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Raylectron for SketchUp

ZbylsXExporter

ZbylsXExporter is a DirectX .X, Ogre3d .mesh.xml and WaveFront .Obj File Exporter for Google SketchUp 8.

Exported .obj files are accompanied by an .mtl file with meterial definitions.
Exported .mesh.xml files are accompanied by an .material file with meterial definitions.

To install this extension unzip attached archive, then in SketchUp go to menu "Window > Preferences" then click "Extensions", click "Install Extension..." and choose extracted ZbylsXExporter.rbz file.

Raylectron, photorealistic rendering plugin for Google SketchUp.

Living area.

 

Raylectron is an affordable, easy and a powerful renderer for Google Sketchup.

It provide the user with 4 different rendering mode. Depending on the scene being rendered, one can use Raytrace with true shadows, Path tracing with or without direct illumination and Photon mapping. Each creating a unique effect.

One of the unique feature of Raylectron is that you are able to stop the render, save it, reopen it later and resume the render.

Render Tip - Balancing Interior and Exterior Lighting in SketchUp

 

 
How do I balance interior and exterior lighting?

Balancing interior and exterior lighting in SketchUp is a challenge many 3D designers face. The question of how to do it recently popped up in our IRender nXt forum so we decided to cover it here.

RpWallMaker - free add-on for SketchUp

RpWallMaker

RpWallMaker is a free add-on for
Google SketchUp
(Windows or Mac) to create wide walls (3D walls with thickness), edit them and
cut holes in them.

SketchUp-to-Sketchfab exporter

This plugin enables to publish SketchUp models online in 1 click via Sketchfab.

It will add a menu item "upload to sketchfab" on SketchUp.

You can download the plugin here: http://blog.sketchfab.com/sketchup-exporter

You'll find a video demo here: https://vimeo.com/45902727

And here is a preview of the plugin interface:

Free Raylectron Sketchup Textures Exporter plugin.

Free Raylectron Sketchup Textures Exporter plugin

Export all the textures from a model to a directory. As-is, or all as png, jpg or bmp.

Free Raylectron SketchyMesh plugin.

Create terrain and shapes from a grid using formulas in the form of z=f(x,y), very easy to use.

SketchyMesh is an easy terrain and shape builder. It is based on the formula z=f(x,y) for a grid where you enter your own ruby formula using x and y. You can download it from http://Raylectron.com it is free with source code but is (c)2012 SoftByte Labs Inc.

IRender nXt and nXtRender

IRendernXt is a the fully integrated plug-on for SketchUp rendering solution for SketchUp.

nXtRender is the low cost, easy to use version with fewer features.

In addition to a high quality, professional, rendering engine - AccuRender - IRender has wizard to create lights, create mirrors, create plants and create materials all of which are then stored directly in your SketchUp model.

Visit our image gallery to see what users are creating with SketchUp.

Simple Exterior Rendering with

First Rendering - Exterior Scene


3D Warehouse model you could use for the first rendering

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