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Autodesk Softimage

User interface of Softimage 2012
Software information
DeveloperAutodesk, Inc.
Stable release2012 (10.0)
Latest release date2011-03-16
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows, Linux
Type3D computer graphics

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Autodesk Softimage, or simply Softimage ( ), is a 3D computer graphics application owned by Autodesk for producing 3D computer graphics, 3D modeling, and computer animation. Formerly Softimage|XSI, the software is predominantly used in the film, video game, and advertising industries for creating computer generated characters, objects, and environments.

Released in 2000 as the successor to Softimage 3D, Softimage|XSI was developed by Softimage, Co., then a subsidiary of Avid Technology. On Oct. 23, 2008, Autodesk acquired from Avid the Softimage brand and 3D animation assets for approximately $35 million, thereby ending Softimage Co. as a distinct entity. In February 2009, Softimage|XSI was rebranded Autodesk Softimage.

A free version of the software, called Softimage Mod Tool, was developed for the game modding community to create games using the Microsoft XNA toolset for PC and Xbox 360, or to create mods for games using Valve Software's Source engine, Epic Games' Unreal Engine and others.

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