Lumion Product Information
Lumion is an essential tool for everyone who wants to visualize their building designs. It produces impressive, high quality videos very quickly and is extremely easy to master.
Lumion has customers in over 60 countries around the world. They include architects, designers, engineers, BIM modellers and universities.
Lumion is now seen as the leading software in its class because it has redefined the process of making 3D visualizations. It has also become an essential part of the BIM toolkit for many AEC professionals.
Fast and practical
You won’t believe what you can achieve on your first day
Lumion is a real-time 3D architectural visualization tool for architects, urban planners and designers.
It is a serious alternative to traditional rendering or outsourcing visualizations.
When visualization is not your primary profession you need software that’s easy to pick up.
You need something that gets the job done and you can rely on.
Ease of use combined with fast rendering and excellent quality is what makes Lumion such an extraordinary product.
There is a version of Lumion for everyone
All you need is a computer with a modern graphics card.
Try the Free version today – no training required.
Lumion® and Lumion® Pro
Lumion® is available in two editions: Lumion® and Lumion® Pro.
Please note that this page shows the features and content of Lumion® Pro.
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Lumion® Educational Licenses
We have free educational licenses available.
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Importing your models
File import technology you can rely on
Even the most complex 3D models from your CAD software of choice can be imported with ease.
For example from Trimble® Sketchup®, AutoCAD®, Revit® Architecture, 3DS Max® and many other 3D modeling packages.
A dedicated update function makes it a breeze to (re-)load models that were updated in your CAD software.
Supported import formats:
- 3D models: DAE, FBX, MAX, 3DS, OBJ, DWG, DXF
- Images: TGA, DDS, PSD, JPG, BMP, HDR and PNG images
- Lightmaps from AutoDesk® 3DS Max®
- Animated models from AutoDesk® 3DS Max® via FBX format (Move/Rotate/Scale)
- COLLADA exporter plugin for Revit®
Build your own environment
Architectural visualization comes alive
The scene creation tools in Lumion® take full advantage of a GPU-based 3D interface which lets you see changes in real-time.
The 3D rendering performance is highly optimized so that you can import 3D models with millions of polygons with ease.
Terrain creation is straightforward with the 28 built-in landscape presets, 6 water types and a customizable ocean.
Daylight, sun, sky and clouds are easily adjustable and can be animated for sun studies.
Easily enhance your models with great looking materials
Thanks to the huge material library of 3D models in Lumion® it takes just moments to really make your design shine.
There are 509 built-in high-quality materials such as wooden floors and brick walls as well as 9 custom material types.
Rich Content Library
3D objects and moving 3D animations
Bringing your visualization to life is child’s play with the hundreds of entourage models in the model library.
For example trees that sway in the wind, moving cars, animated people, buildings, street furniture and much more.
Lumion® Pro ships with a whopping 1826 models including 459 trees, plants and other nature items as well as 82 Special FX objects.
Video and image output
Architectural visualization in HD
Lumion® renders stunning images in seconds rather than hours.
And high quality HD videos in hours rather than weeks.
Do live demonstrations
Sit down with customers and show them on the spot
Theater mode is a full screen mode which is ideally suited for live demonstrations of your architectural visualization.
The visual quality is easily adjustable to ensure optimal performance on both low-end and high-end PCs.
Make your 3D models come alive with Lumion – 3D architectural visualization software at its best.
Some Example Videos