V-RAY NEXT FOR SKETCHUP, UPDATE 1 RELEASED


Enhanced SketchUp integration. Faster interactive rendering. New, smart functionality. 

V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 offers a feature-packed boost with deeper SketchUp integration, performance optimizations and even more streamlined workflows.
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.

V-Ray Next for SketchUp is available here

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DEEP SKETCHUP INTEGRATION

The latest V-Ray update features even tighter integration with SketchUp. Enjoy an improved user experience for some of your favourite tools, as well as detailed instructions on how to use them. What’s more, you can make material color corrections and see the effect straight away in the V-Ray Frame Buffer.

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OPTIMIZED PERFORMANCE

V-Ray Next for SketchUp comes with a handful of speed boosts across the board. The latest update features more responsive CPU interactive rendering when editing scene camera, lighting and materials, as well as a new Light Cache algorithm for improved animation behavior.

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STREAMLINED WORKFLOWS

V-Ray Next, update 1 adds support for the Cryptomatte render element, which makes it easier to select objects for post-production. The V-Ray color picker also introduces a Kelvin temperature slider, which automatically provides a corresponding RGB color.

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Faster rendering and more efficient workflows await! 

The new and improved features in V-Ray Next for SketchUp, update 1 include:

  • Optimized interactive CPU rendering — Interactive editing of scene cameras, lights and materials is more responsive.
  • Improved user experience — It’s easier and smoother to use your favorite V-Ray tools, including light creation, Infinite Plane and Scene Interaction.
  • SketchUp Colorization support — Make color corrections on standard SketchUp materials and see the effect right away in the V-Ray Frame Buffer.
  • Color picker temperature — The V-Ray color picker introduces a Kelvin temperature slider so you can save and modify a temperature value for every color slot.
  • Cryptomatte element — The Cryptomatte render element automatically generates and stores object- or material-based masks — perfect for accurately selecting objects in post-production.
  • Quick denoiser engine switch — Switch from V-Ray to NVIDIA AI denoising with a toggle in the main renderer rollout.
  • Updated VFB lens effects — Simulate real-world camera lens effects with new procedurally generated dust and scratches.

This update is free for all V-Ray Next for SketchUp clients, who have purchased a perpetual license or have an active term license.

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