Fall Harvest: Custom Meshes for RPC Creation

Begin in 3ds Max by drawing the outline of your mesh. Users typically load an image that that they used for creating an RPC into the background and trace it using splines. Don’t worry about the size. This is determined at the time the RPC is created. Be sure and close the spline. I have […]

Make Your Own Pumpkin RPC

It’s Halloween again and time to put your creativity to good use with the FREE RPC Creator tool or RPC Creator Pro. RPC Creator can create anything you can dream of. All you need is the Free RPC Creator software, an RGB (Red, Green, Blue) image and an alpha image. The possibilities are endless. You […]

ArchVision RPC Content: Hi-Res 2D Plants Released

RPC All Access plan customers now have access to a new library of Rich Photorealistic Content (RPC) from ArchVision®. This RPC collection features Nile Lily, Phormium Variegated Hosta, Butterfly Bush and more. Check out the latest RPC Content added to the RPC Content exchange by clicking recently added from ArchVision Dashboard. ArchVision Dashboard is available […]

Resolving Network License Issues in Revit 2012 with RPC Content

The Problem Unable to connect to your ACM on your Network when using Revit 2012. While Autodesk is reviewing this issue, a customer presented a workaround solution to access your ACM. Mike Hart of Centerbrook Architects and Planners, LLP found a fix that will have you successfully accessing your license from across the network with […]

Have You Tried Autodesk Cloud rendering? It's Fast and Free.

Less than a month ago, Autodesk Labs moved Project Neon into the public realm as Autodesk Cloud rendering. Today, Autodesk subscribers can upload AutoCAD and Revit projects and render away. No special hardware required. Currently only RPCs that ship with Revit supported (as shown in image above). Expanding RPC support is a priority. Find more […]

Landscape Architects Will Appreciate LANDCADD for Revit

Architects, Landscape Architects or Designers are always seeking increased functionality and ease of use within Autodesk Revit Architecture. LANDCADD for Revit provides users the ability to quickly and easily lay out site components, as well as produce a landscape design fully integrated into the project. Users are able to leverage LANDCADD tools to locate trees, […]

Revit RPC Tree Guide from a Revit User

Some of our favorite tips and tricks come from users themselves. RevitCity.com member, dianoink, shared a useful RPC Tree Guide that was picked up and shared by several Revit and BIM blogs including, The Revit Kid and What Revit Wants. We think the Revit RPC Tree Guide is pretty cool too!

RPCs at the Speed of Modo

Luxology’s Modo is an incredible product. It was developed by some of the brightest developers in the industry. Luxology isn’t an old company, but their team has been around since the birth of CAD. Modo is used by artists and designers from every walk of the 3D rendering community. Modo 501, the latest version, has […]

Help on Managing Firewall Issues

One of the top challenges for developers today is building software that will compliment restrictive corporate firewall and security implementations (software and hardware). Applications want to take advantage of a the dynamic content of the web, while IT Departments want to control what data is going into or coming out of their network. Understandably there […]

Take ArchVision's New Cars for a Test Drive.

ArchVision’s cars are fast. How fast? They go 0 to rendered in seconds. August’s addition of a Honda Insight and Lexus HS 250 will add some additional flair to your arsenal of RPC Parking Lot Cars. Drive the sleek new fuel-efficient Honda Insight or step into the luxury of the Lexus HS 250. Each is […]