bonzai3d 3.1 released this week is a major update to bonzai3d with over new features including 14 new tools that add functionality for fabrication, 3D printing, NURBS modeling, shape editing, texture mapping and component management.
The existing bonzai3d tools have been improved and tweaked to make them even more powerful and flexible. Similar improvements have been made throughout the interface such as the new Sun Position palette that makes creating shadow and sun studies a breeze.
Extensive internal changes have improved the performance throughout bonzai3d making it even faster to produce great results. The following is a summary of the changes found in bonzai3d 3.1. Following each summary is a link to the on line manual for bonzai3d 3.1 that contains all of the details of the particular feature. Please note that in order to make certain improvements, support for some older technology could no longer be maintained. OS X 10.6 is the now the minimum supported version for OS X and bonzai3d 3.1 no longer supports machines that use Power PC processors (G5, G4 etc).
This latest version now takes bonsai3D a significant level up as tool that can tackle the needs of 3D designers, modellers and current or prospective Sketchup PRO users.
For windows users, Windows 8 is now supported