Render fast, smart, and in sync with Lumion for SketchUp
The perfect match
What if you could render as quickly as you can model in SketchUp? With Lumion, you can.
When you need to work fast, Lumion makes it possible to create high-quality renders in minutes—at any point in your process. Design at pace and render without delay.
If you have a Sketchup model you'd like to test with Lumion, why not start with a free 14-day trial?
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2. Set the scene
Shape the environment, apply materials, and add context with thousands of high-quality assets
Lumion is so easy to use. As soon as you open the software, you fall in love with it.
Lead Designer, TEN OVER STUDIO
2. Set the scene
A world of context awaits
Unlike many other rendering programs with steep learning curves, Lumion is really fun and easy to use.
The moment you import your SketchUp model, you’ll enter an easy-to-control world filled with creative possiblities. Shape terrains and surrounding landscapes, fine-tune lighting, apply materials, and add context with thousands of high-quality models.
Time-saving tools such as line, cluster, or node placement make the entire scene building process both enjoyable and efficient.
7,000+ diverse assets
Add realistic details to your scene with Lumion's extensive library of fine-detail nature, objects, and entourage.
1,500+ high-quality materials
Create near-tangible textures using the PBR workflow or choose from the 1,500+ high-quality materials available in Lumion.
It's easy to get started
Lumion LiveSync is a free plug-in that allows you to create a real-time connection between SketchUp and Lumion, allowing you to model and visualize simultaneously. This means that when you make changes to your SketchUp model, they will be instantly reflected in Lumion.
In addition to the real-time LiveSync plug-in, Lumion also offers seamless import of native SketchUp (.skp) files. Plus, if you need to export your SketchUp models as a different file types, such as .dwg, .dae or .fbx, it's easy to then import all of your models into one Lumion project.
Need to make some alterations to your SketchUp design? With just a click, you can reload the model into your Lumion project without losing any of your previous work.
With a free trial! You’ll get unlimited access to the latest version of Lumion Pro for 14 days, so you can get to know the software at your pace.
If you need any help along the way, our team of experts is here to help. Plus, make sure to check our Tips and Guides for helpful tutorials to get started!