Top 10 extensions for SketchUp
The extensions allow the users to add special tools and features for using. Users can find extensions from extension warehouse for particular application like drawing or 3D based printing. Users can customize the capacity of SketchUp by using and adding extension to it. The extensions are very useful to smooth the workflow and speed up the productivity.
Here we will discuss about top ten extension for SketchUp. The extensions are mentioned below.
V-Ray next for the SketchUp
This V-Ray next extension for SketchUp provides the users quick and easy photorealistic render. This extension improves the workflow, can quickly interact with SketchUp scenes, set the perfect lighting, assets, and render fast. Though this not free of cost. Users who are in intermediate and advanced level and familiar with rendering process can access this. This extension is superb for high quality renders. This extension is available in windows and mac. This extension has 30 days free trial. The annual subscription of the extension is £270.
Lumion Live Sync for SketchUp
By using this extension users can keep live connection means users can create different model and rendering at a time. This extension gives the user an experience of making real life building. This extension is suitable for smaller scale models. Users who are in intermediate and advanced level can use the extension. It can visualize small scale projects as the model. Users can use this extension in windows only. Price of Lumion is €1499 and the price of Lumion Pro is €2999. This extension has a free educational license in few countries. A free trial version of this extension is also available for 14 days only.
This type of extension is perfect to create render very fast so that users can navigate it in real time. By using this extension users can export from SketchUp to Unreal Engine super-fast. Users who are in beginner and intermediate level can use this extension. This type of extension is perfect for real time quick rendering. This type of extension is available only in windows and mac. This unreal engine extension is free of cost.
Profile Builder 3
By using this plug-in user can speed up their modeling time. This extension also helps the user by creating profiles use of simple or complex SketchUp faces and polylines. By creating profile member this extension also extend the profiles and it also combine profile members for creating parametrically defined assemblies. Users who are in advanced and intermediate level able to use the extension. This extension is available in windows and mac. Users have to pay $79 for lifetime access. This extension also has a free trial of 30 days.
S4U Make Face
When this extension can select the line drawing and then make face auto fill the line drawing with faces. From beginners to advanced users, all can use this extension very easily. This extension is perfect to fill in the line drawing with faces. Users can use this extension in windows and mac. The price of this extension is very low. It costs only $10. This extension has 5 days free trial version.
Users can inspect and highlight reversed faces by using this extension. By using this extension users can export for 3D printing in few clicks. From beginners to advances level users can use this extension. This extension is perfect to check the volumes that are correctly and also resolve any issues in solids so the models become lighter. This extension is available in windows and mac. This extension is absolutely free of cost.
This extension also helps the user to optimize the SketchUp models. This extension also deletes the hidden geometry, duplicate faces, lonely edges, and choose the perfect option for purging unused items. Users who are in beginner and advanced level can use the extension very easily. This extension is best to remove hidden geometry and make model lighter. This extension is available in windows and mac. This extension is free of cost but the pro version is paid. Users have to paid $4 to access the extension.
This extension is the collection of many inspection and manipulation tools. This is very easy tool to inspect the edge connections. From intermediate to advanced level modeler are able to use this extension. This extension is very good to optimize models using variety of manipulation tools. This extension is available in windows and mac. This extension is absolutely free of cost.
Fredo6 – The Bezier Spline
This extension helps the users for drawing a variety of Polylines, Bezier. This extension can edit a curve after drawing by adjusting the control points. Users also use the extension for running road profiles and road assemblies. Modeler who are in advanced level can use the extension as well as beginners. This plugin is perfect to sketch out centrelines for roads. This plugin is also available in windows and mac. This extension is absolutely free of cost for users.
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