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  • Import and Optimize 3D models in SketchUp with FluidImporter Pro

    Import and Optimize 3D models in SketchUp with FluidImporter Pro

    FluidImporter Pro is a SketchUp extension that quickly imports many different 3d model file formats into SketchUp.

    Need to import models at blazing fast speeds from Blender into SketchUp? Got a high polygon OBJ file you need to poly-reduce? Or maybe a Rhino file to you need to remesh?

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  • 1-Click Renderings with AmbientOcclusion

    Ambient Occlusion base render in SketchUp

    Creating compelling images in SketchUp using the latest AmbientOcclusion extension for SketchUp. One-click rendering or delve deeper for realism.

    If you are new to rendering in SketchUp or need a tool that integrates with SketchUp and is quick and easy then give it a try!

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  • 7 Tips to get started with SketchUp Free

    Whether you’re a hobbyist wanting to use SketchUp for personal projects or a design professional wanting to try SketchUp Free before investing in SketchUp Pro, Go2School created a video to help you get started.

    In the video, they show you how to access the web-based SketchUp Free, the right way to use the drawing, editing & navigation tools, and how to avoid the things that often trip up self-taught SketchUp users.

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  • SketchPlus Released

    SketchPlus for SketchUp

    SketchPlus for SketchUp is an extension that adds a large number of easy-to-use tools, many of which are inspired by existing popular free plugins or are commonly found in other 3D modeling applications.

    Read on for all the details of SketchPlus or give it free 15 day trial.

    Free Trial

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  • New VR Plugin for SketchUp

    Simlab SketchUp VR Plugin

    SimLab Soft just released the new VR plugin for SketchUp, it allows the creation of interactive VR experiences from inside SketchUp, and to share them with others in one click.

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  • How to get started with FluidRay

    FluidRay for SketchUp

    Looking to try out some rendering in SketchUp. If you are new to rendering then FluidRay offers a forgiving and intuitive UI with powerful PBR based materials.

    Drag and drop, sliders, live reload and support for Rhino, 3DS Max and more. Make beautiful images of your designs in just a few clicks. FluidRay for SketchUp makes rendering easier than ever.

    Free Trial

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  • AI-Powered Interactive 3D Models from your SketchUp files

    Ambient Occlusion for SketchUp

    Bring together clients, co-workers, and collaborators around interactive 3D models for better, faster design decisions in augmented and virtual reality.

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  • Vray for SketchUp 3.6 Released

    Vray for SketchUp 3.6 Released

    Chaos Group has released V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp, the latest update to their professional rendering plugin. Built on Chaos Group’s industry-leading technology, V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp simplifies the design process for architects and designers, offering photorealistic visuals and easy-to-use controls from concept to construction.

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  • SketchFX Ex for SketchUp Review

    SketchFX Ex for SketchUp

    Ever find yourself exporting static images from SketchUp and post-processing in PhotoShop? With SketchFX Ex for SketchUp, you can achieve the same result directly within the SketchUp viewport.

    Using the same layering approach as PhotoShop, SketchFX utilises a smart approach to stacking effects. The outcome has near infinite possibilities. But is it any good?

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  • nVidia iRay now in SketchUp

    ProWalker GPU for SketchUp

    ProWalker GPU adds interactive visualisation work flow to architects and designers using SketchUp. Physically-based materials, lighting, and HDRI support take the guesswork out of rendering. All powered using Nvidia's iRay render engine.

    Design decisions and lighting changes rendered in the viewport in near real-time. This offers a level of flexibility and freedom to iterate that is unique to GPU based rendering.


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