What is Lumion?
Lumion is architectural rendering software that makes it easy to convey how your projects will translate into real-life experiences and emotions. Lumion empowers architects to transform their CAD designs into strikingly beautiful renders in seconds. Whether you model in Revit, SketchUp, Rhino, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD or many others, Lumion instantly breathes life into your designs with realistic trees, stylish effects, and thousands of objects and materials from the content library. No training required, and after a mere 15 minutes, you can learn to create jaw-dropping images, videos and 360 panoramas with lightning-fast speeds.
Living Environments. Beautiful Spaces. Rendered in Seconds.
Lumion has always set out to define what rendering should be: fast and stress-free with exceptional results. Now, with Lumion 11, you’ll do more than feel the space. You’ll instantly breathe life into your project while capturing realistic environments faster than ever before.
Check out the official release trailer to learn more about what’s new to Lumion 11
Lumion 11 Key Features
Show the process behind your design’s development or construction through the power of animation.
Embed life, color and texture into all of your technical renderings, and make lively plans, sections, elevations and more.
Photo Matching (Pro Only)
Photo Matching is available in Lumion 11 Pro. Now, you can place your 3D model in the context provided by a real-life photograph. Immediately show your design in the middle of its future residential neighborhood. Capture stunning, real-life locations and match them to your model with a few clicks of a button.
Whether showing clients a realistic property view or for compliance with authorities, you can match your architectural visualization to any photographed background, anywhere.
Make raindrops soothingly glide down the glass surface, a gripping detail that would otherwise take hours to get right.
Cast a feeling of coziness and warmth to your interior and exterior renders with volumetric fire objects.
Enjoy a Simpler Rendering Workflow
Lumion 11 fits right into your current architecture workflows and practices, from the very first sketches of form and shape to the final creation of your design documentation. Lumion 11 is easy to learn and easy to use, making the process of rendering a satisfying, enjoyable experience.
- With the new custom IES spotlights in Lumion 11, simply upload Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) lighting profiles to recreate the exact lighting arrangement you need, illuminating the best parts of your project.
- Lumion 11 now features a RAL color picker to ease your color selection and accurately connect it to the European color standard.
- It takes only a click to turn on the high-quality preview in Lumion Theater Mode and the Lumion Viewer, bringing you even closer to the final look and feel of your rendering before you actually hit the render button.
- First time using Lumion? No worries! For over a decade, architects have celebrated Lumion as a stunningly simple learning experience, and building on that theme, Lumion 11 now features an in-program tutorial for new users to help reduce (and virtually eliminate) the already-short learning curve of Lumion.
- Updated user interface
Enjoy a logical and intuitive flow as you work.
- Updated color picker
Selecting the right colors for your project is simpler and more intuitive.
- Custom value input
Enter custom values when crafting your scene and rendering
- Proxies for better FPS
Get the most performance out of Lumion 11 when building large and complex scenes
Lumion 11 Pricing
System Requirements for Lumion 11
It’s important for us that you have accurate information about the computer you will need to have a smooth and enjoyable rendering experience with Lumion 11. As a 3D rendering program, Lumion is different from other CAD software as it relies primarily on having an excellent graphics card. This is especially important for Lumion’s high-end features.
Lumion requires a computer with a fast graphics card with plenty of memory, as well as an internet connection. Please check the requirements below to find out if your PC can give you a good Lumion experience.
Who Should Use Lumion?
In the evolving fields of architecture, engineering and construction, renderings and architectural visualizations have become an integral tool for professionals who need to communicate their project ideas with clients, colleagues and others. Lumion is an indispensable software for:
- Architects (Residential, Commercial, Landscaping)
- Interior Designers
- Land Planners
- Zoning Planners
- And More!