V-Ray for SketchUp


Go beyond rendering. V-Ray 5 for SketchUp lets you do more in your renderer than ever before. See your designs in real-time with V-Ray Vision. Light scenes automatically with Light Gen. Relight your renders instantly with Light Mix. And fine-tune and finish your images without a separate app.

The ultimate visualization solution
for SketchUp artists and designers.

See your designs in real-time.

Seeing your Sketchup designs in real-time has never been easier. Now with V-Ray Vision*, you can visualize your designs in real-time while you work in SketchUp. Move around your model, apply materials, set up lights and cameras — all in a live real-time view of your scene.

*V-Ray Vision for MacOS will be supported in an upcoming release.

Rendering that’s as real as it gets.

With true-to-life lights, cameras, and materials, rendering with V-Ray is as real as it gets. For any project, you can see exactly how it will look. It’s as close you can come to the real thing before it’s built.

Get a headstart on your next project. as real as it gets.

V-Ray comes with hundreds of ready-to-render materials that you can apply to any scene and access to an extensive library of video tutorials , free technical support, andhelpful forums. V-Ray has one of the largest visualization communities, with a world of community-created content that’s readily available.

V-Ray is the ultimate power-up for SketchUp.

V-Ray and SketchUp are the perfect team. SketchUp is the world’s most widely used 3D modeling software for architecture and design. And V-Ray is the world’s #1 rendering software for architectural visualization. The two together are the perfect combo to take your designs to the next level.

Introducing V-Ray 5 for SketchUp, update 1.

See what’s new.

Now, V-Ray® 5 for SketchUp gives you an essential collection of free ready-to-render assets and HDRI skies. Plus, we’ve boosted CPU denoising with Intel Open Image Denoise support and introduced more functionalities in V-Ray Vision and the VFB Compositor.

Enter the Chaos Cosmos.

Bring scenes to life with ease.

The new curated 3D content library, Chaos® Cosmos, brings essential entourage to share your vision in a captivating way. With carefully selected assets from categories such as people, vehicles, plants, furniture, and accessories, you can stage any interior or exterior.

Searchable through the new Cosmos browser, the assets can easily be placed anywhere in your scene and will be visible through any viewport you chose to work with. Spend zero time on geometry optimization or material setup — the Cosmos assets are always render-ready and deliver high-quality results.

SketchUp 2021 support, better user experience, NVIDIA RTX support, and more!

System Requirements

Supported platforms: SketchUp® 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
Supported on Windows®  8.1, 10 ; Apple® Mac OS® X 10.10 or higher.

Please note that V-Ray for SketchUp version 2.0 and earlier are no longer supported.

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