LightWave 3D®

Pre-order LightWave 2024 - LightWave 2023 users only

£375.00 GBP
If you already own LightWave 2023 and want to upgrade to LightWave 2024, then this is your product. You will get a pre-order of LightWave 2024 that is linked to your existing product ID. We will let you when the 2024 upgrade is available.
Note: if you do not own LightWave 2023 or if you own an education version, then please choose a different product.

Once your purchase is complete, you will receive an email with purchase details. Within 24 hours your download link will be available in your account at

This link outlines the steps for accessing and downloading your software:

All licenses include both PC and Mac versions.

Minimum system requirements:


  • Intel® Core™ 2 or AMD64 with SSE4 instruction set (Bulldozer onwards)
  • System RAM: 4 GB minimum

Operating System

  • Windows 10 64-bit or better

Display Requirements:

Minimum Graphics Card

  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 9 series or ATI Radeon HD 4000 series (minimum)

Minimum Screen Resolution

  • 1280 x 1024 pixels

Recommended Graphics card

  • GeForce 10 series or newer at 1920 x 1080 or better

Installation Requirements

All systems require 750MB available hard drive space (excluding content); complete Content library is approximately 3GB.

Minimum OS requirement: For Intel, it's MacOS 10.15 (Catalina). For Apple Silicon, it's macOS 11 (Big Sur). User's wishing to utilise the Octane renderer will require MacOS 13.3 (Ventura) or better. Minimum storage required1.1 GB


Once your purchase is complete, you will receive an email notification that will detail your download instructions.