Life Forms Studio™ 5.0

20-Day Demo of Life Forms Studio™ 5.0 (currently not available)

This is a 20-day time-limited trial version of Life Forms Studio 5.0. We have removed the motion libraries and much of the content of the full version. However, we've kept the full functionality of creating movies, import/export, and saving, so get ready for some powerful animating!

After you download the demo, you will receive a 20-day activation number via email within a few minutes.

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Time is money! Don't want to mess around, prefer to just animate? Life Forms is a pure motion-editor, dedicated to motion design for bipedal and quadrupedal models. Import your motion capture files, bones or segmented model rig developed from Mocap, Maya, 3DS Max, Lightwave and more.
Let Life Forms do the rest.


Simplify your life with Life Forms. Map movement data from any motion file to your model. Scrub through your animation in rendered pre-vis to make sure your mesh fits the motion, export back to your scene file.
Batch convert whole reams of motion files with Life Forms! Faster and Easier, what more could you ask for?

Download and Installation Instructions

Directions for downloading and running the Life Forms Demo:

  • Fill in the form on the following page (opens in previous browser window), being sure to provide an accurate email address (this is required to receive your serial activation number). Click Submit.
  • Choose Mac or Windows to download the self-extracting archive (lifeforms40_demo.exe or lf40Demo_Mac.sea.hqx).

For Windows:

  • Click on "Run this program from its current location". This will extract the files needed to start your installation.
  • If asked if you want to install and run "lifeforms40_demo.exe from" Click 'Yes'.
  • InstallShield Wizard will start extracting files to start the installation process.
  • Follow the prompts from the InstallShield Wizard.

For Macintosh:

  • Double-click the Life Forms icon on your desktop. This will extract files to your hard-drive.
  • On the Mac, the trial version will begin to unpack immediately after download; simply double click the Life Forms 4.0 Demo icon on your desktop to install to your machine.
  • From the welcome dialog box click Next to continue or Cancel to quit.
  • When prompted, choose a destination folder to store the Life Forms 4.0 demo. The demo will then begin to install to the specified location.
  • Last, from the Setup Complete dialog box click Finish.

Documentation and tutorials are included in the download. You will need Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to view this documentation.

System Requirements

  • Windows
    • Minimum 200Mhz Pentium PC
    • Windows 98, 2000 or XP or Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 4 or later
    • Quicktime 5 or later
    • 64 MB System RAM
    • 832 X 624 monitor resolution or better
    • 90 MB Free Hard Drive Space
  • Macintosh
    • All Power Macintosh and compatible models
    • OS 8.6 or later
    • 64 MB of application RAM
    • 832 X 624 monitor resolution or better
    • 90 MB Free Hard Drive Space
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