Maxon CINEMA 4D Studio R20 - Short-Term License R20 SP2


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Short-term licensing is for studios needing to temporarily ramp up production or artists who wish to use Cinema 4D in production for a limited period of time.

MAXON’s short-term licenses for Cinema 4D makes it possible for you to integrate Cinema 4D’s complete, diverse and powerful toolset into your workflow for as long – or short – as you want.


Short-term Cinema 4D Studio licenses are valid for three or six months and are available as single workstation or floating multi-licenses (License Server required)


Short-term Cinema 4D licenses are available for three or six months and can be easily downloaded.

Cinema 4D short-term licenses can be used with serial number-dependent plugins and are available as single-seat or floating multi-licenses, which makes them easy to integrate into existing production environments.

Short-term licenses can be easily extended by three or six months. You can choose between the most current software version and an existing previous release version so your workflow can continue without interruption.


Switching from short-term to perpetual licenses is easy and can be done whenever you want – and we help pave the way by crediting 75% of the short-term license fees you’ve already paid towards the purchase of a perpetual license!

Details and terms for switching can be found in the FAQs below. You have more questions? Then contact us for answers!



Is this a monthly subscription for Cinema 4D?
No. These are short-term licenses for Cinema 4D which are restricted to a pre-defined time period.

Does this mean MAXON is eliminating perpetual licenses?
No. MAXON remains committed to offering perpetual licenses. Short-term licensing is a solution to make it easier for individuals to acquire Cinema 4D and for larger companies to adjust licensing counts to satisfy short-term production needs.

How do I get my software and license?
Short-term licenses are available via download only. No physical shipment of short-term licenses is available.

How long will the license work?
Short-term licenses are available for terms of 3 or 6 months.

What happens when my licensed time ends?
When the purchased time period ends, the license expires. A prompt will be displayed 14 days before the Cinema 4D license is due to expire.

Can a short-term license be extended?
Yes. Licenses can be extended or reactivated by purchasing another 3- or 6-month term. Breaks between licensing periods are possible. When extending your short-term license you will automatically receive the latest version of Cinema 4D. You can, upon request, opt to extend your existing license instead.

Will I be automatically charged for another license term?
No. Because this is not a subscription, short-term licenses will not automatically renew.

For which versions of Cinema 4D can I purchase a short-term license?
MAXON offers short-term licenses for Cinema 4D Studio only.

How does the short-term licensing work?
The short-term license requires 2 serial numbers - one Cinema 4D serial number and one runtime number that defines the time period. Licenses can be verified in the Cinema 4D registration dialogue, which also shows how many days remain before the license expires.

Can I get a short-term floating license?
Yes. Floating or Multi-licensing is possible. In this case a third serial number defines the number of licenses that can be used concurrently. The MAXON License Server (MLS) required to administer short-term floating licenses is not included. However, a previously purchased MAXON License Server can be used. Please note that due to technical limitations the number of licenses linked to one serial number cannot be changed within the defined term. Adding i.e. purchasing additional floating licenses to the same linked serial number after expiration is possible. Reducing the number of licenses requires a new and additional serial number, runtime number and multi-licensing number.

Can I use serialized plugins with a short-term license of Cinema 4D?
Yes, you can purchase and use serialized plugins with the short-term license. When extending a short-term license, you can still keep the same Cinema 4D serial number to which the plugin serial number is linked. As a result, there should be no problems with plugins linked to your Cinema 4D serial number.

What kind of support is offered for short-term licenses?
A short-term license is entitled to the same installation support as perpetual licenses. No additional services are included.

Will I automatically get an upgrade when a new version is released?
Short-term licenses are not eligible for automatic upgrades within the defined runtime period. If customers order shortly before a new release comes to market, they continue with the release that was purchased. Service updates (service packs) are available as they are for perpetual licenses. However, once a short-term license has expired a new short-term license of the latest release can be purchased.

Can I upgrade my short-term license to a permanent license?
Yes. Short-term licenses can be upgraded at a discounted price to a permanent license.

What information do I have to provide when purchasing a short-term license?
A runtime license can only be issued when it is fully registered in our database with a complete customer record, including name, company, address and a valid email.

Minimum System Requirements Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D

Windows 7 SP1 64-bit or higher on Intel or AMD 64-bit CPU with SSE3 support or MacOS 10.11.6 or 10.12.4+ with 64-bit CPU running on Intel-based Apple Macintosh 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended), OpenGL graphics card supporting OpenGL 4.1 (dedicated GPU recommended)

The GPU renderer requires an NVIDIA or AMD graphics card on Windows or AMD on MacOS that supports OpenCL 1.2 or newer. Metal support requires MacOS 10.13.2 or newer. We recommend at least 4 GB VRAM for GPU rendering.

USB port, registration is required.

Graphics cards

Although Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D support all OpenGL 4.1-capable graphics cards, we recommend using a dedicated 3D graphics card with an AMD or NVIDIA chip set.

MAXON is not responsible for the compatibility of individual graphics cards with the OpenGL, OpenCL or Metal mode. Due to the large number and types of available chip sets, operating systems and driver versions we cannot guarantee the compatibility of all systems.

Please make sure that you always use the most current official graphics card driver (no beta versions).

Important notice

We test the compatibility of our products with the driver and OS versions available at the time of the announcement of a new Cinema 4D/BodyPaint 3D release and focus on typical mid-range to high-end systems and basic coverage on low-end (min. requirements) systems. Additionally, we try to keep up with hardware, driver, and OS updates as soon as they are released.

Nevertheless, please understand that we cannot guarantee support of new hardware and operating systems shipped after the announcement of this Cinema 4D/BodyPaint 3D version.

The technical specifications of MAXON products are constantly changing. Please use the most current demo version of the software to test its compatibility on your computer (especially if you have a more elaborate configuration).

Regarding NVIDIA 3D Vision

A quad buffered graphics card is required to use NVIDIA's 3D Vision Shutter glasses for viewing the stereoscopic display in Cinema 4D.

An overview of graphics cards that meet all requirements can be found here.

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