Features & Modules

iC3D is available in four modules

The original all-in-one visualization software for packaging design on the fly

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The essential software portfolio for packaging artworkers and designers

The world's first dedicated toolkit for packaging model development

Features/modules suite select designer modeller
Complete 3D "Real-Time" Visualisation - Bottles, Bags, Cartons, Tins, Shrink, POS, Shelf

"All-in-one" 3D Ideation, Design and production solution for Packaging Creatives. No additional 3rd Party software required, just Adobe illustrator and iC3D

Floating Licences / Mac or Windows

Install on multiple Mac/Windows. License by amount of concurrent users required

Easy to Learn & Use - one application

No prior 3D knowledge required. Creative Cloud users learn iC3D in a couple of days

3D Shape Modeller Module

Easily create your own 3D packaging models – no matter how complex

Point Editor / Physics Module

Advanced manipulation of 3D models, meshes/surfaces. Create realistic creasing, dents

Carton/Box/POS Module

Allows import of Dielines, editing, cuts, folds, corrections, artwork placement, animation

Labelling Module

Allows import and interactive patented sliding / placement of labels on 3D models

Flexible Bags Module

Allows 3D models to be created, imported & labels/artwork interactively positioned

Shrink, Shrink Correction Module

Create shrink film/wrap - accurately visualise, distort & correct artwork for print

Sealed Shrink Bag Module

Accurately create sealed bags with artwork correction for fresh food products

Shelf Visualiser Module

Create, place, visualise & compare with other versions or competitors products

"Real Time Ray Tracing" Module

Photographic quality rendering in real time. Adjust lighting, materials & view instantly

option option
3D Model Library

Bottles, Bags, Cartons, Tins, Containers, Trigger Spray, Caps, Ring Pulls, Display Tray

Materials, Textures Library

Plastics, Metallics, Liquids, Glass, Wood, Paper, Card. Customizable, Unlimited Materials

Carton Substrate Library

Single & Double Sided Substrates, Edges, Customizable, Unlimited

3D Template Library

Flexible Bags, Display Trays, Tubes, Magazines, DVD’s, Pallets, Shelving

Export Preset list

Different camera preset views can be exported as a group for approval and publication

2D Spinner

Create Spherical Bottles, Tins, Shapes & Conical Labels. Import (DXF, CF2) Files

Adobe illustrator Bi Directional Link

Fast artwork placement between Illustrator and iC3D

Hybrid PACKZ - Bi Directional Link

Fast artwork placement between PACKZ and iC3D

PDF Native Import Editor/Renderer

Position any PDF artwork directly on 3D model. Hide PDF layers to create desired result

Import Formats 3D

Collada (.DAE./ZAE), Modo (.LXO), 3ds Max (.3ds), 3ds Max (.ase), Wavefront (.obj), LightWave (.lwo), Milkshape 3D (.ms3d), Ic3d (.ic3), STL (.stl)

Import Formats Die Line

Illustrator, PDF, DXF, CF2 files, (ArtiosCAD via Esko plugin) & other CAD programmes

Illustrator Layers Effects

Separate layers & spot colors can be used for special visual & print finishing effects

UVW Editor

Allows artwork to be correctly distorted to fit any 3D model shape

Bump Displacement

True Emboss and Deboss effects (surface deformation) on labels, cartons & 3D models

Lenticular, Holographic, Fresnel Effects

Allows security and special foil and image effects to be applied, edited and visualized

Correction Tools - image & print beautification

Hide back labels. Global /local color correction. White ink /transparency visualization

Liquid Fill Effect

Allows liquid bottle filling effects to be visualized

Floor Reflections

Generate photographic quality product reflections (fully adjustable studio effects)

Interactive Studio Lighting & HDRI Generation

Create your own photo studio. Add/edit lights, color, shadows, angles, fades & opacity

Dynamic Backgrounds

Use any 2D background picture together with your 3D content. Generate HDRI maps

Transform Features

Allows accurate position, scale, rotate, zoom & distortion of 3D models

Real World Lighting / HDRI Environments

Image Based Lighting. For accurate visualisation of lighting conditions on 3D models

Camera Movement

Pitch, Yaw, Zoom & Field of View, individually controlled freehand or incrementally

Animation / Recording

Create professional .MOV movies for marketing, displays, checking fold sequences etc.

Export 3D files, Collada/DAE, OBJ, STL

Export to Photoshop, production workflows and to 3D printers

Export Hi-Res Images & Augment Feature

Print high quality print ready images - PDF, JPG, PNG, TIFF. Upload data into Opsis cloud

3D Printer Menu

Special print menu for 3D printers to create rigid prototypes of IC3D 3D Visualisations

3D Web Viewer Application - iC3D Opsis

Share 3D Cloud content with stakeholders, view on computer, tablet, phone

* 25 model limit
"iC3D handled the shrink with ease, and produced a good 3D render, with accurate lighting effects in just 19 minutes."
"iC3D provides us the potential to offer our customers photo realistic virtual packaging in 3D format"
"iC3D offers real internal and external added value. It gives us an economic way to capture potential errors early"
"Because it creates truly accurate virtual prototypes, using iC3D means we don’t need to create as many physical ones, which saves both time and money."