3D particle system

while going through one discussion, got interested topic…. its about 3d particle system… very frank . i havent done any work or study on this.. m writing here only those points what i got from discussion.. hope u folks will like it..

Particle ? natural smoke and explosions to geometric or organic abstract motion graphics design elements.

better instead of writing … give you good links and softwares here..

examples

1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnTyvWdHDvE&NR=1
2. http://www.openframeworks.cc/gallery
3. http://vimeo.com/6284199

Softwares
1. http://www.trapcode.com/products_particular.html
2. http://www.nvidia.com/object/physx_new.html
3. http://www.flight404.com/blog/ [blog]
4. http://processing.org/
5. http://www.openframeworks.cc/