Turbo Squid and Autodesk Unveil the Autodesk Certified Animation Plug-In Program (ACAP)
ACAP Program Re-Branded to Update Name from Discreet Certified 3ds Max Software Plug-In Program
(New Orleans, LA – May 4, 2005) - Turbo Squid™, home of the world’s largest collection of royalty-free 3D products, and the Media and Entertainment division of Autodesk, Inc. today unveiled the new Autodesk Certified Animation Plug-in Program, or ACAP.
Turbo Squid is the worldwide publisher and distributor for the ACAP program (formerly known as the Discreet Certified 3ds Max Plug-in Program (DCP)). The ACAP program offers seventeen premium certified plug-ins for 3ds Max and Autodesk VIZ users, with several more ACAPs in development. New ACAPs will be demonstrated at SIGGRAPH 2005 in Autodesk’s booth #1700, as well as the Turbo Squid/Ballistic Media booth #1051.
“The certified plug-ins and extensions that Turbo Squid delivers to the vast 3ds Max software artist community worldwide has now aligned its branding with Autodesk branding”, said Annie Normandin, 3ds Max software product manager. “Turbo Squid continues to provide an outstanding service that tests, certifies and sells plug-ins and extensions that allow 3ds Max artists to realize their creative ideas,” added Normandin.
Working together, Autodesk and Turbo Squid will continue to carefully select third party solutions that bring compelling value to 3ds Max artists. These plug-ins are subjected to stringent testing procedures defined by Autodesk to ensure each plug-in works well with 3ds Max software as well as other Autodesk Certified Animation Plug-ins.
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Founded in 2000, TurboSquid is dedicated to the management and distribution of digital products and other relevant content for 3D and 2D designers and creative professionals. TurboSquid provides a global market for digital products by enabling individual and corporate users to list, promote and sell their content to users around the world. In 2003, TurboSquid was named as the exclusive publisher and worldwide distributor for the Autodesk Certified Animation Plug-in Program. TurboSquid is a privately held and venture-backed company. More information can be found at the company's web site: www.turbosquid.com.
Autodesk, Inc. is wholly focused on ensuring that great ideas are turned into reality. With six million users, Autodesk is the world's leading software and services company for the building, manufacturing, infrastructure, digital media and wireless data services fields. Autodesk’s solutions help customers create, manage and share their data and digital assets more effectively. As a result, customers turn ideas into competitive advantage by becoming more productive, streamlining project efficiency and maximizing profits.
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