DAZ 3D(TM) Releases the Latest Plug-in SDK for DAZ Studio, in Partnership with Trolltech, Inc.: Robust, Well Documented SDK is Available at a Huge Savings for a Limited Time

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DAZ 3D, Inc. today released the latest version of their DAZ Studio SDK Plug-in Architecture, as part of the DAZ Studio 1.7 version public release. Based on the Qt framework developed by Trolltech, Inc., this SDK provides developers with a very thorough and well documented plug-in architecture that is extremely simple to work with. Developers will enjoy the exposure to the DAZ Studio core, which gives them the opportunity to tap into virtually any part of DAZ Studio's modern 3D engines and toolsets.

We're excited to offer our full plug-in SDK at a great discount to help open the door for new developers, in order to help grow the community around this great 3D software.

    "Developing DAZ Studio using the Qt framework has saved us an amazing amount of time and money," stated Brian Wagner, director of research and development for DAZ 3D, Inc. "We're excited to offer our full plug-in SDK at a great discount to help open the door for new developers, in order to help grow the community around this great 3D software."

Qt sets the standard for high-performance, cross-platform application development. It includes a C++ class library and tools for cross-platform development and internationalization. Qt is also available to Java programmers through Qt Jambi.

"Any developer in need of a robust, well-supported 3D engine should try out the DAZ Studio SDK," said Jan AArsaether, technical sales lead for Trolltech, Inc. "The possibilities of the DAZ Studio SDK, as combined with Qt, are virtually limitless. Developers would be remiss not to explore this awesome opportunity."

Pricing and Availability

In partnership with Trolltech, Inc., DAZ 3D is offering the new Qt powered SDK to DAZ Studio developers at an unprecedented savings of about $900. Regularly priced at $995, the DAZ Studio SDK is being made available to the public for just $99.95 from now through August 31, 2007.

Purchases of the DAZ Studio plug-in SDK can be made online in the DAZ 3D online store at http://www.daz3d.com.

A separate scripting development kit is also available for free download to the public at http://www.daz3d.com/i.x/software/studio/-/developer?.

About Qt

Qt sets the standard for high-performance, cross-platform application development. It includes a C++ class library and tools for cross-platform development and internationalization. Qt also provides unique solutions to inter-object communication, goes beyond C++ to add flexibility for advanced GUI development, and provides a special edition for back-end server applications.

For more information, visit: http://trolltech.com/products/qt

About DAZ 3D(TM)

Founded in 2000, DAZ 3D, Inc., a privately held company located in Draper, Utah, is a market leader in 3D software and digital content creation. The company's model library is renowned for its high-quality 3D content at the industry's most competitive prices. DAZ 3D also develops powerful software applications that support its content, including Bryce(R), a 3D environment and animation package; Carrara(TM), a complete 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution; DAZ Studio(TM), a free 3D digital art creation tool; Hexagon(TM), polygonal modeling software for the creation of "ready-to-render" 3D models; and Mimic(TM), a lip-synching application. For more information, visit http://www.daz3d.com.

About Trolltech(TM)

Trolltech(R) is the company that makes software faster to build and easier to use. Trolltech's magic inspires software innovation and drives improved usability. The magic is the combination of efficient software development with an innovative, high-quality user experience. Trolltech's software increases the appeal of our customer's desktop applications and devices while reducing their risks and software development costs. Trolltech's technologies accelerate the evolution of software by unleashing the creative power of the developer. The company's family of products include Qt(R), which sets the standard for high-performance, cross-platform software development; and Qtopia(R), the unrivaled application platform for the efficient creation of Linux devices. Trolltech software is the foundation for thousands of leading products worldwide, many from Global 2000 companies. Trolltech is a second-generation open source company, with a dual licensing business model that supports open source values and methodology in a profitable, sustainable business. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TROLL. For more information about Trolltech, please visit http://www.trolltech.com.

(C) 2007 DAZ 3D, Inc. All rights reserved. DAZ is a Registered Trademark of DAZ 3D, Inc. All other brand names, product names, service marks or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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