FAQs

What is TerrainView

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TerrainView is a Windows desktop app that lets you quickly create, edit, annotate and visualize photo-realistic 3D landscapes in real-time.

Where can I find news about TerrainView

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You can subscribe online for updates or follow us on Twitter at #viewtec3d

What is the difference to Google Earth?

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TerrainView provides similar user experience like Google Earth Client but provides more functionality in the same product to create unlimited OpenGIS (OGC) datasets. These generated terrain datasets can be visualized together with streamed data e.g. from Bing Maps, ArcGIS Online, TMS,..

What Hardware is needed to run TerrainView

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Check out the TerrainView specifications page for hardware requirements. You can also check the performance of your graphics card here. Recommended score for TerrainView is more than 2000 PassMark Points.

Do I need internet connection to run TerrainView

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No and YES. TerrainView can import and visualize your local GIS data without internet connection, but TerrainView is also able to connect global basemap data of different data providers.

Does ViewTec offer support or training on how to use TerrainView?

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Yes, well kinda. Terrainview comes with detailed install instructions and help files to get you started. We also encourage users to submit any support questions or comments to our support staff. We do our best to answer all questions, however if you are new to TerrainView we encourage users to spend time getting acquainted with the general TerrainView functions.

Is TerrainView available on Mac?

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TerrainView only runs on a Windows operating system. This means you cannot run TerrainView in Apple OSX operation system. But TerrainView can be run in a virtualized Windows image with VMWARE Fusion on top of OSX.

How much does TerrainView 5.0 cost

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TerrainView 5.0 can be licensed annually for USD 499 and entitle the customer to download all updates to the software and to receive email support. After the one year period ends, the software will no longer function unless a new license is purchased.

When will TerrainView 5.0 be available?

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The release date for TerrainView 5.0 is currently planned in 2018.

My question is not in this FAQ, what should I do now?

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Please write an email to our support staff. Our professional support team is there to answer virtually any question about TerrainView.