How Do I Install Lumion in SketchUp?

How Do I Install Lumion in SketchUp?

If you are looking to enhance your SketchUp experience with stunning visualizations, Lumion is the perfect tool for you. Lumion is a powerful rendering software that allows you to bring your models to life with realistic materials, lighting, and effects. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of installing Lumion in SketchUp.

Step 1: Check System Requirements

Before installing any software, it’s essential to ensure that your computer meets the system requirements. Lumion has specific hardware and software requirements that need to be met for optimal performance.

Make sure your computer meets the following requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel/AMD Processor with at least 3.0 GHz Base Clock Speed
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 or higher (8 GB VRAM or more)
  • System Memory: 16 GB RAM or more
  • Hard Drive Space: Minimum of 30 GB free space

Step 2: Download Lumion

To install Lumion in SketchUp, you need to download the installation files from the official Lumion website. Follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the official Lumion website at
  2. Login or create a new account if you don’t have one already.
  3. Go to the “Downloads” section.
  4. Select the version of Lumion that is compatible with SketchUp.
  5. Click on the “Download” button to start the download.

Step 3: Install Lumion

Once you have downloaded the Lumion installation files, follow these steps to install it:

  1. Navigate to the location where you saved the downloaded file.
  2. Double-click on the installer file (e.g., “Lumion_Setup.exe”) to launch the installation wizard.
  3. Select your desired language and click on “Next”.
  4. Read and accept the End User License Agreement (EULA).
  5. Select the destination folder where you want to install Lumion or leave it as default, and click on “Next”.
  6. Select additional components and click on “Next”. (You can choose additional libraries, models, etc.


  7. Select any additional options you want and click on “Next”. (You can choose desktop shortcuts, file associations, etc. )
  8. Select“Install” to begin the installation process.
  9. Congratulations!

    You have successfully installed Lumion in SketchUp. Now you can launch Lumion and start creating breathtaking visualizations for your SketchUp models. Remember to explore the various features and tools that Lumion offers to make the most out of this powerful rendering software.

    Enjoy your Lumion experience!