PD Pro Howler is a digital painting and animation program for PC, powered by Project Dogwaffle.
This is the full-featured version of PD Pro, including support for video and animations.
IMPORTANT: If you order v7 Howler here at DAZ then you can get free updates to v7.x updates by contacting the author at TheBest3D.com.
PD Pro 7 Howler was first released in late December 2011. It continues as a work in progress, with an ever expanding list of new features that are being added. Here are just a few key elements added in 7.0:
* 3D Designer
* Quick Color Picker
* Filter: Adjust all
* Orbicles (orbiting particle brushes)
* 3D API for software developers
* Smooth Scaling mode for zooming
Version 7.1 (aka "Carrot Juice") was released January 31st 2012. It is a free update for users of v7.0.
* Rotoscoping to change video content
* Image stabilization and improved motion tracking
* Antialiasing of drawing tools
* New Color Curve Tool
* Greatly enhanced Curve tool
* Faster Timeline
Version 7.2 (aka "Hobs and Jills") came out in March 2012. It is a free update for users of v7 and 7.1. Here's a brief summary of what's new in 7.2:
* Multi-monitor support
* New user interface style and colors
* Motion prediction module
* Re-invented timeline editor
* More options in 3D Designer animation
* Faster loading of image sequences
* Broader file format support for compositing
* Broader use of SSE2 and threading
* More options in enhanced curve tool: B-Spline toggle
The list of features included in Project Dogwaffle Professional is extensive and ever growing. You can see some of its evolution at http://www.thebest3d.com/dogwaffle/whatsnew
If you don't care for video/animations, you might be interested in the lower-priced Artist edition. Version 6 of PD ARtist is available here at DAZ. You can request a free update to v7 Artist from the developers at Thebest3D.com