Options for GenesisIV
Your a GIS professional, not a professional 3D artist, but you want to create great landscape visuals for your clients. Or you're a teacher trying to enthuse and educate your students about maps and landscapes. GenesisIV. It's landscape software for people who've got better things to do than be professional artists. And you won't need a professional budget.

GIS Professionals: GenesisIV understands GIS concepts like layers, shape objects and georeferencing. It interfaces to industry standard GIS systems such as MapInfo and ArcView so you can use your existing data without having to learn new concepts, and there's reams of documentation to get you started.

Teachers and students: GenesisIV is the only landscape product designed specifically to help teach geographical concepts. You're up and running immediately comparing 2D and 3D maps and students can be looking at historical maps, satellite photography and learning about grid references within minutes. GenesisIV's multimedia hotspots are ideal for projects to get your students out of the classroom collecting data.

A user interface that lets you explore: If you've ever been perplexed by the blank sheet of modeling software then you'll appreciate GenesisIV's immediate interface. Don't be deceived, there's powerful database and graphics software underneath, but you can get results straight out of the box.

Documentation and tutorials galore: Need to see what the visual impact of that turbine will be? Want a lesson plan for your 14 year old students? We've numerous tutorials online with step-by-step guides to common tasks.

Eye-catching visuals: GenesisIV's photorealistic renderer brings landscapes to life and because we using modern OpenGL techniques you won't be waiting hours for your images to complete.

Import, export, extend.
GenesisIV is open. Import and export between GIS applications, data and renderers. Our database uses Open Source software and we've many plug-ins to extend the system.
Program details
Downloads month: 3
Company: Geomantics
Release date: 2005-11-01
Version: 6
License: Freeware
Price: $0
Supported OS': Windows2000 WinXP
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