Compare Lumion editions

Discover what’s inside Lumion Standard and Lumion Pro

Lumion comes in 2 editions

Lumion Standard has a limited selection of rendering effects and comes with 1/3 of the entire content library.

Available as a:

  • Perpetual License
  • 1-Year Subscription
  • 3-Year Subscription

Lumion Pro is a complete visualization solution and comes with a full content library and rendering effects.

Available as a:

  • Perpetual License
  • 1-Year Subscription
  • 3-Year Subscription

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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.

License types

Available as a:

  • Perpetual license
  • 1-Year Subscription
  • 3-Year Subscription
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Scene editor / Tools
•Organize your scene with multiple layers
•Easy model placement
•Intuitive material editing
•Landscape editing and rendering
•Advanced sky and cloud rendering
•Realistic water rendering
 ✓  ✓
•Upgraded OpenStreetMap import
(with height and satellite maps)
 ×  ✓
Import & LiveSync
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)

LiveSync® compatibility for:

• AutoCAD®
• SketchUp®
• Revit®
• Allplan®
• ArchiCAD®
• Rhino 6® and newer
• Vectorworks®
• BricsCAD®
• Autodesk FormIt®

Image import:
.tga, .dds, .psd, .jpg, .bmp, .png
Material map import:
PBR compliant maps
Video import (.mp4)
Lightmap import:
e.g. from AutoDesk®
3D Studio Max
Custom IES spotlights
2D background sound/music (.wav) ×
Model and material variation options
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Output image resolution

1280×720 (0.9 Megapixel), 1920×1080 (2.1 Megapixel), 3840×2160 (8.4 Megapixel), 7680×4320 (33.2 Megapixel)

Output formats: 
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), Output to image sequence: Max 3840 x 2160px
Output video frame rates:
Output to MyLumion® 360 Panoramas
Output 360 panoramas for the Samsung Gear VR
and Oculus Rift
Additional output maps (depth, normal, specular reflection, lighting, sky alpha, material ID)
Output of sound in MP4
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Object Library assets 2,229 6,903
•Fine-detail nature
•Plants and trees
•Transport models (cars, buses, boats)
•Exterior models
(street furniture, buildings)
•Interior models (furniture, decoration)
•Animated nature
•Animated 3D people
•Animated animals
(birds, farm animals, pets, fish)
•Animated children
•3D people & animal silhouettes
•3 silhouette options
Description Lumion Standard Lumion Pro
Movie & 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
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
Internet connection required
Description Lumion Standard   Lumion Pro
Surface decals ×
Volumetric fire ×
Metallic car shader ×
Fine-detail Nature ×
Customizable 3D Grasses ×
Fur ×
Soften hard edges ×
PureGlass® ×
Foliage for materials ×
Area and line lights ×
Content library 2,229 assets 6,903 assets
Animated 3D people and animals, some from AXYZ Design 111 characters 354 characters
Ambient sound effects × 123 sound effects
Volumetric lights effect ×
Animated phasing ×
Rain streaks ×
Aurora Borealis ×
Precipitation ×
Speedray™ Reflections ×
Title  Limited title effects 27 title effects
12 built-in fonts
Support for custom fonts
Main movie Sound effect ×
OpenStreetMaps with satellite
and height maps
Merge project files
(for projects with multiple users)
Output to real-time
fly-through via Lumion Viewer

New to Lumion?

Lumion makes it easy to show how your projects will translate into real-life experiences and emotions.

With a Lumion Pro Subscription, you can take advantage of all the features on this page and be among the first to get Lumion 2023 when it’s released