Category Archive: New Feature

DREAM.3D v6.3 New Features

DREAM.3D brings a host of new user interface improvements that we would like to share. Our goal was to help the user streamline their workflows by presenting the user with a less cluttered main window. These changes will be on going as we investigate better ways to present the user interface to our users. The …

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DREAM.3D 6.3.0 Released

The DREAM.3D development team would like to announce the release of DREAM.3D version 6.3.0. The download can be found at the normal download link on the DREAM.3D website:http://dream3d.bluequartz.net/?page_id=32These release notes summarize the major changes for each officially released version of DREAM.3D. The official bug report is located at the DREAM.3D GitHub issues page.Getting HelpThe developers …

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New Orientation Conversion Utility Added to DREAM.3D

Among the new features of DREAM.3D Version 6.2.63 is a new utility that allows the user to quickly perform a conversion of a single orientation representation into 6 alternate representations. The supported representations are:Axis-AngleCubochoricEuler Angles (Bunge Convention)HomochoricOrientation Matrix (3×3)QuaternionRodriguesTo use the utility, simply drag the filter “Orientation Utility” into the pipeline area and start entering …

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DREAM.3D 6.2.63 Released

On behalf of the entire DREAM.3D development team I would like to announce the immediate availability of version 6.2.63. The download can be found at the normal download spot on the dream3d website:http://dream3d.bluequartz.net/?page_id=32The issues fixed for this release are:Version 6.2.63 will be the last version to support OS X 10.8. The minimum version of OS …

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DREAM.3D 6.2.0 Released

On behalf of the DREAM.3D Development team we are pleased to release version 6.2.0. The complete list of fixes is below.The downloads are located on the usual download page.User NotesCompleted migration of all internal rotation transformations to those documented in the paper “Tutorial: Consistent Representations of and Conversions Between 3D Rotations”, D. Rowenhorst, A.D. Rollett, …

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New Features Tour (Version 6)

This is a short video showing some of the new searching capabilities of DREAM.3D. The new searching capabilities allows the user to quickly target filters by their name. Instead of drilling down through a tree the user can simply type the name of the filter into a search box and the list of filters will …

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DREAM.3D 6.1.77 Released

On behalf of the DREAM.3D Development team we are pleased to release version 6.1.77 which incorporates the fixes for several issues that were found during the 3D Methods Workshop held at Carnegie Mellon University. The complete list of fixes is below.The downloads are located on the usual download page.​ Fixed incorrect calculation of Euclidean distance …

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DREAM.3D Version 6 Release Schedule

DREAM3D Version 6 will be released at the end of June 2015. We are currently in the “beta” stage. Please feel free to download the latest nightly build and test it out. The nightly builds are located at http://dream3d.bluequartz.net/binaries/experimental and are ordered by date. Please note that DREAM3D is under heavy development and major changes …

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DREAM.3D Version 6

It has been a long time and the DREAM3D development team has grown to 4 full time programmers and a few volunteers. The development team has been working hard in order to release a new version of DREAM3D that has more of the requested features and more scalable and modular at the same time. To …

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Exporting Data to Abaqus

DREAM.3D is gaining the ability to write out a Hexahedron based volume mesh from DREAM.3D into .inp files which should be directly imported into Abaqus CAE as a model. We are using an element type of C3D8 for the file set which includes the following files:​Nodes fileElement FileSections FileElement Set FileTop level file that includes …

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