V-Ray for SketchUp© David Santos
V-Ray for SketchUp© David Santos


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V-Ray Next for SketchUp is here, introducing smarter and faster workflows for shorter time to beauty.


Powerful asset management

Streamline your workflow with these new features for asset management and creation.

Asset Library Management

Manage assets of any type in an intuitive customizable folder structure. Quickly search through huge number of assets in either the built-in library or in any other library location.

Asset Outliner

List and manage materials, lights, geometries, render elements and textures in a unified way and visualize shader hierarchies.


Select multiple scene or library assets as well as multiple toolbar filters.

Texture instancing

Map multiple material parameters with the same source texture to simplify the shader structure and management.

UI display levels

Use either the Basic set of asset parameters or activate the Advanced mode to list all options.

Intuitive asset creation

Quickly create new assets in the Asset Editor from the footer create menu, outliner filter icons or form the library Create section.

Universal asset preview

View preview of materials, lights, textures and render elements in a single viewer. Observe how parameter changes affect the appearance of the asset in a specific isolated setting.

Material ID & MultiMatte Render Elements

Render 2D masks of 3D objects for quick fixes in Photoshop and other image editors.


Deep SketchUp connection

Enjoy a natural, streamlined design workflow that leaves more room for creativity.

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V-Ray Scene Importer

Import any .vrscene file directly as a SketchUp model with correctly sized and positioned objects, proper texture placement, lights and proxy references.

Customizable viewport styles

Easily customize the way V-Ray items are displayed in the SketchUp viewport and hide them at will.

Scene interaction tool

Get direct access to any level of the SketchUp hierarchy, so you can interactively adjust materials and light properties whenever an object is selected.

New toolbar

Provides new access to top tools and simplified UI controls that will make it easier to set up cameras, adjust render settings and manage scenes.


Efficient render controls

Click less, render more with new and improved UI controls .

Intuitive camera UI

Redesigned layout for the camera controls letting you manipulate the quick and advanced parameters at the same time

Redesigned render settings UI

Better organization for the advanced render settings with new functionality added.

Custom output resolution

Specify custom pixel resolutions without bothering with the aspect ratio.


Scene Intelligence

Learns about your scene and helps you choose the right settings automatically.

New Lighting Analysis Tools

Now easier to visualize a scene’s real-world illumination values in lux or footcandles.

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Faster Rendering with V-Ray Next for SketchUp

Render 2x faster.

Render speed

V-Ray now renders twice as fast on average thanks to a large number of performance optimizations.

Twice as fast V-Ray GPU

New rendering architecture renders twice as fast across GPUs with support for more of V-Ray’s high-end production features and bucket rendering mode.

Modernized shaders

The internal shader structure used in V-Ray for SketchUp is updated and modernized.This improves the render speed, GPU Engine feature support and V-Ray Cloud compatibility.

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