V-Ray® for SketchUp is a 3D rendering software that combines real-time and photorealistic rendering — all in SketchUp. From beginner to pro, Chaos® V-Ray has all the tools you need to create stunning architectural renders and animations.
Why choose V-Ray for rendering in SketchUp?
V-Ray and Enscape compatibility.
You can now open your real-time Enscape scenes directly in V-Ray to continue building on your work to take it to the highest possible level of photorealism. Your department can now experience a fast and easy end to end design process.
See your designs in real-time.
Seeing your SketchUp designs in real-time has never been easier. Now with V-Ray Vision, you can visualize your designs in real-time while you work in SketchUp. Move around your model, apply materials, set up lights and cameras — all in a live real-time view of your scene. You can also package your V-Ray Vision result for others to experience just like you did in SketchUp.
With true-to-life lights, cameras, and materials, rendering with V-Ray is as real as it gets. For any project, you can see exactly how it will look. It's as close you can come to the real thing before it’s built.
Employ our curated collection of smart assets — including high-quality models of furniture, accessories, vegetation and people — and stage your project with just a few clicks. The all-new Chaos Cosmos asset browser lets you easily drop render-ready 3D content right into your SketchUp scene.
V-Ray comes with hundreds of ready-to-render materials that you can apply to any scene and access to an extensive library of video tutorials, free technical support, and helpful forums. V-Ray has one of the largest visualization communities, with a world of community-created content that’s readily available.
V-Ray is the ultimate power-up for SketchUp.
V-Ray and SketchUp are the perfect team. SketchUp is the world's most widely used 3D modeling software for architecture and design. And V-Ray is the world's #1 rendering software for architectural visualization. The two together are the perfect combo to take your designs to the next level.
When you're ready to create photorealistic renderings and animations, V-Ray does it all. And now, V-Ray 6 for SketchUp lets you do even more. Powerful new tools let you create detailed geometric patterns and beautiful custom skies. New and improved materials boost rendering speeds and realism. And cloud collaboration and Enscape compatibility bring teams together like never before.
Archilime renders eco-friendly oasis for Koto Design
Learn how Archilime's creative team leveraged V-Ray 6 for SketchUp's new features, using the rendering power of NVIDIA RTX GPUs and the flexibility of a Lenovo P1 laptop, to produce a gorgeous set of images and an animation showcasing a sustainable prefabricated home designed by renowned architects Koto Design.