June 13th, 2013. Los Angeles, CA: Planetside Software, developers of the Terragen family of environment rendering applications, introduces a...
Developed with direct feedback from visual effects vendors using Terragen in major film and TV projects, Terragen 3 Professional includes many new features and performance enhancements to meet the needs of deadline-driven projects. A Linux render node will also be available with Terragen 3 Professional, making integration with existing Linux render farms possible for the first time.
Feature Highlights:-Comprehensive layer and render element output
-Enhanced 3D preview
-New ultra fast, high detail Global Illumination mode
-Significantly improved population control including per-instance editing and color variation
-Support for FBX and other industry-standard data interchange formats
-Significant performance enhancements for localized cloud rendering
-Object mesh deformation
-Content library for organizing and quickly accessing scene files, objects, and textures
-Enhanced DEM format and georeferencing support
-New spherical camera
-Depth of Field blur
-Linux render node
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Terragen 3 builds on the cutting-edge technology first released in Terragen 2, which has been used for visual effects in more than 20 feature films as well as numerous major TV productions, and is relied upon by many of the most respected visual effects companies. Terragen’s powerful displacement and atmospherics engines have garnered a reputation for accurate, photo realistic environments featuring detailed terrains, physically-based volumetric skies, and massive populations of instanced geometry. Planetside Software has continued to improve these core strengths for Terragen 3, producing new creative options and render capabilities, improved performance, and enhanced workflows.
Terragen 3 will be released in July, 2013. To celebrate the upcoming release of the Terragen 3 product line, Planetside Software is giving away 5 licenses of Terragen 3 Professional. Visitors to Terragen3.com can sign up to get early access to ongoing Terragen 3 news and exclusive discounts, and be entered for a chance to win a license of Terragen 3 Professional. Entrants can increase their chances of winning by sharing Terragen3.com with others. Each person who signs up with a custom referral code will grant an additional entry in the drawing, as well as enter for a chance to win their own license.
Terragen3.com will be updated regularly with news about the Terragen 3 product line, including later announcements of the final release date and pricing details.
About Planetside SoftwarePlanetside Software is the developer of the Terragen™ family of photorealistic 3D environment design and rendering software products. Terragen™ provides powerful and flexible tools for professionals and hobbyists alike to bring to life the worlds of their imagination, featuring fully procedural 3D planet modeling, volumetric clouds and atmospheres, object instancing, and a flexible node-based interface. Terragen™ is used extensively in a broad spectrum of industries from visual effects to print to games to fine art.
You can find out more about Planetside Software and the Terragen™ family of products by visiting their website at http://planetside.co.uk
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