Thu 5th Dec 2013 | News
December 05, 2013. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, maker of the leading solutions for Digital Nature, announced today the immediate availability of the free Vue xStream and Infinite 2014 PLE (Personal Learning Edition), together with the trial versions of its products for 3D Artists, Vue Esprit, Studio and Complete 2014.
Vue Infinite 2014 and Vue xStream 2014 are the latest production-driven versions of e-on software's professional solutions for the creation, animation and rendering of natural 3D environments. Both programs offer CG professionals the premiere solution for creating exceptionally rich and realistic Digital Nature environments with seamless integration into any production workflow.
Vue xStream operates both as a standalone application or seamlessly integrated inside of 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave, Cinema4D & Softimage. It provides extended capabilities for integration into a production pipeline. Vue Infinite does not integrate into other 3D applications and runs as standalone only.
Key features of Vue 2014 include physically accurate sunlight and photometric lighting, FBX import, Multi-layer 32-bit OpenEXR 2.0 support, World Point Position pass, .FBX and .CHAN camera exchange as well as many workflow and interface improvements...
Learn more about the new technologies in Vue 2014 at www.e-onsoftware.com/xstream/?page=new
The Vue 2014 PLE is a fully functional version of Vue xStream/Infinite 2014. With this release, e-on software has lifted some of the limitations of previous versions of the PLE. In particular, PLE users can:
Create complete projects, save their work and export to other applications,
Render in FullHD (for stills) and animations up to 720p,
Experience Vue's power directly inside 3ds Max/Maya/Softimage/LightWave/Cinema4D,
Try Vue RenderNodes on their network,
Learn at their own pace (the PLE never expires)!
The Personal Learning Edition ships with a wide selection of Vue presets, as well as the full PDF Reference manual. More presets are available in the commercial version.
Users can download the Vue 2014 PLE at no charge from www.vue3d.com/ple.
With Vue 2014, students don't have to pay to learn Vue!
The Vue 2014 Personal Learning Edition allows any Artist or Student to learn the best Digital Nature tool for free. The PLE now outputs files that can be rendered without limitation using an ATC license. Students can thus work from home using the free PLE and bring their work back to school for use (and final rendering) using their school's resources.
PLE Requirements and Restrictions
The Vue 2014 Personal Learning Edition is available in English for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8, and on Mac OSX 10.6+ (Mac Intel only) for both 32 and 64 bit.
Scene files created and saved with the PLE cannot be exchanged with other PLE users and are not compatible with other versions of Vue except ATC Licenses.
The PLE is for personal, non-commercial use only, and renders may be watermarked and carry a logo.
Vue Esprit, Vue Studio and Vue Complete 2014 provide 3D artists with powerful modular applications to create rich 3D Digital Nature scenery and landscapes.
The Vue 2014 Trial Version is a fully functional version of Vue Esprit, Studio or Complete 2014 (the selection is done during installation), aside from the following limitations:
The Vue 2014 Trial Versions are available in English only*, for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8, and on Mac OSX 10.6+ (Mac Intel only) for both 32 and 64 bit.
*French and German versions of the Vue 2014 Trial will bereleased as soon as the localized versions of Vue 2014 ship, early 2014.
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.