Content Paradise currently has Poser 8 on offer for $74.99 as a digital download, which might interest those looking for a more affordable upgrade route to Poser Pro 2014. Offer ends 7th July 2012. Keep in mind, however, that Amazon USA currently has Poser 8 DVD versions listed at $50, fulfilled by Amazon.
Carrara 8 is DAZ Studio's official 'big sister' software.
Carrara loads all DAZ and Poser characters and scenes,
and supports LuxRender for top-quality realistic rendering.