Lumion Student Version

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What is Lumion Student Version?

One of the most challenging things about architecture is visualising your projects and design ideas. Not anymore. Lumion student version is free rendering software that gives architecture students a professional tool to help them do just that. So how do you get it and why is it the design software you need?

Why It’s the Design Software You Need

All of the tools and features of the professional version of Lumion, Lumion 12.5 Pro, are now available completely free for students around the world. The software enables students to:

Create and work with rendered images in real time as well as videos and 360° panoramas

Test ideas quickly with faster rendering speeds

Use other design software alongside it to model and visualise designs and changes-Lumion is compatible with most design software

Create conceptual views

Get access to a content library to help you demonstrate your design and show its full potential

How to Get Lumion Student Version

You can download Lumion Student Version straight from the website.

From the ‘Students’ page, click on ‘Request Lumion Student.’

Then you need to verify your student status on the pop up form and click ‘Continue.’

The student version of the software is valid for one year. You can renew and upgrade your license as long as you’re still a full-time student.

Who is Eligible?

To get the student version of Lumion for free, you need to be a full-time student resident in an eligible country. Lumion Student Version is available in many countries but if you aren’t sure, you can check here.

System Requirements

Lumion for students requires a Windows 10 operating system or newer, a fast graphics card, and a good internet connection. Want to know what the system requirements are for getting the best out of Lumion’s high-end features? Click here.

Does Lumion work on a Mac?

It’s not officially supported, but it does work. Just check that you have:

A reasonably new Mac computer with a fast graphics card.

A Windows 10 license.

At least 100 GB free hard drive space for Windows 10 & Lumion.

Apple’s Bootcamp software for installing Windows 10.

The latest driver software for the graphics card.

Find out more about running Lumion Student Version on a Mac here


Architecture students finally have a way to visualise and showcase the potential of their project ideas and designs. From real-time rendering to modelling and testing changes fast, this software makes it all possible.



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