Announcing Terragen 3 Professional

Started by Oshyan, June 13, 2013, 12:17:38 pm

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Oshyan

June 13, 2013, 12:17:38 pm Last Edit: June 13, 2013, 02:04:44 pm by Oshyan
Dear forum community, we have been anticipating this moment for a long time and now at last we are able to announce our brand new Terragen product! Read below for details. Afterward you might want to check out our FAQ (especially if you have any questions; please post them there and not in this thread, if not already answered), or feel free to comment more generally below.


Announcing Terragen 3 Professional

Today we are proud to announce the introduction of a new, professionally-oriented product focused on the needs of visual effects production for film and broadcast, game asset development, architectural visualization, and print. 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

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  • Enhanced 3D preview

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  • New ultra fast, high detail Global Illumination mode

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  • Significantly improved population control including per-instance editing and color variation

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  • Support for FBX and other industry-standard data interchange formats

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  • Significant performance enhancements for localized cloud rendering

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  • Object mesh deformation

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  • Content library for organizing and quickly accessing scene files, objects, and textures

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  • Enhanced DEM format and georeferencing support

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  • New spherical camera

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  • Depth of Field blur

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  • Linux render node

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, we are giving away 5 licenses of Terragen 3 Professional. Just visit Terragen3.com and sign up at the top of the site where it says "Get Updates + Enter to Win" 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. You can also increase your chances of winning by sharing Terragen3.com with others. Each person who signs up with your custom referral code will grant you an additional entry in the drawing, as well as enter for a chance to win their own license.

Be sure to visit Terragen3.com for ongoing Terragen 3 news and information updates, including announcements of the final release date and pricing details.


We're really looking forward to your feedback on Terragen 3 and we're excited to see what this talented community can do with the new tools when you get your hands on them! Don't forget to check out the following thread for ongoing FAQ updates: http://www.planetside.co.uk/forums/index.php/topic,16213.0.html

- Oshyan

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Hmmm... wonder what this button does....

elipsis1

Drooling! But *ahem* worried about upgrade fee... :(

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bobbystahr

Wow...guess I better enter some lotteries as I really want this version as well....totally impressed with that list.....
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bobbystahr

June 13, 2013, 11:22:21 pm #8 Last Edit: June 13, 2013, 11:40:49 pm by Oshyan
Quotecheck out our FAQ

Is this gonna be stickied?
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something Blue.
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Oshyan

Yes, good idea Bobby. Forgot to sticky that one. :)

- Oshyan

bobbystahr

Quote from: Oshyan on June 13, 2013, 11:41:04 pm
Yes, good idea Bobby. Forgot to sticky that one. :)

- Oshyan

that was the moderator in me...just left rendo and couldn't work as they're doing an unannounced site maintenance, heh heh, and was still in work mode
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something Blue.
Ring out the Old.
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paq

What a surprise, didn't expect that !!!

Thank you so much for the enhancement, it looks wonderfull !
Gameloft

Dune

Guys, don't forget to enter your email address and have a chance to win TG3!! Five licences to be won.

Hannes

Holy cow, what a surprise! Can't wait...

Tangled-Universe

Congratulations Planetside and everyone involved :)

This release has some great tools which should improve everybody's workflow and also should be able to give nicer renders!

Cheers,
Martin