Grow a virtual forest with this amazing vegetation generator

IDV's vegetation generator has had a few dying tools pruned and sprouted some nice new features, says Steve Jarratt.

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We first reviewed SpeedTree version 6.0 and found it to be a really solid, easy-and-fun tree and vegetation generator. And now, some two years later, version 7.0 has arrived with a host of new features and enhancements.

The user interface has had an overhaul and now the most oft-used tools are never far away, with icons that are actually visible this time. It's not radically different to its predecessor, but does feel more coherent and logical.

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