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ComicWorks NEO
« on: September 24, 2014, 09:06:05 PM »
Not sure if you guys know, but ComicWorks NEO was released a couple years back by Deleter.




http://www.deleter.jp/cw.htm


...However, as we all know, PortalGraphics and Deleter are pretty much one in the same. Deleter merely repackages PG's software and CG Illust is OpenCanvas and, likewise, ComicWorks NEO is just a rebranded version of MangaLabo/ComicLab/Mddiapp.

Buuuutttt, there is one huge difference in the offering of MangaLabo and ComicWorks NEO.

ComicWorks NEO comes bundled with 100 Deleter tones and MangaLabo only comes with about 20 or so, as by this link: http://www.portalgraphics.net/en/cl/product/tone.html

This can't be right, though. Why would they cripple the program if they are both profiting from it? I mean, for someone that doesn't want the full power of Clip, ComicLab serves as a nice, simpler alternative.

Anyway, sent an email to PortalGraphics about this. Hopefully, they respond!

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Re: ComicWorks NEO
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2014, 09:43:01 PM »
maybe the're launching a more cheap product for those who can't afford to pay the manga studio o comic studio.

I think is a wise move.

various products and varied prices.

let's see the reply you recieve

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Re: ComicWorks NEO
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2014, 01:02:23 AM »
maybe the're launching a more cheap product for those who can't afford to pay the manga studio o comic studio.

I think is a wise move.

various products and varied prices.

let's see the reply you recieve

Oh! That I can understand, certainly! It's wise of them making more affordable products, but why change the art program to different resellers? I'd understand if they had two versions of MangaLabo or something, like a MangaLabo Lite and the regular, full fledged version but not two different versions for two different stores.

Curious to find out! Hopefully they respond. c:

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Re: ComicWorks NEO
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2014, 01:59:18 AM »
regional block? codign? price resellers? and various X to solve.

I always think that this would help to open to a wipe audience

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Re: ComicWorks NEO
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2014, 03:31:00 AM »
Going by the screenshot and description here -  http://www.deleter.jp/eng/neo/cg_neo.htm - it looks more like a re-badge of OpenCanvas (which could handle and came with tones in 4.5, I assume it still can) than MangaLabo.

My reasoning:
No mention of MangaLabo-specific features e.g. vectors or multiple pages.
All the features promoted on that page seem to be in OpenCanvas.
Screenshot very similar to OpenCanvas promotional screenshot.

OpenCanvas - http://www.portalgraphics.net/en/oc/
MangaLabo - http://www.portalgraphics.net/en/cl/product/

OpenCanvas is actually cheaper, $59 versus a reduced price of $75. MangaLabo is also cheaper directly if that is what is actually
being resold.

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Re: ComicWorks NEO
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2014, 03:53:46 AM »
it's seems that the base engine of OC is pretty modificable.

i've tested the mangalabo and surely it feels like OC in many ways. but it have it own things, like the vector layer and 3D stuff and .obj importer.

I think this tool is pretty useful.

but as you say, is a re-badge of OC

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Re: ComicWorks NEO
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2014, 04:36:46 AM »
Ah, I see at least one point of confusion - there are two programs and three names:

The Japanese site has CGIllust Easy http://www.deleter.jp/cgillust.htm , which on the English site is CGIllust NEO ( http://www.deleter.jp/eng/neo/cg_neo.htm ), and appears to be a re-badge of OpenCanvas 5.5, not OpenCanvas 6.

I thought this was the program referred to Neve - I apologise for adding to the confusion.
I didn't look closely enough, and was fooled by the NEO on the CGIllust on the English site.

However, the Japanese site also has ComicWorks NEO http://www.deleter.jp/cw.htm , the program posted by Neve, which apparently does not yet have an English version, which appears to be a re-badge of MangaLabo.

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Re: ComicWorks NEO
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2014, 07:11:28 PM »
ho. now I get it.

well. it seems we have a lot of soft to use.

lately, i've been using the mangalabo and is a great tool

the tone sheets are paid? if not, where I can download them?