Getting Started

If you are new to Forest Pack and you're worried about where to start, you've come to the right place! Here is a very simple guide for getting started with the plugin.

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Latest Release

Check out the latest features of Forest Pack 6 in out "What's New?" page.

You can check all the most recent changes for your version current version in the release notes.

Tutorials and Reference

For a fast introduction to the capabilities of the plugin, you can watch the Basic tutorial. It shows how to use 3D high-poly trees with Mental Ray or VRay, in an architectural environment. It can be completed with Forest Lite. Next, we suggest to continue with the Modern Barn tutorial. Completing it, you will learn to use most of the software options, from areas splines area to advanced materials. It uses VRay or Mental Ray renderer and includes five parts with 90 minutes of video. Finally Autumn Parks will get you quickly acquainted with Forest Colour. You'll find many more tips and and tricks videos in our tutorials section. They're regularly updated so check regularly!

Tree Lined Canal

 Moderns Barns

Autumn Park

HQ Plants models

If you are purchased some of the HQ Plants libraries, see the following tutorial to see how to integrate the models in the library browser. To complete it you will need to download the HQ Catalog add-on from downloads section.


Lite & Pro

If you are using Forest Pack Lite, remember that it can be used freely for your personal or commercial projects. Click here if you want to see the differences with Forest Pack Pro, and the benefits of upgrading to it.

To complete your learning of the plugin, see the full list of tutorials, visit the Gallery or read the Help Reference. You can also ask to our technical staff, and share your experience with other users in the forum.

Thank you and enjoy using Forest Pack !