ESP Vision Pro FAQ

ESP Vision Pro FAQ


1. What are the MINIMUM system requirements for Vision Pro?
On a PC, Vision Pro 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 Pro 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?
ESP Vision models can be created using both the 2013 and 2014 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 Pro plug-ins to work properly. We highly recommend Renderworks® for certain features, as well.

6. Do I need a dongle to run Vision Pro?
Yes. When you purchase Vision Pro you will be sent a USB dongle that will unlock the purchased number of universes.

7. How does the subscription work?
ESP Vision provides a subscription service for all Vision Pro 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 ESP 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 Pro. You will never be asked to purchase new functionality as we improve the ESP Vision software

9. Is there a special price for existing Vectorworks Spotlight customers?
No.