools.
28th Nov 1954 - 20th Sept 2016
I highly recommend anyone using X-Particles to use it in tandem with Cycles 4D. The bridge between the two allows for some amazing effects and control over the appearance of your particle systems. Being a regular Cinema 4D user also meant that Cycles 4D was fairly easy to pick up and integrate into our workflow. - Matthew Encina Blind.com
X-Particles 4 is amazing, everything feels like an upgrade, not only the plethora of new features but the existing ones have seen some major boosts! - Jon Bosley
Cycles 4d is the render engine I’ve always wanted to have as a C4D artist. It’s a feature rich engine that doesn’t ask you to change the way you work to get the render you want. You can render entirely procedurally, or with image textures. It doesn’t feel like a plug-in at all, it feels like an update. - Casey Hupke
I find this is the absolute go-to anytime that I want to do anything with particles… There are so many possibilities and great looks you can achieve with even just some really simple setups - Mike “Beeple” Winkelman
Playing with TP and Xpresso is a thing of the past for me now. - Ash Thorp
Territory use X-Particles a lot when it comes to detailed simulations for feature film UI. The ease of use means we can turn work around quickly without sacrificing a demanding quality bar - David Sheldon-Hicks / Founder and creative director / Territory Studio
Designer-friendly and technically advanced, simply powerful and art direction-able, X-Particles is an integral tool of my workflow, always impressed how Insydium are constantly developing and refining the most important toolset for Cinema 4D. - Motion Designer; Director; Brett Morris
X-Particles is an essential tool in my creative workflow - whether it be for creating daily images or commercial client projects. It allows me to quickly and intuitively throw together visual concepts or drill down into more complex, technical setups. The integrated interactive and video manual are outstanding, and if you can’t get the answers there, the support team are personal and very quick to help out. - Joey Camacho, Raw & Rendered