Metasequoia 4

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Compare editions

In Metasequoia 4, two types of license (Standard / EX) are available.

The following table is a comparison chart of each edition and the old version.

    Metasequoia 4 (Ver4.5)
  Ver3.1 no license Standard EX
64bit support - ok ok ok
Running on Mac OS X - ok ok ok
Vector based GUI for a high resolution monitor - ok ok ok
N-gon (>=5) - ok ok ok
Snap to vertices, lines, faces - ok ok ok
Fill a hole up - ok ok ok
Bridge - ok ok ok
Fillet - ok ok ok
Create text objects - - ok ok
Unit display - - - ok
Local coordinates & hierarchy of objects ok ok ok ok
Polygon reducer - ok ok ok
Vertex color - ok ok ok
Ambient occlusion - - - ok
Blobby object ok ok ok ok
OpenSubdiv - ok ok ok
Vertex/Edge weight for subdivision surface - ok ok ok
Armature - - -(*1) ok
PathClone - - ok ok
Bone - - ok ok
Morph (New in Ver4.5) - - ok ok
UV edit - -(*2) -(*2) ok
Sculpt ok ok ok ok
3D painting ok ok ok ok
Multiple lights ok ok ok ok
Real-time shadow - - - ok
Order independent transparency - ok ok ok
Bump, normal map display ok ok ok ok
Three orthogonal views ok ok ok ok
Second view - - - ok
Background image ok ok ok ok
Measure a length, an angle and a thickness - - - ok
Voxeloid - - -(*3) ok
Solidify textures - - -(*3) ok
Ray tracing rendering - - ok ok
Toon rendering ok - ok ok
Support RenderMan (*4) (New in Ver4.5) - - -(*5) ok
User Plug-ins ok - ok ok
Python script - - ok ok
File browser - ok ok ok
Original format (MQO) export/import ok ok ok ok
Export: SUF, COB, X, POV, DXF, LWO, 3DS, OBJ,
VRML, STL, DAE(COLLADA 1.4)
ok - ok ok
Export: three.js JSON, PMD - - ok ok
Export: FBX, PLY, AMF - - - ok
Import: SUF, DXF, LWO, 3DS, COB, ROK, OBJ ok ok ok ok
Import: STL - - ok ok
Import: PMD (New in Ver4.5) - - ok ok
Import: SVG (New in Ver4.5) - - - ok
Import: FBX, PLY. DAE(COLLADA 1.4/1.5) - - - ok
Import: BMP, JPG, PNG, IFF, TGA, PPM, TIFF, PSD ok ok ok ok
Import: DDS - ok ok ok
Import: HDR、OpenEXR (New in Ver4.5) - - - ok