tyFlow 1.111 integrates Secure Diffusion into 3ds Max

tyFlow 1.111 integrates Secure Diffusion into 3ds Max
tyFlow 1.111 integrates Secure Diffusion into 3ds Max

Animator and recreation developer Tyson Ibele has launched tyFlow 1.111, the most recent model of his fashionable particle and multiphysics add-on for 3ds Max.

It’s a significant replace, with the brand new tyDiffusion module integrating Secure Diffusion into 3ds Max, making it doable to make use of generative AI fashions to create detailed imagery and animation matching easy information geometry.

A flexible particle-based multiphysics system for VFX and movement graphics work
tyFlow started life as a “full rewrite” of Particle Flow: a next-generation substitute for 3ds Max’s ageing native particle system.

Over time, it advanced right into a multiphysics system, making it doable to simulate granular fluids like sand, inflexible our bodies, tender our bodies and material, and even crowds.

Newer updates have additionally added a terrain-generation system.

tyFlow may import and manipulate information in OpenVDB format, with volumes capable of work together with particle methods, and integrates instantly with key 3ds Max manufacturing instruments.

The simulation core is CPU-based, whereas particular person solvers are GPU-based.

tyFlow 1.111: generate AI pictures and animation in 3ds Max utilizing Secure Diffusion
Regardless of the small change in model quantity, tyFlow 1.111 provides a significant new function: the tyDiffusion module.

An “superior implementation” of Stable Diffusion, tyDiffusion makes it doable to make use of the generative AI mannequin inside 3ds Max by way of the ComfyUI GUI.

The module relays viewport data like colour and depth to the AI engine, making it doable for the 3ds Max scene to direct the AI-generated output.

Within the video above, you may see tyDiffusion getting used to generate pictures matching the pose of a low-res 3D character, and animations matching easy information geometry.

Ibele describes it as a “full scene renderer, not only a random picture generator”.

It’s also doable to mission an AI-generated picture onto a 3D mannequin for a extra typical AI-based texturing workflow.

The implementation helps “all [of the] checkpoints and Secure Diffusion 1.5 and LoRAs” for Stable Diffusion XL, plus ControlNet and AnimateDiff.

tyDiffusion is out there in each the Free and Professional editions of tyFlow, with customers of the Free version getting assist for GPU acceleration, not like with tyFlow’s native toolsets.

Different new options
Different adjustments in tyFlow 1.111 embody enchancment to export of particle caches and Alembic level clouds, and “Unreal Engine-compatible resample resolutions” when exporting terrain.

Since we final wrote about tyFlow, different updates have added a Pathfinding operator, and the choice to cap the underside of terrain meshes.

Pricing and system necessities
tyFlow 1.111 is appropriate with 3ds Max 2018+. A few of its GPU-accelerated options are hardware-agnostic; others are CUDA-based and require a compatible NVIDIA GPU.

tyFlow Free, the free version, contains the entire simulation instruments, and can be utilized commercially, however lacks CPU multithreading, GPU acceleration, or cache export.

tyFlow Professional prices $495 for a perpetual node-locked license; $645 for a floating license.

Read a full list of new features in tyFlow in the online documentation

Read the online FAQs for tyDiffusion (Contains GPU necessities)

Visit the tyFlow product website

Download the free edition of tyFlow (Doesn’t require registration)

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