Plant Factory Alternatives

    Plant Factory is described as 'Professional 3D Computer Graphics software to create, animate and render realistic 3D worlds, landscapes and natural environments'. There are nine alternatives to Plant Factory for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Cinema 4D. The best alternative is SpeedTree. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Arbaro or powerPlant. Other great apps like Plant Factory are Tree Studio (Paid), The Grove 3D (Paid), ngPlant (Free, Open Source) and Xfrog (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 14, 2021

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      SpeedTree is a group of vegetation programming and modeling software products developed and sold by Interactive Data Visualization, Inc. (IDV) that generates virtual foliage for animations, architecture and in real time for video games and demanding real time simulations.
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    1. Tree Studio is a product born from TwistedBrush Pro Studio but with a focus on 2D tree creation with a simpler, streamlined interface. Tree Studio has pairs of brushes for each tree type - one for the frame and one for the leaves.
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      Model or grow adaptive 3D Tree models for use in CG renderings.
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      Arbaro is an implementation of the tree generating algorithm described in Jason Weber & Joseph Penn: "Creation and Rendering of Realistic Trees".
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      powerPlant is a plant modelling tool based on parametric plant descriptions, producing highly detailed models that can be exported to 3ds. Deriving similar plants is a matter of 1 click! Complete scenes can be composited with the integrated scene editor.
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      ngPlant is a plant modeling software package. ngPlant interactive tool can be used to create 3D models of different plants and trees. ngPlant software libraries can be used by developers in their 3D applications, or plant modeling plugins.
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      Xfrog is a procedural organic 3D modeller that allows you to create and animate 3d trees, flowers, nature based special effects or architectural forms. Xfrog is available as a Mac OS, Windows, and Linux plug-in for Maya, Cinema 4D and as a standalone application
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    2. TreeGen consists in a platform indipendent Python script which should work as a plugin for Blender . Thanks to the graphical interface, it aims to create random trees and forests in a simple and alternative way to L-System.
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      GroIMP (Growth Grammar-related Interactive Modelling Platform) is a 3D-modelling platform.
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