KeyShotis designed to make 3D rendering and animation easy. It allows you to apply materials and lighting fast and provides the most accurate materials appearances and real-world lighting, all in a powerful interface that provides advanced capabilities and the ability to see all your changes in real-time.
EASY - Focus on your design, not software
KeyShot is extremely easy to learn and use to achieve photographic results in minutes through a simple, workflow-based interface with all the advanced capabilities for the most experienced 3D render professional.
FAST - Present your ideas sooner
KeyShot brings visual speed and agility to the entire product development process, with the widest 3D file format support for a fluid workflow from concept to final product.
ACCURATE - Make it more realistic
KeyShot materials go beyond physical appearance providing scientifically accurate properties for the highest quality visuals. Use a preset, an exclusive partner material or create your own.
POWERFUL - Access complete computing power
KeyShot gives you the power and the choice to utilize either CPU or NVIDIA GPUs for rendering and the capability to scale linearly for unmatched performance.
ADVANCED - Light it up right
KeyShot provides advanced lighting capabilities that create the most accurate lighting for simple studio shots or the most complex interior lighting.
REAL-TIME - See your results instantly
KeyShot is real-time rendering to the core. Not a mode. Not an afterthought. See everything as it happens. Every change from material and lighting to cameras and animation is seen instantly as you work.
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From still image and animations to interactive web and mobile content, KeyShot’s ability to create the highest quality visuals possible ensures you are using the best tool for all your visualization needs.
Animate Your Ideas: KeyShot brings you more motion for every idea with increased control to create more advanced visuals and industry-leading ease of use to keep you moving.
Keyframe Animation- The new Keyframe animation brings a new level of control over your animation timeline with the ability to add and adjust keyframes exactly where you need them or record sequences of keyframes to create complex visuals fast.
Sun & Sky Day Arc Animation- From sunrise to sunset: KeyShot Sun & Sky Day Arch Animation puts the daylight in your hands. With the ability to adjust date, start, and end time directly or apply keyframes for finer control, animating daylight for your scene has never been easier.
Environment Rotation Animation- The world revolves around your product: you also have complete control of how fast it revolves. Whether it’s one of KeyShot’s many environments or your own custom HDRI, add a new Environment Rotation Animation to control how the environment light moves across your product.
Twist Camera Animation- Your product animation needs a little drama every once in a while. KeyShot adds the ability to animate the Twist parameter of your camera for as subtle or dramatic of an effect as you like with control over angle and time.
Visual Reality- You now have more ways to experience your visuals with the new Smart Export that utilizes KeyShot’s UV Unwrapping and Baking capabilities to prepare assets for AR, Web, and full-color 3D print workflows.
Creative Capability- Supercharge Your Workflow: the right tool, for the right job. Open up KeyShot 10 and you’ll find new and improved tools to manage lighting and move ideas faster than ever before.
Unmmatched Realism- There’s photo-real and then there’s KeyShot. New updates to KeyShot exclusive material capabilities bring a level of realism that turns heads.
CPU Rendering- Real-time ray tracing using all available physical and virtual CPU cores that scales linearly as more cores are added.
GPU Rendering- One-click switch to GPU mode for real-time ray tracing using all available NVIDIA RTX graphic cards.
Denoise- Deep learning noise removal on the Real-tiime View and render output for smoother results in less time.
Scientifically Accurate Materials- Scientific accurate materials that represent properties like IOR, dispersion and subsurface scattering.
Global Illumination- Indirect light bounces between 3D geometry and allows other geometry to be illuminated when under transparent materials.
Focused Caustics- Show how light is affected by your materials with real world caustics immediately visible with a flip of a switch
HDRI Lighting- Light your scenes quickly. Drag and drop a KeyShot HDRI environment into the scene and adjust as needed.
Physical Lighting- Add area, point, IES or spotlights by applying a light material to any piece of model geometry.
Material Library- Over 700+ material presets from architectural, cloth, glass, and gem to liquids, metals, plastic, and wood.
Texture Library- Access to textures for bump, color, displacement, IES light profiles, OpenVDB, roughness, labels and more.
Environment Library- More than 60 high resolution HDRI environments or edit to create your own with KeyShot Pro.
Color Library- Enhance your materials by using industry standard color libraries from Pantone and RAL, exclusively in KeyShot.
3D Model Library- Add context and detail to your scene quickly using a wide variety of models with complete materials and textures.
Exclusive Content- KeyShot includes exclusive content like Axalta Paints, Mold-Tech Textures, Sørensen Leathers, and Poliigon Textures.
KeyShot Cloud- Search and share KeyShot assets including materials, HDRIs and backplates, and download to KeyShot.
Favorites- Make collections of your favorite materials, colors, environments and textures for use in other scenes.
Procedural Textures- 2D and 3D procedural textures from cloth, mesh and scratches to wood, gradient, camouflage and occlusion.
Cutaway- Expose the inner workings of your design with dynamic cutaways, set what to exclude, and add animation.
Scattering Media- Add particle scattering like smoke and fog with density texture and VDB support or use to create interesting materials.
RealCloth- A powerful, new material type which allows the creation and visualization of realistic woven materials.
Toon Shading- Create non-photorealistic renderings suited for technical documentation, patent drawings and more.
Interactive Scene Tree- All parts, lights, cameras and animations in one place, with live search, filtering and grouping capabilities.
Interactive Labeling- Position labels on objects using their own material definition or adopted from the properties of the underlying material.
Dynamic Texture Mapping- Map textures across bump, color, specular, and opacity channels for the ultimate real-world appearance.
Material Templates- Patented technology to set up templates to automatically assign materials to the imported models on import to KeyShot.
Rounded Edges- Turn sharp edges on an imported model into beautiful, small rounded edges and fillets with simple slider.
Patterns- Create 100s or 1,000s of independent model instances without affecting file size, memory or speed.
Image Styles- Create multiple image styles with tone mapping, curve, color adjustments, or layers. View in real-time or adjust after.
Unlimited Resolution- Unlimited real-time and render output resolution with presets for common sizes and custom resolution creation.
Camera Control- Simulate real world camera behavior with different mode and controls applied in real-time to capture the perfect image.
Shift Lens- Use the shift lens to adjust your vertical edges or use a single click to adjust them automatically.
Walkthrough Mode- Set your eye height and turn on ground/collision detection to move through your scene.
Importers- KeyShot has the widest support for the direct import of over 20 native and neutral 3D file types.
Plugins- A direct connection between 3D modeling software and KeyShot with many including LiveLinking.
LiveLinking- Through select KeyShot plugins, keep your geometry changes updated in KeyShot without losing any work.
Network Rendering(add-on) - Use your computer network to render your projects in a fraction of the time.
Download and test KeyShot before you make your purchasing decision.
Recommended System Specification
Manufacturer's system requirements are generally the bare minimum that you need to run the software and insufficient for effective and productive operation of the product.
Our suggested "real world" mid-range desktop system key specifications to properly run KeyShot are as follows:
CPU: Intel Core i7
Graphics Card: NVIDIA QUADRO RTX4000
Hard Drive: 1TB NVMe
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro
Novedge, in partnership withHigh Speed Computing, can also provide the perfect hardware for your design needs,pre-installed with your software, at a very competitive price. Contact us to discuss custom-configured workstations and laptops.