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KeyShot 6 HD for Education
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KeyShot 6 HD for Education
One Year License

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KeyShot 6 HD for Education -- One Year License

For full-time students and staff members / faculty of accredited academic institutions.

KeyShot 6.3 HD is a stand-alone 3D rendering and animation application that operates side by side your 3D modeling application. Rather than putting KeyShot 6.3 HD inside the 3D modeling software, Luxion provide a more flexible approach with three levels of integration to import and render your design.
KeyShot 6.3 HD features tools and the fastest workflow for creating product amazing 3D renderings and animations. Within a few minutes, apply scientifically accurate materials, work with textures and labels, adjust HDRI and physical lighting, move your camera for the perfect shot, create animation and interactive KeyShotVRs, and see it all happen in real-time.


Amazing visuals. Even faster.
KeyShot 6.3 HD brings even more speed and simplicity to creating high-quality visuals. Experience a completely optimized workflow with faster lighting capabilities and expanded material features with the new KeyShot Material Graph. Advanced tools enable scripting and geometry editing, allowing you to do more in KeyShot 6.3 HD to create amazing shots even faster.
  • Improved Workflow Efficiency - Easier ways to set up your scene, work more efficiently, and deliver amazing visuals with speed.
  • Greater Material Control - More control over materials with enhancements and advanced material editing for unlimited possibilities.
  • Amazing New Capabilities - New capabilities to elevate what's possible with geometry, viewing and rendering your scenes.
  • Powerful Feature Enhancements - More power from import to creating animations and interactive visuals of your designs and ideas.
Improved Workflow Efficiency
Rendering has always been fast and easy with KeyShot. KeyShot 6.3 HD continues the focus on making your workflow even smoother. From import to final render these features will have you creating visuals faster than ever before.
  • Interior Lighting Mode - KeyShot 6.3 HD comes with six new lighting modes powered by an all new lighting algorithm. Set or adjust scene lighting optimized for interiors or product shots. Switch to performance mode or use your own custom preset with the click of a button.
  • Real-time Region Render - KeyShot Pro users can now render any region of their scene in real-time. Only the region enclosed by the bounding box in the Real-time view will be rendered.
  • Save Scene Sets - The ability to save active Scene Sets allows them to be easily share with users of KeyShot 6.3 HD who need access to a scene created with KeyShot Pro.
  • Multi-layer PSD - Render still images and animation frames as PSD and PSD 32 Bit format with passes and layers included as individual Photoshop layers in the file.
Greater Material Control with Material Graph
Material editing is now more robust than ever before with the KeyShot 6.3 HD Material Graph. The Material Graph opens in a separate window and displays materials, textures, labels and more as nodes in a graph view to visualize connections and relationships within complex materials.
  • Materials on Labels - Materials and textures can now be applied to labels to enhance appearance and realism for a more accurate communication of their properties.
  • Material Animation - Color and Number Fade animations now make it possible to quickly adjust material colors or settings, change materials opacity or fade lights.
  • Occlusion Procedural - A new procedural texture for the addition of proximity-based shading on a material used to accentuate the self shadows cast on a material.
Amazing New Capabilities with Geometry View
When you want your workflow to be more about creating, the new capabilities in KeyShot 6.3 HD offer incredible ways to cut away those time-consuming steps, automate your tasks and completely eliminate post-processing steps.
KeyShot 6.3 HD introduces an entirely new way to setup a scene with the new Geometry View. This highly responsive secondary real-time view provides an additional camera viewpoint, 1:1 animation playback, camera path animation control and more.
  • Geometry Editor - The Geometry Editor brings the freedom of splitting surfaces, calculating vertex normals, separating individual surfaces and closing open boundaries.
  • Scripting Console - Share, save and automate. KeyShot 6.3 HD Scripting allows you to unleash the possibilities of KeyShot functionality using Python scripts.
  • Shift Lens - A new Shift Lens allows you to adjust the verticals in a scene with the click of a button, making architectural shots and interior set-up a breeze.
Powerful Feature Enhancements with Camera Path Animation
New in KeyShot 6.3 HD is the ability to add Camera Path Animations for smoother, more dynamic camera movements and more control over your camera.
  • New Plugins - New, free plugins bring more advanced support and LiveLinking capabilities to Maya, 3ds Max and Cinema 4D.
  • Preserve Image Quality - Pinch and zoom a KeyShotVR and preserve the image quality for amazing detail in your interactive website and mobile visuals.
  • Panorama Animation - In KeyShot 6.3 HD you can now create panoramic camera animations simply and easily using the camera itself as the center of rotational viewing.
Simple Interface
KeyShot 6.3 HD's simple user interface is minimal, but powerful, with all the options you need for advanced visualization and none of the clutter to impede workflow.
Rendering Speed
The speed you have within KeyShot 6.3 HD cannot be compared. Whether your on a small laptop or a networked server with multiple CPUs, KeyShot will use all the cores available.
  • Fast - Everything inside KeyShot 6.3 HD happens in realtime. KeyShot 6.3 HD uses unique rendering technology which makes it possible to see all changes to materials, lighting, and cameras instantly.
  • Easy - You don't have to be a rendering expert to create photorealistic images of your 3D model. Simply import your data, assign materials by dragging and dropping them onto the model, adjust the lighting, and move the camera, Done.
  • Accurate - KeyShot 6.3 HD is the most accurate rendering solution for your 3D data. KeyShot 6.3 HD is built on Luxion's internally developed, physically correct render engine based on research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination.

Educational License Features

KeyShot 6 HD for Education One Year License is available for full-time students and staff members / faculty of accredited academic institutions.
The license is good for one year and will expire after 365 days from the date of activation.


  • All features of KeyShot HD
  • Camera animation
  • Part and object animation
  • Multiple turntable animations
  • Compiled movie output (Quicktime, AVI, FLV)
  • Individual frame output (JPEG, TIF, EXR, PNG)
  • Interactive setup, editing and playback in realtime
  • Individual frame or compiled movie output (Quicktime, AVI, FLV)

This Product is Also Known As

  • Keyshot student

  • Keyshot and Animation bundle for students

Proof of Academic Status Requirements


Full time students of an accredited academic institution qualify to order a single-user educational license with acceptable form of academic ID. Please provide one of the following:
  • Dated student ID card 
  • Official dated current class schedule

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff members of an accredited academic institution qualify to order a single-user educational license with acceptable form of academic ID. Please provide one of the following:
  • Dated faculty ID card
  • Recent faculty/staff pay stub


Any state accredited school can order single-user educational licenses or lab licenses on a school purchase order or procurement card.

Sending the Proof

Information regarding where to send your Proof of Educational Status will be automatically e-mailed to you upon receipt of your order. You can also check our Educational Orders FAQ.

Technical Support

Novedge does not provide technical support for educational versions of the software. If you need technical support please refer to the manufacturer website for additional information.
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