Lumion is a real-time 3D architectural visualization tool for architects, urban planners and designers.
It’s perfectly suited for creating videos, still renderings and live demonstrations with a quick turnaround.
Lumion offers excellent graphics in combination with a fast and efficient workflow, saving you time, effort and money.
It is in fact so easy to create awesome still renderings and videos with Lumion that it almost feels like cheating.
Import formats – 3D rendering has never been easier
Even the most complex 3D models from your CAD software of choice can be imported with ease into our architectural visualization software.
For example from Google Sketchup, AutoDesk products such as AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, 3D Studio Max and many other 3D modeling packages.
And a dedicated update function makes it a breeze to (re-)load models that were updated in your CAD software. From 3D models to movies in minutes!
Supported import formats:
- 3D Model import: DWG, DXF, DAE, FBX, MAX, 3DS, OBJ, SKP
- Images: TGA, DDS, PSD, JPG, BMP, HDR and PNG images
- Lightmaps from AutoDesk 3D Studio Max
- Animated models from AutoDesk 3DS Max via FBX format (Move/Rotate/Scale)
- COLLADA exporter plugin for Revit
-Output 360 panoramas for the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift
-Output to YouTube
-Output of depth-maps, normalmaps, lighting map, sky alpha map
-Output to real-time fly-through via Lumion Viewer
-Output of background music/sound in MP4
Scene creation, environments and weather – architectural visualization comes alive
The scene creation tools in Lumion take full advantage of a GPU-based 3D interface which lets you edit scenes in real-time.
The 3D rendering performance is highly optimized so that you can import 3D models with millions of polygons with ease.
Architectural 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. 3D rendering software at its finest.
Material library - 3D architecture and environment
Thanks to the huge material library of 3D architecture in Lumion it takes just moments to really make your design shine.
There are 459 built-in high-quality materials such as wooden floors and brick walls as well as 9 custom material types.
Make your 3D models come alive with Lumion 3D architectural visualization software, download the free trial today.
Model 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 Ultimate ships with a whopping 993 models and 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 of 3D architecture in seconds rather than hours.
And high quality HD videos in a few hours rather than weeks.
The built-in video editor in Lumion makes great film directors out of anyone. Real-time 3D rendering in no time.
Just take a few snapshots and Lumion turns them into professional-looking camera motions.
Add overlay images, filters or special effects and you’re ready to render a video that you can watch on any PC or Mac.
Or upload it straight to YouTube, so your client can see how awesome your design is.
Theatre 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.