Google SketchUp

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SketchUp is a 3D modeling program designed for professional architects, civil engineers, filmmakers, game developers, and related professions, recently acquired by Google. Developed by @Last Software from Boulder, Colorado, it is marketed as an easy-to-use conceptual tool with a simple graphical interface.

Render Plus offers several add on Products for Sketchup - including IRender nXt



Both versions of SketchUp 8 are approved for both commercial and non-commercial use.

Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp (free) is the free version of SketchUp.

SketchUp Pro

SketchUp Pro is the full version of SketchUp.

Plugins and add-ons for Google SketchUp

IRender nXt image by Mark Bauer


  • IRender nXt from Render Plus Systems is an easy to use, yet powerful plug-in for creating high-quality renderings from right inside SketchUp.

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Attributes and Reports

  • SpaceDesign creates parts lists and reports from your SketchUp model.

Other Tools