The Studio tool from BrickLink uses the LDraw Parts library and has both the POV-Ray renderer as well as a "Photo Real" renderer baked in for some fairly realistic renderings of your models.
A selection of wheels and axles. You can see the logos on the studs of the modified 1x2:
Apple Macintosh Sample Model:
Apple Macintosh Sample ...
Sadly no! The EV3 software does not support Windows 7 or Windows 8. Because of how long ago Windows 7 was made, and the time EV3 was made, it simply cannot support it.
Or maybe it is your fault. The USB cord might be damaged or something, we don't know.