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Vue™ 7 Beyond the Basics by Richard Schrand

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What’s New in Vue 7.5

Vue 7.5 has added a few new features over 7.0, and in this section we’re going to take a look at them. The new features include the following:

  • Spherical scenes, where the terrain actually curves on the horizon. All objects will adhere to this curve.

  • Animated EcoSystem population. Dynamic EcoSystems can vary over time.

  • Instance coloring. When you paint color onto an Eco-System, the preview will display the color more accurately.

  • Shadows from the sun are now accurately displayed in the viewports.

  • MetaClouds are displayed as sprites rather than spheres.

  • Cloud layers will cast shadows on cloud layers beneath them.

  • You can create mixed material settings in the Terrain Editor by painting them onto the terrain.

  • Infinite procedural terrains ...

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