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                                          Pro Howler

Fast Digital Painting and Animation powered by Project Dogwaffle

PD
                                  Howler also supports animation &
                                  video

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Hogar Emanuel

a children's home
in Honduras

Hogar Emanuel - a home for children
                              in need located in Honduras



PD Howler
                screenshot

nifty texturesz

know your doat
 
(a)symmetrical painting
the english gentleman

new layer modes
layer
                blending modes

3d lighting
lighting for
                textures

mirror mode textures



Get the demo of
PD Pro 6 Howler here:
 
Softpedia mirror
 

improved bristle brushes
(framing also done in PD!)
fabulous bristle brushes
clouds in 3D Designer - with Howler 9.5
HOT! Howler 9.5 is here! Learn more...

Click Here for the new Howler 9.5 Slideshow

landscape, created in PD Howler 9.5

Nature painting has evolved....

now with 3D in the GPU to quickly render clouds, erosion, sediments, soft raytraced shadows, fog and more...


What is PD Howler?

PD Howler is a fast digital painting and animation program, creative software for your PC. It is best used on Windows 8 or 7, with GPU-accelerated 3D landscape generation, ray tracing, video-on-video painting, motion tracking, image stabilization, roto-scoping, artist guides, photo editing, realistic media painting, pigment lifting, tools for post work and special effects filters, motion estimated interpolation, particle brushes, foliage brushes, user-defined custom animated brushes, video brushes, an exposure sheet for lip-synched cartooning, animated frame painting, loopable and seamless video creation tools, awesome lens flares and many more amazing tools and gadgets. PD Howler is the top-of-the-line edition of Project Dogwaffle. PD Howler is created by an artist, Dan Ritchie, for hobbyists and professionals alike. Best of all, this is very affordably priced, and it keeps evolving.


Coming Soon: (September'ish 2014)

PD Howler 9.5 - Learn More

realtime 3D in the GPU - with
                                shadows

PD Pro 9 is here - Now v9.2 (Howler and Artist editions available)

9.0: "Fly in the Ointment"                          

9.1: "Not a Carrot"                                     

9.2: "Worlds cutest t-rex"   new!             



Not the latest, still one of the greatest:

PD Pro 8.2

Real-time 3D Designer on the GPU - Awesome Foliage brushes - Smooth Video Motion Estimation

This version is also included in the Cool Creative Bundle.

A lite Home Learning Edition is available for Free!

 
v8.0
"Broomhead"
v8.1
"Oh Sassy!"
v8.2
"Skyock's Egret"  (Artist 8.2c - Howler 8.2d)
 


leaftracker - old stackhouse farm
old stackhouse farm, by leaftracker


'Winter Sunrise On The Back Trail' by leaftracker:
Winter Sunrise On The Back Trail
See this and other examples in the Dogwaffler of the Moment sections


New Features & the Need for Speed!
[more...]
  • Ray Tracing on the GPU new in v9
  • Foliage brushes new in v8
  • motion prediction module new in 7.2
  • re-invented timeline editor new in 7.2
  • new user interface style and colors new in 7.2
  • multi-monitor support new in 7.2
  • 3D Designer - now with GPU support(!)
  • Motion tracking, Image stabilizing
  • Rotoscoping
  • Greatly improved performance.  More real-time feedback throughout the program.  Increased speed overall.  Greater use of multiple processors and enhanced instruction sets.
  • Cleaner, modern GUI, visually compatible with Windows 7.
  • Enhanced filters and features throughout the program.
  • New lighting tool, perspective tool, mandelbrot filter and more.
  • New low level 3D api. (for developers)
  • Updated symmetry and bristle brush tools
  • [more...]

slideshow with music

Howling fast!

We already had a multithreading architecture since version 4.  However at that time we concentrated on overall system speed. [more...]




 
PD Pro 9.5 is Here!
Coming with v9.5
What's New in v9
What's New in v8
What's New in v7
What's New in v6
What's New in v5
What's New in v4
Earlier releases?



New since version 8:
The Rules-based
Foliage brushes


new foliage system



  • PD Pro 7.2 is here!
  • Student discount available

      Learn more here

 
Press Releases new!
Announcing the Release of PD Pro 8 Howler

Screenshotsnew!




PD Pro 7.2


cereally...
                          it's ok to play with your food
Motion Prediction module


From 2 seconds to 20, in just 2 more minutes of rendering after 8 hours initial rendering

Upgrade
from PD Pro 6 Howler (aka PD Howler 1) to PD Pro 7 Howler
.
See your options...




v7.1: Greatly Enhanced
Curve Tool
:
What's new in the Curve tool of v7.1?

v7.1: Tracking Mattes
tracking mattes

v7.1: Rotoscoping:
simplify rotoscoping
                  work by temporarily stabilizing the video

new!Read the
PD Howler Review

Danas Anis reviews PD Howler 1 aka PD Pro
                          6
by famed Carrara 3D Artist
and Photographer
Danas Anis


Gallery Quickpicks
Slideshow 1
(Javascript & Flash)
 
Slideshow 1+
(Youtube)

Slideshow 2
(dropbox)
 
the HOTM
(Who's been howling?)
 
Screenshots
(hello new GUI)
 
Tutorial Videos
(Learn to howl)

 
Get your PC ready to howl:
get the Microsoft
.NET framework 4 (!)
System Requirements
let's howl
Installation Guide and more


watch me howl on youtube Tweet woof howl waffle!