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New: e-on Software Vue & PlantFactory 2021.1 (R6) Now Available – C4D R23 and Big Sur Compatibility

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The first release of 2021 for e-on Software Vue and PlantFactory adds vast support for Arnold, V-Ray and Cinema 4D, USD Export, Leaf Clusters and more.

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Whether you’re passionate about creating, going pro, or growing your enterprise – e-on Software solutions have got you covered!

Creator Solution

Comprises VUE Creator and PlantFactory Creator – an attractive solution for artists to continue creating at a reasonable price.


Professional Solution

Includes VUE and PlantFactory – a solution for professionals and freelancers to enhance their artwork at any point within their workflow.


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Enterprise Solution

Bundles VUE, PlantFactory, 25 RenderNodes Network Rendering licenses, and the PlantCatalog – an ever-growing library of new vegetation species.

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What’s new in Vue & PlantFactory 2021?

Major Integration Improvements with Cinema 4D*

 The integration plugins are now compatible with Cinema 4D R23.

Render your scenes entirely with Arnold or V-Ray inside C4D with support for native material creation. Convert any object from a VUE scene into a native C4D object. The plugin will take care of generating all materials automatically for the selected target render engine.

Use the technology preview of the PlantFactory plugin and load procedural *.tpf models natively into Cinema without the need for exporting them first. The plugin will again take care of all Arnold and V-Ray materials and shaders.

Alternatively, use the rewritten scene export from VUE standalone to *.c4d format with support for cameras, animation and multi-instances.

USD Export*

Pixar’s open source Universal Scene Description format is now supported in all e-on products. Export objects with materials, animation data, instances etc. to any supported application.

Leaf Clusters

PlantFactory now supports the conversion of 3D geometry into textured planes (single plane or multiple crossed planes). This includes baking color / diffuse, normals, backlight, alpha and ambient occlusion channels. The created leaf component can then be used to replace the original geometry, producing a low-polygon version for real-time use.

Other features

  • Support for MacOS Big Sur
  • Support for relighting & NPR in the Path Tracer
  • Integration of the Substance GPU engine for massive speed gains with Substance materials
  • Real-world displacement mapping intensities
  • New Function Editor nodes
  • Vastly improved UV unwrapping algorithms in PlantFactory
  • 300 new content items
  • Over 500 additional fixes and performance improvements
  • Support for Arnold and V-Ray 5 in Maya & 3D Studio Max*

(*Professional and Enterprise)

If you are on an annual or monthly plan, head to the software center and download all updates and the final 300 content items that are included with this release right now.

Learn more     Try Vue & PlantFactory for free!


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