Dear Lumion users,
The 12th of March 2018.
We are very pleased to let you know that version 8.3 of Lumion
and Lumion Pro
has been released.
We would like to thank all of you for your support, feedback, error reports and patience since Lumion 8.0
We hope this new version will save you even more time, make work easier and more fun and above all, help you deliver more projects and get new customers!
Best regards from all of us at Act-3D!WHAT'S NEW?Lumion 8.3
includes a brand new version of LiveSync
for Revit and SketchUp.
With the new LiveSync
in Lumion 8.3
, you can immediately set up a live, real-time visualization of your SketchUp or Revit model:
- Real-time updates in Lumion when you change models and materials in SketchUp/Revit.
- The ability to add Lumion materials to your LiveSync model.
- Perspective camera synchronization between SketchUp/Revit and Lumion.
There is more information on the What's New page
. The full list of changes is available in the post below.DOWNLOADING LUMION 8.3Lumion 8.3
is a free update for Lumion 8 users. If you already have a Lumion 8 license, then you don’t need to upgrade your license. For upgrades from Lumion 7 or previous versions, visit the 'Upgrade' page
Simply look for the ‘Getting Started with Lumion 8.3’ email in your inbox to download Lumion 8.3.
Please click here
if you cannot find the email.INSTALLING LUMION 8.3
INSTALLING LUMION LIVESYNC FOR REVIT AND SKETCHUP
- Lumion 8.3 is a complete installation. It is not a patch for older versions of Lumion.
- Uninstall version 8.0.
- Do not uninstall older (prior to 8.0) Lumion installations until you have transferred your scenes and models (see below).
- Do not install Lumion 8.3 in the same folder as an older version of Lumion.
plug-ins for SketchUp 2017-2018
and Revit 2015-2018
are free for everyone with Lumion 8.3.
Please follow the instructions in these topics to install the plug-ins:Revit export guidelines topicSketchUp export guidelines topic
.TRANSFERRING PROJECTS FROM LUMION 5, 6 & 7 TO LUMION 8.31)
Please copy the Library
folders from Documents\Lumion (VERSION)
to Documents\Lumion 8.0
to make it possible to use your imported models in version 8.3.2)
To keep your Favourites
from the Imported Model Library
and Lumion Library
, copy the file "settings7.ini" from Documents\Lumion 7.0
, rename it to "settings8.ini", and then place it in Documents\Lumion 8.0
To open a scene from Lumion 5, 6 and 7, you will have to save the scene as an LS file via the Save Scene and Models
tab in the older version of Lumion. Then load the LS scene file in Lumion 8.3.
Note that if you are using Lumion
(Standard) 5.7.2 or older and you have upgraded your license to version 8, you will be able to save an LS scene file, just like in newer versions.