Autodesk Showcase 2011 Readme


Autodesk Showcase® 2011 visual communication software helps designers, engineers, and marketing teams evaluate designs in context, more rapidly explore alternatives, and tell the stories of their designs with vividly immersive 3D presentations and renderings. The software features storyboarding and movie creation tools, new environments, and an intuitive UI and navigation techniques.

This readme describes known limitations and issues in Autodesk Showcase 2011. It is strongly recommended that you read this document before you install this release. For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.

For further important notes and workarounds, see the Showcase Knowlege Base at


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The directions for installing Showcase are found in the Showcase Installation and Licensing Guide. You can find the guide on the Showcase DVD or at

Important: If you are installing Showcase Professional or Showcase Presenter with network licensing, you must follow a procedure to enable Professional or Presenter features. This procedure is found in the Showcase Installation and Licensing Guide in Chapter 2, Showcase Installation > Install Showcase > Enable Showcase Professional or Presenter after a Network License Installation.

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For system requirements, go to:

To see the Showcase Learning Path, go to:

For a summary of new features, see:

For an updated copy of this readme and other documents, go to:

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The following are known feature limitations and notes in Autodesk Showcase 2011.

Opening and importing files

Graphics card 

Scene authoring

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Autodesk, FBX, Revit, and Showcase are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product and services offerings, and specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document. © 2010 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.