-do blender and other free programs such as gimp and pixia support graphics tablets?
-are they worth the $100
I think This is exactly what you’re looking for.
- Yes. Blender and GIMP work perfectly for me. (Well GIMP doesn’t want to start up anymore, but that has nothing to do with the tablet. :-? ) Wings3D doesn’t like tablets though, because it’s based on a game engine or something like that… Pixia seems to work too:
- Yes! I have a cheaper Volito, and it’s a great help with texturing and fine-tuning vertices.
goood…just checkin tho, does it matter if ur using windows or linux?
I’m only using Windows XP. The only reason why I think it might not work with other OSs are driver problems. Try typing in “wacom linux” at Google
hey matt, didnt recognize ur sn
nono, i have xp too.
I’ve used a WACOM Graphire3 with Blender; had to remap one of the buttons to the Middle button so I could rotate the view; I still prefer using the mouse with Blender.
The Graphire3 also works pretty well in GIMP 2.0.3 (not 2.0.0). Although, I don’t get pressure sensitivity and no means to caliberate the sensitivity. Still better than using a mouse. I think problem is related to the fact that GIMP relies on GTK+ which doesn’t have proper tablet support.
By the way, this is on Windows XP.