Product Line-up and Pricing

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There are 3 versions of Plant Factory: Designer, Studio and Producer. We also provide a free Exporter and an entry level version for VUE Artist users.

Plant Factory is developed by e-on software and is available now from the e-on software online store.


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Full version $495

Designer: Create Beautiful 3D Plants

Easily produce high-quality, photo-realistic 3D plants: hand-draw from scratch, assemble pre-made components or cust­omize existing models to fit your exact specifications.

Export as static 3D meshes for use in other applications, or load plants directly in VUE and Carbon Scatter.

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Full version $995

Studio: Animated Plants for CG Professionals

Add wind & animation effects and control every detail of your plant designs using the advanced procedural modeling graph.

Export fully animated plant meshes to any 3D application or load plants directly in VUE, Carbon Scatter and LumenRT.

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Full version $1,495

Producer: The Solution for Production Studios

Author fully animated 3D plants in concert with your production workflow.

With expanded collaboration and compo­siting capabilities, advanced artistic control and dependable productivity, Plant Factory Producer is the perfect solution for demand­ing production studios.

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Not sure which version is for you? Check the comparative chart below - you can start with Designer and move up to Studio or Producer later - we'll only charge you the difference in cost, so you won't lose anything.


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Exporter: Export Plants to Any 3D Application

Get the exact plant species you need from the Plant Factory Nursery, generate vari­ations, adjust global settings and export them as static meshes for use in your other 3D applications.

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Full version $199

Artist: Plants for VUE Artists

Designed for VUE 2014+ Esprit, Studio or Complete users, this special version of Plant Factory integrates seamlessly with your product and represents the prefect combination of functionality and pricing.

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Comparative Feature Chart

  Producer Studio Designer Artist Exporter
SRP $1,495 $995 $495 $199 Free
Target Market Studios and Sfx CG professionals and Small Studios CG Professionals VUE Artists CG Artists
Features
Create new variations of a plant with the click of a button
Grow plants on other objects
Purchase individual plant species from our online plant nursery
Adjust global plant settings -
Control forces applied to plant -
Plant variations inside VUE EcoSystems -
Infinitely detailed, fully procedural geometry -
Hand-draw plants interactively -
Build plants from components -
Create wind-animated plants for use in other e-on products VUE, Carbon Scatter and LumenRT VUE, Carbon Scatter and LumenRT VUE and Carbon Scatter only VUE and Carbon Scatter only -
Create plants from scratch using a graph of nodes - -
Import objects for use in your plants - -
Export plants as 3D meshes -
Drive plant parameters with graph (create dependencies to time, season, fractal noises, etc) - - -
Create and access sub-graphs - - -
Inter-parameter randomness dependency - - -
Export rigged & animated plant meshes - - -
Export plants with wind and breeze animation - - -
Advanced still and animation rendering - - - -
Compositing information - - - -
Exchange assets with other VUE and Plant Factory users in your facility - - - -
Use as a floating license, or with floating licenses of VUE (license server required) - - - -
Render VUE with Plant Factory content on Render Nodes or Render Farms - - - -
Exported plant resolution Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited N/A Fixed, typically 250-500K polys
Included plant species 25 25 25 10 0
Included plant components 35 35 35 19 N/A



Not sure which version is for you? Remember, you can start with Designer and move up to Studio or Producer later - we'll only charge you the difference in cost, so you won't lose anything.



Each copy of Plant Factory can only be connected with one single copy of VUE, LumenRT or Carbon Scatter.

If you want to exchange content between multiple copies of Plant Factory, you need Producer.

Please note that the existing .VEG file format for VUE plants is not compatible with Plant Factory. You won't be able to edit these plants using Plant Factory. Plant Factory introduces a new format, .TPF.

Pricelist

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Plant Factory Producer   Price
Plant Factory Producer
US$1495
Plant Factory Producer + Maintenance
US$1794
  » Upgrades from TPF Studio and TPF Designer
Plant Factory Producer - Upgrade from Plant Factory Studio
US$499
Plant Factory Producer + Maintenance - Upgrade form Plant Factory Studio
US$798
Plant Factory Producer - Upgrade form Plant Factory Designer
US$999
Plant Factory Producer + Maintenance - Upgrade form Plant Factory Designer
US$1298



Plant Factory Studio   Price
Plant Factory Studio
US$995
Plant Factory Studio + Maintenance
US$1194
  » Upgrades from TPF Designer and TPF Artist
Plant Factory Studio - Upgrade from Plant Factory Designer
US$499
Plant Factory Studio + Maintenance - Upgrade from Plant Factory Designer
US$698
Plant Factory Studio - Upgrade from Plant Factory Artist
US$895
Plant Factory Studio + Maintenance - Upgrade from Plant Factory Artist
US$1094



Plant Factory Designer   Price
Plant Factory Designer
US$495
Plant Factory Designer + Maintenance
US$594
  » Upgrades from TPF Artist
Plant Factory Designer - Upgrade form Plant Factory Artist
US$395
Plant Factory Designer + Maintenance - Upgrade form Plant Factory Artist
US$494



Plant Factory Artist   Price
Plant Factory Artist
US$199


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Minimum System Requirements

Plant Factory is a 32 & 64 bits application, designed for the Windows® 32/64 bits XP, Vista, 7 and 8 as well as Intel Mac OS X platforms. A video board that is capable of running Shader model 4 is required. For better performance, a minimum of 1GB of video RAM is recommended (Video RAM should not be confused with system RAM. Video RAM resides solely on your video board). A 64 bit system is highly recommended.

Performance of the software is directly related to the power of the system running it. Plant Factory is optimized to make the best of all the processors/cores on your system. The power of your video board directly impacts the frame-rate of the plant preview.

Recommended System Specs

  • Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8 32/64 or Mac OS X v10.5+ 32/64 (64 bit recommended)
  • nVidia GeForce GTX 470 / ATI Radeon HD 6950 or better video board, with 1GB+ of Video RAM
  • Core i5 or more powerful CPU
  • 4+GB of free RAM
  • 4GB of free Hard Disk space.


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