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August 2, 2004

E-on Software Announces Vue 5 Esprit!


August 2, 2004. Beaverton, OR. e-on software, the leading publisher in natural 3D scenery software, announces the forthcoming release of the fifth iteration of Vue/Esprit, its award winning scenery rendering and animation software for casual and advanced digital artists. Vue 5 Esprit will add a long list of superior realism features for the creation of ultra natural 3D graphics.

"Vue 5 Esprit represents a major advance in making possible, easy, and affordable, the creation, rendering and animation of natural 3D scenery. But Vue isn't only about amazing technology, it's about the natural world and letting digital artists decide how much of it they want in their work without having to fight an interface!", said Nicholas Phelps, president of e-on software.

With over 70 raving awards from the press in the past decade, a strong following and a solid reputation in the graphics community, Vue 4 has established itself as the easiest to use and most powerful 3D scenery creation package on the market. With this new iteration, e-on software sets the new standard in realism and ease-of-use, and comforts its position as the world leader in 3D scenery software.

Vue 5 Esprit will be available in English, French, German and Japanese, for Macintosh OS X and Windows 2000/XP, with an estimated street price of $249. A complete list of new features will be released shortly. STAY TUNED!!

Vue 5 Esprit will maintain compatibility with Mover 5, e-on software's popular animation expansion pack for Vue d'Esprit 4 and Vue 4 Professional.

About e-on software's product line
Easy to use and productive, the Vue product line offers solutions for professional users as well as hobbyists wanting to create still or animated natural 3D environments.

Vue d'Esprit 4 for Windows and Mac OS X comes with 2 CDs, bursting with 30 SolidGrowth 2 tree and plants, over 100 atmospheres, 100 different types of clouds, 300 materials, 250 high quality fully textured 3D objects, 50 example scenes and a 340-page manual. Vue d'Esprit 4 is still available for $199, with academic versions available from $169.

Vue 4 Professional combines ease of use with the underlying power of a high quality renderer cutting-edge features such as synchronization with all major 3D applications, full compositing options and G-Buffer support, advanced wind and breeze simulation, hybrid network rendering, full import/export options and a highly productive interface, Vue 4 Professional is available for $599, with academic versions available from $199.

Mover 5 for Windows and Mac OS X expands on the already powerful animation in e-on software's Vue/Esprit and Vue/Professional, allowing for inclusion of fully animated digital characters, enhanced, new motion effects, and network rendering. Mover 5 for Windows and Mac OS X is available for $99 and will be compatible with the Vue 5 product line.

Ozone 2.0 for Windows and Mac OS X is the most complete, elaborate and productive solution for creating realistic (or surrealistic) skies and atmospheres in Cinema 4D and LightWave. Ozone 2.0 is available from $199.

About e-on software
Founded in 1997, e-on software was established to develop and promote the highest quality graphics tools. E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of a designer's creativity. E-on software's product line includes the award winning Vue d'Esprit 4, Vue 4 Professional and the Ozone 2.0 line of professional atmospheric plug-ins. E-on software is based in Beaverton, Oregon. Visit their website at

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