Ageia physics SDK now supports Vista 64-bit, Linux

Ageia today announced version 2.6 of its "PhysX" software development kit (SDK), which integrates support for different Linux flavors as well as the 64-bit variant of the upcoming Windows Vista operating system.

According to the developer, the updated kit enables a more seamless integration of physics functionality in games. The new version brings enhaced support of the deformable objects and self-collision prevention features seen in its previous software development kits.

The new SDK also has plug-ins to work with different modeling applications, including Autodesk 3ds Max 7 and Alias Maya 7, as well as import and export support for Collada's physics format.