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By Ricardo Eloy

Free unwrap tool: Packer-IO

YouTube channel askNK just published an interesting video showcasing a free unwrap tool called Packer-IO.
Tech company 3d-io GmbH has unveiled Packer-IO, a powerful and free standalone tool that automates UV management, streamlining workflows and enhancing productivity in 3D modeling.
Packer-IO leverages the technology previously available in 3D-io's suite of UV plugins, now repackaged into a comprehensive and user-friendly application. This tool simplifies the often tedious task of UV mapping, offering features that automate packing and manage UVs with high efficiency and less user intervention.
Key Features and Benefits
One of the standout features of Packer-IO is its ability to automate and simplify the management of UV maps. The tool supports a variety of file formats, including OBJ, FBX, and GLB, making it highly versatile for different project requirements. With functionalities like UV tile resizing, rotation adjustments, and the ability to manage multiple UV sets simultaneously, Packer-IO ensures high-quality results while reducing the manual effort typically associated with UV management.
Moreover, Packer-IO is designed to integrate seamlessly with popular 3D modeling software through additional free plugins. These are available for major platforms such as Blender, 3D Studio Max, and Unreal Engine, further enhancing its utility and appeal to professionals across the 3D industry.
Availability and Access
Packer-IO is now available to the public completely free of charge, embodying 3d-io's commitment to supporting the creative community. This move allows both amateur and professional 3D artists to access high-end tools without the burden of additional costs, whether they are working on personal projects or commercial ventures.
To download Packer-IO, users can visit the official 3d-io website, where the application is available for both Windows and Mac operating systems. The download process is straightforward, with detailed instructions provided to ensure that users can get started with the tool quickly and easily.
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