Leuven, March 29th, 2006 — Materialise announced today the release of a new Magics X Service Pack. Service Pack 2 offers the Magics users the latest improvements and innovations of Magics X, like increased stability, an attuned user interface and extra options for fast 3D geometry-based part nesting.
Materialise’ Software department is continuously improving its RP&M software. This Service Pack includes features, which have been developed to adapt Magics better to the everyday workflow. Now you have, for example, the capability to extract separate parts from a .magics file.
Ultimate in user-friendliness, speed, functionality and reliability
Magics X, released in October 2005, represents a far-sighted evolution from previous versions. It’s the product of customer feedback, as well as proof of Materialise' determination to provide its customers with a competitive edge. Magics is powerful, smart software that enhances its users' efficiency and productivity. It’s now the ultimate in user-friendliness, speed, functionality and reliability, and our customers agree!
Today, approximately 1400 customers have installed Magics X. We’ve received a lot of positive reaction for its impressive, customizable, user-friendly user interface and advanced capabilities.
“The product’s new user interface, faster rendering, more efficient handling of large files, and improved importing and exporting of files make it worth serious consideration”, says Terry Wohlers industry consultant and president of Wohlers Associates. “Magics X is characteristic of the success that Materialise has enjoyed for so many years.”
What’s new on Magics X Service Pack 2:
Enhanced SmartSpace module: the 3D nesting algorithm has been improved. Now you can choose between looking for the optimal solution and finding a first solution in a short time.
Improvements to the Support Generation module,
Attuned user-interface, e.g.: the synchronisation of the part name in the different part list tabs.
For more information and the full list of enhancements, please visit the company’s web site:
About Magics software:
Magics offers advanced and highly automated tools for STL manipulation. Using Magics you can interact directly on defective triangles and thus very quickly resolve any errors. It's the only software that is tuned entirely to the needs and characteristics of the Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing processes. Its powerful and efficient 3D tools of enable you to deliver high quality prototypes with the shortest lead times, while providing full documentation.
Materialise, with headquarters in Belgium, started in 1990 in the sector of rapid prototyping. Since that time, the company has experienced an exponential growth. Today, its software division develops innovative, industry-leading applications enabling advanced use of rapid prototyping, tooling and manufacturing techniques. Materialise is a trusted software partner worldwide for the leading companies of the automotive, aerospace and consumer electronics industries. Materialise has offices all over the world and the largest software development team in the RP sector.