Maintenance Updates

 

Maintenance updates include minor fixes and enhancements. Maintenance updates are free, but can only be used with a specific year of the Uvision 3D Landscape Creator software.

To install free updates:

  1. Scroll down to the year of the Uvision 3D Landscape Creator software you are currently using.
  2. Click the Download button to download the most recent update for that year.

Need to upgrade to the latest year? Click here.

Updates for Uvision 2018

Free Maintenance Update for Version 2018

Changes in update 18.03 (released March 17, 2019):

  • Modified the Model Import Wizard to import files created using SketchUp 2019 or earlier.
  • Updated Unilock materials.
  • Improved realism of plant models illuminated by spotlights during a Realtime Walkthrough.
  • Fixed case where the Height Painter tool was causing grass to disappear during a Realtime Walkthrough.
  • Fixed case where the Picture object had blank spots when exporting the Plan view to PDF.
Download (929 MB)

To install the update:

  1. Close Uvision 3D Landscape Creator 2018 if currently running.
  2. Click the download link and save the file to your desktop or other folder.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file to install the update.

Note: This update will also update Uvision Landscape Photo to the latest version.

If you have a question or would like to report a problem, please contact our support department.

Updates for Uvision 2017

Free Maintenance Update for Version 2017

Changes in update 17.02 (released December 15, 2017):

  • Added new Unilock materials.
  • Fixed cases where grass wasn’t appearing during a Realtime Walkthrough.
  • Fixed rare case of Realtime Walkthrough not starting on Windows 8.
  • Fixed Plant Legend to export columns to Excel in the same order as they appear in the Plan view.
  • Fixed case where Plant Legend was not restoring the correct size when loading a design.
  • Fixed case where the Uvision Product Legend was not restoring the correct size when loading a design.
Download (256 MB)

To install the update:

  1. Close Uvision 3D Landscape Creator 2017 if currently running.
  2. Click the download link and save the file to your desktop or other folder.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file to install the update.

Note: This update will also update Uvision Landscape Photo to the latest version.

If you have a question or would like to report a problem, please contact our support department.

Updates for Uvision 2016

Free Maintenance Update for Version 2016

Changes in update 16.11 (released December 7, 2016):

  • Fixed Overlay to properly regenerate Perspective view when DWG layers are changed.
  • Fixed error that could occur when using a Plant Fill object with a Minimum Spacing of less than 6″ (0.15m).
  • Fixed to automatically backup the design being edited when the file path includes the AutoBackup folder.
  • Fixed error that could occur when importing a square photo.
  • Fixed cursive fonts to render with more accurate spacing.
  • Fixed slight inaccuracy that could occur when moving a single point while using the Shift key to constrain movement to a horizontal or vertical line.
  • Includes all changes in update 16.10, shown below.

Changes in update 16.10 (released August 9, 2016):

  • Fixed custom Pool Seat and Pool Stair materials to appear during a Realtime Walkthrough.
  • Updated Oculus Rift drivers to support the newly released consumer version.
  • Updated Unilock materials.
  • Fixed Curb Ramps to only attach to visible Roads and Sidewalks (and not to objects in hidden layers).
  • Increased rendering performance of plant symbols in the Plan view.
  • Fixed case where creating a new Stream by loading a shape from the clipboard could cause an error.
  • Fixed pool and deck lights to properly snap to vertical surfaces, and also to only snap to visible objects (and not to objects in hidden layers).
  • Fixed plants to snap properly to the surface of Streams.
  • Added “Edge Style” for controlling region edge softness. Also increased max size in “options.ini” from 512 to 2048 to support extra sharp edges if desired.
  • Added two varieties of black mulch.
  • Added support for importing models from SketchUp 2016.
  • Enabled specular lighting at night to make water more visible in a Realtime Walkthrough.
  • Slowed down keyboard panning speed while designing.
  • Rocks are now reported in the Project Material List based on their model, not their material. This allows different rock styles to be priced separately.
  • Fixed error that could occur when starting a Realtime Walkthrough while using a non-looping Character animation with a positive start delay.
  • Fixed case where movie creation could fail if the computer’s sound system was not working or the speakers were unplugged.
  • Fixed Decks Stairs to only attach to visible Decks (and not to decks in hidden layers).
  • Increased influence of Height Painter “Taper” property (most apparent when stamping a large custom brush shape).
  • Fixed case where terrain grass patterns were appearing in the horizon line during a Realtime Walkthrough.
Download (680MB)

To install the update:

  1. Close Uvision 3D Landscape Creator 2016 if currently running.
  2. Click the download link and save the file to your desktop or other folder.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file to install the update.

Note: This update will also update Uvision Landscape Photo to the latest version.

If you have a question or would like to report a problem, please contact our support department.

Updates for Uvision 2014

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Free Maintenance Updates for Version 2014

Changes in update 6.09 (released April 28, 2015):

  • Updated Unilock materials.
  • Fixed case where contour line consisting of a single vertical line was not rebuilding properly.
  • Increased max Sprinkler Head radius from 50 to 200′.
  • Fixed case where non-square borders were not tiling properly.
  • Replaced morning birds audio due to DRM false-positives on YouTube.
  • Photo: Added full set of stone and paver materials to Edging object.

Changes in update 6.08 (released March 6, 2015):

  • Updated Unilock materials.
  • Fixed plan detail Curve object to always default to a spline, regardless of the previous use of the Shape object.
  • Fixed Landscape Light area of influence cone color to match light color.
  • Fixed case where Google Maps Import Wizard was accessing the incorrect zoom level, resulting in “no imagery here” message.
  • Increased maximum terrain size in Google Maps Import Wizard to 2100×2100′ (640x640m).
  • Fixed plant pictures with the “flip vertical” option enabled to render properly during a realtime walkthrough.
  • Fixed to draw 3D Dimension label at the correct size when exporting viewport to a file.
  • Fixed Australia hardiness zone map and converted temperatures to Celsius.
  • After creating a movie, fixed to go to the correct YouTube website when the option is selected which bypasses the normal upload dialog.
  • Fixed case where an Accent Shape could have transparent stripes when using a solid color.
  • Improved material tooltip to no longer display internal numeric code for solid colors.
  • Fixed case where the Jumping Jet object was sometimes starting in the “on” state, even though a start delay was specified.
  • When adjusting the elevation of an object using the mouse, the elevation now only snaps to 0 when global snaps are enabled.
  • Fixed UltraRes plant “Long Leaf Pine” which was dropping its foliage during a walkthrough.
  • Photo: Changed option “Include background in water reflections” to “Enable water reflections”. This will enable the pool interior to be seen more clearly and removes the “gray haze” that was otherwise seen when background reflections were disabled.

Changes in update 6.04 (released April 14, 2014):

  • Updated Unilock materials and hatch patterns.
  • Added support for importing models from SketchUp 2014.
  • Improved quality of small curves.
  • Fixed case where a flame effect could be added to a small spa that would normally only have one effect.
  • Fixed case where pool water was not being property rebuilt during a realtime walkthrough.
  • Added Unilock product categories to Art Browser.
  • Enhanced Art Browser to automatically scroll so the currently selected category button is visible.
  • Updated project material list message.
  • Photo: Fixed case where custom textures used in 3D designs were not being properly transferred back to Photo.
Download (992MB)

To install the update:

  1. Close Uvision Landscape Creator 2014 if currently running.
  2. Click the download link and save the file to your desktop or other folder.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file to install the update.

Note: This update will also update Uvision Landscape Photo to the latest version.
Important: This update will need to be installed on all computers that open designs which use the new materials.

If you have a question or would like to report a problem, please contact our support department.

Updates for Uvision 2013

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Free Maintenance Updates for Version 2013

Changes in update 5.17 (released August 26, 2013):

  • Added support for adding deck lights which snap to vertical surfaces.
  • Fixed to allow full version to open trial designs which have been saved as archives.
  • Fixed standalone Accent objects placed on pools and pool decking to render when Plan view is exported or printed.
  • Fixed error that could occur when undoing changes to custom overlay materials.
  • Fixed case where printing the project material list could result in repeated blank pages.
  • Fixed case where part of the wall could show through doors or windows with closed blinds.
  • Fixed Plant Legend to sort numeric plant keys properly.

Changes in update 5.16 (released April 18, 2013):

  • Fixed standalone Accent objects placed on pools and pool decking to render when Plan view is exported or printed.
Download (24MB)

To install the update:

  1. Close Uvision 3D Landscape Creator 2013 if currently running.
  2. Click the download link and save the file to your desktop or other folder.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file to install the update.

Note: This update will also update Uvision Landscape Photo to the latest version.

If you have a question or would like to report a problem, please contact our support department.

Updates for Uvision 2012

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Free Maintenance Updates for Version 2012

Changes in update 4.18 (released January 14, 2013)

  • Updated Unilock paver and stone library.
  • Added CAD symbols to project material list. (To disable, right-click and select “Advanced Object Properties”. Then uncheck “Include in Project Material List” option.)
  • Overlays can now be larger than the maximum terrain size.
  • Increased number edit box widths to help accommodate larger numbers.
  • Fixed Picture Import Wizard to copy imported pool decking to the correct location.
  • Fixed case where retaining wall outline wasn’t rendering thick enough in the Plan view.

Changes in update 4.17 (released June 5, 2012)

  • Fixed potential error that could occur when resizing property window with an Accessory object selected.
  • Fixed gap in terrain that could occur due to an overlay which is hidden during a realtime walkthrough.
  • Fixed error that could occur when adding the last point of a linear dimension tool by pressing left and right mouse buttons at exactly the same time.
  • Fixed linear dimension tool to support manual angle/distance input when specifing the leader line distance.
  • Fixed to disable Offset tool when an Overlay is selected.
  • Fixed creation tools to avoid case where right-clicking and dragging combined with bringing up a dialog could cause an error.
  • Fixed case where where custom plant names may not be properly saved and restored.

Changes in update 4.16 (released April 13, 2012)

  • Increased maximum memory usage to support extra-large designs.
  • Increased sun size and improved quality.
  • Fixed fountain spray object to consistently hide placement arrow during realtime walkthrough.
  • Fixed fence board height to more closely match sloping terrain.
  • Modified to always render water reflections and refractions when creating a movie or capturing a screen shot (instead of fading based on distance).
  • Fixed case where fire and water effects may not render properly when mirrored.
  • Fixed case where running a realtime walkthrough on a dual-monitor system could cause an error.
  • 3D Text, Plant Fill/Row models can now be converted to custom models (e.g. to create chrome text).
  • When returning from the Picture Editor, the original application window is now restored more consistently.
  • Increased Path Grader maximum height from +/-50′ to +/-150′
  • Photo: Added prompts to help first-time users with the 3D Design Wizard.
  • Photo: When done editing a design using the 3D Design Wizard, the design is now automatically rescaled to match the new aspect ratio.
  • Photo: When returning to Photo after editing a 3D Design, the Photo application window is now restored more consistently.

Changes in update 4.15 (released February 14, 2012):

  • Fixed movie creation to not require codecs when using WMV.
  • Fixed Unilock solider course bump map rotation angle.
  • Added option to disable enhanced surface detail to doors and windows.
  • Fixed case where waterfall water could disappear at edge of screen.
  • Fixed water reflections which were rendering inverted.
  • Improved region and path enhanced surface detail when viewed at a distance.
  • Fixed error that could be caused by browsing for a large number of objects.

Changes in update 4.10:

  • Fixed Groups to use correct rotation origin after a movement is undone.
  • Fixed error that could occur when accessories are aligned using the Align commands, followed by Undo.
  • Changed the Align commands to align groups as independent objects.\
  • Increased the snap strength for Elements to make them easier to place.
  • Photo: Fixed Region objects to render properly when grayed (when “Disable objects outside current layer” setting is enabled).
Download (516MB)

To install the update:

  1. Close Realtime Uvision 3D Landscape Creator 2012 if currently running.
  2. Click the download link and save the file to your desktop or other folder.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file to install the update.

Note: This update will also update Uvision Landscape Photo to the latest version.

If you have a question or would like to report a problem, please contact our support department.