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Xfrog 4.2 Now Available

Allows CINEMA 4D users to create sophisticated organic models (August 12, 2004)

Good news for CINEMA 4D users who want to create sophisticated organic models such as trees, flowers and organic lifeforms: Xfrog 4 for CINEMA 4D--the number one selling organic modeling and animation tool from Greenworks organic-software--has just been updated to

Xfrog 4.2 (click for larger image)

Xfrog 4.2 (click for larger image)

for CINEMA 4D.

Xfrog 4.2 for CINEMA 4D adds a number of objects to CINEMA 4D that tremendously enhance its capabilities regarding organic modeling and animation. With its objects specifically designed to model organic structures, Xfrog 4.2 allows the user not only to create any kind of plant, it also opens up the way to fantastic abstract organic creations - all fully animated.

The main new feature introduced with Xfrog 4.2 is support for Pruning. This extremly powerful tool allows you to use abitrary geometric objects as Branch growth limit or cut Branches where they hit that object. This enables the user to control exactly what shape an object grows into or to define places where it shouldn't grow.

Xfrog 4.2 can also now create Start and End Caps for Branch Objects. This is especially helpful when the new Pruning feature is used to cut Branches. Invisible Selections and useful Texture Coordinates are automatically created to apply different Materials to the Branches.

In addition to these new features, a large number of bugfixes and internal improvements have been added to Xfrog 4.2.

Xfrog 4.2 for CINEMA 4D is available in four languages: English, French, German and Japanese, and can be ordered starting August 5 in the Greenworks shop ( and through authorized resellers listed on the shop pages.

Xfrog 4.2 for CINEMA 4D will ship to new customers beginning August 19th. The Suggested Retail Price for Xfrog 4.2 for CINEMA 4D is $399 USD or 325 Euro (before tax)/399 Euro (with tax) For existing customers of Xfrog 4, Xfrog 4.2 for CINEMA 4D is available as a downloadable upgrade on August 5th.

We will release a final download version on August 19, both are available from The upgrade price from Xfrog 4 for CINEMA 4D to Xfrog 4.2 for CINEMA 4D is $99 USD or 85 Euro (before tax) / 99 Euro (with tax).

Please note: we offer download upgrades only of Xfrog 4.2. Contact us with any questions, or if you are unable to download the upgrade.

About Greenworks
Greenworks organic software is a world leader in organic modeling and animation software. The company has also created over 1,000 highly accurate procedural models of plants which are available in 18 individual libraries (XfrogPlants). Customers include Pixar, Disney, ILM, Dreamworks, Moving Picture Company, Warner Bros, and SONY Imageworks, as well as many others. Xfrog and XfrogPlants film credits include: "Batman and Robin", "Time Machine", and most recently, Jan Kounen's "Blueberry" (Lt. Blueberry, Moebius). Several other major films using Xfrog are in production. For more information visit

About MAXON Computer
MAXON Computer is the developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its award-winning products have been used extensively in the film, television, science, architecture, engineering and other industries. MAXON products have been used for and in Star Wars 2-The Attack of the Clones, Spiderman, The Mummy Returns, Gladiator, Tomb Raider, the new Columbia-TriStar Film Logo, the On-Air Packages for Comedy Central, Monday Night Football, Discovery Channel Canada, Inspector Gadget, The Emmys on CBS, TiVO, NBC, DirecTV, CBS NFL, Mad TV, Smart House, J.A.G., The WB, Fox Kids, and many more. MAXON has offices in Friedrichsdorf (Germany), Newbury Park (CA, USA), Bedford (UK) and Tokyo (JP).


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