3D Design Studio is a comprehensive package of plugins and add-ons for SketchUp to provide the tools you need for creation of 3D scenes, renderings, reporting and client presentations.
In fact, 3D Design Studio combines all of our SketchUp extensions and add-ons into a single package - the 3D Design Studio. Get everything you need to enhance your creation, presentation and reporting of 3D layouts - all in a single package.
3D Design Studio includes:
IRender nXt - Photorealistic renderings using our popular rendering engine.
RpTools - Tools for placement and editing of components, and other objects, into your 3D model.
SpaceDesign - Attributes and Custom Reports on items placed in your 3D model.
RPS 3D PDF - Interactive 3D PDFs for viewing your model on your website and PDF files.
If you are creating 3D models - Buildings, Landscapes, 3D structures, Products for sale, etc., - then 3D Design Studio has the tools you need to work productively and to present your designs to your clients.
3D Design Studio includes:
3D Tools - for placement and editing of components and other objects into your 3D model.
Place Material - Place materials on surfaces.
Material Styles - save and reload all material settings.
Select and Place Component - Select SketchUp components from an Explorer like list.
Move Wizard - move a component (or any selected entities) along an axis.
Copy Wizard - copy a component (or any selected entities) along an axis.
Mirror Wizard - mirror a component (or any selected entities) along an axis.
Rotate Wizard - rotate a component (or any selected entities) around an axis.
Stretch Wizard - stretch a component (or any selected entities) along an axis.
Aim component - align a component's axis to point at something else in the model.
Alpha Channel - Adds an image with transparent areas.
Proxy Components - Create low poly components to speed up your SketchUp model.
Shapes - Wizards to create standard 3D objects. For more details, see RpTools.
Photorealistic Renderings - using our IRender/nXtRender rendering engine
Quick and Easy to use - Whether designing for work or fun, IRender nXt's seamless integration into SketchUp makes it quick and easy to create photo-realistic SketchUp Renderings that show your designs at their best.
Time-Saving Features - IRender nXt optimizes your design-time by saving your settings together with the 3D model and allowing post-render processing. Update your design and recreate your SketchUp Rendering, without starting over again.
Great Results - With IRender nXt you can create great results. Save time with an efficient workflow that makes changes easy. Create stunning images that wow your client and help you win business. For more details, see IRender nXt.
Attributes and Custom Reports - on items placed in your 3D model.
What is it? Attributes, Reports, Calculations and Information extracted from your SketchUp model.
Who should use it? 3D Component Makers, Ruby Developers and SketchUp Model Makers. Powerful customization of attributes, calculations, reports, etc.
How to use it? Include Attributes in your Components and Groups for reporting. For more details, see SpaceDesign.
Interactive 3D PDFs - for viewing your model on your website and PDF files.
Take your SketchUp models and turn them into interactive 3D PDF files which you can then post on a web page, or send to clients and which can be read with Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Export 3D geometry, with colors and textures, into an Interactive 3D frame in the Adobe PDF file. Add titles, notes and comments to the PDF document easily using the 3D PDF Wizard.
Post to web site or email to clients
Clients can view your model but cannot borrow or change it.
Simple wizard to combine text and background images with your model For more details, see RPS 3D PDF.
Non-Photorealistic Rendering - used to help create Non-PhotoRealistic materials, renderings and other features for use in conceptual or formal renderings.
Soft Shadows and Sketchy Shadows - Similar to soft shadows, but applies a texture pattern to the model to be used to draw the shadows.
Sketchy Textures - Lets you create your own sketchy textures to be used with SketchUp or Sketchy Shadows.
Soft Edges - Saves an image of your model with colored, transparent or softer edges.
Crayon Colors - Special colors and styles to achieve a crayon look.
Save Model As Image - Saves special images - such as edges only or shadows only which you can combine in Photoshop or another paint program for special effects. This also has a valuable feature which will make any image or pattern tileable or repeatable for use as a SketchUp material. For more details, see Non-PhotoRealistic Tools