Lumion vs. Lumion Pro Comparison Chart

Compare Lumion versus Lumion Pro! Studica offers two different Lumion 3D products to fit your budget: Lumion 9.x and Lumion 9.x Pro. Use the table below to see which product best suits your needs and to learn more about the capabilities offered.

Description

Lumion

Lumion Pro

Offerings for

Commercial

Commercial

 

Summary Standard version of Lumion with limited library content and features. Ideal for smaller architecture and design businesses. Professional version of Lumion with all content and features. Ideal for all professional architecture and 3D visualization studios.
3D Model Import DWG, DXF, DAE, FBX, MAX, 3DS, OBJ, SKP
 

DWG, DXF, DAE, FBX, MAX, 3DS, OBJ, SKP

Image Import TGA, DDS, PSD, JPG, BMP, PNG TGA, DDS, PSD, JPG, BMP, PNG
Lightmap Import  (e.g. from AutoDesk® 3D Studio Max) Yes  Yes 
2D Background Sound/Music Import (WAV)   Yes
Model and material variation options   Yes
Output image formats JPG, TGA, BMP, DDS, PNG JPG, TGA, BMP, DDS, PNG
Output image resolution 1280x720 (0.9 Megapixel)

1920x1080 (2.1 Megapixel)

3840x2160 (8.4 Megapixel)

7680x4320 (33.2 Megapixel)
1280x720 (0.9 Megapixel)

1920x1080 (2.1 Megapixel)

3840x2160 (8.4 Megapixel)

7680x4320 (33.2 Megapixel)
Output video formats MP4 (AVC codec), JPG, TGA, BMP, DDS, PNG MP4 (AVC codec), JPG, TGA, BMP, DDS, PNG
Output video resolutions 640x360 (480p)

1280x720 (720p)

1920x1080 (1080p)

2560x1440 (1440p)

3840x2160 (4K)
640x360 (480p)

1280x720 (720p)

1920x1080 (1080p)

2560x1440 (1440p)

3840x2160 (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 Yes Yes
Output 360 panoramas for the Samsung Gear VR
and Oculus Rift
Yes Yes
Output of Depth Maps, Normal Maps,
Lighting Maps, Sky Alpha Maps, Reflection Maps
and Material ID Maps
Yes Yes
Output of sound in MP4 Yes Yes
Object Library 1,796 Models 5,259 Models
High-quality animated 3D people, some of which are from aXYZ Design   143
3D sound effects Ambient sounds (nature, locations, etc) People Things (Cars, machines, etc)   123 sound effects
Title Effect Styles 14 basic styles 27 styles
Text-in-3D-Scene   Yes
Area/Line Lights   Yes
Material Library Yes Yes
81 PureGlass® stock materials   Yes
13 customizable 3D grass materials   Yes
10 furry materials   Yes
9 leaf stock materials   Yes
20 Water Presets Yes Yes
HD Materials for Poliigon N/A 252 Poliligon materials

•LiveSync® for SketchUp®
•LiveSync® for Revit®
•LiveSync® for ArchiCAD®
•LiveSync® for Rhino 6®

Yes Yes
Upgraded OpenStreetMap import   Yes
20 Scene Layers Yes Yes

Background rendering mode

Yes Yes
Custom terrain material sets Yes Yes
Custom terrain texture import Yes Yes
Exchange of project files for team use Yes Yes
Merge project files for team use   Yes
Hyperlight® 2 in Photo and Video as an effect Yes Yes
OmniShadow® Yes Yes
Materials Physically based rendering Yes Yes
Weathering for materials Yes Yes
Transparency for materials Yes Yes
PureGlass®   Yes
Foliage for materials   Yes
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
English (default language),
Chinese, Chinese (TW), Czech,
Danish, Dutch, French, German,
Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (BR), Russian, Spanish (ES), Turkish
Floating licenses Yes Yes
Lumion requires an internet connection Yes Yes

Additional Features of Lumion and Lumion Pro

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 cross section
  • Sky Drop effect

Scene Editor

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

Environment & Weather

  • 42 Landscape types
  • 6 Water types
  • Customizable weather (Cloud cover, sun position, etc.)
  • Ocean with waves slider, turbidity, color, etc.
  • Waterfall material

Movie Effects

  • Move
  • Advanced Move
  • Sky Drop
  • Mass Move (curved)
  • Motion blur
  • Fade in/out
  • Titles
  • Wind

Material Library

  • 50 terrain materials
  • 8 customizable material types (water, glass, billboard, lightmap, etc.)
  • Materials Favorites

Extensive Movie and Photo Effects

  • Styles Button
  • 2-Point perspective
  • Time Wrap
  • Sun study
  • Titles
  • Cartoon
  • Global Illumination
  • Smart sharpen
  • Painting
  • Sky Light 2
  • Depth of field
  • Lens flare
  • Watercolor
  • Sketch
  • Manga
  • Color Correction
  • Colors effect
  • Handheld camera
  • Contrail
  • Fisheye
  • Chromatic Aberrations
  • White Balance
  • Selective Saturation
  • Analog color lab
  • Oil painting
  • Pastel sketch
  • Blueprint
  • Material highlight
  • Autumn Generator effect
  • Animate Spotlight 
  • Styrofoam effect

Model Library
(1,796 Model Selections available in Lumion, 5,259 Model Selections available in Lumion Pro)

  • Plants and trees (affected by wind)
  • Transport models (Cars, busses, boats, etc.)
  • Exterior models (Street furniture, buildings, etc.)
  • Interior models (Furniture, decoration, etc.)
  • Animated 3D people
  • Animated animals (Birds, farm animals, pets, fish)
  • Children (not animated)
  • 3D people & animal silhouettes
  • 3D animal silhouettes
  • 2D people silhouettes

Additional Features Exclusive to Lumion Pro

Pro Only Effects:

  • Real Skies
  • 3d Grass
  • Atmospheric rain and snow
  • Fur materials
  • Outline effect
  • Soften hard edges
  • Tilt shift
  • Variation control
  • Measuring tools (including Grid object)
  • Speedray® Reflections

3D Sound Effects:

  • Ambient sounds (nature, locations, etc.)
  • People
  • Things (Cars, machines, etc.)

Special Effects (101 Effects)

  • 3 Examples of falling leaves
  • 48 Examples of fountains and "water walls"
  • 16 Examples of fire effects
  • 20 Examples of smoke effects
  • 5 Examples of dust effects
  • 6 Examples of fog effects
  • 6 Examples of steam effects

For more information regarding features and pricing, please visit our
Lumion and Lumion Pro pages.

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