chamfer_maker_R15_rc1

I recently updated the popular Chamfer Maker plugin so it works with CINEMA 4D R15.

You can download the plugin at the end of this post.
The ZIP file includes pre-compiled plugins for CINEMA 4D versions R12 through R15.

There are a few changes to the old version but that is best explained in a video.


Source

You can find the source code for the plugin on github.

Download

AMa_ChamferMaker_R12-R15.zip

Updated: 2013-10-03
Revision 2 (r2) adds support for live edge selection from a correction deformer that is put under the modified object.

As seen in the following screenshot:

chamfer_maker_R15_r2_corr_deformer

22 Responses

  1. Reply
    Alex
    Apr 22, 2014 - 11:50 AM

    Hi Andre!

    I have been using Chamfer Maker for a long time. But after updating to R15 version, I found it crash evey time (even in a blank scene) when I click it in plugins menu. It does’t response and I have to call out task manager to shutdown C4D.

    I tried everything but all useless. I’d be truly grateful if you would help me out.

    Alex

    • Reply
      André Berg
      Apr 24, 2014 - 02:16 AM

      Hi Alex, are you using the latest C4D R15 update? I had one user that also had the same problem but before I could actually ask him questions about what was wrong he told me letting the auto-updater update to the latest MAXON update fixed it for him.

      • Reply
        Alex
        Apr 24, 2014 - 02:54 PM

        Yes, it’s solved!
        Thank you so much Andre!

  2. Reply
    Bill
    Jun 06, 2014 - 05:11 PM

    Hi Andre,

    Love the Chamfer maker plugin! I wanted to ask if it’s possible to add imported spline profiles (for bevels) in a future version?

    Cheers!

    • Reply
      André Berg
      Jun 23, 2014 - 03:39 PM

      Thank you, Bill.

      Yes, at quick glance it’s possible.
      I can add it to my list of future possible improvements to be done whenever I start actively working on it again. :)

      (sorry for the late reply btw, I was on holiday and had to catch up by sifting through a LOT of spam replies and yours got falsely identified)

  3. Reply
    Brendan
    Jul 12, 2014 - 05:24 PM

    hey i have a wee bit of a problem i added the chamfer maker to my plugins folder but it keeps causing my program to shut down -.- any ideas?

    • Reply
      André Berg
      Jul 12, 2014 - 11:29 PM

      Hey, Brendan. Please make sure you are using the latest service release of CINEMA 4D R15.
      In the past there have been reports of crashes with outdated CINEMA 4D R15 versions that were fixed by letting the CINEMA 4D R15 auto-updater update to the latest version.

  4. Reply
    Marty
    Aug 28, 2014 - 02:11 PM

    Hi there,
    thanks for the plugin its really good to be able animate bevels.
    Is there an easy way to keep the textures stuck to the new edges ofter chamfering?
    Any help would be greatly received.
    many thanks,
    Marty.

    • Reply
      André Berg
      Aug 29, 2014 - 04:01 AM

      Hi Marty,

      Unfortunately not. Since the process of beveling adds new vertices/edges there is no easy way to automatically adjust and correlate UV data as well.

      While it may be possible to create an algorithm specifically for adjusting UV coordinates for bevelled edges it is by no means a trivial task and not something that I have time to tackle at this point in time.

      • Reply
        Harold
        Apr 04, 2015 - 12:02 PM

        Whenever i add a material the color always getting separated between edges its.Is there a way to fix this? Or am i have the same problem with @marty?
        Thanks for the plugin i’m using this since r13.

  5. Reply
    Sebastian
    Oct 04, 2014 - 09:52 AM

    Hi André, just wanted to say thanks for your awesome plugin. Thanks a lot. I’ve been using it for a couple of years now. It’s one of my top 5 plugins which I would not want to miss.

    Regards,
    Sebastian

    • Reply
      André Berg
      Oct 04, 2014 - 11:28 PM

      Hi Sebastian,

      Thank you for letting me know :)

  6. Reply
    Fredrik
    Oct 14, 2014 - 10:59 AM

    Hey André,

    This plugin is damn well amazing! I can’t believe I haven’t found it until now. It solves (at least partly) one of my biggest concerns in C4D – bevelling as a one way function. It’s brilliant work.

    Very often I will need two or more different bevels on different edges on a model though. I’ve played around with putting chamfer makers as children to other chamfer makers on the same object with different selection sets on each. It _almost_ works but not quite. Is there any way of achieving this?

    Best
    /F

    • Reply
      André Berg
      Oct 25, 2014 - 06:58 PM

      Due to the live edge selection feature I added some time ago I know that nested child-parent relations aren’t handled correctly in some cases.

      There is also a corner case crash bug (that still needs fixing, unfortunately) connected to this.

  7. Reply
    Imran
    Oct 31, 2014 - 10:46 AM

    HI André,

    Thanks for nice plugin. Does it works fine under R16 or any update….?

    Thnaks.

    • Reply
      André Berg
      Nov 30, 2014 - 08:57 PM

      Apparently it does still work. (I haven’t tested it but as the comment below would indicate it does work).

  8. Reply
    zan
    Nov 24, 2014 - 05:35 PM

    wow! incredible!
    works excellent in R16 aswel.

  9. Reply
    Printsachen.de
    Apr 26, 2015 - 11:25 AM

    Thank you for the Plugin chamfer maker

  10. Reply
    Cameron
    May 30, 2015 - 05:48 AM

    Hi, thanks for the great plugin! I’ve been using this in R16 and I’ve encountered 2 bugs:

    1.) When loaded onto a MoText instance, C4D crashes completely.

    2.) When undoing an operation (moving, resizing) on an object, the plugin seems to “forget” what it was doing, and the object reverts back to it’s original state, as if the plugin was disabled.

    Beyond that, it’s been working very well.

    • Reply
      André Berg
      Jun 28, 2015 - 12:59 AM

      Thanks for reporting these. There’s a couple of my projects such as this one and Meslo LG font that I do want to update but currently really don’t have time for because of university stuff and jobs.

      (apologies for the late reply – looks like my manual WP update thrashed your comment but I was able to restore it)

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