Thanks for giving Design 3D CX 8 a try.

This free 30 day product trial gives you a fully functional version of the application. You can model, render, save, export – and everything else that’s possible in Design 3D CX.

You’ll want to do the following:

  • Check your email for the receipt from Strata. This email will contain your download link for the trial. If you don’t find the email check your spam or other folder. You may want to follow up by marking emails as safe for future communication.
  • Install the app. For Mac users: mount the dmg file and drag-and-drop to install. For PC users: extract the files from the zip folder and then open the StrataDesign3DCXPC folder and double-click the StrataDesign3D_CX8_Setup.exe file.
  • Launch Design 3D CX 8. Mac users: you’ll be able to find Design 3D CX 8 in your Applications folder. PC users: click on the Start/Windows menu in the lower left of your screen and you’ll see the addition of a Strata Design 3D CX 8 folder.
  • Start Trial. Click on the Start Trial button in the start window presented by Design 3D. PC users: You may need to click on the keyhole icon in your task bar to bring this window forward. Both Mac and PC users: next, click on the button in the lower right titled “Use Design 3D in Trial Mode“.
  • Open the “Getting Started” dialog (accessible from Design 3D’s Help menu). The Getting Started dialog has a lot of great resources. You’ll want to do the “First Project” tutorial.
  • Use the 3D University. The Strata 3D University offers hundreds of hours of tutorial videos – and many include project files to allow you to follow along.

Get free 30 days of access – valued at $14.95. Use the one-time-use coupon code UNITRIAL at checkout. Click the above button and the coupon code will be automatically applied. A new window will open – just complete the checkout process (including creating a account if you don’t already have one). No credit card is necessary.

What’s Next?

  • Get Support. If you find that you need additional support, check our support resources page here.
  • Join Our Community. Join the Strata Design 3D user group on Facebook to see and share with other Design 3D users.
  • Watch for Strata Emails. We’ll be sending you additional information, inspiring stories, and other content that you’ll find helpful.

Want More?

If you’re Mac user try out  HDR Light Studio – the optional plugin allows you to interactively build lighting and reflections to achieve studio-like lighting. You can actually click on surfaces to direct where a light should be placed in order to get the reflection to appear in that exact spot!

HDR Light Studio Free Trial

“Strata Design 3D provides 99% of your 3D modeling needs within an intuitive, comprehensive environment. Integration with Photoshop is seamless and occasionally inspired. Whether you’re a seasoned 3D modeler, or a dedicated Photoshop user… Strata Design 3D will revolutionize the way you work.”

MacUser Magazine

Thanks again. We’re looking forward to seeing what creative projects you’re able to visualize with Design 3D CX 8.

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