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.
Both versions of SketchUp 8 are approved for both commercial and non-commercial use.
Google SketchUp (free) is the free version of SketchUp.
SketchUp Pro is the full version of SketchUp.
Plugins and add-ons for Google SketchUp
- IRender nXt from Render Plus Systems is an easy to use, yet powerful plug-in for creating high-quality renderings from right inside SketchUp.
Attributes and Reports
- SpaceDesign creates parts lists and reports from your SketchUp model.