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SpeedTree

Bring your environments to life with the power of procedural modeling, flexible art tools, a living asset library, and cutting-edge photogrammetry workflows.

The ultimate vegetation software

SpeedTree is the industry-standard vegetation toolkit for projects of any size and style, used across both games and film. Create and customize vegetation models with procedural generators and manual art tools. Tackle complex tasks on a massive scale, and find dynamic, living assets for any biome.

Find the assets you need

Get started with dynamic models for every biome. Browse a living library of plants with infinite potential, PBR textures, built-in seasonal variations, and customizable wind settings.

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Works with any engine, on every platform

Export your work to popular 3D softwares and real-time engines at any stage. The Games SDK supports a wide variety of platforms, including PC, console, mobile, and VR.

Key benefits

From urban landscapes to jungles, SpeedTree helps bring your stylized or realistic environments to life with art-driven tools for vegetation creation.

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Versatile

Adapt assets for any size or style of content production. Match concept art, add animation, or capture textures directly from photogrammetry scans.

Streamlined

Make fast manual edits with freehand mode, customize existing assets from the SpeedTree Library, and work in any DCC with a fully scriptable SDK.

Efficient

Create complex animations in one application. All library assets come equipped with PBR materials, unlimited seasonal variations, wind animation, and LODS.

Therese Detje, Cofounder, Zünc Studio

“It’s really nice that you can create any kind of plant with the tools, meaning we could let our imagination run wild when coming up with new branching systems.”

Therese Detje, Cofounder, Zünc Studio

Resources

Discover the latest developments from SpeedTree.

Game ready: Building the ‘Ōhi’a lehua tree

Learn how to build a tree in this walkthrough of creating foliage from the inspiring tropical of Hawaii in SpeedTree.

Discover the latest version of SpeedTree

SpeedTree 9.5 lets you unleash creative control and realism with procedural detailing for vegetation.

Example game scene: Japanese Garden

See how SpeedTree and URP come together in this stunning game setting, made with Unity.

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Animation tools

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SyncSketch

Build, share, and understand ideas with synchronized, real-time collaboration tools for working together, from anywhere.

SpeedTree for film

Bring your creative vision to life. SpeedTree can help you build immersive worlds and discover new possibilities for your episodic and feature content with powerful VFX capabilities for film.

Frequently asked questions

What is SpeedTree?

SpeedTree is the industry-standard for vegetation creation and comes with a modeler, tree library, and games SDK.

Is SpeedTree only for Unity users?

No, SpeedTree comes with a highly flexible workflow that allows you to export your work to a real-time engine of your choice. No engine-specific modeler or license is needed.

Which SpeedTree product should I get? Can I try SpeedTree for free?

If you work on vegetation creation for film or games, the SpeedTree Modeler is the way to go. 

Read more about SpeedTree for film, and explore our latest VFX demo.

Do you work with games? Discover how to model a tree for games.

If you’re a student or hobbyist, sign up for the learning edition.

Do you have any questions or would you like a free trial? Contact us.

Is SpeedTree only a modeler?

No, SpeedTree comes with a modeler, tree library, and games SDK. In the library, you can find production-ready assets with built-in PBR textures, seasonal variations, and customizable wind settings, for both VFX and games.

What features can I expect when I start using the modeler?

The main modeler features are:

  • Artist-focused procedural modeling
  • Nondestructive manual editing
  • Photogrammetry tools
  • Wind (shader based for games, caches for VFX)
  • Growth
  • Dynamic LOD generation
  • Extensive export system (atlases, impostors, common formats)
How much does SpeedTree cost?

Our Indie subscriptions start at $19 per month (formerly $999 per year), and Pro licenses start at $299. If your revenue exceeds $1M per year, contact us for custom licensing. See more options.

What is the latest version of SpeedTree and what is new?

SpeedTree 9.5 modeler is the latest version and includes many new features.

Leaflets

  • Height map support
  • Identify subsections on a mesh via the paint tool 
  • Manipulate fronds with gravity, wind, and curling features

Projector

  • Large-scale, ray cast-based placement of procedural details on model surfaces
  • Connect and use instance generators in the hierarchy
I have seen a lot of realistic trees made with SpeedTree, but is it possible to make stylized vegetation?

You can use SpeedTree to bring any environment – stylized or realistic – to life. Whatever the production style, timeframe, or budget, you can either start with production-ready assets from the SpeedTree Library and tweak them in the modeler, or you can create freely from scratch using the modeler. Curious to see stylized vegetation made with SpeedTree? Watch our sizzle reel.

Does SpeedTree offer customer support?

Yes, SpeedTree provides dedicated support and resources to assist artists. Additionally, SpeedTree has a SpeedTree forum and a Discord channel where you can share your work, exchange knowledge, and seek advice.

Do export options differ depending on which SpeedTree license I have?

Yes, Learning Edition doesn’t allow exports of any kind.

Games tools export:

  • .OBJ .FBX .USD .ST .STSDK .CGF .XML

Cinema tools export:

  • Static Mesh, Point Cache, .OBJ .FBX .ABC .USD .XML

Find more details in our documentation, and see all license options.

I have SpeedTree now. Am I eligible for an upgrade to SpeedTree 9.5?

Active V9 users can upgrade without needing to purchase a new license. If you have V8 or lower, please contact us.

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