Lumion 6 Pro is a powerful 3D rendering software that can help you create stunning visualizations of your architectural designs. Lumion 6 Pro can convert your 3D CAD models into videos, images and 360 presentations with ease. In this article, we will show you how to download and install Lumion 6 Pro 64 bit on your Windows PC.
Step 1: Download Lumion 6 Pro Installer
To download Lumion 6 Pro, you need to have a Lumion account and a valid license key. You can create a Lumion account and register your license key on the Lumion website. Once you have logged in to your Lumion account, follow these steps:
Click on the License Keys button in the Welcome screen.
In the Overview screen, click on either the Subscriptions or Perpetual licenses headings for a list that summarizes all of your license keys. And click on View more >>.
Click on the Download product button for the license key you want to download and install.
A web page will open. The Installer/Download Manager file will automatically download in your browser to the folder that is the default location as set in your browser. The file name is Lumion_6_0_2_Download.exe[^4^] [^2^].
Step 2: Run Lumion 6 Pro Installer
Once you have downloaded the Installer/Download Manager file, follow these steps to run it:
Locate the file Lumion_6_0_2_Download.exe in your download folder and double-click on it to start the installer.
The installer will ask you to enter your activation code. You can find your activation code in your Lumion account under the license key you have chosen to download.
The installer will then download the required files for Lumion 6 Pro. The files are numbered from .000 to .016 and have a total size of about 6 GB[^5^].
After the files have been downloaded, the installer will ask you to choose a path to install Lumion 6 Pro. You can choose the default path or an alternative one.
The installer will then extract and install Lumion 6 Pro on your PC. This may take some time depending on your system specifications.
When the installation is complete, you can launch Lumion 6 Pro from your desktop or start menu.
Step 3: Enjoy Lumion 6 Pro
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Lumion 6 Pro on your PC. You can now start creating amazing 3D renderings of your designs with Lumion 6 Pro. You can also check out the new features and user support pages on the Lumion website for more information and help.Step 4: Learn Lumion 6 Pro Tips and Tricks
Lumion 6 Pro is a user-friendly and intuitive software that can help you create stunning 3D renderings in minutes. However, there are some tips and tricks that can help you improve your skills and achieve better results with Lumion 6 Pro. Here are some of them:
Use Lumion styles to quickly apply a preset look to your scene. Lumion styles are a collection of effects that can enhance the mood and atmosphere of your renderings. You can choose from various styles such as realistic, sketch, artistic, night, dawn and more. You can also customize and save your own styles for future use[^1^].
Align your verticals to correct the perspective distortion of your camera. Lumion has a handy tool that can automatically align the vertical lines of your buildings and structures to make them look more realistic and natural. You can find this tool under the Photo/Movie mode, in the Camera settings tab[^1^].
Improve your reflections with PureGlass and SpeedRay effects. Lumion 6 Pro has two effects that can enhance the quality and realism of your reflections on glass and water surfaces. PureGlass can create transparent, translucent and frosted glass effects with accurate light refraction. SpeedRay can add real-time reflections to curved and planar surfaces without affecting the performance[^2^].
Adjust your focal length to change the depth of field and field of view of your camera. Lumion 6 Pro allows you to change the focal length of your camera from 15mm to 150mm. This can affect how much of your scene is in focus and how much distortion is applied to the edges of your image. You can use a lower focal length for wide-angle shots and a higher focal length for close-ups and details[^1^].
Explore the library of assets to enrich your scene with objects, materials, lights and sounds. Lumion 6 Pro has a vast library of assets that you can use to populate and decorate your scene. You can find thousands of objects such as furniture, vehicles, plants, people, animals and more. You can also apply hundreds of materials such as wood, metal, stone, fabric and more. You can also add lights and sounds to create a more immersive experience[^2^].
Step 5: Share Your Lumion 6 Pro Renderings
Once you have created your amazing 3D renderings with Lumion 6 Pro, you can share them with your clients, colleagues and friends. Lumion 6 Pro allows you to export your renderings as images, videos or 360 panoramas. You can also upload them to online platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo or MyLumion. Here are some steps to share your renderings:
Choose the output format and quality of your renderings. Lumion 6 Pro lets you choose between JPG, PNG or TGA formats for images; MP4 or AVI formats for videos; or JPG or DDS formats for 360 panoramas. You can also adjust the resolution, frame rate, bitrate and quality settings according to your needs[^2^].
Save or upload your renderings to your desired destination. Lumion 6 Pro lets you save your renderings to your local drive or network folder. You can also upload them directly to YouTube or Vimeo from within Lumion. For 360 panoramas, you can upload them to MyLumion, a free online service that lets you view and share your panoramas on any device[^2^].
Showcase your renderings on social media or websites. Lumion 6 Pro lets you share your renderings on various platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest. You can also embed them on your own website or blog using HTML codes or widgets. You can also join the Lumion community and discover other amazing renderings made by other users[^3^].