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September 30, 2009

E-on Software Actively Developing for Mac Cocoa 64


September 30, 2009. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, the leader in Digital Nature solutions, today confirmed that it is actively developing Cocoa 64 bit versions of its key applications and announced that it will be releasing a Cocoa 64 bit beta version of Vue 8 in 2010.

"We are very happy with the release of Apple’s Snow Leopard. It’s a fantastic OS that already benefits our applications, even in 32 bit mode", said Nicholas Phelps, president of e-on software. "We are currently putting the finishing touches to our Cocoa 64 bit implementation of Vue, and are excited by the prospect of offering true 64 bit processing power to our Mac users! "

Vue 8 Infinite and Vue 8 xStream, the highly anticipated new versions of e-on software’s flagship solutions for the creation, animation and rendering of professional 3D environments, are scheduled for release during Q4, 2009.

Apple and e-on software’s engineers are working together to port and optimize Vue 8 for Cocoa 64 bit. E-on software will offer a beta version of Vue 8 for Cocoa 64 bit to all registered users of Vue 8 Infinite and xStream. Cocoa 64 bit beta versions of e-on’s products for 3D Artists (Vue 8 Esprit, Vue 8 Studio and Vue 8 Complete) will also be made available shortly thereafter.

E-on expects to release these beta versions end 2009/early 2010, shortly after the Vue 8 product line is released for Mac 32 bit and Windows. However, exact date of availability is undisclosed at this point.

Versions 7 and 7.5 of Vue are currently available for Snow Leopard as 32 bit only applications. Even in 32 bit mode, multi-processor performance is already greatly enhanced by this new OS. To maximize compatibility, e-on software has released service packs available at no charge for all registered users.

About Vue and Ozone

E-on software’s Vue product line is the premiere solution for creating exceptionally rich and realistic Digital Nature environments with seamless integration into any production workflow. The Vue product line is currently available as Windows 32/64 bit and Macintosh 32 bit applications.

3D World Magazine described Vue 7.5 as "the best natural scenery generation software an artist can buy – unequivocally!" (3D World Magazine, issue 121 - October 2009).

Ozone implements the cutting-edge technologies developed by e-on software for the simulation and rendering of atmospheric effects directly within 3ds Max, Maya, Softimage, LightWave and Cinema4D.

About e-on software

E-on software is the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments. 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, education and entertainment industries.

E-on software products were used in features film such as "Terminator 4", "Drag Me To Hell", "Australia", "KungFu Panda", "Indiana Jones 4", "Pirates of the Caribbean", and TV series such as "Battlestar Gallactica", "Stargate Atlantis", "Knight Rider", "Heroes" 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 into research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge technologies that significantly improve usability and workflow.

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

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