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Frequently Asked Questions

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Graswald Pro

What is the difference between Graswald Pro, Graswald and the Asset Library?

Graswald and Graswald Pro are add-ons for the 3D Open Source Creation Suite Blender. They allow you to import nature assets into Blender and scatter, customize and render them without having to set up additional particle systems, modifiers or materials. The Asset Library is designed for non-Blender users who do not benefit from a Blender integration. It features all the models (as .fbx files) and textures (as .png files) that come with Graswald Pro. This allows everyone to import these models in any 3D software, set up plant materials with the according textures and use them in their work. For a more specific comparison between Graswald and Graswald Pro, check out our comparison sheet A

Are all models of the Asset Library included in Graswald Pro?

Yes, all of the 32 different species that can be found in the Graswald Asset Library ship with Graswald Pro.

I bought Graswald before the 3rd of March 2020. Do I own Graswald or Graswald Pro?

If you bought Graswald before the 3rd of March 2020, you automatically got upgraded to Graswald Pro. Congrats!

Does Graswald Pro work with Blender 2.8?

Yes. Graswald and Graswald Pro have been created with a Blender integration at its core, so you can use them right away. While Graswald and Graswald Pro should normally work in newer Blender versions as well, there might be bugs that won't be fixed until these versions of Blender are officially released as we can't provide support for an ever changing software.

Can I use my own assets with Graswald Pro?

Yes. With the newly integrated Package Creator that comes with Graswald Pro, it has become very easy to create your own packages that you can then use within any version of Graswald.

Will there be free updates?

Absolutely. When a bunch of new assets are released, they might be sold separately as a package, but updates and single species added to Graswald Pro will always be free.

How can I update to the newest version?

We sell Graswald Pro via Gumroad. If you bought it on our website, you can log into gumroad.com and can then find Graswald Pro under https://gumroad.com/library. Here you can always download the newest version. If you bought Graswald Pro via the Blender Market, you should see it on your account.

How do I install Graswald Pro?

Installing Graswald Pro works just like installing any other Blender add-on. Simply download the .zip file. Then paste it somewhere on your computer. Do not unzip it. Next, open blender and go to the user preferences under Edit/Preferences. Go to the Add-on section and click on install. Then, select the zip file and click on Install Add-on from File. Make sure to mark the little checkbox. If it gives you an error message, close and re-open Blender, and try again. It should be working now. You can find the Graswald menu in the properties panel on the right side of your 3D Viewport. Hit n on your keyboard to make it appear/hide.

How do I use Graswald Pro?

You can access the Graswald menu by hitting n to open the properties panel on the right side of your 3D viewport. From there, you can create new particle systems, add plants, scatter, customize materials and much more.
For more info, visit our YouTube Channel A

Can I test Graswald Pro before I buy it?

You cannot test Graswald Pro, but we have created a free demo version of the add-on with two plant species.
Try it now A

Can I use Graswald Pro for commercial projects?

Graswald Pro is licensed under the Royalty Free License. The Royalty Free License grants you, the purchaser, the ability to make use of the purchased product for personal, educational, or commercial purposes as long as those purposes do not violate any of the following:

  • You may not resell, redistribute, or repackage the purchased product without explicit permission from Graswald.
  • You may not use the purchased product in a logo, watermark, or trademark of any kind.

Something is not working. What shall I do?

Simply fill out the form on our support page to report a bug. Once we have it, we'll try to find out what's causing the problem and aim to fix it as fast as possible.
Report a bug now A

I have a question regarding Graswald Pro. Who can I ask?

If none of these answers could help you, feel free to write us an e-mail at support@graswald3d.com.

Graswald

What is the difference between Graswald Pro, Graswald and the Asset Library?

Graswald and Graswald Pro are add-ons for the 3D Open Source Creation Suite Blender. They allow you to import nature assets into Blender and scatter, customize and render them without having to set up additional particle systems, modifiers or materials. The Asset Library is designed for non-Blender users who do not benefit from a Blender integration. It features all the models (as .fbx files) and textures (as .png files) that come with Graswald Pro. This allows everyone to import these models in any 3D software, set up plant materials with the according textures and use them in their work. For a more specific comparison between Graswald and Graswald Pro, check out our comparison sheet A

I bought Graswald before the 3rd of March 2020. Do I own Graswald or Graswald Pro?

If you bought Graswald before the 3rd of March 2020, you automatically got upgraded to Graswald Pro. Congrats!

Are all models of the Asset Library included in Graswald?

No, there are a extra few plants, that only ship with Graswald Pro or the Asset Library. These are Perennial Ryegrass, Wall Barley, Autumn Hawkbit, Common Daisy, Maple Saplings, Chery Laurel leaves, other various leaves and one species of moss. To find out more about the differences between Graswald and Graswald Pro, check out our comparison sheet A

Does Graswald work with Blender 2.8?

Yes. Graswald and Graswald Pro have been created with a Blender integration at its core, so you can use them right away. While Graswald and Graswald Pro normally should work in newer Blender versions as well, there might be bugs that won't be fixed until these versions of Blender are officially released as we can't provide support for an ever changing software.

Can I use my own assets with Graswald?

No. This pro feature needs the Package Creator that only ships with Graswald Pro. But both Graswald and Graswald Pro come with a Package Manager that allows you to install or load in other (usermade) packages yourself without having to reinstall everything outside of Graswald.

Will there be free updates?

Absolutely. When a bunch of new assets are released, they might be sold separately as a package, but updates and single species added to Graswald will always be free.

How can I update to the newest version?

We sell Graswald via Gumroad. If you bought it on our website, you can log into gumroad.com and can then find Graswald under https://gumroad.com/library. Here you can always download the newest version. If you bought Graswald via the Blender Market, you should see it on your account.

How do I install Graswald?

Installing Graswald works just like installing any other Blender add-on. Simply download the .zip file. Then paste it somewhere on your computer. Do not unzip it. Next, open blender and go to the user preferences under Edit/Preferences. Go to the Add-on section and click on install. Then, select the zip file and click on Install Add-on from File. Make sure to mark the little checkbox. If it gives you an error message, close and re-open Blender, and try again. It should be working now. You can find the Graswald menu in the properties panel on the right side of your 3D Viewport. Hit n on your keyboard to make it appear/hide.

How do I use Graswald?

You can access the Graswald menu by hitting n to open the properties panel on the right side of your 3D viewport. From there, you can create new particle systems, add plants, scatter, customize materials and much more.
For more info, visit our visit our YouTube Channel A

Can I test Graswald before I buy it?

You cannot test Graswald, but we have created a free version of the add-on with two plant species.
Try it now A

Can I use Graswald for commercial projects?

Graswald is licensed under the Royalty Free License. The Royalty Free License grants you, the purchaser, the ability to make use of the purchased product for personal, educational, or commercial purposes as long as those purposes do not violate any of the following:

  • You may not resell, redistribute, or repackage the purchased product without explicit permission from Graswald.
  • You may not use the purchased product in a logo, watermark, or trademark of any kind.

Something is not working. What shall I do?

Simply fill out the form on our support page to report a bug. Once we have it, we'll try to find out what's causing the problem and aim to fix it as fast as possible.
Report a bug now A

I have a question regarding Graswald. Who can I ask?

If none of these answers could help you, feel free to write us an e-mail at support@graswald3d.com.

Asset Library

What is the difference between Graswald Pro, Graswald and the Asset Library?

Graswald and Graswald Pro are add-ons for the 3D Open Source Creation Suite Blender. They allow you to import nature assets into Blender and scatter, customize and render them without having to set up additional particle systems, modifiers or materials. The Asset Library is designed for non-Blender users who do not benefit from a Blender integration. It features all the models (as .fbx files) and textures (as .png files) that come with Graswald Pro. This allows everyone to import these models in any 3D software, set up plant materials with the according textures and use them in their work. For a more specific comparison between Graswald and Graswald Pro, check out our comparison sheet A

I'm a Blender user. Should I buy the Asset Library?

If you are a Blender user, we highly recommend buying either Graswald or Graswald Pro. We had multiple Blender users, who bought the Library first and then wanted to switch to Graswald or Graswald Pro. Having to set up your own particle systems and materials takes a very long time. Plus, you cannot make use of the add-on's scattering, optimization and customization options. If you're not a Blender user, then go for it! Otherwise, we suggest you download the free version of the assets and the add-on first to get a feeling for the difference on a small scale, before purchasing the whole Asset Library. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us at support@graswald3d.com.

Are all models of Graswald Pro included in the Asset Library?

Yes, all of the 32 different species that ship with Graswald Pro can be found in the Asset Library.

How can I update to the newest version?

We sell the Asset Library via Gumroad. If you bought it on our website, you can log into https://gumroad.com/ and can then find the Asset Library under https://gumroad.com/library. Here you can always download the newest version. If you bought the Asset Library via the Blender Market, you should see it on your account.

How do I use the Asset Library?

Although this depends strongly on your choice of software, the basic workflow for using the models stays roughly the same. First, you'll want to import the models you want to use as fbx into your 3D software. Then, you'll have to set up a material for the plants. This step varies with different render engines. You can use the textures that ship with the assets and plug them into the right sockets of your shader: The Color Map should go into a color, diffuse or albedo input. You can mix the Old Color Map with the default color by using the mixing and masking tools of your render engine/lookdev software. The normal map goes into the normal input and, optionally, you can also plug in the specular map into anything that controls the reflections of your material. Also, don't forget that plants have a translucency or subsurface scattering component which you want to include into your shader/material as well. Finally, you can place the assets by using a scattering tool or by simply placing them by hand.

Can I test the assets before I buy them?

We have created a free version of the Asset Library which includes two plant species with their corresponding textures.
Try it now A

Can I use the Asset Library models and textures for commercial projects?

All of the assets are licensed under the Royalty Free License. The Royalty Free License grants you, the purchaser, the ability to make use of the purchased product for personal, educational, or commercial purposes as long as those purposes do not violate any of the following:

  • You may not resell, redistribute, or repackage the purchased product without explicit permission from Graswald.
  • You may not use the purchased product in a logo, watermark, or trademark of any kind.

Something is not working. What shall I do?

Simply fill out the form on our support page to report a bug. Once we got it, we'll try to find out what's causing it and aim to fix it as fast as possible.
Report a bug now A

I have a question regarding the Asset Library. Who can I ask?

If none of these answers could help you, feel free to write us an e-mail at support@graswald3d.com.