CAST Academic Program
Prepare yourself for the real world. Get the most experience and test your creative ideas while still at school by using the previsualizations power of the most popular software used by industry professionals today.
Both wysiwyg and Vivien provides students with a safe virtual environment where anything can be built, changed and tested.
• As a student you can use CAST’s infamous library of industry-specific objects.
• No Generic fixtures here! You will have access to 23.000+ library files that are exact virtual representations of the real equipment.
• You will know every equipment’s features and limitations from testing it virtually.
• Student Editions run on windows OS for 365 days after registration and you are entitled to full Membership and tech support benefits during that period.
• You can launch into the real world with the best tool (an important confidence-builder).
• As a student you can use CAST’s infamous library of industry-specific objects including AFR, CORT Furniture, Rose Brand and more.
• Design your event floor plan in 2D and see it instantly in 3D.
• Vivien is as easy or complex as you want it to be. Draw floorplans and set pieces from scratch or use Vivien’s wizards and library items to get the job done in minutes.
• Know your space, Vivien draws to scale. If it says it will fit, it will fit!
• Access to a huge list of AV and lighting equipment available in Vivien’s 3D library.
• Student Editions run on Windows OS for 365 days after registration and you are entitled to full Membership and tech support benefits during that period.
Dollars and sense
Your Student Edition can be upgraded to a full professional version of wysiwyg or Vivien and we will credit all costs from your Student License towards that purchase. A Perform Student Edition of wysiwyg is now available for purchase.
Additionally you have the option of having the money spent on wysiwyg or Vivien student editions being credited towards a 1 year OR a 6 month lease.
The Student Edition is a limited license (meaning watermarked for educational use only) this is only available for Students and Faculty.