Easy and fun to learn, this powerful suite of tools equips users with the skills needed for 3D animation, GPU rendering, sculpting, VFX, motion design, and more. 

Cinema 4D, Red Giant, Redshift, ZBrush, Universe, and Forger — Maxon One packs all of these tools into one exceptional bundle professionals rely on and students count on to launch them into a variety of exciting creative careers. 

Maxon offers three types of educational licenses — Student and Teacher licenses for use at home, and Classroom licenses for use at school. Please reach out to our sales team to learn more about how these licenses work. They’re also available to answer any questions you may have about customizable options to suit your individual needs, including special programs with significant discount for schools with limited budgets.  




Available to universities and schools teaching students to use Maxon’s tools.


For in-class use and teaching purposes. Includes options for allowing students to have a license for use at home.


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Available to students enrolled at an accredited university or school.


For personal learning outside of a classroom, such as school projects and homework.


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Available to instructors teaching students to use Maxon’s tools at an accredited university or school.


For use by teachers to prepare for classes outside the classroom.


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* Educational licenses may not be used for commercial, professional, or other profit-making purposes.

Cinema 4D

3D computer animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software.

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The industry standard for digital sculpting and painting

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The world's first fully GPU-accelerated, biased renderer

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Red Giant

Get all our Red Giant tools for filmmaking and motion graphics.

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Intelligent assets, mocap, models, shaders, materials, presets and more.

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The mobile sculpting app designed for artists by artists.

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to acquire a student/teacher Maxon One license.

Getting verified by SheerID is easy and only takes a few moments!

  • Step 1: Enter your personal information.
  • Step 2: Verify your identity using your ID, a photo of yourself, and documents which show that you are enrolled in or working for an educational institution.
  • Step 3: Once you have been approved, you may be prompted to sign in through your school’s web portal. Otherwise, students will need to submit proof of enrollment (School ID card with expiration date, class schedule, tuition receipt) and teachers will need to submit proof of employment (Teacher ID card) that shows your full name and your school’s name.
  • Step 4: Upload and submit your documents for approval. The approval process only takes a few seconds.
  • Step 5: Proceed to checkout and complete your purchase.

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