Software

The Biological Modeling and Visualization group develops a set of related plant modeling software packages collectively called the Virtual Laboratory / L-studio. Versions are available for Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux.

vlab for MacOS 10.5 “Leopard” or later

Download:
Installing vlab on MacOS

vlab for Linux

Built and tested under Ubuntu 10.04

Download beta version: vlab 4.4.0-2424 (February 19, 2014) (42Mb)

Installing vlab on Linux

L-studio for Windows XP or later

Download stable versions: (Which version should I choose?)
or download beta versions:
Installing L-studio
You may also want to try TreeSketch, our interactive iPad application for modeling trees:

TreeSketch for iPad

TreeSketch is a fully featured interactive 3D tree modelling application for the iPad. Creating a tree is as simple as painting on the screen while watching the tree grow into your stroke. TreeSketch is powerful enough to capture a stunning variety of tree forms.

Download free from the iTunes App Store
Watch tutorial videos
Read our paper about TreeSketch