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Lumion requires a computer with a fast graphics card with plenty of memory, as well as an internet connection. Please check the requirements below to find out if your PC can give you a good Lumion experience.

  • A PC with this hardware can handle complex designs and projects, such as:

A small park or part of a city made with OpenStreetMap or other simple models.
A large home with detailed interiors made up of several models and HD textures.
A single residential or commercial model with a single section of the landscape using some high-end models, such as the fine-detail trees.

  • Internet connection:

The PC running Lumion must be connected to the internet.

  • Graphics card

A GPU scoring a G3DMark of 14,000 or higher with up-to-date drivers. Such as the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, AMD Radeon RX 5700XT or better.

  • Graphics card memory:

8 GB or more

  • Operating system:

Up-to-date Windows 10 64-bit

CPU (processor):

Intel/AMD Processor scoring a single thread CPUMark of 2,200 or higher. (Such as the AMD Ryzen 5 2600, Intel Core i7-4790 or better)

  • Screen resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels**

System memory (RAM):

32 GB or moreHard driveSATA3 SSD or NVME m.2 storage

Hard drive space:

Minimum 40 GB of free disk space in the drives where the Windows User Account and Documents folder are located in.

Power supply:

Click here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

New PC purchase considerations:

If you are considering the purchase of a new PC for Lumion, we recommend that it has at least the hardware listed above.

* Rendering movies in 4K resolution requires a minimum of 6GB graphics card memory.
** Your screen resolution may be higher than 1920 x 1080; however, this will impact Lumion performance. 

A PC with this hardware can handle ultra complex designs and projects with several high-end features, such as:

A detailed city, airport or stadium.
A detailed multi-floor building with interiors made up of many models and HD textures.
A detailed landscape made with high-end Lumion features, such as high-detail trees and 3D Grass.

Internet connection:

The PC running Lumion must be connected to the internet

Graphics card:

A GPU scoring a G3DMark of 20,000 or higher with up-to-date drivers. Such as the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 or better.

Graphics card memory:

11 GB or more

Operating system:

Up-to-date Windows 10 64bit

CPU (processor):

Intel/AMD Processor scoring a single thread CPUMark of 2,600 or higher. (Such as AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, Intel Core i7-7700K or better)

Screen resolution:

Minimum 1920 x 1080 pixels**

System memory (RAM):

64 GB or more

Hard drive:

SATA3 SSD or NVME m.2 Hard Drive

Hard drive space:

Minimum 40 GB of free disk space in the drives where the Windows User Account and Documents folder are located in.

Power supply:

Click here to see which power supply you need (minimum 80+ gold-rated with sufficient wattage)

* Rendering movies in 4K resolution requires a minimum of 6GB graphics card memory.
** Your screen resolution may be higher than 1920 x 1080; however, this will impact Lumion performance. 

Does Lumion work on your current computer?

To see how Lumion will perform on your current PC or laptop computer, the free trial will run Lumion’s in-program “Computer speed” test. Lumion will benchmark your computer’s Graphics Card, Graphics Memory, CPU and system memory. If any of these components have a red score, you may want to upgrade this component for a better Lumion experience.

Or you can easily check and compare your graphics card with others by following
the steps below:

1. Find your graphics card.
2. Search for your graphics card on the PassMark website
3. Compare your PassMark score with other graphics cards, Lumion system requirements, etc