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Pro and Genesis Product Comparison


 
WorldBuilder Genesis
WorldBuilder Pro
General
Ultra-realistic SolidGrowth vegetation
44 Species (Over 300 Plants)
73 Species (Over 500 Plants)
Instantly create variations of existing plants
X
X
Plant and leaf editing
X
X
Animating Sun
X
X
Random rock generator
X
X
Autopopulation of large areas
X
X
Customizable placing conditions
X
X
Composite animating skies
X
X
Elevation Painter Tool
X
X
Advanced Materials Editor
X
X


Documentation and UI Features

Packed full of content on...
1 DVD
1 DVD
Printed documentation
X
X
Quickstart Sheet
X
X
Hundreds of preset atmospheres, objects, materials...
X
X
OpenGL and Wireframe preview
X
X
Resizable viewports
X
X
Floating Windows
X
X
Customizable Interface
X
X
Multiple Undo-Redo
X
X

Rendering and Performance
3D Animating Clouds
X
X
Point, spot and infinite light sources
X
X
Enable diffuse and highlight on a per-light basis
X
X
Customizable lens-flares
X
X
Volumetric clouds, lights, materials...
X
X
Render export as RLA or RPF for advanced compositing options
X
Network rendering
X
Geometry anti-aliasing
Up to 32 rays/pixel
Up to 32 rays/pixel
Panoramic rendering
X
X
Fully multi-threaded interface for fast response
X
X

Animation
Animating Camera
X
Timeline with animation properties and animation preview
X
X
Animate objects, materials, atmospheres, clouds, waves...
X
X
Dithered motion blur
X
X
Automatic keyframe creation
X
X
Non-animatable objects
X
X
Spin and vibration effects
X
X
Wind animation on plants
X
X
Wind animation on water
X
X
Circular waves on water
X
X
Plant geometry keyframing for animated lifecycles
X
X
Motion-blur with object deformation
X
X
Automatic synchronization of cameras and lights with Max, Maya, and LightWave
X
X
Shadow compositing
X
X
Synchronization data incorporated into scene for easy retrieval
X
X
Camera switcher to change camera during render
X
X
Animation output resolution
Unlimited
Unlimited

Import/Export
Scene exports
3DS, LWS
Object animation export (motion, orientation, size)
3DS
3DS, MOT
Object exports
3DS
All objects, with textures
Textured model imports as
VPM, Poser OBJ, Wavefront OBJ
VPM, Poser OBJ, Wavefront OBJ, 3DS, DXF, LWO
Textured model imports as .VUE
X
Elevation Data Import DEM
X
Textured object exports as 3DS, DXF, LWO, OBJ
X
2D Import
bmp, cel, gif, iff, jpg, pcx, pic, rgb, tga, tif
bmp, cel, gif, iff, jpg, pcx, pic, rgb, tga, tif
2D Export
bmp, iff, jpg, pic, rpf, tga, tiff
bmp, iff, jpg, pic, rpf, tga, tiff
Animation Import
VUE