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September 23, 2013


E-on Software Releases Free Version of Plant Factory!


LEARN TO USE THE BEST 3D PLANT TECHNOLOGY ON EARTH AT NO CHARGE


September 23, 2013. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, maker of the leading solutions for Digital Nature, announced today the immediate availability of the free Personal Learning Edition of Plant Factory Producer. Producer is the top-of-the-line version of Plant Factory, the revolutionary new plant modeling and rendering technology that the company just released a couple of weeks ago.

The Personal Learning Edition of Plant Factory is a fully functional version of Plant Factory that lets users save their work and never expires. It is designed for Artists and Students wanting to get to grips with the best plant solution on the market, without punching a hole in their wallet.

E-on software also announced that it is releasing time-limited trials of the other products in the Plant Factory product line: Plant Factory Studio, Designer and Artist. The Plant Factory Trial Versions are designed to offer users a way to evaluate each specific version before making any purchasing decisions.


Plant Factory - Personal Learning Edition (PLE)

Plant Factory is a revolutionary 3D vegetation modeling, animation and rendering software, dedicated to the CG, SFX, Architecture and Gaming communities.

Plant Factory Producer allows artists to author fully custom intricate 3D plant models in concert with their production workflow. Users can hand-draw plants, assemble pre-made components or build plants from scratch using the node graph.

With Plant Factory, users can:

  • Create any kind of vegetation, from simple grass to super elaborate hero trees
  • Create vegetation by painting it, assembling simple building blocks, or completely graphing all plant properties
  • Generate procedural geometry and materials of unlimited detail
  • Animate all plant aspects using precise wind and breeze algorithms
  • Export 3D vegetation to another application as standard .OBJ, .3DS or animated .FBX
  • Render stills and animations for compositing jobs or for use as billboards

The Plant Factory PLE is a fully functional version of Plant Factory Producer. With the PLE, users can:

  • Create complete projects and save their work,
  • Export their plants to other applications as standard geometry or use them in the Vue PLE,
  • Render in FullHD (for stills) and animations up to 720p,
  • Learn at their own pace (the PLE never expires)!

Users can download the Plant Factory PLE at no charge from try.plantfactory-tech.com

*Exported geometry leaves 1 polygon out of 5 out.


Even more Environment Power! The Plant Factory PLE can work hand in hand with the Vue Infinite/xStream PLE offering artists the most powerful and complete environment creation solution in the world!
Read more about Vue and Plant Factory working together here.


PLE Requirements and Restrictions:

The Plant Factory Personal Learning Edition is available in English for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8, and on Mac OSX 10.5+ (Mac Intel only) for both 32 and 64 bit.

The Plant Factory Personal Learning Edition is for personal, non-commercial use only, tpf files cannot be exchanged with other TPF (full or PLE) users, renders carry a logo and will be watermarked after 30 days, stills render are limited to 1920x1080 maximum and animations to 1280x720 maximum, 1 polygon out of 5 is removed from exported geometry and the PLE ships with a limited subset of the total content available in the commercial product.


Plant Factory Studio, Designer and Artist Trial Versions

The Plant Factory Trial lets users test the exact capabilities of the different versions of Plant Factory (Studio, Designer, and Artist) so that they can decide which one best fits their needs. The Trial contains all 3 versions (selection of Studio, Designer or Artist is done during installation).

The Plant Factory Trial Version is fully functional, aside from the following limitations:

  • Saving is disabled,
  • Renders carry a logo,
  • Render stills up to 1920x1080 and animations up to 1280x720,
  • 1 polygon out of 5 is removed from exported geometry (export feature available in Studio and Designer only),
  • The trial version ships with a limited content selection.

The Trial Version cannot be used for commercial work. Once registered, the Trial Version will work for 30 days.

Users can download the Plant Factory Trial Versions at no charge from try.plantfactory-tech.com

The Plant Factory Trial Versions are available in English only, for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, and on Mac OSX 10.5+ (Mac Intel only) for both 32 and 64 bit.



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, Ozone, Plant Factory and Carbon Scatter), as well as real-time immersive visualization tools for Architecture and GeoDesign (LumenRT). Offering a wide array of Digital Nature products and applications, e-on software provides solutions adapted to every project and budget. 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 as as "Epic","Hunger Games", "Upside Down", "Hugo", "Tintin", "Super 8", "Thor", "Avatar", "Clash of the Titans", "Sucker Punch", "Despicable Me 1 & 2", "Ice Age 4", "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", and more. Read more on these stories in e-on software's Spotlights section: www.e-onsoftware.com/spotlight.

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 into research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge, user friendly technologies that produce stunning Digital Nature scenery.

E-on software is based in Beaverton, Oregon with an European office in Paris, France.

Visit their website at http://www.e-onsoftware.com.



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