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How to convert any image to Pixel Art in Cinema 4D

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In this Quick Tip I show you how to create pixel art from image in Cinema 4D. It’s a simple process using some Shader effector, Cloner and Xpresso.


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Volume Pixel GENERATOR Tools

A complete solution to convert any image or video and text to volume pixel, and also they help you to generate mosaic image and generate “matrix” text effect.
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Volume Pixel GENERATOR Tools For Cinema 4D

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In this Quick Tip, I demonstrate the use of Volume Pixel GENERATOR Tools, showing how it can be employed using different parameters and how to use the different presets Included.

Volume Pixel GENERATOR Tools

Contains a large palette of tools for CINEMA 4D. These tools allow you to convert any image or video and text to volume pixel, and also they help you to generate mosaic image and generate “matrix” text effect.

All those tools can support dynamic body, as well as effectors and forces. They offer many possibilities to animate your scene.

  1. Volume Pixel Generator: Quicker and easier this tool allows you to generate volume pixel from an image or video.
  2. Image Mosaic Generator: This tool enables you to create amazing mosaics from your digital pictures in a very easy way.
  3. Texel Generator: Converts a text to volume pixel.
  4. Matrix text Effect Generator: Convert quickly an image or video to matrix text effect or any text effect using customizable text characters.

The Requirements.
Compatible with Cinema 4D R18 and later.

What’s Included?
6 presets are included with these tools : Cam Switch, Circle Wipe, Force Object, Liniaire Wipe, Sound Effector, Spline Effector



Changelog & Update History

Version 2.0.0 September 01, 2021
* UPGRADE Compatibility with Cinema 4D R21, R22, R23 & R24 and many improvements
Version 1.1.8 January 28, 2020
* Fixed Cinema 4D R21 Compatibility
Version 1.1.7 July 22, 2019
* Fixed Cinema 4D R20 Compatibility
* Improvement Texel GENERATOR Optimized
Version 1.1.6 May 13, 2019
* Added Mini Studio
* Improvement Optimization of our Licensing system (The Products Authorize and Update system)
Version 1.1.5 February 10, 2017
* New New product installer, to quickly and easily update your product.
* Improvement Added new option "Default Camera"
* Many improvements and bug fixes in the Computer authorization system,
for a better optimization.
Version 1.1.0 November 03, 2016
* Fixed Cinema 4D R18 Compatibility
* Added Henceforth you can run Volume Pixel GENERATOR, Texel, Mosaic, Matrix and all the associated presets from the menu Plugins.
Path : Menu Plugins > MF3DP > Volume Pixel GENERATOR Screenshot
* Improvement
Volume Pixel GEN
Mosaic GEN
Matrix Text Art
New menu "File" (to make the interface more ergonomic, we have separate the "File" option from "Basic Options" menu to a new menu.) Screenshot
* Added
Volume Pixel GEN
Mosaic GEN
Matrix Text Art
Unlock Ratio new option added When you decrease the ratio value to a lower value (value less than 2, for example), you risk to crash Cinema 4D! depending on the performance of your computer.
So, for this reason that we have added this new option. Screenshot
* Added
Volume Pixel GEN
Mosaic GEN
Matrix Text Art
Texel GEN
Presets Effectors & Presets Forces features. These two new features, allow you to easily add all effectors or forces from preset, with one simple "drag & drop". Screenshot
* Added
Matrix Text Effect
Show Used Image option (To show the used image in the Viewport as a preview)
* Improvement
Texel Generator
Auto adjust width & height Screenshot
* Added Computer authorization system.
If you have a licence One Computer you can't use Solid To Liquid on more than one computer. So, you need to buy more license to be able to use this product on more then one computer. Screenshot

We included a new menu "Check for Update", also an Auto-check for product updates, if there is new update you will be notified imediately. Screenshot
* Added Reset All Button (Reset all settings to their default values)
* Improvement Interface improvement to make it more ergonomic.
* Improvement Many other improvements and bug fixes.