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PowerSHAPE-e in 3D Stereo

The guide is designed to be brief and yet covering all needed steps on how to enable the 3D Stereo Plugin for PowerSHAPE-e. This is a one-time setup and not needed to be repeated once setup properly.

I. Prepare the 3D Stereo Plugin

1) Please install moreStereo3D.

2) Start moreStereo3D.

II. Configure the 3D Stereo Plugin for PowerSHAPE-e

3) Right click the moreStereo3D Tray Icon (next to your system time) and select "more3D Stereo Enabler"

4) Click the "Locate known Apps" Button. The more3D stereo enabler will search the folders "C:\Program Files" and "C:\Program Files (x86)" for your PowerSHAPE-e installation and you can apply the 3D Stereo Plugin for PowerSHAPE-e.

In case you have installed PowerSHAPE-e into a non-standard installation directory, please continue with step 5). If the more3D Stereo Enabler found your PowerSHAPE-e installation properly, please continue on step 8)

5) Click the "Add Application" Button.

6) Navigate to your PowerSHAPE-e directory. Open the subdirectory named after PowerSHAPE-e's version, e.g. "PowerSHAPE-e13235". Afterwards open the folder "sys". Finally open the subfolder "exec_64". The complete path could look close to this: 

7) Select the file "powershape.exe" and press "Open".

8a) Please set "Application Version" to "Win32" for a 32-Bit version of PowerSHAPE-e. Set "Graphic Library" to "OpenGL" and check the "Enabled"-Checkbox. Press "Save and Close".

8b) Please set "Application Version" to "Win64" for a 64-Bit version of the PowerSHAPE-e. Set "Graphic Library" to "OpenGL" and check the "Enabled"-Checkbox. Press "Save and Close".

III. Set PowerSHAPE-e's optimal settings for 3D Stereo

9) Finally its time to start PowerSHAPE-e. Load a model and click on "View" in the menu bar and select "Perspective".

IV. Enjoy the 3D Stereo Visualization inside PowerSHAPE-e

You might want to finetune the 3D Stereo Settings of PowerSHAPE-e. If you ever feel like resetting to more3D's recommended stereo generation, here they are:

Here's the effect of the above settings:

Are you not sure how to create a good 3D effect? Find out how in this tutorial video (6 minutes):

If you have any questions or require technical assistance, please do not hestiate to contact support@more3d.com

moreStereo3D provides 3D Stereo for glasses-free 3D displays, 3D Monitors, 3D TVs, 3D Projectors and even Head Mounted Displays from within your application.