Luxion Releases KeyShot 5.2

Luxion Releases KeyShot 5.2
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Irvine, California, February 24th, 2015 – Luxion, a leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology and maker of KeyShot®, the first real time ray tracing and global illumination program, is pleased to release KeyShot 5.2, with support for SolidWorks 2015 and additional performance and stability improvements.

In preparation of the next major release of KeyShot, Luxion continues to make improvements focused on the speed of creating product visuals, increasing performance and ensuring support for widest array of 3D file formats. KeyShot 5.2 addresses key performance improvements in the new features released with KeyShot 5 along with other updates to increase stability.

Among the most important updates is new support for SolidWorks 2015 file format on both Mac and PC. This allows SolidWorks users to import SolidWorks 2015 files directly from the KeyShot interface. The updated KeyShot plugin for SolidWorks also supports import of SolidWorks 2015 files with LiveLinking to send geometry updates over to KeyShot. The plugin is available free of charge and can be downloaded from the KeyShot website here. Additional updates include optimizations to motion blur, color accuracy, focused caustics and visibility of emissive material.

Pricing & Availability
KeyShot 5.2 is delivered as the final point release for KeyShot 5 and available immediately for download as a free upgrade to all customers with subscription. KeyShot starts at $995 with Pro versions and add-ons for Animation and interactive KeyShotVR capabilities. For more information or questions about upgrading please contact For more details on KeyShot 3D rendering, animation and KeyShotVR please visit For information on features inside KeyShot, visit

About Luxion
Luxion is a leading developer of advanced 3D rendering and lighting technology. KeyShot is the first realtime ray tracing application that uses a physically correct render engine based on scientific research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination. Addressing the visualization needs of designers, engineers, marketing professionals, photographers and CG specialists, KeyShot breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images and animations from 3D digital data. Luxion’s customer list includes many of the Fortune 1000 product manufacturers and major industrial design companies including Chrysler, Fossil, Microsoft, Motorola, Procter & Gamble, Skullcandy, IDEO and SMART Design. Visit for more information.

KeyShot is a registered trademark of Luxion ApS. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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