Lumion vs. Lumion Pro Comparison Chart

Compare Lumion versus Lumion Pro! Studica offers two different Lumion 3D products to fit your budget: Lumion 8.x Commercial Edition and Lumion 8.x Pro Edition. Use the table below to see which product best suits your needs and to learn more about the capabilities offered.



Lumion Pro

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Summary Standard version of Lumion with most features and some content. Ideal for freelancers and small companies. Professional version of Lumion with all features and content. The optimal solution for professional visualization studios.
3D Model Import DWG, DXF, DAE, FBX, MAX, 3DS, OBJ, SKP
(MAX file import requires a 3D Studio Max installation)


(MAX file import requires a 3D Studio Max installation)

Lightmap Import Yes (e.g. from AutoDesk® 3D Studio Max) Yes (e.g. from AutoDesk® 3D Studio Max)
2D Background Sound/Music Import (WAV) Yes Yes
Video Texture (MP4 video as texture) Yes Yes
Output to Video (MP4) Max. 3840 x 2160p Max. 3840 x 2160p
Output to Image Sequence Max. 3840 x 2160p Max. 3840 x 2160p
Output to Video Frame Rates 25/30/60/200 25/30/60/200
Output to Print Resolution Images Max. 7680x4320p Max. 7680x4320p
Output to MyLumion® images, videos and 360 Panoramas Yes Yes
Output to YouTube Yes Yes
Output 360 panoramas for the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift Yes Yes
Output of depth-maps, normalmaps, light map, sky alpha map Yes Yes
Output to real-time fly-through via Lumion Viewer No Yes
Output of background music/sound in MP4 No Yes
OpenStreetMap import No Yes
LiveSync® for Revit® Yes 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 No Yes
Model Library 1465 Models 4395 Models
High quality animated 3D people from aXYZ Design   130
3D Sound Effects   123
Title Effect Styles 14 basic styles 27 styles
Text-in-3D-Scene No Yes
Area/Line Lights No Yes
Material Library Yes Yes
81 PureGlass® stock materials No Yes
9 Foliage stock materials No Yes
20 Water Presets Yes Yes
151 HD Materials for Poliigon Yes Yes
Hyperlight 2 in Photo and Video as effect Yes Yes
OmniShadow® Yes Yes
Materials (Physically based rendering) Yes Yes


No Yes

Foliage for materials

No Yes

Weathering for materials

Yes Yes

Transparency for materials

Yes Yes
Floating license system Yes Yes
Lumion requires an internet connection Yes Yes
Commercial use (royalty free) 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 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 (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
  • Soft & Fine Detail Shadow
  • Depth of field
  • Lens flare
  • Watercolor
  • Sketch
  • Manga
  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Color Correction
  • 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 Colors
  • Styrofoam effect

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

Model Library
(1,465 Model Selections available in Lumion, 4,395 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

3D Sound Effects:

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

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

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