Control your sim. Final your shots.

Fracture FX is a production-proven, cross-platform demolition solution for Autodesk Maya. Fracture FX's procedural, event-driven architecture allows even novice users to take complete control of a destruction simulation and final shots in record time. Art-directable simulations, efficient iterations, out-of-the-box usability and world-class customer care are the corner stones of the Fracture FX experience.

New Quick Tip: Bombs!

13 Sep 2013
Posted by kmannens

Learn how to use bombs in Fracture FX in a bit over 5 minutes with this quicktip:

Quick Tips: Bombs from PyratFX on Vimeo.

Posted by kmannens

A haiku seems approriate to introduce these new Quick Tips.

A tornado of destructive opportunity
In 3 bites of 3 minutes
Nom nom nom.

Quick Tips: Secondary Fracturing from PyratFX on Vimeo.

Quick Tips: Simulation Step Size from PyratFX on Vimeo.

Quick Tips: Numeric Display of fragment attributes from PyratFX on Vimeo.

Posted by kmannens

Quick Tips are bite-sized (<2 mins) tutorials covering features that should be part of every demolition artist's arsenal. 
Head on over and start nibbling!

Quick Tips: Randomize the color of each fragment from PyratFX on Vimeo.

Posted by kmannens

Creators of mayhem and havoc the world-round, REJOICE!  

The air is thick with anticipation. The tension begging to be sliced with a razor. 

 The Fracture FX Trial version is now available for Maya 2014! 

We know you want to get your hands on this destruction goodness now now now, so read on on how to get it:

if you already downloaded the Fracture FX Trial before, just find the original “ Fracture FX Demo Download” mail in your inbox and click at the download link at the bottom of the email. Yes, the same link you used to download the earlier version. With the magic that is the interwebs, we have linked the new version of the Fracture FX Trail to your download link.

If you are downloading the Fracture FX Trail for the first time (or are downloading it from a different machine), fill in the application form and you will receive an email with directions to the latest version of Maya’s Demolition Solution.

Release notes can be found on our wiki.

Any questions, shoot us a mail. Break something while you are at it. 

Destructively yours, 

The Fracture FX Development 
“Control your sim. Final your shots.”

Posted by kmannens

We are delighted to announce that the world-famous VFX Studio The Mill has invested in a global site license of Fracture FX. Founded in 1990, The Mill has offices based in London, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago and is a global leader in delivering digital visual effects solutions to the advertising industry.

The deal consists of flexible global access to Fracture FX’s technology to help meet The Mill’s production needs. Having access to Fracture FX at all The Mill’s sites provides their team with a global, streamlined demolition workflow; while mitigating compatibility issues and maximizing simulation efficiency.

Fracture FX continues to work with The Mill as part of its support agreement to help enhance Fracture FX for The Mill’s specific project needs.

Counting a world-class studio like The Mill among our customers rewards and motivates the Fracture FX development team to continue to strive for perfection! We are looking forward to the controlled mayhem The Mill will produce with Fracture FX!