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Vision software puts the power to previsualize and cue your show at your fingertips. Cross-platform, intuitive software that works with your console, Vision equips you to design creatively and efficiently.
Lighting designers can now easily conceptualize their designs, generate the necessary drawings and paperwork, and create 3D models in Vectorworks Spotlight, then move their models directly into Vision to simulate and cue their work.
Vision is available in one of three tiers of Universes. Every Vision purchase includes a year-long subscription, giving access to all product and fixture updates, as well as access to support via phone, email, LiveChat, and the subscribers-only forum. The first year of subscription is included in the initial license price.
|Vision Plus||4 Universes|
|Vision Unlimited||Unlimited Universes|
ESP Vision Pro FAQ
1. What are the MINIMUM system requirements for Vision?
On a PC, Vision requires a 2.5 GB processor; 512 MB of RAM; a mouse with a middle button or scroll wheel; Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7; a fully DirectX 9.0- and OpenGL 3.0-compatible video card with at least 512 MB of RAM. Ideal specifications would be 3.0 GHz processor, 8 GB RAM, and a video card with 1+ GB of VRAM.
For a Mac, Vision requires OSX 10.6 or higher, a 2.5 GHz processor, and a gaming-level video card (NVIDIA GeForce 580 series or better or ATI RadeonTM 5770 series or better).
2. Are the plug-ins available on both PC and Mac?
Yes, plugins for Vectorworks® Spotlight software are available for both operating systems. To download the plug-ins, click here.
3. Does Vision Pro run on an Apple Mac?
Yes, Vision Pro runs natively on the Mac OSX. (See system requirements above).
4. What versions of Vectorworks Spotlight do you support?
Vision models can be created using both the 2016 and 2017 version of Vectorworks Spotlight software.
5. I own Vectorworks software, but do not have the Vectorworks Spotlight product. Do I need Vectorworks Spotlight in order to utilize Vision Pro?
Yes, you need to have Vectorworks Spotlight for the Vision plug-ins to work properly. We highly recommend Renderworks® for certain features, as well.
6. Do I need a dongle to run Vision?
Yes. When you purchase Vision you will be sent a USB dongle that will unlock the purchased number of universes.
7. How does the subscription work?
Vision provides a subscription service for all Vision customers. The first 12 months of your subscription is included in the purchase price. The subscription provides you with unlimited access to the patch server. The patch server will allow you to get the latest version of library files, gobo files, and the latest builds of Vision software, while your subscription is active. Your subscription also gives you access to support via our online chat, email, and telephone support. After the first 12 months, you can renew your subscription for the next 12 months at $150 per universe.
8. Will I ever have to purchase an upgrade to the next version of Vision Pro?
No. If you maintain your subscription, you will always have access to the latest and greatest version of Vision. You will never be asked to purchase new functionality as we improve the ESP Vision software.