Lumion for AutoCAD

Experience real-time rendering with LiveSync for AutoCAD

Capture AutoCAD designs in their most beautiful light

Lumion is 3D rendering software made specifically for architects, and if you use Autodesk AutoCAD® for your 3D modeling, Lumion can help you bring your designs to life. Now, you can always view your AutoCAD model in Lumion’s stunning, lifelike environments complete with accurate lighting and shadow, surrounding

context such as urban neighborhoods or rural settings, and beautiful, realistic materials.
You can also set up real-time rendering with Lumion LiveSync for AutoCAD, available in Lumion 10.3.
You can learn more about LiveSync for AutoCAD below.

Model design by Van Manen.

What is Lumion LiveSync for AutoCAD?

Always get a real-time view of your AutoCAD 3D model in Lumion’s breathtaking, full context environments with LiveSync for AutoCAD, available in Lumion 10.3

The free Lumion LiveSync plugin lets you set up a simultaneous, real-time connection between your 3D model in AutoCAD and Lumion 10.3.

Change the model’s shape in AutoCAD to test a modified design, and you’ll instantly see the model updated in Lumion. With this view of your model, you can experience it in a beautiful, living environment and explore how design decisions will impact the look and feel of the design in its real-life context.

LiveSync for AutoCAD feature highlights

  • Real-time rendering with AutoCAD and Lumion
  • Always experience high-quality renders while you work
  • Change the 3D model in AutoCAD and instantly view changes in Lumion
  • Transform AutoCAD materials into beautiful materials
  • Give your 3D model a lifelike setting with people, cars, furniture, water, trees, weather and more
  • Create compelling images, videos and 360 panoramas
  • View your model with styles and other cinematic effects with a single click

Dive right into LiveSync for AutoCAD with this tutorial:

Model import guidelines for AutoCAD users

Real-time link with Lumion and your 3D landscape model

In addition to real-time rendering with LiveSync for AutoCAD, which is available in Lumion 10.3, Lumion can quickly and seamlessly import a saved AutoCAD .DWG file. After importing the model and working on your Lumion project, you can easily re-import the model without losing any of your saved work.

To learn more about the model import guidelines for AutoCAD, as well as few tips for improving your experience
when using AutoCAD for your Lumion renderings,
please visit this Knowledge Base guide.

Lumion is used by architects in over 100 countries and 72 of the top 100 architecture firms in the world.

Based on the Top 100 World Architects
counted in January 2019.