NewTek announced this week LightWave 3D Discovery Edition, a free, fully-functioning trial version of NewTek’s powerful 3D graphics and animation application, LightWave 7.5, as noted by Macworld UK. The Discovery Edition includes all models, images, textures and scenes from the retail version, and five interactive Flash tutorials to help users evaluate LightWave’s capabilities. It’s available for for Mac OS X and Mac OS 9, and is available on CD from retailers, or from NewTek.