ArtCAM’s Advanced KeyShot Rendering package includes functionality from KeyShot Pro, KeyShot Animation & KeyShotVR

Realtime raytracing features

  • Progressive global illumination
  • Adaptive material sampling
  • Realtime subsurface scattering
  • Multi-core photon mapping
  • Dynamic lighting core

Real world lighting and editing

  • Image based lighting using high dynamic range images (HDRI)
  • Environment rotation and height adjustment
  • Tilt and blur
  • Brightness and contrast control
  • Saturation and hue adjustment
  • Innovative pin system for adding lights with realtime feedback

Scientifically accurate materials

  • True physics based materials
  • Adjustable IOR
  • Interactive color adjustment with support for Pantone®, RAL®, CIE Lab
  • Light-emitting materials
  • Support for DuPont® paints
  • Subsurface scattering
  • Dispersion
  • Roughness/gloss control
  • Multi-layer materials
  • Mold-Tech material with accurate scaling

Interactive material assignments

  • Drag and drop materials from library onto object
  • Material assignment to entire objects and layers through scene tree
  • In-project material library for material management
  • Copy and paste materials from one part to another with automatic linking
  • Autopaint entire models through material templates

Texture, bump map and labeling

  • Dynamic texture mapping and control
  • Normal mapping
  • Specular mapping
  • Procedural texture mapping
  • Image based bump mapping with interactive height control
  • Support for opacity maps
  • Interactive label placement

Model Interaction

  • Interactive scene tree
  • Interactive single or multiple part movement
  • Model and part duplication
  • Preserve structure from 3D modeling application
  • Hide, Delete, show only parts
  • Model Sets

Physical Lights

  • Light sources with power control and fall-off based on scene units
  • Point light diffuse
  • Area light diffuse
  • Point light IES profile

Camera controls

  • Full interactive camera control including tumble, pan, dolly and twist
  • Interactive focal length
  • Viewsets for saving lighting, camera angle, and backplate
  • Numerical control using spherical or absolute coordinate
  • Realtime depth of field with F-stop

Image composition

  • Realtime bloom effect
  • Solid color background
  • Brightness and gamma control
  • Vignetting
  • Combination of 3D scene with 2D photograph
  • Ground shadow color adjustment

Part & camera animation

  • Animation offset transform system for models and cameras
  • Step by step guidance through animation wizard
  • Model/Part animation: turntable, translation, rotation
  • Setup, edit, and playback inside realtime raytraced environment
  • Copy and paste of animations onto other parts with optional linking
  • Camera animation: orbit, zoom, inclination, translation


  • Interactive web-output directly from inside KeyShot
  • 5 possible VR types: Turntable, Hemi-spherical, Spherical, Custom, Tumble
  • Dynamic image compression quality control
  • Output to JPEG/PNG with automatic FTP deployment
  • Plugin-free interaction in any HTML5 supported browser
  • Step by step setup through wizard with interactive feedback
  • Customizable settings for enhanced user experience

Offline rendering features

  • Realtime render mode
  • Alpha channel output
  • Batch rendering (render queue)
  • Turntable animation rendering
  • Gaussian blur for image smoothing
  • Render passes including layers
  • Simultaneous realtime and offline rendering
  • Region rendering

2D/3D output

  • Unlimited output resolution
  • PNG
  • EXR (32 bit)
  • Output to OBJ
  • JPEG
  • TIFF with alpha channel (8 bit/32bit)
  • AVI, Quicktime, Flash (PC) for animations

Language Support

  • Chinese
  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Spanish

What’s included

  • 700+ predefined materials including texture and bump maps
  • Quick start guide
  • Electronic Manual
  • 50+ lighting environments
  • Hotkey list