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V-Ray for SketchUp: A Powerful 3D Rendering Plugin

Are you looking for CAD software with clearer, easier to understand visual stories in real-time? Take your designs to the next level with V-Ray 5 for SketchUp. This is a 3D-rendering software with top-quality rendering capabilities to showcase your design story.

V-Ray gives you access to the highest quality render possible while spending more time being creative and less time waiting. Equipped with a full suite of creative tools for lighting, shading, and rendering, this fast-speed rendering engine lets you focus on design directly in SketchUp.

What is V-Ray?

V-ray for SketchUp is a 3D-rendering software that offers both real-time and photoreal rendering without leaving SketchUp as you develop your model. It features a complete visualization package for architecture, engineering, and construction design applications. Incorporate life-like context for the interior and exterior model by adding furniture, accessories, lighting, people, vehicles, and much more.

Why use V-Ray?

A powerful rendering solution, V-Ray 5 eliminates obscurity in your works while telling a convincing story. Excite your client with detailed concepts ranging from what materials they are made of to how they look when illuminated with sunlight, or obscured by fog. This 3D design software lets designers choose suitable rendering styles from start to finish.

V-Ray Vision

V-Ray Vision lets you move around your model, adjust lightings, apply materials, color-correct, and more. All of which are in a live, real-time view allowing for instant edits, quick iterations, and you can remotely collaborate with your team. Once done, you may then capture screenshots, export animations, and spherical panoramic images for virtual reality by simply clicking a button.

As an effective architecture software, V-Ray Vision allows you to:

  • Explore your designs in real-time
  • Produce images from multiple camera angles
  • Create 360 panoramas
  • Render animations in real-time

Key Features of V-Ray

Listed below are the V-ray for SketchUp’s key features:

• CPU, GPU & hybrid rendering

V-Ray features its two powerful rendering engines. With the ultra-fast CPU or GPU acceleration or hybrid rendering, choose the best engine for your project needs and requirement.

• Denoiser

V-Ray denoiser lets users denoise each render element and dramatically cut the render times. With NVIDIA AI Denoiser, generate instant feedback with less noise while you interactively design your model. Additionally, you can refine denoising after you render.

• Interactive Denoiser rendering

Render interactively and design at the same time with SketchUp V-Ray.  Set fine-tune lights and materials and see the result in an instant. V-Ray lets you view the render result within the SketchUp Pro viewport.

• Render elements

Get enhanced control over your render images in compositing. V-Ray render elements gives you access to various unique beauty, utility, and matte pass.

• V-ray swarm

Fast and simple, the distributed rendering system is both powerful and scalable. Enjoy an additional speed boost with V-Ray Render nodes.

• Chaos cloud

Rendering on the Cloud is quick and smooth, it’s one click away.

• Scene intelligence

The AI scene intelligence, ensure to optimize rendering as it automatically analyzes your scene elements – giving the best quality in less time.

• Viewport rendering

On top of SketchUp’s viewport, this overlay allows rendering interactively in which when some changes are made in the scenes, it reflects on the rendered result.

• Chaos cosmos

Add great-looking 3D content easily to your V-Ray projects with Chaos Cosmos. Get access to hundreds of high-quality models and HDRI skies that seamlessly work with V-Ray.

• Light mix

A render element that makes light assets’ color and intensity adjustments possible during and post rendered. Get endless possibilities of creating different lighting scenarios in one single render.

• Light gen

Illuminate interior and exterior scenes with a range of natural lighting options in just a few clicks and get the right ambiance with ease.

Download V-Ray for SketchUp

Whether you’re an enthusiast, artist, or professional designer, get one license and open endless possibilities with the V-Ray collection. Chaos V-ray lets your render anything imaginable. Whatever your visions are, be it revolutionary designs, mind-blowing arts, or moving stories, bring it to life with SketchUp V-Ray.

V-Ray collection

V-Ray collection boasts its top 3D modeling software and design applications including SketchUp, 3ds Max, Maya, Rhino, Revit, Modo, Cinema 4D, Unreal, Houdini, Nuke, and Blender.

Upon SketchUp Subscription, you’ll get a license that grants access to SketchUp for a specific period which can be annual, 2-year term, or 3-year term. After the payment, you’ll be entitled to use all the features contained within your chosen SketchUp Subscription for the full-term year. The subscription includes both maintenance and support.

V-Ray and SketchUp is a powerful match specifically designed to help you create freely with great flexibility and convenience. SketchUp Pro is our full-features desktop modeler, helping you build anything your imagination can create. For inquiries, feel free to contact us today.

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