Maya Training

Introduction to Hard Surface Modeling

Maya Training

Interiors and Furniture Vol 1 & 2 - Modeling & Cloth

Maya Training

Shading, Lighting and Rendering the Bedroom in MR

Maya Training

Robot volume one - Modeling with animation in mind

Maya Training

Spach-Alspaugh House the complete courseware

Maya Training

Burt The Cartoon Dinosaur Vol 01 - Modeling

New Maya Training

Robot Volume 02 - Hybrid Rigging
You are here > Home > SimplyMaya Community Forums
Loading

Welcome to Simply Maya

Please Sign in or Sign up for an account

Member Login

Lost your password?

Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Old 13-12-2006, 01:29 AM   #16
marlonjohn
Subscriber
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,937
Thanks: 0
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Default

Originally posted by erictacti
Well, from my experience, PCs always owned Macs when it came to 3D Software. In College, we did some tests to see the true results, and PCs won out every time. That is, when the Macs weren't crashing :p
yeahh PC's do own macs when it came to 3d software. haha at the mac's crashing, lol good one... yeah i just though about getting a mac since a guy ived seen work with one. guys name is Jason and was an animator for the movie Lord Of the Rings, and yeah he said that it was really fun working on a mac and wanted to make a little animation clip for apple.

everyone which has posted a threat is a PC fan, where are all you mac fans! lol... are there any? well there should be some, haha well we all have our sides weather with one is better or not. One has an advantage over another yet, the other had another advantage over that one...
marlonjohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-12-2006, 02:18 AM   #17
gster123
Moderator
 
gster123's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Manchester Uk
Posts: 6,300
Thanks: 1
Thanked 51 Times in 45 Posts
Default

Originally posted by erictacti
Well, from my experience, PCs always owned Macs when it came to 3D Software. In College, we did some tests to see the true results, and PCs won out every time. That is, when the Macs weren't crashing:p Rendering was the biggest problem for the Macs, but I'm sure that's been remedied now with the Intel CPUs. So I don't think it's much of an issue now, but who knows. One advantage Mac has over PCs is the compositing software. Shake is awesome, as is Final Cut. I don't think After Effects and Combustion can compete, IMHO. But, I have toyed with the newer versions that have been released, so who knows.
Final cut is good, but if your get Avid Express pro, its the same, down to the key short cuts!

Dunno which came first though!
__________________
"No pressure, no diamonds" Thomas Carlyle
gster123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-12-2006, 02:20 AM   #18
erictacti
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: NY
Posts: 208
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

haha at the mac's crashing, lol good one...
'Tis true. We had G4s crashing left and right, making the Mac Render Farm we made useless. Not to say there weren't PCs that crashed, but the ratio was very few when compared to the Macs.

But, that's not to say I'm more of a PC 'fan' than a Mac 'fan'.

One has an advantage over another yet, the other had another advantage over that one...
This is my standpoint on the issue, as well. They both have good points and bad, which is why I use both at work.

But, 1 huge issue PC has over Mac is it is much easier to build and troubleshoot a PC than a Mac.

Oh, and the dumbest idea ever? The 1 button mouse......What the hell were they thinking?!:p


EDIT: gster123, is Avid Express Pro available for the PC, in it's newest version?
__________________
Eric Tacti
3D Artist
erictacti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-12-2006, 02:54 AM   #19
gster123
Moderator
 
gster123's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Manchester Uk
Posts: 6,300
Thanks: 1
Thanked 51 Times in 45 Posts
Default

Nah man, been out for ages on the PC, I've been using it for about 2-3 years at uni and I dont think it was new then. The latest upgrade 5.0 has got HD, but I think the version at uni is 4.3 or something like that.

edit - Sory Eric, read your post wrong, yes Version 5 is available for the PC, trying to get uni to upgarde to it as they have lots of HD cameras but no HD editing software.
__________________
"No pressure, no diamonds" Thomas Carlyle

Last edited by gster123 : 13-12-2006 at 02:56 AM.
gster123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-12-2006, 03:00 AM   #20
erictacti
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: NY
Posts: 208
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Sweet. I'll have to check it out. Thanks for the tip, man!
__________________
Eric Tacti
3D Artist
erictacti is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Forensic Animator Job atadami Members Lounge 0 03-12-2010 09:34 PM
where can i post info about 3D job openings? atadami Members Lounge 3 03-12-2010 10:51 AM

Thread Tools





A little bit about who we are
Links you might find useful
Catch up with SimplyMaya
SimplyMaya specialises in Maya tutorials. We offer over 1,000 individual Maya training videos, ranging from basic Maya tutorials through to intermediate Maya tutorials. Our tutorials are created by instructors with industry experience and are designed to get you up and running in Maya quickly without making it seem like hard work.

Copyright © 1999-2015 SimplyMaya - vBulletin® Copyright © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.