3D Map Generator - Terrain from Heightmap

3D Map Generator - Terrain from Heightmap

The worlds first Heightmap Terrain Generator for Photoshop

Plugin for Photoshop CC-2014 and newer, PC or Mac

Watch the demo videos



Update History

October 19, 2017 – Update v1.2.3
- CC-2018 Installer Update
October 11, 2017 – Debugging v1.2.2
October 5, 2017 – Debugging v1.2.1

September 28, 2017 – Free Update v1.2
- add the new Real World Heightmap Browser
- bug fixing 
September 12, 2017 – Free Update v1.1
- add new function to get a 3D map from an individual shape
- add new map edge color picker tool 
- add new guides tool
- add new heightmap brush
- add new texture
- add 12 new icons

From a grayscale heightmap to 3D terrain – all you need is Photoshop



With the 3D Map Generator – Terrain you can easily create a grayscale heightmap and then generate a 3D terrain out of it. The extensive features of our plugin are real time savers for creatives who want to create professional and high-quality maps in no time. And the best thing is: you don‘t need to be a Photoshop pro!

Features Overview

  • 3D map from every grayscale heightmap possible
  • Extensive tool to generate and edit your own heightmap
  • Heightmap browser
  • Random base heightmaps function
  • 21 heightmap brushes
  • Map elevation setting
  • 3D map froim an individual shape
  • 3 different isometric map orientations (left, frontal, right)
  • 16 gradient presets
  • 22 seamless textures
  • Different texturing brushes
  • 21 background presets
  • Map edge color picker tool
  • Guides tool
  • Contour lines tool
  • Water level function
  • Add and delete map depth (unlimted)
  • Global Shadow function
  • 4 effect brushes for designing the map surface
  • 81 basic map icons
  • Icons library functions > add your own icons
  • Plugin for Photoshop CC-2014 and newer
  • Video Tutorials

Draw or modify a heightmap with the heightmap tools. Get real world heightmaps from real locations. Specify the map elevation and orientation and generate an isometric 3D map. Style the map surface with editable gradient presets, seamless textures, Contour Lines tool, Water Level tool and EFX brushes. Change the map height, style the background, determine the Map lighting, place high quality isometric map icons from the icons library. Load your own icons into the library. Create professional 3D terrains with just a couple of clicks. All with one tool and a few clicks in Photoshop!


What our customers are saying


Example applications

  • Info graphics
  • Presentations
  • Map reproduktion
  • visitor maps
  • Complex geographical llustrations
  • Cross-sections maps
  • Geographical maps
  • 3D color height maps
  • Topographic Maps

Create Canyons, hills, valleys, mountains, desserts, lakes, river, oceans, islands, crater, volcanoes and make your map project more professional.

Important pre-sale notes:

The 3D Map Generator – Terrain needs at least Photoshop CC-2014 or newer. It cannot be installed with any previous version.

The 3D Map Generator – Terrain is language independent and can be installed with every language version of Photoshop. The interface is always in English as shown.

Creating a 3D map with the 3D Map Generator – Terrain can take 15 min or more, depending on the map size and the performance of your computer. Follow the advices in the help file to optimize the process.

The 3D Map Generator – Terrain can be used on both PC and Mac. Please mind the minimum requirements for performance.

Generally every map size is possible. But the processing time (rendering time) and the map size depends on the performance and the hard-disk space of your computer. All provided textures and brushes are optimized on a basic shape or grayscale heightmap size of 1000×1000 up to 1500×1500 px.

System requirements

Mac OS
  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • Mac OS X v10.9 (64-bit) or v10.10 (64-bit)
  • 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • min. Photoshop CC-2014 or newer (CC-2018 recommended)
Windows
  • Intel® Core 2 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor; 2 GHz or faster processor
  • Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 or Windows 8.1
  • 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • min. Photoshop CC-2014 or newer (CC-2018 recommended)

Item Support via E-Mail



Fitting isometric map icons

by
by
by
by
by
by