LightWave 2015 Update 3 Full Feature Trial


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Want to try before you buy? Download the full version of LightWave and use it for 30 days, free.

Read more about LightWave here.


Getting Started Videos


For those new to LightWave, check out these getting started videos.

   

More training videos can be found on the Learn page.


Obtaining a 30 Day Full Trial License

In order to unlock LightWave for the 30 day full demo, you will need a valid trial license key. To obtain a trial license key you will need to:

  • Create an account if you don't already have one
  • Download and install LightWave following the installer instructions
  • Run LightWave and copy or write down the trial serial number from the lower left of the splash screen that appears on first run:



  • Next Sign In to your account
  • If using the 'Quick Sign In' icon at the top right of the website, click the 'User Icon' to access your account page

  • Once signed in, you will be able to Register the trial serial number that LightWave gave you
  • When the serial is registered, the trial product will appear in your Account. Download the 30 day trial license to install it


Installing a Trial License

Once you have created an account, installed LightWave and registered the trial serial to obtain the 30 day license key. You can now install the license to unlock the full version of LightWave for 30 days:

  • Download the license key (LICENSE.LWK) from the link listed under the relevant trial product on your Account page
  • Run LightWave again (if you closed the Splash screen)
  • Drag the LICENSE.LWK onto the Splash screen (download it first) that appears when you first start the application



  • Restart LightWave to activate the 30 day trial mode
  • Enjoy!

Please Note:


  • Existing owners can also use their hardware dongle for plugins that are still tied to it
  • The new software based licensing is only available for LightWave 11.0.3 and higher
  • Download the license file first, you cannot drag and drop directly from the webpage
  • Drag and drop activation is available in LightWave 11.0.3 and higher
  • To avoid license key problems under Windows, run the installer with Admin rights

Minimum System Specifications


Windows™

    Hardware

  • Intel® Core™ 2 or AMD Athlon™ II Processor (or better)
  • 64-bit System RAM: 4GB minimum
  • 32-bit System RAM: 2GB minimum
  • Available USB Port (for users with existing hardware dongles)
  • Operating System

  • 64-bit: Windows Vista through Windows 8.1 64-bit Edition
  • 32-bit: Windows Vista through Windows 8.1


Mac OS®

    Hardware

  • Intel® Processor
  • 64-bit System RAM: 4GB minimum
  • Available USB Port (for users with existing hardware dongles)
  • Operating System

  • Snow Leopard® 10.6 or better


Display

  • Minimum Graphics Card: NVIDIA™ GeForce® 8400 series or ATI® X1600
  • Minimum Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 pixels


Installation Requirements

  • Storage: All systems require 750MB available hard drive space (excluding content); complete Content library is approximately 3GB.