LightWave 2018

Full Commercial Version

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The full version of LightWave comes complete with on-line help and content material to aid your learning path with LightWave. When you buy LightWave you will receive both Windows and Macintosh versions.

Read more about LightWave here.


Buy LightWave 2018

$995 (USD plus TAX/VAT where applicable)


LightWave 2018 Upgrade

Upgrades For Commercial, Educational and 5-Seat Lab Packs

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For upgrades from any previous version of LightWave, including educational licenses and 5-Seat Lab Packs to the latest version.

To upgrade your copy of LightWave, links are found in the 'Registered Products' section on your Account page, and are located next to each eligible LightWave product.

If you do not have an account, create one here. You will also need to register your copy of LightWave before you can see upgrade links.

Like the full version, the upgrade comes complete with on-line help and content material to help get you up to speed with the new features. When you buy LightWave you will receive both Windows and Macintosh versions.

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$495 (USD plus TAX/VAT where applicable) Commercial Upgrade from LightWave 2015*
$695 (USD plus TAX/VAT where applicable) Commercial Upgrade from previous version

$95 (USD plus TAX/VAT where applicable) Educational Upgrade
$295 (USD plus TAX/VAT where applicable) 5-Seat Lab Pack Upgrade

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* Special LightWave 2015 upgrade price currently only available on lightwave3d.com

LightWave 2018 Educational

Available for Students and Faculty Staff

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The educational version of LightWave is available to eligible students and faculty members. It is the full commercial version of LightWave and comes complete with on-line help and content material to aid your learning path with LightWave. When you buy LightWave you will receive both Windows and Macintosh versions.

Read more about LightWave here.


$195 (USD plus TAX/VAT where applicable) Full Educational
$795 (USD plus TAX/VAT where applicable) Educational 5-Seat Lab Pack

To qualify for the educational discount, you must provide proof of educational enrollment or staff status. Below are the steps to qualify:

  • Contact Us and briefly explain you are applying for an educational discount
  • Shortly after you will be contacted by our staff with instructions on documentation to provide as proof of your status
  • Reply to the email from our staff with electronic versions of the relevant documentation
  • Once processed, you will be emailed a one-time purchase store link that will allow you to buy at the discounted rate

Minimum System Specifications


Windows™

    Hardware

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

  • 64-bit: Windows 7 through Windows 10 64-bit Edition


Mac OS®

    Hardware

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

  • Lion® 10.7.5 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.