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What's New in Nendo 1.5

Many of the changes we made to Nendo were done under the hood to make Nendo work better on today's machines and operating systems. Here's a summary of what's changed:

Improved Platform Compatibility

  • Support for Windows 2000/XP
  • Support for modern graphics cards (OpenGL 1.1 and above)
  • Support for longer file pathnames

More Stuff

  • New sample models
  • Over 50 new seamless textures
  • Lots of new tutorial scripts


  • Highly-compressed installer for faster downloads
  • Streamlined installation process
  • License scheme allows evaluation of all features except save/export


  • Enhanced native (.ndo) file format
  • Choose texture size for each object in scene
  • Updated TIFF and PNG image handling
  • Improved memory management
  • Smaller, faster executable


  • HTML Help, accessible via the Help menu and F1
  • Updated hot key descriptions
  • Improved mouse documentation
  • Enhanced script (.nds) format
  • Additional tutorial scripts

User Interface

  • Refined icons and window appearance
  • Changed background color for better contrast
  • Paint toolbar hidden during paint camera moves
  • Popup confirmation when tutorial script recording is terminated
  • Script rewind button resets to beginning - doesn't automatically start playing
  • Cancel option provided for 'New,' 'Open' and 'How To' commands so you can always save your work
  • Hot key to toggle display of ground plane
  • Hot key to toggle display of global axes
  • Del or Backspace deletes selected object(s)

Desktop Integration

  • Drag and drop Nendo (.ndo) files into the modeling window
  • Nendo icon displays in ALT-TAB selector
  • Nendo (.ndo) files display on the desktop with the nendo icon
  • Start Menu shortcuts to documentation, release notes, and web site

Improved Export

  • Improved .obj export