Lumion 12 Standard vs Pro

Two Versions Of Lumion 12 Are
Now  Available

Lumion Standard

Standard version of Lumion with limited library content and features.

Lumion Pro

Professional version of Lumion with all content and features (with no limitations)

Explore the top features in Lumion Pro

Exteriors, interiors, landscapes and more. From single residential to large-scale urban plans. With Lumion, you can communicate all the real-life possibilities of your design ideas as beautiful images, videos and 360 panoramas.

Volumetric Spotlights

With Lumion 12 Pro, it’s easier than ever to illuminate the atmosphere of your designs and cast their most remarkable elements in their best light. The new volumetric spotlight effect lets you cast a visible beam of light throughout your scene, adding atmosphere and dimension for a beautiful, cinematic ambiance.

Surface decals

Give your visualizations a touch of character with 142 new surface decals. In just a click, you’ll transform walls and other surfaces with imperfections and wall art, including watermarks, exposed brick, moss, chalk drawings, paint markings, road markings, potholes and much more.

License Plates

From Japan to Germany. China to the United States. The new license plates in Lumion 12 help you anchor your design to a specific place with a small yet highly immersive detail. In Lumion 12, you can find a variety of license plate styles from 10 different countries as well as all 50 U.S. states.

Orthographic View

Embed life, color and texture into all of your technical renderings, and make  lively plans, sections, elevations and more.

Animated Phasing

Show the process behind your design’s development or construction through the power of animation.

Volumetric Fire

Cast a feeling of coziness and warmth to your interior and exterior renders with volumetric fire objects.

New to Lumion?

Illuminate the life in your design with Lumion 12, available now!

More exclusive Lumion Pro features

Rain Streaks

Make raindrops soothingly glide down glass surfaces, a gripping detail that would otherwise take hours to get right.

OpenStreet maps (height and satellite)

Add real-world terrain, rivers, farmland, and more in just a click. The OpenStreetMaps feature takes another leap forward in Lumion 12, allowing you to better control, rotate and import the surrounding topography for your project.

Full content library

Craft your vision with over 6,903 items and over 1,357 materials in the library.

New fine-detail nature

With 41 new fine-detail nature items, including a range of new palms at various stages of growth, you can capture the vitality of real-life landscapes.

Displacement mapping

Show the relief and detail on surfaces with custom or built-in displacement maps.

Photo matching

Place your 3D model in the context provided by a real-life photograph.

Atmospheric rain and snow

Communicate the feeling of your designs with atmospheric rain and snow.

Customizable 3D grasses

Turn the green spaces in your renders into beautiful, lifelike landscapes.

PureGlass®

Always give your glass materials their best look with PureGlass®.

And many more ...

Lumion Standard and Pro Comparison

Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Description Standard version of Lumion with limited library content and features. Professional version of Lumion with all content and features.
Perpetual floating license When you buy Lumion, you can use the license indefinitely. You can install a single Lumion license key on any number of computers, by any number of people. If two or more people want to use a single Lumion license key on different computers at the same time, then you need to add seats to your license. When you buy Lumion, you can use the license indefinitely. You can install a single Lumion license key on any number of computers, by any number of people. If two or more people want to use a single Lumion license key on different computers at the same time, then you need to add seats to your license.
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
3D model import

Collada (.DAE)         SketchUp® (.SKP)

Autodesk® (.FBX)    Autodesk® (.DWG)

Autodesk® (.DXF)    3DS Max® (.MAX)

3DS Max® (.3DS)     Wavefront (.OBJ)

Collada (.DAE)         SketchUp® (.SKP)

Autodesk® (.FBX)    Autodesk® (.DWG)

Autodesk® (.DXF)    3DS Max® (.MAX)

3DS Max® (.3DS)     Wavefront (.OBJ)

Image import

TGA    DDS

PSD    JPG

BMP    PNG

TGA    DDS

PSD    JPG

BMP    PNG

Material map import

Color map

Normal map

Displacement map

Color map

Normal map

Displacement map

Video import (MP4)
Lightmap import: E.g. from AutoDesk®
3D Studio Max
2D background sound/music (WAV) N/A
Model and material variation options
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Output image formats

JPG      TGA

BMP     PNG

JPG      TGA

BMP     PNG

Output image resolution

1280×720 (0.9 Megapixel)

1920×1080 (2.1 Megapixel)

3840×2160 (8.4 Megapixel)

7680×4320 (33.2 Megapixel)

1280×720 (0.9 Megapixel)

1920×1080 (2.1 Megapixel)

3840×2160 (8.4 Megapixel)

7680×4320 (33.2 Megapixel)

Output video formats

MP4 (AVC codec)

JPG      TGA

BMP     PNG

MP4 (AVC codec)

JPG      TGA

BMP     PNG

Output video resolution

640×360 (480p)

1280×720 (720p)

1920×1080 (1080p)

2560×1440 (1440p)

3840×2160 (4K)

640×360 (480p)

1280×720 (720p)

1920×1080 (1080p)

2560×1440 (1440p)

3840×2160 (4K)

Output video frame rates 25/30/60/200 25/30/60/200
Output to image sequence Max 3840 x 2160p Max 3840 x 2160p
Output to MyLumion® 360 Panoramas
Output 360 panoramas for the Samsung Gear VR
and Oculus Rift
Output of Depth Maps, Normal Maps,
Lighting Maps, Sky Alpha Maps, Reflection Maps
and Material ID Maps
Output of sound in MP4
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Object library
•Fine-detail nature
•Plants and trees created with SpeedTree SDK and Modeler
•Transport models (cars, buses, boats, etc)
•Exterior models (street furniture, buildings, etc)
•Interior models (furniture, decoration, etc)
•Animated 3D people
•Animated animals (birds, farm animals, pets, fish)
•Animated children
•3D people & animal silhouettes
•3 silhouette options
2,229 assets
6,903 assets
High-quality animated 3D people,
some from AXYZ Design
111 characters 354 characters
Surfaced decals N/A 142
3D sound effects
•Ambient sounds (nature, locations, etc)
•People
•Things (Cars, machines, etc)
N/A

123 sound effects

Title effect styles 14 basic styles 27 styles
Text-in-3D-Scene N/A
Lights and utilities 42 44
Area/Line lights N/A
Material library categories
•Various terrain materials
•Nature, Indoor, Outdoor materials
•10 customizable material types (water, glass, billboard, lightmap etc)
•Custom materials library
PureGlass® stock materials N/A 81
HDRI skies 59 59
Customizable 3D grass materials N/A 14
Furry materials N/A 10
Leaf materials N/A 9
Volumetric fire N/A 8
Water presets 20 20
Total materials 1,243 materials 1,357 materials
Environment & weather
•Real Skies
•42 landscape types
•6 water types
•Customizable weather (cloud cover, sun position etc)
•Ocean with waves slider, turbidity, color etc
•Waterfall materials
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro

Scene editor

•Easy model placement
•Intuitive material editing
•Landscape editing and rendering
•Advanced sky and cloud rendering
•Realistic water rendering

•LiveSync® for AutoCAD®
•LiveSync® for SketchUp®
•LiveSync® for Revit®
•LiveSync® for ArchiCAD®
•LiveSync® for Rhino 6®
•LiveSync® for Vectorworks®
•LiveSync® for BricsCAD®
•LiveSync® for Autodesk FormIt®
Upgraded OpenStreetMap import (with height and  satellite maps) N/A
20 Scene Layers
Movie editor
•Intuitive camera animation editor
•Animated models
•Sun/sky animations
•Add title screens, scene and post-processor effects
•3D output for side-by-side stereoscopic 3D playback
Animation
•Animation import (move/rotate/scale animations via FBX files)
•Advanced animation (curved animations, multiple keyframes)
•Animated effects
Background rendering mode
Custom terrain material sets
Custom terrain texture import
Exchange of project files
for team use
Merge project files
for team use
N/A
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Movie and photo effects

Concept: Sketch, Pastel Sketch

Architectural: Photo Matching, Sun Study, 2-Point Perspective, Blueprint, Styrofoam, Orthographic views

Lighting: Real Skies, Sun, Shadow, Reflection, Sky Light, Hyperlight, God Rays, Global Illumination, Volumetric Sunlight

Sky & Weather: Sky and Clouds, Fog, Contrails, Volume Clouds, Wind, Horizon Cloud, Moon, Autumn Colors

Camera: Handheld Camera, Exposure, Depth of Field, Lens Flare, Chromatic Aberrations, Fish Eye, Tilt Shift

Animation: Mass Move, Fade in/out, Advanced Move, Move, Time Warp, Motion Blur, Animate Light Colors

Artistic: Painting, Watercolor, Manga, Cartoon, Oil Painting

Enhancements: Color Correction, Analog Color Lab, Vignette, Bloom, Sharpen, Noise, Selective Saturation, Bleach

Tools/Utilities: Image Overlay, Side By Side 3D Stereo, Sound, Print Poster Enhancer, Layer Visibility, Variation Control, Near Clip Plane, Water,Material Highlight

Concept: Sketch, Pastel Sketch

Architectural: Photo Matching, Sun Study, 2-Point Perspective, Blueprint, Styrofoam, Orthographic views

Lighting: Real Skies, Sun, Shadow, Reflection, Sky Light, Hyperlight, God Rays, Global Illumination, Volumetric Sunlight

Sky & Weather: Sky and Clouds, Fog, Contrails, Volume Clouds, Wind, Horizon Cloud, Moon, Autumn Colors

Camera: Handheld Camera, Exposure, Depth of Field, Lens Flare, Chromatic Aberrations, Fish Eye, Tilt Shift

Animation: Mass Move, Fade in/out, Advanced Move, Move, Time Warp, Motion Blur, Animate Light Colors

Artistic: Painting, Watercolor, Manga, Cartoon, Oil Painting

Enhancements: Color Correction, Analog Color Lab, Vignette, Bloom, Sharpen, Noise, Selective Saturation, Bleach

Tools/Utilities: Image Overlay, Side By Side 3D Stereo, Sound, Print Poster Enhancer, Layer Visibility, Variation Control, Near Clip Plane, Water,Material Highlight

Effects only available
in Lumion Pro
N/A

Concept: Outlines

Lighting: Volumetric Spotlights

Sky & Weather: Aurora Borealis, Precipitation

Animation: Animated Phasing, Titles

Artistic: AI Artist Styles

Tools/Utilities: Sound

Hyperlight® 2
in Photo and Video modes
OmniShadow®
Materials
Physically-based rendering
Weathering for materials
Transparency for materials
PureGlass® N/A
Foliage for materials N/A
Special effects: 

112 effects, including 8 types of volumetric fire, 3 types of falling leaves, 48 types of fountains and “water walls”, 16 types of regular fire effects, 20 types of smoke effects, 5 types of dust effects, 6 types of fog effects, 6 types of steam effects

Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Languages

English (default language), Chinese, Chinese (TW), Czech,

Danish, Dutch, French, German,

Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese,

Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (BR),

Russian, Spanish (ES), Turkish, Slovak

English (default language), Chinese, Chinese (TW), Czech,

Danish, Dutch, French, German,

Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese,

Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (BR),

Russian, Spanish (ES), Turkish, Slovak

Internet connection required
Description Lumion Standard   Lumion Pro
Animated phasing
Rain streaks
Volumetric fire
Metallic car shader
OpenStreetMaps with satellite
and height maps
Fine-detail Nature
Aurora Borealis
Customizable 3D Grasses
Precipitation
Furry materials
Soften hard edges
Speedray™ Reflections
PureGlass®
Foliage for materials
Area and line lights
Model library 2,229 assets 6,903 assets
Animated 3D people and animals, some from AXYZ Design 111 characters 354 characters
Ambient sound effects N/A 123 Sound Effects
Advanced 3D Title effects Limited Title effects 27 Title effects
12 built-in fonts
Support for custom fonts
Merge project files
(for projects with multiple users)
Output to real-time
fly-through via Lumion Viewer
Main movie Sound effect

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