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Google SketchUp 2015.15.3.330

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THE PROGRAM FOR PROFESSIONALS THAT MAKES USERS EASILY DESIGN IN 3D

By Dann Kamau

On Monday, June 1, 2015

Google Sketchup 2015-15.3.330

Quantity surveying work goes one step ahead with this update which is a free program that aids in designing in 3D and also helps you to convert 2D into 3D. All architectural creations can be realized such buildings, maps, carpentry projects etc. On top of this you can add or draw small details such as effects and crystals giving your design more realism. Once you have finished your design you can add it in Google Earth or in Google maps so that you can share it with anyone. This tool offers a very good platform where ideas are shared in that you can start a project or use one from a friend and after finish you can share results. This update comes with improved tools and features, effects and textures that make design work easy. It supports formats like JPG, PNG, TIF, BMP, SKP and DEM etc.

The program has a very friendly user interface with a lot of help files making it easy to use for beginners. It displays its help options in a very visible place including video tutorials, tips and blogs. The biggest advantage is that this array of help options are users provided.

Pros

  • Makes easy to create 3D image
  • Share designs with Google Maps AND Google Earth

Cons

  • Does not have a lot of advanced features
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Build Your Own House with This Excellent 3D Modeling Program

By Daren Garius

On Friday, June 27, 2014

Back on my childhood days, I was fascinated with Lego. I love to build any structures with those simple blocks. Today, I am all grown-up. I want to carry on that passion, so I searched for some programs that could help me and I luckily found Google SketchUp. This software is an excellent tool that allows you to design, view and edit all types of files in 3D in an easy and well-organized way. This 3D modeling software lets you understand all your projects in 3D in a simple and efficient approach, without using other tools of similar kind.

With this version, it has a new tools and functions that let you add new elements. It can also export your animations in high quality video formats. In addition, the 3D graphics are now much better than its previous versions and also the performance of its tools are much faster. In my opinion, Google SketchUp 2014 is a fantastic 3D program especially for those who are enjoying constructing their own houses or any building structures.

Pros

  • 3D Graphics are much better
  • Export animations in high quality formats

Cons

  • It has compatibility problems with some formats
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DO ALL YOUR SKETCHES EASILY BUT PERFECTLY WITH THE BEST VERSION

By Reka Gimbi

On Monday, August 4, 2014

Google SketchUp 2014 is a free downloadable version of sketchup for mapping, surveying, ect

You very well know what a sketch is and for a house to be built you have to sketch the design first and thus you can use the Google SkethUp. With google sketchup be assured for fantastic results.

Architectures use graphics ideas in their work such as maps, blueprints, etc and google sketchup has a 3D modeling program to convert pictures.

Big companies can also use it whenever they want to set up a building. this is due to its speed. You can sketch maps for personal and professional use since it is easy to use and manage

Google SketchUp allows you to

Zoom tools

Export your animations in high-quality video formats

Increase of speed of vector rendering

The performance of options and tools is faster than before

Dashes to dimensions have been added

3D graphics are improved

Google SketchUp is ideal for personal and professional use, it is simple but with professional, excellent results.

Pros

  • Helps to export video animations
  • addition af dimensions for better results

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  • Not very much up to date
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • redesigning house layout for personal use only, hoping to make the most of the space that we have and create additional rooms and spaces soon

  • this program used in my kids' school. tomorow he will be take a computer test which use google sketchup. that's why i need it, so my kids can learn

  • I want ti improve my skills using sketch up, and for my personal use also. It would be a great help for me. Thank you so much for your kind consideration.

  • IAM GIVRN AN ASSIGNMENT ,I HEARD PEOPLE RECORMENDING GOOGLE SKETCH FOR GOOD DRAWINGS THATS WHY I ALSO WISHE THAT I COULD USE CIT TO DO THE DRAWINGS OF MY REPORTS

  • personal skill training,because i like building different structures and maybe it is my dream.this app is very much interesting mostly for those who use pc

What similar programs have you used?
  • i haven't used any but i want to try and make some changes in my houseusing this program and i hope that it will be helpful . what do you thk

  • google sketchup is using by mn in these tays. i think you have the ned to inprove this software please it is better for me and all of uou friends

  • Sketch Up 2015 cause i need to make our project design in feasibility and thesis prototype like modifiable convex mirror and product in marketing.

  • Autocad 13 for simple home design. I am not a professional designer. But such a programm can BE USEFULL.Why should I mention more details in

  • Autocad, Autocat, Sketchup 2014. drawing by pencil, pen eraser, markers, colour pencils, im new to this, using it for school, but i cant download until i write enough words.

What do you like most about this program?
  • i enjoy be able to design projects i am thinking on doing. it will allow me to make pictures that i can look at and then decide whether i like

  • I don`t know yet this will be my first introduction to this program that appears to be a very helpfull tool for putting my thoughts into something visual

  • using it to design my personal home and a training centre for mygrand kids who are considering getting into construction industry with a commercial setup for their future financial security.

  • easy 3d renderring and all the meteriles components and the furniture it ahs lots of options with great clarity on objects just love it thank you

  • ease of use and its quite easy to get the hang of if you're inexperienced. It is also very helpful with the university course i am doing as i need to design spaces.

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program in which you can convert pictures from 2D into 3D. It is especially designed to create 3D images related to professional projects.

With Google SketchUp you can start a project or use one from another user. After finishing it you can also share your results, allowing the rest of users to use your work. It’s a way to improve and sharing ideas with the people who are interested in the same field.

Possibilities of Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp offers draw tools, effect and textures. With all of these utilities you can create the 3D graphics that you want. Remember that the graphics are usually related to architectural ideas, such as maps, flats or blueprints. However, you can also use it to give a 3D perspective to your photos.

Besides that, it also offers compatibility with Google Earth and Google Maps, allowing you to localize a 3D object on them.

In addition, it supports several formats such as JPG, PNG, TIF, BMP, SKP or DEM, amongst others. On the other hand, the formats it save the work in are fewer, only SKP, BMP, JPG, PNG, TIF, DAE and KMZ.

Similar programs

If you’re really interested in this program there are some other alternatives available, like Google SketchUp Pro, which is the professional version. It has functional characteristics like LayOut and it’s designed more for people dedicated to engineering and construction.

If animations and short films are what really fascinate you, you have to try Cinema 4D. With this program you can create animations and images that can be converted into videos and format games. It’s more complicated for its advanced features but it works faster and it has great compatibility with other programs.

Google SketchUp 2015.15.3.330 Features

These are the features of this modeling software:

  • New tools and options through its Extension Warehouse, allowing you to add new elements
  • Zoom tool enhanced and increased to 10,000%
  • Export your animations in high-quality video formats such as AVI and H.264
  • Speed of vector rendering has been increased
  • The performance of options and tools is faster than before
  • New Copy Array for copying elements better
  • Dashes to dimensions have been added
  • Simpler actions thanks to the new LayOut
  • 3D graphics are improved

For further information you can check the developer’s website .

Conclusion

This software is the ideal program for those who enjoy creating their own houses or even for professional people dedicated to architecture or engineering. It’s quite simple but it has a professional result.

Pros
  • 3D graphics
  • Sync with Google Maps and Google Earth
  • Shares your results
Cons
  • Incompatibility with some formats