Terragen 3 Product Comparison

All Terragen 3 products share the same powerful core rendering technology. We offer a free version for non-commercial use, or commercial evaluation for 30 days. Terragen 3 Creative and Professional both allow commercial use and have optional animation capabilities. You can find out more about each product version in the comparison chart below.


Note that this is not a complete feature list at this time; it is focused on new or updated features for Terragen 3 and the differentiation between each product version. A complete feature list will be available soon.

Feature
Price
Commercial use
Additional render licenses
Maximum output resolution
Maximum detail level
Maximum antialiasing level
Animation features
Geekatplay Studio's "Discovering Terragen" tutorial video series ($20 value)
2D motion blur
3D motion blur
Enhanced GISD
Depth of field
GI cache to disk
Render layers and elements
Spherical camera
FBX import/export (cameras, lights, nulls)
Camera data import/export
Rotation order on camera import
Terrain geometry export
EXR output (renders, heightfields)
16bit/compressed image load+save
Render objects as holdouts (matte objects)
Per-object visibililty/shadows/reflections
Linux render node
Image file processing node
Maximum number of populations
Multithreaded population calculation
Population instance modification (position, scale, rotate, delete)
Population cache to disk
Population color variation
Custom mesh deformation on objects
Custom mesh deformation on built-in rock object
Library system with included presets
Presets and example projects
20 high quality 3D plant models from Silva3D.com
Multi-threaded 3D preview
Smooth-shaded and textured objects in 3D views
Object and shader manipulation (rotate/scale) in 3D preview
Object and population coloring in 3D preview
Object preview with textures
Image viewer for e.g. textures on objects
Enhanced renderer view (RGBA)
Enhanced DEM format support
Georeferencing of heightfields/DEMs
2D Shadow map accelerates cloud rendering for localized clouds
Voxel buffer accelerates cloud rendering for localized clouds
New spotlight light type
Intelligent clip handling
Colour function input for clouds
New cloud inputs for modulating lighting
Vortex warp shader and function
Voronoi noise options in Power Fractal
Additional new shaders
4D noise
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1: Terragen 3 Free can be used for commercial evaluation purposes for a period of 30 days
2: For Terragen 3 Creative + Animation, sequence (animation) output is limited to 1080p
3: No sequence processing without animation module
4: Cannot be animated without animation module