Introducing the next generation of rendering.

With significant workflow optimizations & faster rendering, V-Ray Next is smarter, faster and more powerful than ever.

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Easy to learn, easy to use. V-Ray for SketchUp is designed to get you up and running in no time.

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V-Ray lets you create the highest quality renders possible – directly in SketchUp.

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V-Ray gives you the power to render anything and everything – from quick design models to your most detailed 3D scenes

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Render fast, design faster. V-Ray for SketchUp lets you spend more time being creative and less time waiting.

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Focus on design, with a full suite of creative tools for lighting, shading and rendering.

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95 of the top 100 architecture firms in the world render with V-Ray every day.

WHAT’S NEW

V-Ray for SketchUp, update 2

SketchUp 2020 support, better user experience, NVIDIA RTX support and more!

What’s new in V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 2

The latest update introduces RTX support, an enhanced Color Picker, a new color theme and a number of useful improvements for easier geometry and material workflows. Plus, it runs smoothly in SketchUp 2020.

What’s new in V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1

V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 features an improved user experience for some of your favorite V-Ray tools, faster interactive rendering and powerful new functionality to make it much easier to manage your scenes.

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Supporting the latest & greatest

V-Ray now fully supports SketchUp 2020, the latest version of Trimble’s software. In addition, you can further speed up your GPU production rendering with NVIDIA RTX support.

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Workflow optimizations

The latest update makes it easier to manage proxy asset materials. What’s more, you can now precisely select a color with the right hue and saturation with the new Color Assistant.

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Better user experience

Thanks to its UX improvements, update 2 is a pleasure to use. Enjoy a better installer and a new, brighter color theme to change the appearance of your V-Ray user interface.

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V-Ray for SketchUp is easy to use and delivers great results. You can use it to make anything – from 3D diagrams to high quality images – the possibilities are up to you.

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KEY FEATURES

Rendering

Powerful GPU Rendering F2

CPU, GPU & Hybrid Rendering

V-Ray comes with two powerful rendering engines. You can choose between super fast GPU and CPU or Hybrid rendering to best suit your project needs and requirements.

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Denoiser

Remove noise and dramatically cut the render times. With V-Ray Denoiser, you can denoise each render element in post-production. And with the NVIDIA AI Denoiser, V-Ray delivers instant feedback with less noise, while you design interactively.

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Interactive Rendering

Render interactively while you design. Fine-tune lights and materials and see the results right away. View the render result directly in the SketchUp viewport.

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Render Elements

Choose from many unique beauty, utility and matte passes to give you more control over your rendered images in compositing.

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V-Ray Swarm

Powerful and scalable distributed rendering system that’s simple and fast. Get an extra speed boost with V-Ray Render nodes.

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Chaos Cloud

Rendering on the Cloud is just one click away.

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SCENE INTELLIGENCE

Automatically analyzes your scene to optimize rendering so you get the best quality in less time.

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VIEWPORT RENDERING

This is an overlay on top of SketchUp’s viewport. It is rendered interactively and if scene changes are made, updates the rendered result.

MATERIAL ID AND MULTIMATTE RENDER ELEMENTS

CRYPTOMATTE RENDER ELEMENT

Аutomatically generates and stores object- or material-based masks. It’s perfect when you need to accurately select objects in post-production.

UI

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SMART ASSET EDITOR

Create, edit and manage all of your assets including lights, materials, textures, geometry and render elements all in one place. All assets are structured in an intuitive folder structure.

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File Manager

Manage all of your scene files in one place. Set file paths, create scene archives, and keep track of assets like textures, IES files, and proxy objects.

SCENE INTERACTION TOOL

SCENE INTERACTION TOOL

Get direct access to any level of the SketchUp hierarchy, so you can interactively adjust materials and light properties whenever an object is selected.

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V-Ray Color Picker

A powerful color picker, which provides RGB color values and a corresponding Kelvin temperature slider allowing you to save and modify temperature values for every color slot.

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Frame Buffer

Track render history and fine-tune color, exposure, and more, directly in V-Ray’s frame buffer.

UNIVERSAL ASSET PREVIEW

UNIVERSAL ASSET PREVIEW

Preview your materials, lights, textures and render elements in a single viewer. Observe how parameter changes affect the appearance of the asset in a specific isolated setting.

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MULTI-SELECTION

Select multiple scene or library assets as well as multiple toolbar filters to speed up your workflow.

TEXTURE INSTANCING

TEXTURE INSTANCING

Map multiple material parameters with the same source texture to simplify the shader structure and management.

Lighting

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Adaptive Lights

For scenes with lots of lights, the new Adaptive Lights mode can help you speed up render times by up to 7x.

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Global Illumination

Render photorealistic rooms and interiors with powerful and fast global illumination.

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Accurate Lights

Render any type of natural or artificial lighting with a wide range of built-in light types.

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Sun & Sky

Simulate realistic daylight for any time and any location. SketchUp sun animation is supported.

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Mesh Light

Emit light from any scene object to simulate real world custom light shapes.

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ADAPTIVE DOME LIGHT

Render faster, cleaner and more accurate image-based lighting that’s up to 7x faster. The new Adaptive Dome Light also removes the need to set up Portal lights for interiors.

LIGHTING ANALYSIS TOOL

LIGHTING ANALYSIS TOOL

The new Lighting Analysis render element makes it easy to visualize the real-world illumination (Lux) values of any scene.

Camera

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Real-world camera

Work like a photographer, with controls for exposure, white balance, depth of field and more.

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Virtual Reality

Render VR-ready content for popular virtual reality headsets with the help of the VR Camera types in Stereo mode.

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Interactive lens effect

Instantly add GPU-accelerated glare, bloom and procedurally generated dust and scratches for added photorealism. Fine-tune lens effects interactively while you render.

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AUTOMATIC EXPOSURE & WHITE BALANCE

Capture the perfect exposure every time. The new Auto Exposure and Auto White Balance camera controls make rendering as simple as point and shoot.

Shading

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Materials

Create great looking materials or select from 500+ readily available ones in the asset library.

Better Viewport Materials A

Material viewport display

Get an accurate preview of your V-Ray materials in the SketchUp viewport.

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Texture Maps

Create realistic and unique shaders using any texture map or one of V-Ray’s many built-in procedural textures – Gradient, Temperature, Tri-Planar, etc.

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VRscans

1000+ scanned materials. Import and render directly in V-Ray.

Atmospheric & volumetric effects

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Environment Fog

Quickly add realistic atmospheric depth and haze and use true 3D fog with realistic light scattering.

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Aerial Perspective

Simulate natural looking skies with realistic atmospheric depth.

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Volumetric Materials

Realistic material light scattering and translucency.

Geometry management

 

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V-RAY SCENE IMPORTER

Import any .vrscene file directly as a SketchUp model with correctly sized and positioned objects, proper texture placement, lights and proxy references.

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Proxy Scenes

Import and render V-Ray scenes (.vrscene) as references from other applications such as 3ds Max, Rhino, and Revit.

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Proxy Objects

Bring more detail to your project with memory-efficient proxy models of complex objects like grass, trees, cars and more or use animated proxy objects for walking people or trees blowing in the wind.

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Displacement

Quickly add surface detail without extra modeling with the optimized V-Ray displacement. The 2d Displacement mode is perfect for architectural materials like brick and stone.

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Grass

Create realistic grass, fabrics, and carpet with V-Ray Fur.

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Section Cuts & Clipper

Easily create quick cutaways and section renders with V-Ray Clipper. Convert any scene object to a clipper.

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