As of 7 February:

Lumion version 2.1 Build 1 is expected to be released shortly.

Comment was made at the forum that the key enhancements, fixes and performance improvements to lighting have been done, and they are now finalising the release files.  So we're expecting the nice update early-ish February :).

Also, following that release, at later date, there will be the release of the Free version for version 2.
NEWS: February 2012

Lumion: Release of version 2.1 Build 4:


This new version released 3 March.

Mainly a bug fix.  See the forum topic Lumion 2.1 Released.

New build 3 Release:


The latest version (2.1 build 3) of Lumion was released 11 February.

This is mainly a bug fix release resulting from the substantive enhancements in version 2 and 2.1.

This covers both the licensed and Free versions.

Lumion Version 2.1 (build 1) Released today
(9 February 2012).


It's official, the new version is available for download from the Lumion web site using your account page.

Both the full licensed version upgrade and the Free version are available.
NEWS: March/April 2012
Results of the Lumion Competition for 2011 can be seen here. Over 144 fantastic submissions, showing a range of styles, skills, subjects and use of Lumion in visualisation were made.
Entry using Lumion is Winner - Real-time Animation Category:


at the Ronen Bekerman Architectural Visualisation Blog:  Winners of the Third Architectural Visualization Challenge - CityLIFE:
Other News: Jan-March 2012
Lumion: Major New Product Changes:

Version 2.2.1 Updates, changes, pricing and exciting new features.

Lumion: Release of version 2.2:

This new version released 8 May 2012.

This is a version update, following the path of enhancements for Lumion.

Release details can be found on the forum: LUMION 2.2 NOW AVAILABLE

Press Release:  Act-3D launches Lumion Pro
New Copy-Paste and Save/Load options for Standard materials.
Terrain enhancements.  New landscape materials.  Terrain materials can now be combined any way you like.  And, import your own terrain textures.
More workspace Layers
New models and high quality trees & plants (227 in total).
Updated Revit to Collada exporter.
New clip keyframes export option in Photo mode.
New background rendering mode so you can check your emails while it’s rendering.
NEWS: May 2012
Lumion: From v2.2 to v2.5 Product Changes:

Version 2.5 Updates, changes, Introducing new Educational editions, and time saving features.

Lumion: Key Release of version 2.5:


This new version was released Monday 25 June 2012.

This is both a version update and introduces a revised Educational edition.

Release details can be found on the forum: LUMION 2.5 NOW AVAILABLE

Press Release:  Act-3D launches Lumion V2.5 
Time savings through better control of frames to render (Pro only).
A new Referral system has been introduced (Get free licenses if friends buy Lumion).
Movie effects can now be copied from one clip to another.
The Advanced Animation effect has been overhauled.
Lumion Educational and Educational Pro for the education editions now provide simple access to versions, licensing and features of the commercial editions.
NEWS: June/July 2012
June: site updates include the latest on Lumion V2 and the update to V2.5.
Updated pricing and ordering.

Added a number of new documents, (mostly in PDF) on some specific aspects about Lumion and Lumion workflows. 

A new set of demos/samples using Lumion with both Still Images and video animations.
May 2012.  Updated Lumion pages with product details, samples and videos.
Results of the Lumion Competition 2011. Over 144 fantastic submissions, showing a range of styles, skills, subjects and use of Lumion in visualisation were made.
Entry using Lumion is Winner - Real-time Animation Category:

at the Ronen Bekerman Architectural Visualisation Blog:  Winners of the Third Architectural Visualization Challenge - CityLIFE:

We are now on Facebook:



4Front Technologies: along with daily Lumion images and links to videos
Lumion NZ: Showcase for Lumion both New Zealand and international
Lumion Showcase: general showcase and community page for Lumion.

CGarchitect 2012 Awards Announced:


Congratulations to Chuck Morgan, RenderCore Studios.  Finalist in the real-time category.  Entry submitted using Lumion.
June: site updates include the latest on Lumion V2 and the update to V2.5.
Updated pricing and ordering.

Added a number of new documents, (mostly in PDF) on some specific aspects about Lumion and Lumion workflows. 

A new set of demos/samples using Lumion with both still images and video animations.
NEWS: July/August 2012

Lumion Version 3.0 Is On Its Way - Previews and Pricing Discounts.

The same amazing technology is getting even better.

Lumion: Pre-Release Details For Version 3:


The Lumion 3.0 release is expected in November 2012.
We have preview photos and videos when released by Act3D showing off some of the new or improved features of Lumion.

Along with the pre-release information there is great pricing options for those purchasing prior to release, new versions or upgrades.
How to get Lumion:

Purchase either Lumion V2.5 or Lumion Pro V2.5, and get a FREE upgrade to  Version 3.0 for Lumion or Lumion Pro, when released.


Upgrades for existing versions can receive Early Bird or Introductory pricing prior to release of Version 3 of Lumion.

Better snow - example 3 Better snow - example 6 Better horizon and water - watercomparison Lumion Sky System - Example Sky6
Forest Clouds Long grasses preview v3 New Character Models - people6 New Character Models - people3
NEWS: September-November 2012

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