Making Renderings

I have SolidWorks student edition that does not have PhotoView 360 and have only been able to figure out how to make simple renderings using eDrawings. I am a Student and was looking for a free rendering program. Does anyone have any ideas on where I should start to learn the rendering process? any direction for what software or tutorials to look for would be greatly appreciated.

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all student EDs have PV360, you just need to enable it from the add-in list.

Answered with a tutorial: https://grabcad.com/tutorials/making-renderings

 
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student edition comes with SolidWorks Premium...able to do all the renderings, simulaton, motion study, and many more......

 
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Try going add-in and make sure there is a check next to PV360...

 
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you can always go to luxology and download a 30 day trial. Then buy the student version of the rendering program, which is fairly cheap.

 
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Thanks everyone. I found PV360 and am attempting my first rendering. Now I guess we will see how my computer handles it.

 
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Blender.org, Use save as .stp file format. Its a free 3d animation software great for renderings plus its free.

 
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