All Maxon products are available as free, fully functional trials.

Please note: To use the application you will have to register for a MyMaxon account and accept our EULA.

Install Cinema 4D

This download is highly recommended for all S24 users. Details can be found in the Changelist.


Install Redshift

Ready to try Redshift?

Prior to purchasing Redshift, we encourage all interested customers to try the Redshift demo version to ensure system compatibility and experience Redshift's amazing performance.

  • The Redshift demo is functionally identical to the commercial version, but renders with a watermark.
  • You can install the Redshift demo on as many machines as you wish.
  • There is no time limit. You can take your time to evaluate Redshift for as long as you need.
  • The Redshift demo is completely free with no obligations.
  • The demo version contains plugins for Maya, 3dsMax, Softimage, C4D, Houdini and Katana.
  • This version requires an NVidia driver version 390.65 or later (Windows), 390.25 or later (Linux) and 387.128 or later (macOS).
  • Please check the system requirements here.

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Install Red Giant Products

The Red Giant Application Manager gives you the ability to install Red Giant Complete which includes all four of our product suites – Universe, Trapcode, Magic Bullet and VFX. To install your free trial, download the application manager below. Before installation, please close all memory intensive programs. Once the application manager installation is complete, just sign in or create a new MyMaxon account. Red Giant trials are fully functional.

For system requirements, please visit the requirements page.

Red Giant Application Manager