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Chaos Group - V-Ray Next for SketchUp - EDU license

Chaos Group - V-Ray Next for SketchUp - EDU license


V-Ray Next for SketchUp is much more than just a renderer. Not only is it quick and easy, it’s a natural extension of your SketchUp design workflow on both Windows and Mac. It comes with everything you need to render anything you can imagine – from your earliest design concepts to your final photorealistic images, now twice as fast. And it is compatible with lots of ready-made assets and scenes from other V-Ray applications which opens up a world of possibilities.

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News in V-Ray Next for SketchUp

Here are some of the new features in V-Ray Next for SketchUp Update 1 and up. See all new features here.

Compatibility: V-Ray Next for SketchUp is compatible with SketchUp 2016 – 2020 NEW IN UPD 2

• Cryptomatte element NEW IN UPD 1The Cryptomatte render element automatically generates and stores object- or materialbased masks. Perfect for accurate object selections in post-production.

• Updated V-Ray Frame Buffer lens effects NEW IN UPD 1Simulate real-world camera lens effects with new procedurally generated dust and scratches.

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.

New toolbar: A new V-Ray Toolbar is added exposing some utility functionality. The Inspector can be found there, as well as all the V-Ray UV Tools and two new display mode toggles for the viewport widgets.

Light size controls: Use the size parameters added to the V-Ray area lights to resize multiple light instances at the same time or change the light size without affecting its intensity.

Adaptive Dome Light: Faster, cleaner and more accurate image-based environment lighting. Up to 7x faster than before. Lighting interiors using a Dome is now a valid option and significantly improves interior scene setup efficiency.

Denoising with AI: Use the new NVIDIA AI Denoiser to instantly remove noise while rendering and make close to real-time iterations.

Denoised Render Elements: Denoise individual render elements for added control in compositing.

• Render speed: V-Ray now renders twice as fast on average thanks to a large number of performance optimization.

Twice as fast V-Ray GPU: New rendering architecture renders twice as fast across GPUs with support for more of V-Ray’s high-end production features and bucket rendering mode.

Render Node Compatibility: V-Ray Next for SketchUp works only with V-Ray Next Render Node licenses (Rentals and Perpetual).

Rental license option

In addition to perpetual and upgrade licenses, two types of rental options are available:

• Short Term Rental (1 month) license

• Long Term Rental (12 months) license

Free V-Ray Next for SketchUp trial

If you do not already have a commercial license you can download and try V-Ray Next for SketchUp for 30 days for free, even if you have downloaded trials for previous versions of V-Ray for SketchUp. Get it here.

System requirements

See updated V-Ray Next for SketchUp system requirements here.

Licensing options

Chaos Group offers – in addition to personal licenses for students and educators – licenses for academic institutions. Licenses for academic institutions can not be bought via our online store. Please contact us for a quote.

Software Specifications
Software type Rendering
Edition Education
License Type New license
  • Product Code: v-ray-for-sketchup-edu
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  • From 1,169 SEK
  • Ex Tax: 935 SEK

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Tags: Chaos Group, V-Ray, Rendering, SketchUp, Plug-in, Plugin, Addon, Product design, Architecture, Development, Student, Edu, School, Teacher, Education

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