Lumion Features

Discover all the features, tools, content and effects in Lumion


Lumion comes in 2 versions

Lumion 12.5 Standard Product

Lumion Standard

Lumion 12.5 Pro product

Lumion Professional

Lumion is available in Standard and Professional editions. With the Lumion Professional edition, you can access the full range of content, features and effects, while Lumion Standard has a limited selection of effects and ⅓ of the entire content library.

Click the link below to discover the full overview of Lumion features along with a simple comparison of Lumion Standard and Lumion Professional editions. 

Top features available in Lumion Pro

Volumetric spotlights

With Lumion 12 Pro, it’s easier than ever to illuminate the atmosphere of your designs and cast their most remarkable elements in their best light. The new volumetric spotlight effect lets you cast a visible beam of light throughout your scene, adding atmosphere and dimension for a beautiful, cinematic ambiance.

Volumetric omni lights

You can add volumetric effects to any omni lights across your scene for a gorgeous, atmospheric glow. This is perfect when you want to show subtle rays coming from your fill flights or other non-directional sources of light. Aim for greater realism by easily modifying the volumetric omni light’s color, brightness, falloff, shadows and more.

Surface decals

Give your visualizations a touch of character with 142 new surface decals. In just a click, you’ll transform walls and other surfaces with imperfections and wall art, including watermarks, exposed brick, moss, chalk drawings, paint markings, road markings, potholes and much more.

Import custom decals

Decals Color feature

You can also import your own custom decals. Instantly feature a mural, graffiti or other artwork. Increase realism with subtle markings and changes in color. Incorporate local signage and pavement markings into your projects. The creative possibilities are endless. 

Animated phasing

Show the process behind your design’s development or construction through the power of animation.

Orthographic views

Add life, color and texture into all of your technical renderings. Plus, you can use it to make lively plans, sections, elevations and more.

Volumetric fire

Cast a feeling of coziness and warmth to your interior and exterior renders with volumetric fire objects.

Rain streaks

This feature makes raindrops roll down glass surfaces realistically, giving your design a gripping detail that would otherwise take hours to get right.

OpenStreetMaps (and height and satellite maps)

Add real-world terrain, rivers, farmland, and more in just a click.

Full content library


Craft your vision with over 6,900 items and 1,350 materials in the library.



Choose one of 8 Styles and instantly balance light, depth and realism.


Create a seamless, real-time rendering connection between the leading CAD programs and Lumion.

Fine-detail nature

Enhance your renders with the most detail-rich 3D tree and plant models in the content library.

Real Skies

It takes a single click to give your design a clear blue morning, a stormy afternoon or an unforgettable sunset.

Integrate Lumion into Your Design Workflows

There are no limits to your design potential.  Go farther with Lumion.

Download the 14-day free trial to discover what Lumion can do.

Displacement mapping

Show the detail on surfaces with custom or built-in displacement maps.

Photo Matching

Place your 3D model in the context provided by a real-life photograph.

Sky Light

Heighten realism and atmosphere with daylight simulation technology.

Light and shadow

Lumion 11.3 feature omni light blog

Illuminate a space with light and shadow.

Customizable 3D grasses

Turn the green spaces in your renders into beautiful, lifelike landscapes.

Paint placement

Place hundreds of nature objects in your project, as if painting on a piece of paper.

Atmospheric rain and snow

Communicate the feeling of your designs with atmospheric rain and snow

Hand-drawn outline effect

Clearly communicate the form and shape of your building design.

Area lights and line lights

Easily create beautiful lighting arrangements that fill spaces with life.

Model and material variation

Compare multiple options, balance a range of concept options.

Foliage for materials

Show the surfaces of your design with leafy, realistic foliage.


Always give your glass materials their best look with PureGlass®.

And many more....

Lumion is fully compatible with and has LiveSync plug-ins for

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Lumion is fully compatible with many other 3D modeling programs, such as

And many others

New to Lumion?

Lumion makes it easy to show how your projects will translate into real-life experiences and emotions. 

When you order a Lumion Pro license, you can take advantage of all the features on this page and much more.

* Model designs on this page by Centric Bamboo and Gorilla Design, Angular LabPixel-Head StudioTEN OVER STUDIO, and Angello Marques Arquitetura e Design.