lightup 5 for sketchup

LightUp v5.x is a new major release of LightUp that has some great new features that really accelerate the workflow of using SketchUp and LightUp to produce high quality content; there are also many fixes and improvement to existing functionality.

You can read the full list of features in this new release along with a demonstration by LightUp developer, Adam Billyard, of the light rigging and render settings

Try LightUp 5

New Features and Changes from LightUp v4:

  • 64-bit SketchUp 2015 and SketchUp 2016 support
  • Up to 2x performance increase in calculating Ambient Occlusion
  • Sharper realtime shadows
  • Viewpoint lighting
  • Improved AO Multiplier
  • Improved render of masked textures
  • More accurate IrrCache binding
  • Choose stepped or smooth lux contours
  • Updated language files
  • Fixes for Intel GMA graphics chip
  • Enhancements and bug fixes

Try LightUp 5


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rich O'Brien

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Rich is SketchUcation's Managing Director and Certified SketchUp Trainer. He has a background in aviation technical training and is also the editor of CatchUp WebMag