Expand LightWave


Create that next killer plugin, or augment your own workflows with the LightWave SDK and scripting resources.

The LightWave 3D Software Development Kit allows you to extend and customize LightWave 3D by creating plug-in tools. The SDK supplies information about the extensive API built into LightWave for developers, as well as a great many source code examples.


LightWave 2015 SDK

Documents and Source Examples

Download LightWave 2015 SDK (5.9MB ZIP)

View Online LightWave 2015 SDK and LightWave 2015 Python SDK


LightWave 11.6 SDK

Documents and Source Examples

Download LightWave 11.6 SDK (5.9MB ZIP)

View Online LightWave 11.6 SDK and LightWave 11.6 Python SDK


Support Forums

For additional support, other developers and the LightWave 3D engineering team participate in a LightWave Developer Support Section on the NewTek Forums. Here you will find areas for discussion of LScript scripting, Python Scripting, Node and Plugin Development.