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Trian3DBuilder 5.1 Released!

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Trian3DBuilder 5.1 Released!
July 30, 2014


TrianGraphics GmbH, today releases Trian3DBuilder 5.1, the latest version of its terrain database generation and modelling solution. This minor release of Trian3DBuilder offers basic changes in the 2D view of the application and shows first result from TrianGraphics new development partnerships. It marks the first step of upcoming releases, which are currently in development, with major releases including advanced roads editing and visual scripting at the end of the year.

Trian3DBuilder 5.1 has undergone a complete rewrite of its 2D view, in which all data is visualized and can be edited. This view now also reflects the output projection and thus provides a better preview of the results to be expected in 3D. The user can operate directly in the output projection unit or as before in lat/lon degree. Satellite imagery is no longer permanently reprojected to the target projection, but it is reprojected on the fly during the terrain generation without performance implication. This new approach can save a lot of conversion time and also disc space. 

Countless small features and improvements have been added to Trian3DBuilder 5.1. Miscellaneous export formats have been optimized. An ocean plane can be added to the 3D view with shader calculated waves and water surface. This helps to better evaluate harbour facilities with docks and piers. A new height type has been added to drop objects on top of other objects and thus for example add chimneys on rooftops. The attribute handling has been improved and now is more flexible. Attributes can be added to textures, texture groups, objects and object groups. Vector attributes are handled more efficiently through internal reference management and can easily be evaluated or edited.

“ We are carefully listening to all hints and suggestions of our customers to improve Trian3DBuilder every day and we keep supplying regular updates that provide significant improvements.” says Felix Fürneisen, Sales Manager,TrianGraphics GmbH.



The latest release of Trian3DBuilder comes with new features, export formats, performance and code base improvements:


In addition to the new FBX exporter optimized for Unity®, we have achieved a seamless integration with Titan Vanguard and VBS. OpenStreetMap format is now directly loaded from online servers, and one-way roads are automatically fixed with an offset. An improved height brush and best matching algorithms to place buildings on footprints complete the feature set of version 6.5. Furthermore, Trian3DBuilder has been updated to OpenSceneGraph 3.4.1.
Our Team has been working hard to offer the best integration between Trian3DBuilder and

This new section in our website allows you to manage your licenses, dongle updates, installation files and download libraries in just a few clicks.

As an additional goodie, our Service & Support Customers will find the Trian3D Model Library XT completely free of charge in the installer section of the portal. The Trian3D Model Library XT contains almost 500 models with different LODs optimized for real-time rendering, a powerful resource for your 3D terrains.




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