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KeyShot is a standalone 3D rendering and animation system for 3D data. It has been designed to take the complexity out of rendering realistic images. KeyShot is used by designers, engineers and CG professionals worldwide to quickly and easily create realistic images and animations of their 3D models.



© Image by Nils Piirma



Everything inside KeyShot happens in realtime. KeyShot uses unique rendering technology which makes it possible to see all changes to materials, lighting, and cameras instantly.


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.


KeyShot is built on a physically correct render engine based on research in the areas of scientifically accurate material representation and global illumination. Your scenes will really come to life because of this!


KeyShot is equipped with the following functionalities to offer you the highest level of rendering.



System Requirements



  • Windows 8 to 10 - 64 Bit

System requirements:

  • Intel Core 2 processor or higher
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Video card 2+ GB 100% OpenGL 2.x*
  • 3-button mouse with scroll function

Video card

* If you are looking for a new system or upgrade, please pay extra attention to the video card. We do recommend video cards with a nVidia RTX chip. These cards support OpenGL very well and have qualitative drivers.



  • macOS 10.14 - 11+

System requirements:

  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor or higher
    Please note: KeyShot is not yet compatible with the Apple M1 processor!
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Video card 2+ GB 100% OpenGL 2.x*
  • 3-button mouse with scroll function

Video card

* If you are looking for a new system or upgrade, please pay extra attention to the video card. For Apple we recommend video cards compatible with a recent version of OpenGL. Integrated chip sets are not supported.



At this moment, there is no Linux version of KeyShot available



All mentioned prices are per license / seat and excl. VAT!



KeyShot HD
• Annual Maintenance (optional)

KeyShot Pro
• Annual Maintenance (optional)

KeyShot Enterprise *
• Annual Maintenance (optional)

KeyShotWeb Add-On


€ 849,-
€ 189,-

€ 1695,-
€ 379,-





€ 2549,-
€ 569,-

€ 3395,-
€ 749,-


* KeyShot Enterprise includes Pro Floating, Animation, KeyShotXR, the NX Plugin and 32-Core Network Rendering (1-year)

Network Rendering (1 Year)

KeyShot History

New in KeyShot 10.1 (February 2021)
KeyShot 10
  • Collision Detection and Settle
    KeyShot 10.1 includes basic Collision Detection of objects, along with the ability to Settle items on other objects and the ground. Included in the new Move Tool, Collision Detection and Settle is useful for scene setup when objects need a more realistic arrangement on the ground or amongst other objects. Collision Detection may also be used separately as an easy way to align objects while keeping them aware and separate from other objects in the scene.
  • Smart Export/Import Enhancements
    KeyShot 10.1 introduces the ability to export a KeyShot file into separate USDz and GLB files as part of one export process that performs the Baking and UV unwrapping together, allowing easy creation of files that work for both Apple iOS (USDz) devices and Android/Web (glTF/GLB). Baking and UV Unwrapping can now also be canceled. USD import has also been added to the Import options for KeyShot to allow you to advance the appearance of their model then export it to multiple AR platforms.
  • Lighting Enhancements
    For the Light Manager, KeyShot 10.1 introduces the ability to select and control multiple lights simultaneously, making proportional adjustments to the entirety of a scene’s lighting or select lighting, fast and efficient. KeyShot 10.1 also improves Light Gizmo and Light Manager usage by introducing the ability to sync changes and undo changes using Ctrl-Z (Windows) / command-Z (Mac) or via the Edit, Undo menu.
  • Keyframe Animation Enhancements
    KeyShot 10.1 introduces the ability to select multiple keyframes at once from within the Animation Timeline, using Ctrl (Windows)/command (Mac). Additionally, multiple keyframes may be copied and pasted along the same node or pasted as mirrored. Lastly, Custom Easing Curves may now also be edited for multiple animations at once.
  • KeyShot Portal
    KeyShot 10.1 introduces the KeyShot Portal, a new platform that allows you to access and manage your KeyShot trial licenses, streamlines license management for Luxion sales, support and licensing, and lays the groundwork for subscription product license options in the future. A trial subscription to KeyShot can be requested through us.
  • And much more...
New in KeyShot 10 (November 2020)
New in KeyShot 9 (November 2019)
New in KeyShot 8 (October 2018)
New in KeyShot 7 (August 2017)
New in KeyShot 6 (November 2015)
New in KeyShot 5 (June 2014)


User cases, video's, manuals, tutorials and more. Everything you need to get you started with KeyShot.


See below the various applications and examples of KeyShot in practice.

User Case: SRAM

User Case: SRAM


The newest KeyShot video tutorials to get you started.

Custom Metallic Flakes

Camera and Environment Studios

Custom Startup Scene


In case you have missed it - watch the recordings of the KeyShot webinars here:

What's New in KeyShot 8

Rendering Start to Finish

Material and Render Settings

KeyShot Viewer

Lighting and Environments

Work Faster


Powerful render farm capabilities to KeyShot users around the world.

KeyShot Farms offers powerful render farm capabilities to KeyShot users. Each shared and dedicated render farm is built exclusively for rendering KeyShot scenes.

Unlike other rendering services, your project has full use of the render farm. By running only one project at a time with 100% of all computer power utilized, your KeyShot visuals finish much faster than rendering on your own hardware and allows you to focus on your other projects. Additionally, all farm servers are operated securely onsite – no third-party cloud services, such as AWS or Azure, are used.


More Info?

Would you like more information about KeyShot?
Please contact us at:

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E-mail info@design8.eu

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