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Enscape for Mac SketchUp Now Shipping

Enscape for Mac for SketchUp brings real-time interactive advanced visualization into designer’s workflows for faster design output.

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Enscape Announces Free Open Beta for Mac for SketchUp 2021

Enscape for Mac is finally here. The company has announced a free open beta for Enscape for Mac for SketchUp 2021.

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Trimble Launches SketchUp for iPad

SketchUp for iPad is the latest SketchUp application from Trimble complementing Sketchup for Web and the desktop versions.

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Registration Open for SketchUp 3D Basecamp 2022

3D Basecamp set to shine in beautiful Vancouver — Trimble’s annual user event boasts 2,000 attendees, over 100 speakers and sessions, expo!

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In-depth with Trimble SketchUp’s PreDesign Technologies

PreDesign is a web app included with Trimble’s SketchUp Pro and Architosh takes a detailed look at its benefits to architects.

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Chaos Expands V-Ray 5 for Rhino and SketchUp

V-Ray 5 update 2 for Rhino and SketchUp bring big improvements to V-Ray Vision and new live link to Chaos Vantage, and a lot more.

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Trimble Announces Beta Launch of SketchUp for iPad

Trimble brings full creation, editing, and collaboration with new SketchUp for iPad — now in limited beta.

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SketchUp Studio Gets V-Ray Integration

SketchUp Studio is newly focused on design and visualization—coming with V-Ray rendering integration along with native point cloud support.

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New SketchUp 2021 Offers ‘Predesign Climate Studies’ Features

A look at SketchUp 2021 and its Live Components and climate design features.

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Chaos Group—Real-Time Rendering Comes to V-Ray 5 for SketchUp

V-Ray 5 for SketchUp, with its light-weight game engine V-Ray Vision, offers creatives real-time photorealistic rendering inside SketchUp.

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Product Review: Trimble SketchUp Studio 2020

SketchUp Studio 2020 provides accessible energy and daylighting analysis tools and Architosh gets into the details in this review.

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CAD News: IMSI Design Releases New DesignCAD 2020—New SketchUp 2020 Support

New DesignCAD 2020 product line features new SketchUp 2020 and AutoCAD 2020 compatibility among several other important improvements.

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Chaos Group Releases V-Ray Next for SketchUp

Chaos Group continues to deliver its most powerful rendering technologies to the world’s most popular 3D modeler, with V-Ray Next for Sketchup.

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BricsCAD Shape for macOS—SketchUp Competitor Arrives in Market

Belgium-based Bricsys, has released the new BricsCAD Shape for macOS (and Windows too!).

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SketchUp May Finally Have Some Competition—New BricsCAD Shape

BricsCAD Shape is finally rolling out with the Windows version first but the Mac version is on its way. The new conceptual design modeler is meant for architects and engineers and is DWG native and supports IFC workflows.

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New V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp Offers Faster GPU Rendering and More…

New V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp brings hybrid rendering technology and streamlined UI to the latest rendering plugin for the Mac from the Chaos Group.

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New “Shape” by Bricsys Takes Aim at Trimble SketchUp

Bricsys of Belgium, the developer of popular BricsCAD, has announced Shape, a new DWG-native 3D conceptual “SketchUp-like” design software tool. It is slated for 2018 release.

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Highly Anticipated V-Ray 3 for SketchUp Released—Dramatically Simplified and Powerful

The all new V-Ray 3 for SketchUp has been redesigned for architects who want to focus on design without all the technical settings.

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Microsoft Hololens and Trimble SketchUp Viewer Bring Mixed Reality (MR) to AEC Industries

Trimble and Microsoft offer thematic change in AEC industries with new “mixed reality” technology—new SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft Hololens is now available after stealing the show at AIA National 2016.

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Trimble Announces New SketchUp 2017—New Graphics Pipeline 2.0

With this release, Trimble has turned its attention to accelerating and fine-tuning 3D graphics along with powerful updates to better modeling and drawings capability.

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SketchUp Is On The Web — But You Might Not Have Known

Trimble’s SketchUp is on the web—implemented in the modern web browser—and users are invited into a free open beta to evaluate it for commercial use.

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Abvent launches Render[in] 3 plugin for SketchUp

The developer of famed Artlantis Studio and Render have now launched a public beta of Render[in] for SketchUp. The rendering software plugin works entirely within SketchUp.

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Trimble Connect gets updates for SketchUp 2016 and more

Trimble has updated its Trimble Connect AEC cloud-based collaboration platform with new modern user interface touches and new format support.

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Tidbits: SketchUp, V-ray and Autodesk University News

Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: We have brief news items on SketchUp 2016 and V-Ray 2.0 support (a free update), plus news on Autodesk University 2015 running this week.

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Trimble Releases SketchUp 2016 with Trimble Connect Integration

The new version simplifies workflow and enables users to share and collaborate on 3D models anywhere and anytime.

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Tidbits: Revit 2016 update, SketchUp and Lumion news

Mac CAD and 3D News Tidbits: We have news items on Autodesk Revit’s latest update, SketchUp 3D Basecamp event dates for next year and the upcoming Lumion 6 is coming in just days….

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Updates to SketchUp Mobile Viewer & 3D Warehouse!

A big refresh for SketchUp Mobile Viewer is now available with probably the most requested improvement, the ability to open models stored in Dropbox or attached to emails. 3D Warehouse gives an added option to generate a print-ready STL file.

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AIA: Trimble releases new version of SketchUp Mobile Viewer

Trimble introduced the first major update to its mobile SketchUp Viewer app for iOS and Android in Atlanta last week. New highlights include connections to Trimble Connect and a lot more.

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Trimble Announces Enhancements to SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse

Trimble introduces an update to 3D Warehouse, its online platform for sharing and downloading free 3D models and materials. A key component of the SketchUp 3D modeling software, 3D Warehouse connects designers to free, high-quality 3D content.

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‘Trimble Connected’—Bacus Discusses SketchUp 2015 and Growing Trimble Roles

In this special feature interview, John Bacus of Trimble’s SketchUp division talks to Architosh about the latest SketchUp 2015—the second release of the product in one year—and helps put the product into the larger Trimble context–particularly Trimble Connect.

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Tidbits: V-Ray 2 for SketchUp, AIA TAP Awards, IMSI News and more…

Mac CAD and 3D News — We have news tidbits on V-Ray for SketchUp, An IMSI-Design product line summary, AIA TAP Awards program for 2015 and lastly a preview of Architosh features coming this end of year.

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SU Podium Rendering Plugin updated for SketchUp 2015, Podium Walker Updated

Cadalog updates SU Podium rendering plugin for new 64-bit SketchUp 2015, including update to Podium Walker its animation program.

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Mac 3D: Trimble announces new SketchUp 2015 for Mac and Windows

Trimble releases brand new SketchUp 2015—the second release of SketchUp this year!

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Product Review: Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014

In this product review Architosh looks at the new Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014, with a particular emphasis on its new BIM worthy features in open schema support and IFC 2×3 export options.

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Tidbits: ShaderLight for SketchUp, CAD Garage and Dosch News Items

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have news tidbits on Shaderlight for SketchUp at its latest version V3 with tons of new features; plus news on Dosh Design landscape elements for 3D packages; plus CAD Garage is now carrying modo and Maxwell Render

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Imagination Technologies ships new Visualizer for SketchUp for Mac and Windows

SketchUp community gains new revolutionary app called Visualizer for SketchUp from Apple graphics investment Imagination Technologies

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John Bacus of Trimble talks to Architosh about SketchUp, broadly and about version 2014

Over the years Architosh has had the distinct pleasure of unique discourse with the folks behind SketchUp. From our early beginnings together we often manage to get the story that nobody else gets. In this special feature we are going to combine some insights from general SketchUp talk over the past year with a recent discussion–with John Bacus–of the latest version’s new features.

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Limitless Computing announces new SightSpace View plugin for SketchUp

SketchUp 3D Basecamp 2014 is launch time for third-party application developer Limitless Computing with its new SightSpace View plugin and mobile app

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Big iPad News – Trimble announces SketchUp Mobile Viewer for iPad

A long awaited iPad app for the popular Trimble SketchUp 3D application has arrived at 3D Basecamp 2014

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V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Service Pack 1 Now Available

V-Ray 2 for SketchUp gets its first Service Pack from the Chaos Group — adds many new features including support for SketchUp 2014

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Limitless Computing adds Augmented Reality (AR) Products for SketchUp Community

SketchUp 2014 Support for SightSpace Mobile Augmented Reality Now Available

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In-Brief: Trimble announces SketchUp 2014 for Mac and Windows

Trimble launches new SketchUp 2014…offers speed improvements in rendered views and many new features including a WebGL based preview engine for 3D Warehouse

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Product In-Depth: V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp

In this feature Product In-Depth Lon Grohs, vice president of business development, Chaos Group and Corey Rubadue, director of Chaos Group USA, speak to Architosh about the latest version of V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp, a sophisticated photorealistic rendering plugin application for Trimble’s popular SketchUp modeler.

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Chaos Group ships new V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp

25 New features target speed, lighting and visualization quality in new plugin, plus much more…

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Trimble’s SketchUp looking destined to enter CAD/BIM space

Trimble’s SketchUp product managing director shares with us some insight about where LayOut is headed. Straight at CAD and BIM…

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Details on new Trimble SketchUp 2013 Release

Trimble’s SketchUp 2013 is now officially announced with more details about its features and plans and about its new Extension Warehouse

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Trimble announces new SketchUp 2013 3D apps

Trimble quietly announces SketchUp 2013

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Chaos Group’s V-Ray 1.6 for SketchUp now in Open Beta

Chaos Group has provided a massive update to V-Ray for Sketchup, announces free Open Beta program

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Cadalog, Inc. releases Viso3D for SketchUp and the iPad

Cadalog–the makers of rendering plugin SU Podium–have announced viso3D for iPad and SketchUp. New tool helps you put your SketchUp models on the iPad for user viewing and interaction.

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Shaderlight version 2.4 now available for SketchUp

Shaderlight version 2.4 now available with improved export and render speeds

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BuildEdge PLAN for SketchUp Mac Beta now available

New plugin for SketchUp eases creation of complex roofs and walls. Now available for Mac with free beta…

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Hot News: Trimble announces acquisition of SketchUp

Trimble buys SketchUp from Google

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Tidbits: TurboViewer, SketchUp and Autodesk news

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on new SketchUp plugins for animation, TurboViewer for Android mobile devices and a Technology Preview version of Autodesk 123D Make for Web browsers

Filed Under: News, Architecture, iPad, Mac 3D. Read more...

Tidbits: SketchUp, T-Splines and SIGGRAPH News

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on SketchUp in the classroom, Dassault Systemes 3DVIA Scenes, T-Spline training events and SIGGRAPH 2011

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SightSpace 3D developed for SketchUp on iPad

Augmented Reality reaches the Apple iPad 2 for new SightSpace 3D application. Will be a superb app for architects and urban planners

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Maxwell Render for SketchUp and Cinema 4D

Next Limit Updates Maxwell Render plugins for SketchUp and Cinema 4D

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3Dconnexion announces support of SketchUp 8

3Dconnexion updates products for SketchUp 8 software

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SketchUp 8 – New Features and Solids

Google’s recently released SketchUp 8 offers some powerful new tools, including a suite of true solids functions.

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Tidbits: ArchiCAD, SketchUp and FileMaker Devcon

Mac CAD and 3D News: In this brief tidbits we have news on further global roll-out for Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD 14, plus SketchUp news, including a partnership with IES and FileMaker and worldcloud.com news.

Filed Under: News, Business Applications, Mac 3D, Mac CAD. Read more...

Tidbits: solidThinking and SketchUp news

Tidbits today include news on SketchUp, solidThinking training and events and some notes about our Architosh Forums.

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