Software Updates

Last Updated 4/9/2014

Updates

3D Basic, Interactive, Professional 7.2.2
3D Basic, Interactive, Professional 6.0.9
3D Basic, Interactive, Professional 5.2.7
3D Basic, Interactive, Professional 4.3.8
3D Interactive Version 2 and Version 3 Security Update
Audio Convertors

3D Basic, Interactive, Professional v 7.2.2

In order for this update to install, you must have a fully operating installation of 3D on this computer. The updater only updates from 3D Installations (any version 1 thru 7). To upgrade from earlier Pyware Drill Design products, contact Pygraphics at 800-222-7536 or a Pyware dealer.

Updating from 3D Version 7 is FREE.

Updating from 3D version 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6- a purchase is required and will require a Version 7 Serial Number during installation. If you have already purchased this update, you should have been given the Version 7 Serial Number. If you have not yet purchased this update, you can do so during the update with a Credit Card.

Minimum Hardware Requirements:
1.6 Ghz Dual Core Processor or Greater
2GB of RAM or greater
ATI Radeon HD 4350, NVIDIA GeForce 9400, Intel HD 3000 graphics performance or better
supporting OpenGL 2.0 or better (latest driver recommended)
Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks

Recommended Hardware Requirements:
2.4 Ghz Dual Core Processor or greater
4GB of RAM or greater
ATI Radeon HD 5770, NVIDIA GeForce GT 550 graphics performance or better
supporting OpenGL 2.0 or better (latest driver recommended)
Windows Vista, 7 (64-bit), 8 (64-bit)
Mac OS X10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks

How to update:

  1. Did you create custom uniforms in 7.0? If yes, read this first.
    • Some 7.0 custom uniforms might not display correctly in the enhanced 7.1 Real View. If you use a custom fabric that you created in 7.0, and the uniform doesn’t look right, feel free to send it to us at fabrics@pyware.com and we’ll update the uniform for you. You can still use one of the default uniforms provided in 3D while you wait for your shiny, new custom uniforms.
      Note: This only applies to uniforms. Custom Instrument and flag silks should display correctly.
  2. Click on the appropriate operating system platform.
  3. Save it to a location on your hard disk. Remember the location where you saved it.
  4. Locate the downloaded file corresponding to the correct download on your hard drive and double-click on it to start the update.
  5. Follow the screen prompts.

 

Version 7.2.2 New Features:

  • Print Charts
    • Save As PDF from the Print Charts dialog will now remember the last directory you saved to.
  • New Prop functionality
    • Pit Props now automatically size when they are selected from the pull down menu to the size of the instrument.
    • An image to identify the pit instrument is automatically entered to be used as a reference on the design view.
    • Props now reset the rotation and size when you press the reset button.
    • You can now rotate a prop that is attached to a performer.
    • Props in the Real View now show and Hide with the props on the design view.
    • Props can be chosen to not be printed, in the print charts dialog.
  • Locked/Hidden Performers
    • Hidden or locked performers are no longer printed in the coordinate sheets.
    • Hidden or locked performers are no longer selected with the select all function.
  • Print Coordinates
    • There is now an option to print the coordinates to the closest .1 of a step. This can assist when referencing 6 foot grid ticks while still using an 8 to 5 grid.
  • Movable Floor Covers
    • You will be able to have a different floor cover(movable only) image for the Real view.
      • Save both files with the following file name structure,
        • Design View image: imagename.png
        • Real View image: imagename.rv.png
      • In the floor covers tool choose an image and select the design view image and the software will locate the real view image automatically. This will allow you to have a black and white tarp in the design view and have a full color tarp in the Real View.
  • New Layouts
    • Drumline Battle grid is now available in the layouts folder.
    • Sound Sport Performance grid is now available in the layouts folder.
  • Bug Fixes
    • Corrected issue with the camera movement not being deleted from count 0 when it was selected.
    • Some visuals have been re-ordered in the visuals list.
    • Corrected issue with the Horn Circle not being applied properly.
    • Corrected issue with the Male Band Performer Head size.

 

Version 7.2.1 New Features:

  • Added the ability to set the text box font size in the print charts dialog.
  • Added the standard attention pose to the guard equipment as attention 2.
  • Added links to new updated manuals in the reference menu.
  • Corrected issues with facing over a range.
  • Adjusted the Spins for Rifle and Sabre.
  • Corrected issue with Visuals Tool disappearing.
  • Corrected issue with Facings being printed when the Print Set information is selected.
  • Corrected issue when printing only one selected Performer's Drill Book only printing a blank page.

Version 7.2.0 New Features:

  • Real View
    • New Real View Poses
      • Upper Body
        • Bent Wall Pose, Wall Pose 1, Wall Pose 2, Pin Pose 1, Pin Pose 2, T Pose, Layered Pose 1, Layered Pose 2 R, Layered Pose 2 L, Layered Pose 3 R, Layered Pose 3 L, Attention,Wall Pose 2 Right, Wall Pose 2 Left, Pin Pose 2 Left, Pin Pose 2 Right, T Pose 1, T Pose 2, Layered Pose 1 Left, Layered Pose 1 Right, Pit Play 1, Pit Play 2
      • Lower Body
        • Sit, Wide 2nd Squat, Feet Together, Legs Crossed R, Legs Crossed L, Open 3rd R, Open 3rd L, Left Bent Right Point, Right Bent Left Point, Power Stance R, Power Stance L
    • New Real View Animations
      • Upper Body
        • Horn Circles Counter Clockwise, X Carve, Figure 8 Carve, Butterflies, Windmills
      • Lower Body
        • Rond de Jamb R, Rond de Jamb L, Grand Plie, Plie
    • Real View instrument additions
      • Pit Keyboard
      • Baton (Guard Equipment)
  • Visuals Editor Interface Overhaul.
  • Real View Camera panning is now done in counts versus seconds.
  • Added Delete Camera Movements button.
  • Printing has options to make thicker gridlines and thicker yardlines.
  • Mark time and hold information should now properly show in the PPT.
  • Reduced performance overhead in regards to Performers.

 

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue with Real View animation not working properly with props.
  • Left Foot lead marching style now correct.
  • Corrected issue with feet not closing when coming to a halt.
  • Corrected issue with the fabric not being loaded when you have the real view minimized.
  • Corrected issue with the ground texture being removed at incorrect times.
  • Corrected Distortion of the Real View Title bar when Minimized on Mac OS 10.9

 

Version 7.1.7 New Features:

  • Added Groups of 3,5,7 to the divide into knife function.
  • Adjusted the Coordinate formatting when a performer is exactly on the 50 the coordinate formatting will be adjusted properly instead of run together.
  • Adjusted the Print Thicker Gridlines to only thicken the Major Division lines to help differentiate the line types.
  • Adjusted grid dot size so that it will now print properly on most printers.
  • Flags have been redesigned to use the custom template to give more customization and flexibility.
  • Adjusted the print size of the textbox font.
  • Added option to zoom the Top chart of the Drill book.
  • Adjusted the zoom of the Middle chart of the Drill book to show longer pathways.
  • Corrected the issue with some default items not being saved in the print coordinates dialog.
  • Added option to print only selected Coordinates based on the charts selected in the Print Charts Dialog.
  • Added the Option to Print the Title in the Coordinate line. (This is limited to the First 7 characters of the Title.)
  • Added the Option to change the terminology for the yard line, sideline and step references for 5 foot and 6 foot grids.
  • Added the Option to print a notes from the Production sheet to the bottom Blank area of the Drill chart. You are able to select what notes column this information is printed from. (It will show the first 9 lines of the text block.)

 

Version 7.1.5 New Features:

  • When in point/scatter tool, if you match and add new point it will prompt you before it rematches the performers.
  • Corrected the Visual Editor not applying correct instrument animation when changing equipment but not selecting animation position.
  • Corrected the issue with the FTL Tool Mirror not mirroring properly after you change the leader.
  • Corrected issue where the Real View would go white when changing Skys.
  • Corrected issue with Window sorting on the Windows os.
  • Props less than 6 foot tall print below performers on the design view.
  • Preview animation/design shows the proper custom uniform.
  • Label font attributes now properly update and print.

Version 7.1.4 New Features:

  • Lighting effects are now disabled with shadows. This will improve performance on lower end and older graphics cards such as the Nvidia Geforce 9400.
  • Corrected the Revert button not being visible on the Track tool for Windows computers.
  • Corrected issue with the Label tool not properly changing Real View Performer Equipment.
  • Corrected issue with deleting all textboxes applied to all pages, if you added more than one set of the same Template.
  • Corrected issue with the Bold option for the Printed label not saving in the Document options.
  • Added the prompt to save every time you close the software.
  • Corrected the issue when you have 3 digits on a page tab on mac the numbers are not showing properly.
  • Corrected issue with Reference menu items not launching properly.

Version 7.1.3 New Features:

  • Improved Performance for 32 bit installation.
  • Improved Memory allocation when opening drills.
  • Corrected issue with Duplicating a file as a new name.
  • Corrected issue with Show Symbols not operating properly in the Rotate Tool
  • Corrected issue with the Horizontal/Vertical Padlock in the Push Tool.

Version 7.1.2 New Features:

  • Added Drill Template functionality to new files.
  • Added the functionality to adjust the localization language in Application Options.
  • Corrected issue with audio file not being located on localized languages.

Version 7.1.1 New Features:

  • Corrected issue with Console not displaying all text properly.
  • Corrected issue with Swap 2 positions function not selecting an option by default.
  • New Fabric Templates.
  • New Default Fabrics.

 

Version 7.1.0 New Features:

  • Multiple Undo/Redo
  • Colored Page Tabs
  • Audio sync by page
  • Custom Yard Line Markers
  • Production Sheet Data can now be displayed in the Real View
  • Added Time Stamps to Text Boxes
  • Symbol changes in a drill can now apply uniform and equipment changes in the Real View
  • Lock/Unlock performers
  • Copy, Cut and Paste sections of drill
  • Copy and Paste Visuals
    • Paste sequence Visuals.
    • Invert pasted Visuals
  • Swap Real View Cameras between main view and picture in picture view
  • Import/Export Audio Sync
  • Drop down menu to change field layout from the main window
  • New Gluestick grouping option
  • Add/Remove Text Box templates from all sets at once
  • Real View:
    • New Venues: Gymnasiums (square and rectangular)
    • New Props:
      • Dome, Pyramid (3 and 4 sided), Cone, Torus, Tube
      • Pit Instruments:
        • Accessory rack, Concert Bass Drum, Gong, Marimba, Xylophone, Speakers, Timpani, Vibraphone
    • New Dusk and Night skies
    • New choices on ground type around venue (grass, concrete)
    • New Visuals:
      • Kneel left/right, lean left/right, open 2nd position, Wide 2nd, Squat
    • New Drum Major Hat
    • More realistic stride on alternative paces
    • New Sky and Ground Options
      • Option to set default Real View Settings for new files
      • Layouts can save all Real View Settings (Venue, Sky, Ground, Surface)
  • Coordinate Printouts: easier to understand terms
  • Localization for Japanese, Chinese
  • Import Real View Visuals in Cast List Editor
  • Console Panel
    • 3 sizes (dependant on Tool Palette size in Application Options)
    • Added display of smallest stride in addition to largest stride
  • Performer Symbol and Label added to Drillbook Cover
  • Default top margin increased on drill chart printouts so information is not cut off by hole punches
    • For existing installations you can adjust your margin in the Print Preview window under page setup.
      • .5 “ Top Margin should allow enough room for the 3 Hole punch accommodation.
  • Bridging to existing transition has been added to all tools
    • Animation re-floats and accounts for curved pathways when overwriting an existing transition
    • This eliminates the need to reMorph or ReFloat a transition after a rewrite has been done.

Bug Fixes:

  • Continuation File now properly includes fabrics and props
    • This only occurred inside a production
  • Grid design changes loses surface and venue settings
  • Selection History helper displaying
  • Real View startup failure after restart from installing new Real View assets
  • Corrected issues with grouping reseting after animating.

Version 7.0.4 New Features:

  • Fixed issue when entering performers on any count other than 0 would not have the performers add from that point to the beginning of the drill.
  • Added Control panel options in Application Option under Ease of Access for default settings.
  • Added show symbols to FTL Tool.
  • Added Show Venue Toggle Switch to Real View Window.
  • Added functionality to reset props location.
  • Implemented test for issue with decaying performance on Mac.
  • High School Stadium Venue has been added.
  • Preliminary testing for performance issue reported on Mac.
  • Real View Requirements relaxed for graphics cards that do not have capabilities for shadows but still can run the Real View.
  • It has the popups removed on the tabs on the count track on Mac.
  • Removes old props that are no longer in the drill but may have artifacts later in the drill.
  • Added Symbol Size for print and display. Found in Document Options.
  • Added Label Size for print and display. Found in Document Options.
  • Corrected issue when selecting Compound Move the groupings change.
  • Reduced the window size of the Messages window.
  • Corrected issue with freezing on Mac when playing with Real View window.
  • Props when entering bounding box in an order other than top left to bottom right not showing properly in the Real View.

 

 

Version 7.0.3 New Features:

  • Corrects issues with freezing on launch on machines that do not meet the minimum graphics requirements to run the Real View.

 

Version 7.0.2 New Features:

  • Corrects issues with intermittent freezing during animation.
  • Corrects issues with Document Options not accepting properly when the Real View is not enabled.
  • Corrects issues with downloading optional assets.

 

Version 7.0.1 New Features:

  • Many Real View performance increases.
  • Added New Sample Real View Surfaces, new Sample Floor Covers, new sample Fabrics.
  • New Fabric Templates, Surface Templates, Floor Cover Templates.
  • Computers with below minimum requirements for the Real View will now run properly and display a message that it is not supported on the computer and the Classic Perspective will then be chosen.
  • Corrected issues with transparency in props.

 

3D Basic, Interactive, Professional v 6.0.9

In order for this update to install, you must have a fully operating installation of 3D on this computer. The updater only updates from 3D Installations (any version 1 thru 5). To upgrade from earlier Pyware Drill Design products, contact Pygraphics at 800-222-7536 or a Pyware dealer.

Updating from 3D Version 6 is FREE.

Updating from 3D version 1, 2, 3, 4, 5- a purchase is required and will require a Version 6 Serial Number during installation. If you have already purchased this update, you should have been given the Version 6 Serial Number. If you have not yet purchased this update, you can do so during the update with a Credit Card.

How to update:

  1. Click on the appropriate operating system platform.
    Version 6 Installer for MAC OS X 10.4, 10.5 & 10.6 "Pyware3D.v6.install.zip" (27.4 MB)
    Version 6 Installer for Windows XP, Vista, 7 "Pyware3D.v6.install.exe" (58 MB)
    Save it to a location on your hard disk. Remember the location where you saved it.
  2. Locate the downloaded file corresponding to the correct download on your hard drive and double-click on it to start the update.
  3. Follow the screen prompts.

Hardware Requirements:
1.6 Ghz or greater (Dual Core Processor recommended)
2GB of RAM (Suggested 4GB Ram)
Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 7, 8
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion

Version 6.0.9 New Features:

  • Corrected issue with null pointer on some files.

Version 6.0.8 New Features:

  • Corrected issue with perspective view performance issues on Basic Edition.
  • Corrected issue with Production Coordinate merging incorrectly.

Version 6.0.0 - 6.0.7 New Features:

  • Moved user specific information to a more network friendly location.
  • Corrected issue with the glue dot not disappearing and reappearing when ending groups in the knife/glue tool.
  • Corrected issue with the demo not showing the plug-ins.
  • Corrected issue with the "Create Transition over page tabs not staying up when active."
  • Corrected issue with the Online File Manager select account window not showing properly.
  • Corrected issues with custom figurines not loading properly on some files.
  • Corrected issues with figurines not loading properly on some files.
  • Corrected issues with the length information being displayed on the console incorrectly.
  • Corrected issues with arrows not snaping to the step resolution selected on the console.
  • Corrected issues with the grid shift tool.
  • Corrected issues with step grid not loading properly on some files.
  • Corrected issues with Tool Handle snapping to the grid design resolution.
  • Corrected issues with Naming of Favorites in the Selection History Tool.
  • Corrected issue with the perspective view not refreshing when symbol map referencing undefined symbol.
  • Added space in Figurine Editor for larger color palette.
  • Corrected - In the Tradtional Tool creating a custom transition without ending in “mt” not operating properly.
  • Added the option to assign the label angle and distance for ALL COUNTS.
  • Added the Direction Change Analyzer.
  • Added checking for Backwards Stride in the Stride Analyzer.
  • Added ability to check the facing in the Stride Analyzer.
  • When you hide a yard line marker in the grid designer the yard line marker in the perspective view is hidden as well.
  • Corrected - If you click on the compass in the push tool keep the stride length highlighted to be changed easier.
  • The backfield yardline markers can now be reversed to face the back sideline.
  • Corrected - Morph tool lock intervals function sets the last handle is off of the screen.
  • Corrected - Copy and paste incorrectly showing up in the perspective view.
  • Facing is now loaded properly in version 6 files.
  • Push tool compound move check box remember the last used state.
  • Yard line markers are now able to be adjusted individually.
  • Shortcuts information coming from our own table as opposed to platform specific calls. This provides more consistency with shortcuts after Java runtime updates.
  • Largest Stride Indicator added in Adjuster Tool.
  • Count Editor moves anchors to area where counts were added/removed.
  • Refined the import function of the Production sheet
  • Note 4 and Note 5 properly import into the text box templates..


3D Basic, Interactive, Professional v 5.2.7

In order for this update to install, you must have a fully operating installation of 3D on this computer. The updater only updates from 3D Installations (any version 1 thru 5). To upgrade from earlier Pyware Drill Design products, contact Pygraphics at 800-222-7536 or a Pyware dealer.

Updating from 3D Version 5 is FREE.

Updating from 3D version 1, 2, 3, 4 - a purchase is required and will require a Version 5 Serial Number during installation. If you have already purchased this update, you should have been given the Version 5 Serial Number. If you have not yet purchased this update, you can do so during the update with a Credit Card.

How to update:

  1. Click on the appropriate operating system platform.
    Version 5 Installer for MAC OS X 10.4, 10.5 & 10.6 "Pyware3D.v5.install.zip" (40 MB)
    Version 5 Installer for Windows XP, Vista, 7 "Pyware3D.v5.install.exe" (70 MB)
    Save it to a location on your hard disk. Remember the location where you saved it.
  2. Locate the downloaded file corresponding to the correct download on your hard drive and double-click on it to start the update.
  3. Follow the screen prompts.

Hardware Requirements:
1.6 Ghz or greater (Dual Core Processor recommended)
2GB of RAM (Suggested 4GB Ram)
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Intel, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion


Click here to download the Version 5.0 manual.

Version 5.2.7 New Features:

  • Corrected issue with perspective view performance issues on Basic Edition.
  • Corrected issue with Production Coordinate merging incorrectly.

Version 5.0.0 - 5.2.6 New Features:

  • Moved user specific information to a more network friendly location.
  • Corrected issue with the glue dot not disappearing and reappearing when ending groups in the knife/glue tool.
  • Corrected issue with the demo not showing the plug-ins.
  • Corrected issue with the "Create Transition over page tabs not staying up when active."
  • Corrected issue with the Online File Manager select account window not showing properly.
  • Corrected issues with figurines not loading properly on some files.
  • Corrected issues with the length information being displayed on the console incorrectly.
  • Corrected issues with arrows not snaping to the step resolution selected on the console.
  • Corrected issues with the grid shift tool.
  • Corrected issues with step grid not loading properly on some files.
  • Corrected issues with Tool Handle snapping to the grid design resolution.
  • Corrected - Morph tool lock intervals function sets the last handle is off of the screen.
  • Corrected - Copy and paste incorrectly showing up in the perspective view.
  • Corrected - If you click on the compass in the push tool keep the stride length highlighted to be changed easier.
  • Corrects ogg sync issues when playing from page to page.
  • Corrects issue with the interval not showing properly in the interval box when in a whole step resolution and creating a transition.
  • Corrects issue with the Freeform tool create form then clone once, try rotating cloned form creates edit handles instead of rotating form.
  • Corrects issue when working backwards and using the adjuster tool after animating it does not show the correct position location, it shows the forms as if you were writing forwards.
  • Corrects issue with sorting by symbol not sorting properly after changing the symbols throughout drill in cast list and coordinates
  • Corrects issue with Page Tab Editor (Basic Edition): “Remove Page Tab” does not fit on button.
  • Correct issue with the push tool, if you click on the compass it does note move the positions in that direction.
  • Corrects issue with the Online File Manager: When choosing to log in to an account, if you select “registered user or group” then click in the “group name” box, you do not get a cursor, although you are able to type. This can be corrected by selecting the password box then selecting the group name box again.
  • Corrects issue with the space generated by the tab key press is not being applied when you insert notes on from the production sheet to the text box.
  • Corrects issues with connecting with the online server.
  • Added option for Stands in the Perspective View (option is enabled in the Color options of the Grid Designer.)
  • Added Moving Floor Covers to the program that allows you to create floor covers that can be moved during a show.
  • Adjusted floor cover image in the Perspective View.
  • Corrected button spacing issues in Cast list editor on version 10.4, 10.5 Mac machines.
  • Added Save as PDF functionality to Print Charts, Print Coordinates, Print Cast List, and Print Performer's Drill books.
  • Added ability to use a new audio format Ogg. Allows for higher quality and smaller file size as well as a wider compatibility on more systems.
  • Added functionality to reduce the text box font to a smaller size than in the current version. in order to allow more text to fit better in small text boxes when printing.
  • Added ability to have a shortcut for the Adjuster Tool in the Tools Menu.
  • Added show Symbols in Morph.
  • Added show Symbols in Rotate.
  • Added skin tone option to figurines
  • Increased width of the console to better fit all information when editing larger forms and in 1/16 step resolution.
  • Corrected issue with Figurine Sizing in perspective on indoor grid.
  • Corrected Shortcuts on Mac.
  • Corrected issue with randomly not updating the console.
  • Corrected issue when opening a package or production would not open the correct file.
  • Corrected issue with some audio files playing back at double speed.
  • Adjusted the file format save window to only show when you are doing a save as.
  • Corrected issue with drill not animating correctly in the middle of the drill when not playing from the beginning.
  • Corrected issue with the anchors not updating when zooming the count track.
  • Corrected issue that was cutting off the last letter in a text box entered.
  • Corrected crash when removing handles in the morph tool
  • Corrected issue with the audio file not always playing properly.
  • Increased the efficiency of Save as PDF of Print Drill books.
  • Correct Memory leak in the Print Drill books function.
  • Security Update for connecting to Online File System
  • Corrected issue with online connectivity with some systems.
  • Improved on look and feel.
  • Improved on issue of the software lagging.
  • Corrected issue with the Performer ID panel contour option not operating properly.
  • Corrected issue in the shortcut editor with the Page Up, Page Down, Home, and End.
  • Added option to remove animation of Tool panels in the Display Tab of Application Options.
  • Corrected multiple tool panels that did not display all options.
  • Corrected Check box functions for the Drill book printer (cover sheet and merge drills).
  • Corrected issue with not being able to select after using the Performer ID panel to adjust labeling.
  • Need to allow the CID to be seen in the Demo so that we can get the ID to activate the demo with the activation code file.
  • Drill Rewrite on 10.4 if you choose to stop at each page then you do not get all of the options at each page you only get the button for the equalize.
  • Drill Rewriter - When in this tool then clicking off a window appears :
  • Cancel will undo the changes currently made to the Drill Rewrite. Okay to cancel?" if you choose no, the tool panel still closes and you lose any changes made.
  • The Text in the Tools menu is not working so this makes the shortcut not work.
  • Count Track focuses on keeping both anchors in view, so you cannot scroll the yellow anchor to zero from the end of a file
  • Production Tab showing in Basic Edition
  • Shortcut keys not being read from the file properly, comma, hyphen (minus), period, slash, equals, semi-colon.
  • If I have several page tabs (exceeding past the screen 100+ counts) and remove a tab (alt Click) the count track rolls back to the beginning as opposed to holding.
  • Corrected file security issue.
  • Corrected issue with the 3D fonts not selecting properly on Mac.
  • Removed unnecessary calls to bring the production sheet up to be viewed.
  • Production sheet will now properly remain closed if you have the option deselected in the application options menu.
  • Changed the cursor to be a cross hair while editing in tools.
  • Corrected issue with program not launching on some 10.4 machines.
  • Corrected saving as Version 4 file type.
  • Corrected issue with the cast list locking the software when editing custom figurines.
  • Backspace(delete) has been added to the shortcut button options.
  • Corrected when ctrl clicking to select 1 performer the editing tools were not available.
  • Removed the cast sheet popup after animation is finished.
  • Added the new Stride Zone - shows visually the maximum stride zone for the selected performers over the range of counts being edited. This area is adjusted in the Document Options with the maximum stride notification.
  • Production Sheet rollover area size has been reduced and now has a button to indicate the area.
  • Corrected issue when running a Dual monitor configuration that you could not move the Perspective View, Console, or Production Sheet on to the secondary monitor to the left.
  • Mac shortcuts are now working properly.
  • Pace Tool animates properly when you select a range.
  • Continue File from specific count now creates the file properly.




3D Basic, Interactive, Professional v 4.3.8

In order for this update to install, you must have a fully operating installation of 3D on this computer. The updater only updates from 3D Installations (any version 1 thru 4). To upgrade from earlier Pyware Drill Design products, contact Pygraphics at 800-222-7536 or a Pyware dealer.

Updating from 3D Version 4 is FREE.

Updating from 3D version 1, 2, 3 - a purchase is required and will require a Version 4 Serial Number during installation. If you have already purchased this update, you should have been given the Version 4 Serial Number. If you have not yet purchased this update, you can do so during the update with a Credit Card.

How to update:

  1. Click on the appropriate operating system platform.
    Version 4 Installer for MAC OS X 10.5 & 10.6 "Pyware3D.v4.install.zip" (40 MB)
    Version 4 Installer for Windows 2000, XP, Vista"Pyware3D.v4.install.exe" (70 MB)
    Save it to a location on your hard disk. Remember the location where you saved it.
  2. Locate the downloaded file corresponding to the correct download on your hard drive and double-click on it to start the update.
  3. Follow the screen prompts.
    Hardware Requirements:
    1.6 Ghz or greater (Dual Core Processor recommended)
    2GB of RAM (Suggested 4GB Ram)
    Windows 2000, XP, Vista

    Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Intel, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion
    This update is not compatible with Mac OS 10.4 or less.

Click here to download the Version 4.2 manual.

Version 4.3.8 New Features:

  • Corrected issue with perspective view performance issues on Basic Edition.
  • Corrected issue with Production Coordinate merging incorrectly.

Version 4.0.1 - 4.3.7 New Features:

  • Moved user specific information to a more network friendly location.
  • Corrected issue with the glue dot not disappearing and reappearing when ending groups in the knife/glue tool.
  • Corrected issue with the demo not showing the plug-ins.
  • Corrected issue with the "Create Transition over page tabs not staying up when active."
  • Corrected issue with the Online File Manager select account window not showing properly.
  • Corrected issues with figurines not loading properly on some files.
  • Corrected issues with the length information being displayed on the console incorrectly.
  • Corrected issues with arrows not snaping to the step resolution selected on the console.
  • Corrected issues with the grid shift tool.
  • Corrected issues with step grid not loading properly on some files.
  • Corrected issues with Tool Handle snapping to the grid design resolution.
  • Corrected - Morph tool lock intervals function sets the last handle is off of the screen.
  • Corrected - Copy and paste incorrectly showing up in the perspective view.
  • Corrected - If you click on the compass in the push tool keep the stride length highlighted to be changed easier.
  • Corrects ogg sync issues when playing from page to page.
  • Corrects issue with the interval not showing properly in the interval box when in a whole step resolution and creating a transition.
  • Corrects issue with the Freeform tool create form then clone once, try rotating cloned form creates edit handles instead of rotating form.
  • Corrects issue when working backwards and using the adjuster tool after animating it does not show the correct position location, it shows the forms as if you were writing forwards.
  • Corrects issue with sorting by symbol not sorting properly after changing the symbols throughout drill in cast list and coordinates
  • Corrects issue with Page Tab Editor (Basic Edition): “Remove Page Tab” does not fit on button.
  • Correct issue with the push tool, if you click on the compass it does note move the positions in that direction.
  • Corrects issue with the Online File Manager: When choosing to log in to an account, if you select “registered user or group” then click in the “group name” box, you do not get a cursor, although you are able to type. This can be corrected by selecting the password box then selecting the group name box again.
  • Corrects issue with the space generated by the tab key press is not being applied when you insert notes on from the production sheet to the text box.
  • Adjusted floor cover image in the Perspective View.
  • Corrected button spacing issues in Cast list editor on version 10.4, 10.5 Mac machines.
  • Added ability to use a new audio format Ogg. Allows for higher quality and smaller file size as well as a wider compatibility on more systems.
  • Added functionality to reduce the text box font to a smaller size than in the current version. in order to allow more text to fit better in small text boxes when printing.
  • Added ability to have a shortcut for the Adjuster Tool in the Tools Menu.
  • Added show Symbols in Morph.
  • Added show Symbols in Rotate.
  • Added skin tone option to figurines.
  • Increased width of the console to better fit all information when editing larger forms and in 1/16 step resolution.
  • Corrected issue with Figurine Sizing in perspective on indoor grid.
  • Corrected issue with Text Tool Shortcut.
  • Corrected Shortcuts on Mac.
  • Corrected issue with randomly not updating the console.
  • Corrected issue when opening a package or production would not open the correct file.
  • Corrected issue with some audio files playing back at double speed.
  • Adjusted the file format save window to only show when you are doing a save as.
  • Corrected issue with drill not animating correctly in the middle of the drill when not playing from the beginning.
  • Corrected issue with the anchors not updating when zooming the count track.
  • Corrected issue that was cutting off the last letter in a text box entered.
  • Corrected crash when removing handles in the morph tool.
  • Corrected issue with the audio file not always playing properly.
  • Correct Memory leak in the Print Drill books function.
  • Security Update for connecting to Online File System
  • Enhanced the internal printing software to allow for more efficient printing.
  • Added Scrolling functionality for the Leader Board Manager for large performances.
  • Corrected Screen layout issues generated by Mac Java update 10.5 Release 2 and 10.4 Release 7.
  • Corrected knife/glue palette on Windows so that you can access the Regroup like secondary button.
  • added functionality to removed locked in positions after doing a drill rewrite to allow new drill to be transferred forward after a drill rewrite in the middle of designing a show.
  • allow you to see online files in your account older that 180 days.
  • allow 3dz and 3dj files to be properly seen on the Leader Board Manager, previously only showing Productions properly.
  • Traditional Tool can now do drop offs, half distance steps, also can accommodate 1 step step offs for 6 to 5 marching.
  • Enhances performance on Windows Vista where tool usage was sluggish
  • Correction on mac with the Drill book printer not printing the first performers pathway properly.
  • Changed the readout on the coordinates for high school hashes from (high schl) to (HS).
  • We have removed the drag from bin method of adding page tabs you now just simply click on the count you want to add the page tab, you may still drag page tabs that are on the count track.
  • Allowed for hundredth decimal point accuracy for average interval in formation in the console for morph tool.
  • Updated the version of Java Running Environment for Windows and Mac to increase efficiency
  • Adjusted screens on Mac to help with improperly displaying screen items.
  • Deauthorize this computer function has been added so that you may easily remove your current computer from your account so that you may install it on to a new machine.
  • Facing functionality both in design and perspective.
  • Added Drill book Printer Plug-in functionality
  • Added a full screen perspective view.
  • Added the use of Figurines to the perspective view.
  • Added option to remove page tab using alt click.
  • Added new figurine editor to edit figurines to match a custom uniform color.
  • Added ability to assign figurines to specific players in the Cast list editor.
  • Added Helper Editor to turn on or off all helper boxes.
  • Added a shift perspective view grid option.
  • Performer's and Props heights used in the perspective view are now in a more realistic proportion.
  • Implemented full Vista installation compatibility.
  • Corrected an issue reported with the Counter March Tool not working properly
  • Corrected issue with mirrored rotate




Security Update for 3D Interactive Version 2 and Version 3

This security update is for version 2 and version 3. This update requires 3D version 2.1.0 or version 3.1.1. If you do not have this installed please request a download link from pywaretechsupport@pyware.com. Include your serial number in the email subject.

Features:

This update allows for access to the new Online File Manager system.

How to Update:

  1. Click on the appropriate operating system platform.
    Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 "3DJIA.V2.V3.Mac.SecurityUpdate.zip" (4.91 MB)
    Windows 98, 2000, NT, ME, XP "3DJIA.V2.V3.Win.SecurityUpdate.exe" (36 MB)
  2. Save it to a location on your hard disk. Remember the location where you saved it.
  3. Locate the downloaded file corresponding to the correct download on your hard drive and double-click on it to start the update.
  4. Follow the screen prompts.
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