February 28, 2022 Elena

Forest Pack: ultimate scattering tool for 3ds Max

Forest Pack is the world’s most popular scattering plugin for 3ds Max. It provides a complete solution for creating vast areas of objects, from trees and plants to buildings, crowds, aggregates, ground cover, rocks, and more. If you can model it, Forest Pack can scatter it.

Forest Pack is used widely for architectural visualization, visual effects and AEC. Let’s figure out with iRender why Forest Pack is one of the top-ranked plugins for Autodesk 3ds Max.

What’s so good about Forest Pack?

Countless studios rely on Forest Pack’s production-tested algorithms and native shaders to render scenes with virtually unlimited numbers of objects and polygons, all without putting a strain on computer resources. The software simulates natural distribution patterns and gets the most out of your assets using advanced mapping and randomization tools, or fine-tunes your scatters with granular control over every aspect of the plugin.

Cliff House by Bao Le (Lekang Tha)

Forest Pack includes all the features you need to create perfect scatters, every time. The fully integrated solution uses a familiar UI and workflow to create almost unlimited geometry with complete control over every detail. That’s not all, use Forest Maps to randomize maps and add tints, quickly populate a scene using our included library presets or create your own, and use Forest Tools to convert scatters to max instances or XML data for use in large pipelines. With its power, unrivaled features list, ease-of-use, and premium support, Forest Pack will change the way you render.

Key Features


Forest Pack is fully multi-threaded and highly optimized for speed and efficiency. A typical scene can effortlessly use over 100.000 objects each with 1 million polys, and render in just a few minutes.


Points-Cloud display mode faithfully previews scattered objects in the viewports as they will appear in the render. Amazingly fast, this mode allows you to move and edit items in real-time, while maintaining an accurate preview of your scenes.


From the moment you pick a scatter area Forest Pack is fully parametric. With no destructive editing you make design decisions at any time, and see the results in the viewport instantly.


Recreate the limitless variation found in nature with the ability to randomize distribution, objects, transforms, animation, bitmaps, and tints. Mimic natural growth patterns using the innovative Clusters feature.


Maps Control when you need it. Drive parameters using maps and expressions or use Tree Editor mode to scatter along splines, on markers or even edit and place individual objects.


Use Forest Pack’s built-in Library Browser to select and assign plants with a single click. Over 100 models are included in Forest Pack Pro, or you can create your own presets and share them effortlessly with colleagues.

Targaryen House by Sérgio Merêces

Comprehensive library

With Forest Pack, we have access to a free library of over 430 assets. The library has a large collection of individual models and ready-to-use presets such as trees, shrubs, grass, green walls, mulch, gravel, flowers, rocks, leaves, hedges, stumps, etc. We can easily use the built-in Library Browser to select and assign plants.

In addition, Forest Pack is integrated with iToosoft’s own library – The3dGarden and many leading 3rd party libraries: Maxtree, Globe Plants, Quixel Megascans, Evermotion, Vizpark, Exlevel GrowFX and Laubwerk.

Compatibility & Pricing


  • Forest Pack Pro is compatible with 3ds Max 2013 – 2022 (Official support from 2017).
  • It provides the most extensive native support of renderers in the industry: V-Ray, Arnold, Mental Ray, Corona, Thea, Octane, Maxwell, Final Render, Arion, Redshift, and Fstorm.


  • The price of perpetual licence of Forest Pack PRO is €230 (~$275).
  • There is also a free Lite edition. It’s feature-limited, but can be used on commercial projects.

Forest Pack and iRender Cloud Rendering

iRender is a GPU-Acceleration Cloud Rendering Service for Single-GPU and Multi-GPU Rendering with Powerful Render Nodes: 2/4/6/8x RTX 3090. We provide high computing performance on the model of IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service). There is a variety of servers from recommended system requirements (1/2 x RTX 3090) to high-end options (4/6/8 x RTX 3090), you can easily choose one suitable package for your project demands to speed up your rendering process many times.

Let’s see rendering tests with 3ds Max & renderers (Vray, Redshift) on iRender servers:

However, we are more than just powerful configurations. With a reasonable price, a variety of useful features (Fixed Rental, Clone, NV Link, APIs, etc) and dedicated support from our team, we want to bring to you not only the best quality products but also the most comfortable render time and experience.

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Thank you & Happy Rendering!

Reference source: itoosoft.com

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