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  1. Buy just owlet rendering engine to boxshot

    Is there a way to make it possible to buy just owlet render engine and use it in boxshot? I don't really need the whole owlet app for just rendering.
    Thanks

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      0 comments  ·  Boxshot Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      We have no plans on releasing just a rendering part of Owlet because there is no 100% working way to match Boxshot materials to the Owlet ones. On the other hand, we reduced Owlet price to the level where you can probably afford the whole application instead of just renderer.

    • Love WebGL export... please bring this past BETA in version 4.10 or 4.11

      Simply improve the export of WebGL from (beta), perhaps to include shadows and reflections?

      Hands down, Boxshot4 export WebGL beats Blenders offering of exporting .X3D code, copy and pasting the code into the suggested online weblink to convert to HTML5; copy and paste again resulting code - save file. And the result is not a responsive scalable file, either.

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        1 comment  ·  Boxshot Formats  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        We have dropped out WebGL export from Boxshot in favor of Koru which is now free even for non-commercial usage. There’s no reasons for us to keep two similar functionalities in two different applications. Consider switching to Koru for your WebGL export.

      • Retain transparency and background image when exporting to HTML

        I noticed when using the new export to HTML Beta Feature, that the transparency is not retained... I would like this to be fixed. also, to have the background image included.

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          0 comments  ·  Boxshot Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Barcode: open/load saved barcodes

          It would be very useful if i could load a saved barcode to change it.
          I have to create barcodes with almost identical numbers (ISBN) and so i could have a template and could change it and save it.

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            1 comment  ·  Barcode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add imported shapes from downloaded sets to left panel where default shapes are

            It's quite inconvenient to browse inside folder of downloaded shapes, trying to guess which file is what. Other possibility is to add to .boxshotModel filetype some kind of preview as icon (Google Sketchup used it on previous versions) which would just help to understand what's inside

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              4 comments  ·  Boxshot Shapes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              As long as Boxshot keeps references to external shapes instead of storing them inside the projects, adding files to the left panel means that the project will not open on another computer.

              That’s why we recommend to manage external 3D files manually, exactly as you manage texture images.

              We’ll probably change this in the future versions of Boxshot and then you will be able to add shapes to the left panel.

            • Comparing Boxshot to BoxShor 3D - I find it more difficult

              I've been working with BoxShot comparing it with the 3D version and find it more difficult. The user interface is not user friendly. I find the grid (hough you can disable it) unnecessary and find no use for it. I also find that you have made some coding changes that prevent the use from viewing edits.
              I have an embedded graphics card that works just fine with Boxshot 3D, but with the upgrade I’m told that there is a bug with Intel that you have reported. If 3D works just fine, perhaps it’s not an Intel “bug” but poor coding…

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                declined  ·  1 comment  ·  Boxshot User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Make liquids e.g. in tea mug adjustable

                I'd like to setup the height of liquids or remove them complete.

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                  2 comments  ·  Boxshot Shapes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add camera presets in Boxshot 4 to render/export for Boxshot VR use

                  It sure would be nice once a model is built, to have a built-in camera path/export script to facilitate generating all of the images needed for use in Boxshot VR.

                  1) Build model
                  2) Select "Export to VR" (defining number of rows, columns, etc)
                  3) PROFIT

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                    1 comment  ·  Boxshot Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Increase Render Size for Home Edition to 2500px

                    I understand that this is a diffentiation issue. At the same time this would be helpful as Amazon Cover Images should be sent with 2500px in height / width.
                    Could You increase render size just to this size. This enables all user to send high quality images (native render size) to Amazon. Even 2500px vs. 8000px is still a big differentiator ;-) Thank you in advance.

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                      1 comment  ·  Boxshot Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Sorry guys, this is hardly possible. Home edition is for hobby and web projects, where 1024 is still OK. If you’d like higher resolution, consider the Professional edition which supports resolutions up to 8K and much more.

                    • Add file suffixes

                      Please add appropriate file suffixes when saving renders as well as native files. Files without suffixes are haphazard and can easily be either lost or fail to open properly. Suffix-less files names are a thing of the 90s and shouldn't happen any longer.

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                        declined  ·  2 comments  ·  Boxshot Formats  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Run origami in background so you can still continue to use illustrator

                        Some of the files that we fold up are large so we have to stop using illustrator while original thinks.

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                          0 comments  ·  Origami  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          When you click “reload” there are two things that happens one by one. First of all, Illustrator prepares the dieline and artwork and sends it to Illustrator. This may take a lot of time for heavy artwork and cannot be interrupted or done in background. Then comes the second part, when Origami folds the dieline and updates the artwork in preview. For heavy dielines it may also take a while, but you can use Illustrator at the same time. The above means that if you can’t use Illustrator during the updates, it is because of Illustrator processing the data for Origami. And as it cannot be interrupted, unfortunately, we hardly can do anything about it. You can set a lower resolution for preview in Settings, maybe it will help.

                          Sorry about that.

                        • UI Mapping. Please test the Paper Bag.

                          I am placing 6"x 6" 72dpi rgb.png as Texture on the Face of the paper bag, yet the image does not place properly. It seems to centre the image and only show me portions of the image as similarly to the proportions that the paper bag 3D model started at. I have tried importing smaller size images, I have tried adjusting the offset, even tried fitting model to the images size. Nothing works. Always get only 1/3 my image to show. Fit mapping to Object or mesh don't do anything to help and Mapping Mode does nothing to help either.…

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                            1 comment  ·  Boxshot Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • boxshot4 vs Owlet Rendering

                            Are the rendering results of boxshot4 and Owlet the same?
                            Or is Owlet rendering only included in boxshot ultimate?

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                              0 comments  ·  Boxshot Rendering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Owlet is a completely different rendering application available separately from Boxshot. You can use it from Boxshot Ultimate for rendering, though. The results are different, as Owlet takes much more efforts to produce a more realistic image at the price of the complexity of initial setup.

                            • Glass bottles. Beer bottles. Wine Bottles. Bottles. Plastic Bottles. Bottles. Bottles Beer Bottles. A Whole Package of Bottles

                              Glass bottles. Beer bottles. Wine Bottles. Bottles. Plastic Bottles. Bottles. Bottles Beer Bottles. A Whole Package of Bottles

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                                4 comments  ·  Boxshot Shapes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                  2 comments  ·  Boxshot Shapes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Reflection Level and Blur Masks in HTML WebGL Format

                                  I like to use the Foil Effect and the UV-Spot Effect in HTML WebGL Format. This Format is very cool tho present a Product to customers.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Boxshot Formats  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      0 comments  ·  Barcode  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • The possibility to have a booklet with different page sizes

                                      I need to create an invitation which is folded around a bar of chocolate.
                                      So i need a shape like the bocklet on the floor which has 4 different pages. Example: firstpage 22 x 10cm second page 22 x 1 cm and so on.

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                                        2 comments  ·  Boxshot Shapes  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Lock or Save Camera/Scene

                                        Would like to be able to lock or save the scene. There are times when I need to lock in how I view a particular scene and repeat it for other products.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Images can be imported by dragging and dropping them onto the shape. There is a quick start guide at the “Welcome” screen that shows the process as a series of slides, please have a look to get the basics.

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