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ARAS HD How-To Videos
Viewed 1165 times since Thu, Sep 13, 2012
To download and watch the ARAS HD how-to videos, please visit the link below:http://www.aras360.com/support/hd-howto.htmlAs always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact technical support at email@example.com. Read More
ARAS 360 HD Hardware Specifications and System Requirements
Viewed 954 times since Thu, Apr 26, 2012
System Requirements and Hardware SpecificationsRevision: 8Last Updated: May 14, 2012System RequirementsIntel Core i5/i7 series processor or equivalentWindows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)Higher-end NVidia or ATI Dedicated Graphics Card. For Example... Read More
What Video Cards Will Work With Aras HD?
Viewed 335 times since Thu, Feb 7, 2013
This List has benchmark scores for all the high-end video cards:http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/high_end_gpus.htmlAnything on this list above a score of 1000 will work and is recommended.A score of 600 is the minimum,depending on how new the card... Read More
Mini menu in HD
Viewed 331 times since Tue, Jun 5, 2012
This menu is always in view no matter which tab is active.It allows you to perform general program functions as indicated below.1. Icon on left – camera – click to save an imageof the screen view2. ... Read More
Differences Between Snap Types
Viewed 307 times since Thu, Jul 19, 2012
There are 6 Types of snap in ARAS HD. All Snap options cannot be combined with one another except for Snap to Surface, which can be combined with any Snap option.Snap to PointThis will make your objects snap to:Points, ends and middles of lines,... Read More
create curved path between 2 animation positions
Viewed 306 times since Thu, Jun 7, 2012
to create a curved path ( spline ) between only 2 animation positions requires 4 steps.1. Click on the path and then look at left panel properties2. Uncheck box " lock first segment to a line "3. click off path and back on path and see spline grips4.... Read More
Attach headlites in HD
Viewed 285 times since Tue, Jun 5, 2012
To attach headlights to any model, you must first reduce ambient light using the View Tab/Skybox controls.This will allow you to see when the light appears from the model.Then, click on the model and on left panel you will see the checkbox - attach... Read More
How Does Fire Work?
Viewed 253 times since Fri, Oct 5, 2012
Here’s what all the options do: Sync Point: Sync this with another model’s sync point. The firewill start when this point is reached. Base Color: Simply the color of the fire. Lifespan: Time, in seconds, the fire lasts in... Read More
Why Can’t I Can’t See Objects in Ortho (2D) View Mode?
Viewed 248 times since Thu, Sep 27, 2012
OrthoView has a locked camera height of 500 feet. Anything higher will be out ofview. Zooming won’t help because it doesn’t change the actual camera height. When dealing with large elevations it’s recommended to use the 3D view. Read More
Can I Use Skid Marks in Momentum?
Viewed 193 times since Mon, Nov 19, 2012
There’s actually not a way to get skid marksautomatically in Momentum. The best solution for that sort of thing would be toanimate the models manually based on what the Momentum analysis shows.You can keep the Momentum analysis and hide it on... Read More
Why Do Some of My Objects Not Print?
Viewed 188 times since Wed, Dec 5, 2012
Printing works on a layered 2D orthorgraphic projection. Basically this means that there’s no perspective; and objects layered after others will be visible, even if they are below other objects in 3D.Here’s an example:In 3D mode... Read More
Requesting a custom model.
Viewed 181 times since Fri, Jan 18, 2013
New models are being added to our library all the time. If you need a model for a current case, and you don’t see it in the library, please send a completed "Custom Model Request Form" (located below) to firstname.lastname@example.org.The request... Read More
What Do the Numbers Do in "Delete Cars"?
Viewed 123 times since Mon, Mar 18, 2013
When deleting cars,you can bring up some descriptions with the question marks. This will explainthings a bit more here:Blur Radius: When youcircle something, it basically takes the colors at the edges of the selectionand randomly places those colors... Read More
Why do I have "-archive" files next to my scene files?
Viewed 65 times since Mon, May 13, 2013
Each time you save your sceneover a name that already exists, it creates an archive file. Here’s anexample of how it works.You work on yourscene and save a file, “201_Thompson_St.ahd”. This file has light posts alongthe street.You keep... Read More
Why Do My Custom Models Fail to Load?
Viewed 51 times since Thu, May 16, 2013
Aras HD doesn’t save custom models within a scene. If you move a scene file to another computer you must move the custom model files to that new computer as well. This doesn’t apply to built-in models-- as long as the computer you&rsquo... Read More