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What is Clarisse PLE?

Clarisse Personal Learning Edition (PLE) gives you the opportunity to learn and explore, for free, all aspects of Clarisse iFX and Clarisse BUiLDER for non-commercial purpose. Clarisse PLE gives you access to all the features* that are available in Clarisse commercial version. You can also save up to 3 watermark-free renders (2560x1440 max) per 24 hours as long as you are using your renders for non-commercial purposes exclusively!


In order to download Clarisse installation package you must first create an account on our website.


Free PLE
  • Load/Import Clarisse files
  • Save/Import (PLE format)
  • Export Geometry/Scenes
  • Deep EXR output
  • Writing Standard Project
  • Commercial Use
  • Full Python Scripting**
Commercial License
  • Load/Import Clarisse files
  • Save/Import (PLE format)
  • Export Geometry/Scenes
  • Deep EXR output
  • Writing Standard Project
  • Commercial Use
  • Full Python Scripting 

*Deep render output is disabled.
**Python is limited to only return a max number of 10 items in one call.


Clarisse Learning Hub

There are many ways to learn Clarisse. This section aims to guide you through Clarisse learning resources from basics to most advanced techniques. Whether you’re a beginner looking to develop new skills or a confirmed user searching for advanced tips, you’re at the right place!

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Frequently asked questionS


What does non-commercial use mean?
Clarisse PLE is for non-commercial use only, as stated in the software license agreement. This means that anyone using Clarisse PLE cannot create images and projects for any commercial business purposes. For any avoidance of doubt, providing training or instruction to third parties is also excluded.

What are Clarisse PLE watermark-free renders limitations?
The resolution of your renders is limited to 2560x1440 with a maximum of 3 saves per 24 hours for non-commercial use exclusively.

Is support available for Clarisse PLE?
No, but you can find help from Clarisse Community forum users. To get official support from Isotropix you will need to either purchase a commercial or an educational version.

Can I share my Clarisse PLE files with other Clarisse PLE users?

Can the commercial version of Clarisse read files created by the PLE?
No. The commercial version of Clarisse cannot read Clarisse PLE files, as files created with the Clarisse PLE are for non-commercial use only. It is not possible to convert Clarisse PLE files to the commercial file format.

Can Clarisse PLE read files from the commercial version of Clarisse?
Yes. Clarisse PLE can read files from the commercial version of Clarisse.

Will Clarisse PLE get updated?
Yes, Clarisse PLE is based on the latest major version released to date.
If you want to access Clarisse latest maintenance monthly builds, please fill in the form and request a fully featured evaluation license of our software. 

Will I be able to convert Clarisse PLE files into regular Clarisse files?
No, Clarisse PLE is intended only as a non-commercial learning tool.

Where can I find tutorials?
All of our tutorials are available on the Learn section of our website.
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What is included with Clarisse PLE download?
It includes the software, online documentation and a complete set of tutorials teaching you the basics of using Clarisse.  

Installation Instructions


  • Download latest Clarisse Windows 64-bit Installer.
  • Launch the installer and follow the instructions.
  • To launch Clarisse, click on the Start button and choose Isotropix/Clarisse PLE
  • Have Fun!


  • Download latest Clarisse macOS DMG archive.
  • To install Clarisse, open the disk image and drag the Isotropix icon into your Applications folder.
  • Have Fun!


  • Download latest Clarisse Linux binaries.
  • Extract the downloaded binaries archive anywhere you want.
  • Open a new terminal and cd to clarisse_ple directory.
  • To launch Clarisse, just type ./clarisse and press return.
  • Have Fun!

Minimum System Requirements

Clarisse has a modern multithreaded architecture and uses all the available system cores. The more cores you have, the faster Clarisse will run! We highly recommend you to make sure your system meets the following minimum system requirements before installing our software.



Intel or AMD based x86-64 CPU supporting AVX2
Hard-Drive 1 GB disk space available
64-bit Operating System Windows 10 or
macOS 10.12 or
Linux Red Hat/Centos 7
Graphics Card OpenGL 4.0 compliant graphics card 
Network Card Wifi and/or Ethernet
Display 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution in 24 bit color
Mouse Three-button mouse