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Adding Resources to KeyShot
When trying to add resources from a network location or another location on local computer to KeyShot you can follow the instructions below for your specifi...
Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 11:01 AM
Do I need to install KeyShot Network Rendering Manager and Luxion License Server on the same computer?
No. It is not necessary to install KeyShot Network Rendering Manager and Luxion License Server (Floating) on the same computer. These two applications c...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 at 10:59 AM
GLB USDZ and 3MF File export for KeyShot 10
The USD, GLB (gLTF) and 3MF are all part of the Smart Export option in KeyShot 10, This will require certain steps in order too have the model export correc...
Tue, 17 Nov, 2020 at 7:06 AM
How can I import my part animations and camera animations into KeyShot?
KeyShot will import basic part and/or camera animations from certain CAD applications via direct import or plugins. Below you will find a list of support...
Tue, 4 Feb, 2020 at 12:06 PM
How can I improve KeyShot's Rendering Speed?
Your computer's CPU is what powers KeyShot's render engine. Computers with higher core counts allow KeyShot to render more tiles per second. Th...
Tue, 4 Feb, 2020 at 11:50 AM
Missing Welcome.xml on start up
If you run in to this error in KeyShot here are a few steps to correct this issue: The first step would be to perform a fresh installation of t...
Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 at 2:15 PM
Python 3 Error
When starting up KeyShot if you get an error about Python3 command needing developers tools. You can either install the tools by downloading them or you ...
Tue, 17 Nov, 2020 at 11:53 AM
Transferring licenses between computers
Most KeyShot licenses are coded to work on only one computer.  This prevents the license files from being copied and used on different machines. That being ...
Wed, 14 Oct, 2020 at 8:39 AM
What are KeyShot plugins and how do they work?
The KeyShot plugins are free add-ons that allow you to add a KeyShot menu to the supported 3D CAD application's menu or toolbars. They allow you to eas...
Tue, 4 Feb, 2020 at 6:41 PM
What Type of Computer Should I Buy in Order to Run KeyShot?
For minimum system requirements, click here. Luxion has introduced the option of GPU rendering in KeyShot 9. Rendering in GPU or CPU are independent wor...
Tue, 4 Feb, 2020 at 11:16 AM