This plug-in provides assistance to sketchup users to work within the SketchUp environment and visualize their models with the supreme quality and pragmatism.
The plug-in is enriched with Global illumination feature that greatly benefits sketchup users to set up the lighting for complete scene effortlessly. This will save a lot of time for adjusting lighting location and brightness.
It also supports High Dynamic Range values, also known as HDRI (High Dynamic Range Image). The user can enjoy the benefit to get the full scene image as his render light source. The plug-in can also be utilized for background rendering.
V-Ray for SketchUp runs on Windows XP, Vista, or Mac OS.
V-Ray for SketchUp System Requirements
Windows XP, Minimum Hardware
600 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM, 128 MB of available hard-disk space, 3D class Video Card with 128 MB of memory or higher. The video card driver must supports OpenGL version 1.5 or higher and up to date.
Windows Vista and Windows 7, Minimum Hardware
1 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB of total hard-disk space, 3D class Video Card with 256 MB
of memory or higher.
Mac OS X, Minimum Hardware
1 GHz PowerPC™ G4, 512 MB RAM, 160 MB of available hard-disk space, 3D class Video Card with 128 MB of memory or higher. The video card driver must support OpenGL version 1.5 or higher and up to date, 3 button, scroll-wheel mouse.z
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