This tutorial introduces some of the most commonly used features of Forest Pack Lite, the popular scattering plugin for 3ds Max. This is a completely free version of Forest Pack that includes a great many of the features of the paid version, can be used commercially, and never expires. To download the plugin, just click here.
Once you’ve got the software installed, follow the tutorial to learn how to get started populating a scene with grass, trees, hedges, gravel, ferns, and more. At the end of the tutorial, we even take a quick look at using RailClone Lite (which is also free) for the boardwalk.
For a written version of this tutorial and to download the scene files, visit iToo Software's website.