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jimiclaybrooks
08-25-2017, 04:56 AM
Since I've upgraded, I've lost the use of qemmloss 3, which I found to be an invaluable tool for reducing the poly count of some models. Can anyone recommend a good tool that's not too expensive? Ive tried mesh lab and instant mesh, but
haven't had much success with either. thanks

VermilionCat
08-25-2017, 05:16 AM
PLG plugins have simplify mesh plugin.

jimiclaybrooks
08-25-2017, 05:36 AM
Thanks, I'll check it out.

Otterman
08-25-2017, 06:40 AM
Gemmloss isn't that just an early form of 'Reduce Polys +' found in the Construction tab. If in correct then it's still in 2015.3

daforum
08-25-2017, 06:48 AM
There's also Balancer ( and Balancer Pro ): http://www.atangeo.com/products

Hope this helps :)

jimiclaybrooks
08-25-2017, 08:16 AM
the link on the lightwave plugins website is a dead end. How am I supposed to get the plg plugin if there's no website? Otterman, yes the version ni 2015 is qemmloss 2 I believe, (I could be wrong), but I'm sure it isn't version 3, which was what I've been using.

jimiclaybrooks
08-25-2017, 08:32 AM
OK, I found the website, which is true art support http://www2.trueart.pl/?URIType=Directory&URI=Products/Plug-Ins, but I don't see any tool for polygon reduction. Thanks daforum for the link, I've seen that tool before, and it looks pretty attractive right now. Guess I'll have to fork up the money for a descent decimator tool.

jimiclaybrooks
08-25-2017, 08:48 AM
Doesn't Zbrush have a reduction tool? I think its called Decimation master?? I'm looking for it now.

jimiclaybrooks
08-25-2017, 09:14 AM
OK, I found the website, which is true art support http://www2.trueart.pl/?URIType=Directory&URI=Products/Plug-Ins, but I don't see any tool for polygon reduction. Thanks daforum for the link, I've seen that tool before, and it looks pretty attractive right now. Guess I'll have to fork up the money for a descent decimator tool.

raymondtrace
08-25-2017, 09:17 AM
http://www.pixsim.co.uk/downloads/PLG_UV_Tools.zip

raymondtrace
08-25-2017, 09:24 AM
And another option for polygon reduction:

https://github.com/wjakob/instant-meshes

I wasn't aware of qemmloss 3 until this discussion but found the archived source on archive.org

https://web.archive.org/web/20150524055006/http://amber.rc.arizona.edu/lw/qemloss3.html

jimiclaybrooks
08-26-2017, 05:30 AM
thanks Ray, I have the qemloss 3 plugin, but it won't install on my machine. As for the others, I certainly appreciate your help with this. Thanks again.

Sensei
08-26-2017, 08:34 AM
thanks Ray, I have the qemloss 3 plugin, but it won't install on my machine. As for the others, I certainly appreciate your help with this. Thanks again.

Install 32 bit version of LW and try again...