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Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« on: August 25, 2011, 01:46:18 pm »
August 25, 2011, 01:46:18 pm
Dear Lumion user,

Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 is now available for download in the Customer Area.

Download and unpack the .ZIP file in a temporary directory, and run the setup file.

You can keep older versions of Lumion installed without problems.

We've attached a hotfix which fixes the Alpine Dwelling demo scene for the small number of Lumion Basic users without the Tree Pack. Please overwrite SpeedTree.cgr in:
...Lumion SP2.B7\ArchitectEdition\Project\Sceneitems

We recommend that you create a backup of your Library and Scene files before using the new build (they are located in the Documents/Lumion/Scenes & Library folders).

About Service Pack 2 Build 6 & Build 7

Thanks to your help in the forum, we've been able to fix the problems you reported in Build 6, and as a bonus we've also added a couple of new features:

  • You can now place objects a lot further away from the center of your scenes.
  • If you press F9, all trees and plants in the viewport will be rendered at their best level of  detail, so that it's easier to see where you need to add more trees and plants in a scene.
  • Camera animations are now smoother than before, and as some of you saw in the forum, ambient occlusion shadows (SSAO) have been improved quite a lot.
  • The "baking" process which optimises rendering performance for many identical objects is now a lot faster and uses far less memory.
  • A new "Show Layer" effect with keyframes has been added, so that you can show the different stages of the construction of a building in a single clip.
  • Edge smoothing in movies has been dramatically improved thanks to a new "Smooth edges" effect which will be replacing the old "MLAA" effect. This effect is ideal for rendering movies in 2-star mode if you haven't got time for the more costly x16 edge smoothing in 3-star mode.
  • We have also added a bunch of lovely new palm trees, corals, water lilys and grass objects to the Tree Pack which should make your scenes look more realistic than ever.

All the best,

The Lumion Team

dsmelcer1234

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2011, 02:50:07 pm »
August 25, 2011, 02:50:07 pm
Thanks for the quick release of Build 7. Downloading Now..

tex

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2011, 04:10:18 pm »
August 25, 2011, 04:10:18 pm
Congrats!
Waiting for free version build 7 to test your improvements
and use it to participate in your movie competition :)

endpoint

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2011, 04:27:24 pm »
August 25, 2011, 04:27:24 pm
YES!!!... Can't wait to download the FREE version with this build.

Gilson Antunes

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2011, 04:30:16 pm »
August 25, 2011, 04:30:16 pm
 :-D
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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2011, 04:59:12 pm »
August 25, 2011, 04:59:12 pm
We're currently testing Build 7 of the Free version, so stay tuned for the upcoming update.

P.S. I love the new F9 function in Build 7 which allows you to see all trees/plants at their best level of detail - I'm using it all the time 8)
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Gilson Antunes

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2011, 05:24:33 pm »
August 25, 2011, 05:24:33 pm
This is a great tool.  :-D
Gilson Antunes
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Jon Sun

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2011, 05:48:41 pm »
August 25, 2011, 05:48:41 pm
haha,that's great! Thanks a lot!

ilwedritschel

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2011, 11:00:19 pm »
August 25, 2011, 11:00:19 pm
thangs for all, its great i wait to pay for the next version 2, blease .

but i can`t found the new palm, there are a lot of palms, witch one is the new one?

mapar

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2011, 11:24:07 pm »
August 25, 2011, 11:24:07 pm
Wow!! F9 key is a fantastic function. Very well.

Michael Betke

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2011, 09:54:30 am »
August 26, 2011, 09:54:30 am
Thanks for your hard work. :) I guess its time to update from my B3 now if no more issues like chromy cars arise.
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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2011, 10:29:54 am »
August 26, 2011, 10:29:54 am
but i can`t found the new palm, there are a lot of palms, witch one is the new one?

Aaron made the awesome new Sabal Palmettos & Bismarck palms for Build 6+.
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Gaieus

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2011, 02:02:10 pm »
August 26, 2011, 02:02:10 pm
F9 is indeed cool - but after checking my entourage, how do I turn it off? It's killing real-time performance (as there is a reason of the LOD engine)
Gai...

Michael Betke

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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2011, 02:08:50 pm »
August 26, 2011, 02:08:50 pm
PRess F9 again. ;)
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Re: Lumion Service Pack 2 Build 7 Released
« Reply #14 on: August 26, 2011, 04:31:37 pm »
August 26, 2011, 04:31:37 pm
Thanks for your hard work. :) I guess its time to update from my B3 now if no more issues like chromy cars arise.

Indeed, let's hope there are no serious problems in Build 7 :)

Lumion Basic users without the Tree Pack have probably already noticed that the Alpine Dwelling example scene is messed up in Build 7, since it was supposed to include some of the new plants from the Tree Pack.

This problem has now been fixed, and I've amended the announcement post at the beginning of this thread with instructions and a hotfix.

Have a nice weekend, everyone! :)
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