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April 23, 2015

E-on Software Ships VUE 2015 Product Line for 3D Artists


April 23, 2015. Beaverton, Oregon: following the release of VUE xStream 2015 and VUE Infinite 2015, e-on software's Digital Nature solutions for CG Professionals, the company announced today the immediate availability of its full line of VUE 2015 products for 3D Enthusiasts and 3D Artists: VUE Pioneer 2015, VUE Esprit 2015, VUE Studio 2015 and VUE Complete 2015.

Today's announcement finalizes the successful introduction to the market of VUE 2015, the leading solution for natural 3D environments.

VUE For 3D Artists and 3D Enthusiasts

FREE VUE Pioneer 2015 : Newcomers to 3D and casual artists will find in VUE Pioneer all the landscape-creation tools they need to easily create and render amazing images of their own 3D worlds. VUE Pioneer is the perfect introduction to the world of 3D. Despite the addition of revolutionary new technologies for the creation and rendering of natural 3D environments, e-on software also announces that VUE Pioneer, its entry-level product will remain available for free, available from Cornucopia3D.

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VUE Esprit 2015 is the enhanced Digital Nature application with extended import and scenery control features for serious 3D artists. It is focused on intuitive workflow, advanced rendering features and Poser integration. With a clear, uncluttered interface and state of the art features, VUE Esprit combines sophistication with ease of use. With Vue’s renowned natural 3D tools and unique render quality, 3D artists can create inspiring 3D art in any style.

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VUE Studio 2015 is the advanced Digital Nature application with powerful vegetation and rendering features for dedicated 3D artists. Focused on enhanced natural vegetation capabilities, advanced rendering features and extended Poser integration, VUE Studio provides comprehensive control over the creation of complex scenes, while maintaining an intuitive workflow.

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VUE Complete 2015 combines into a single package a multitude of cutting-edge features that let 3D artists easily create and control rich EcoSystems™ of wind-swept trees and plants, hyper-realistic spectral atmospheres and detailed terrains in fully animated scenes.

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New features of VUE 2015

The improvements in VUE 2015 are expansive: from faster rendering, improved overall performance, a new non-photo-realistic renderer, a new displacement mapping engine and more.

Here is a shortlist of some of the important new features included in VUE 2015*:

  • Faster rendering
  • High-amplitude displacement mapping
  • Non-Photo-Real engine analyzes renders like an artist to create stylized artwork
  • Faster Previewing
  • Energy Conservative AntiAliasing
  • Import geo-located terrains
  • Export Rocks
  • Fast content browser with large previews, search and more
  • Double-sided materials
  • Auto-scale clouds with altitude
  • Modulate Spectral clouds sharpness using a function graph
  • And a lot more...

* Some of the new features may require an additional module for VUE Pioneer, Esprit or Studio.

More details on the new features are available on the e-on software website, at:

Pricing and availability

VUE Pioneer, Esprit, Studio and Complete are available in English for Windows® XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 and Mac OSX 10.6-10.10 for 64-bit systems only.

VUE Esprit 2015 retails for $199, VUE Studio 2015 for $399 and VUE Complete 2015 at $599. Upgrades and sidegrades from VUE 7 to VUE 2015 are also available (see pricelist for full details).

The company is currently offering a time limited introductory special offer until May 3rd, 2015. Full licenses are discounted by 30% and upgrades by 20%.

A comprehensive comparative chart is available at:

A comprehensive price list is available at:

E-on software will be releasing a Trial version of VUE Esprit, Studio and Complete 2015 later in the year.

Product Subscription Free upgrades

VUE Esprit, Studio or Complete 2014 users who had a valid Cornucopia3D Product subscription program on November 4, 2014 will receive their upgrade to VUE 2015 at no charge.

More information on Cornucopia3D Product Subscription program is available at

About e-on software

E-on software is the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments (VUE, PlantFactory, CloudFactory Ozone and Carbon Scatter). E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, educational and entertainment industries.

E-on software products were used in feature films such as "Dr Strange," "Kubo and the 2 Strings," "Jupiter Ascending," "Minions," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "The Croods," "Dragons 1&2," "Hunger Games," "Hugo," "Tintin," "Super 8," "Thor," "Avatar," "Clash of the Titans," "Sucker Punch," "Despicable Me 1&2," "The Wolf Man," "2012," "Lovely Bones," "GI Joe – The Rise of the Cobra," "Land of the Lost," "Terminator 4, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "Indiana Jones 4," "Monster Vs Aliens," "Australia," "The Spiderwick Chronicles," "KungFu Panda," "Pirates of the Caribbean 2" and TV series such as "Spartacus," "Smallville," "Battlestar Gallactica," "Caprica," "Stargate Atlantis," "Stargate Continuum," "The Vampire Diaries" and more. Read more on these stories in e-on software's Spotlights section:

E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of the designer's creativity. By investing significant resources in research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge, user friendly technologies that produce stunning digital nature scenery.

In 2015, e-on software was acquired by Bentley Systems and now operates as an internal venture subsidiary.

E-on software is based in Paris, France. For more information visit

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