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Free Cinema 4D Educational License

The complete Cinema 4D Studio toolset.
No compromises – Cinema 4D Studio is MAXON’s best and most comprehensive packet for professional 3D artists. With a proven track record with high-end studios worldwide, Cinema 4D Studio is the tool of choice for professional-quality 3D graphics.

Note: The free Cinema 4D Educational License does not support network rendering.

The Cinema 4D Educational License can be used by any student with written confirmation of their student status from their educational institution.

Your license will be available as a download after you complete your online registration and have set up your user account. Registration and e-mail correspondence are currently only available in English. During the registration process you can upload your proof of student status (e.g., valid proof of registration) as a JPEG image with a resolution that makes all text legible. After your information has been verified you will receive your free Cinema 4D Educational License as a download.

The license is valid for 18 months and can be extended successively for 18 months after your student status has be reconfirmed. The license is a single-seat license and can only be used on the computer on which it was activated (node-locked).

The free Cinema 4D Educational License supports all third-party plug-ins that are not registered using a serial number.

If you have questions regarding installation, registration or software activation, contact our support department at student_uk(at)maxon(dot)net. We do not offer support for project-related questions. A comprehensive installation guide can be downloaded here.

You’ve completed your training or education or want to already start working commercially with Cinema 4D? No problem: For the Cinema 4D Educational License, we offer upgrades to full commercial versions from the current (and the previous) Release version at attractive pricing! More information is available at your local reseller.