Category Archives: News

March Bonus Content

  We’ve got a whole new set of models for all active subscribers to our Unity 5 and Unreal Engine 4 SpeedTree Modeler. Each model comes in either a Hero, Desktop, or Mobile resolution.  Once you’ve downloaded these assets they will be yours to use whether you maintain the subscription or not. Dog Rose, Desktop […]

SpeedTree 8 for UE4.19

SpeedTree 8 is arriving next week for UE4.19 with an open public beta of the SpeedTree 8 for UE4 modeler! All current subscribers will be able to access both the SpeedTree 7 and SpeedTree 8 modelers with full editing capabilities, while anyone with a SpeedTree Store account can try the new export-only mode and sample […]

New FXPHD SpeedTree Course

Emmy Award-winning VFX supervisor Eran Dinur has released a new 10-part tutorial series covering the new features and workflows of the all-new SpeedTree Cinema 8.  Judging solely by the video, it looks like a fantastic course for anyone looking to learn more about using SpeedTree CInema 8 for VFX! From the FXphd Website: In the past few […]

In the News: 3D World Reviews SpeedTree 8

Artist and writer Steve Jarratt has written an extensive review of SpeedTree Cinema 8 for 3D World magazine’s February print issue available online at creativebloq.com. Citing the new lower price point and powerful new features, Steve had some positive things to say about SpeedTree: …the main takeaway here is that SpeedTree 8, in combination with […]

SpeedTree Cinema v8.1.0 Released

Our first major update for SpeedTree Cinema featuring a number of improvements, bug fixes, and features is now available to evaluate, purchase, and download. If you’re working on a Wacom tablet or laptop with a 4k screen, our display scale settings will help you utilize higher resolutions on smaller screens. We’ve also added support for […]

Free Christmas Tree for SpeedTree 8

It’s Christmas time at SpeedTree! The cold is here and the holidays with it, but it’s warm and safe by the glow of our computer monitors.  Celebrate the holidays with a free tree from all of us here at SpeedTree available for SpeedTree Cinema 8 users.  Lumberyard users can download the VFX model, but should […]

Cyber Monday Sale!

Green up your Cyber Monday with a hefty discount on digital foliage for games, vfx, and more! 35% off all SpeedTree Models 10% off all SpeedTree Modelers Sale ends at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5 Game Trees: Unreal and Unity SpeedTree Models Lumberyard SpeedTree Models VFX Trees: SpeedTree 8 SpeedTree Models SpeedTree 7 SpeedTree […]

Assassin’s Creed: Origins

The environments of the Assassin’s Creed series have always been as integral to the mechanics and feel of the game as hidden blades, ancient conspiracies, and a questionable understanding of genetics. With its tenth installation, Ubisoft has taken the game to its roots (pun intended) creating an open world realization of Ancient Egypt, built using […]

SpeedTree Cinema 8: Available Now

SpeedTree® Cinema 8 launches today with dozens of new features that deliver dramatically more realistic trees and plants, with major reductions to modeling time and effort.  With a new, constantly expanding library of vegetation models (Including new field and forest models), SpeedTree Cinema 8 is the most advanced version we’ve ever released and is already […]

ILM’s Behind the Magic of Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island roared into theaters this past spring bringing an updated-yet-retro take on the famous movie monster. Besides being an action-packed genre romp, Kong featured some beautiful visual effects from Industrial Light and Magic using our Academy-award winning SpeedTree Cinema modeler. ILM’s latest Behind the Magic video is a compelling breakdown of the hazy Vietnam-tinged […]