Maxon has announced the release of Xfrog 4.1, a new version of the organic modeling and animation tool for Cinema 4D, developed by greenworks organic-software.

According to Maxon, the new release adds new controls for shaping branches, greatly improved performance, enhanced curve controls, the ability to import Xfrog models as polygon models instead of XFR files and a revamped Xfrog Plants Basic Library.

It's a free upgrade to Xfrog 4 owners and costs $259 (around £150) to buy the full version.