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What’s New in SketchUp 2014?
SketchUp 2014. Now with more oomph.
Everyone wants SketchUp to get faster – especially us. That’s why we tweak the code every version to speed things up. This time, we supercharged shadows in big models and made vector rendering in LayOut more than ten times as quick. Learn more »
Models galore, easier to find and use
SketchUp’s universe of free 3D models is almost infinite; the improvements we’ve made to 3D Warehouse make that universe infinitely more useful. From fully-interactive model previews to an entirely new UI, the changes in 2014 are huge. Learn more »
BIM classification and interoperability
With SketchUp Pro 2014, you don’t have to sell a kidney or go back to school to start adding elements of BIM (Building Information Modeling) to your models. We added features for classifying objects and exporting files according to some of the industry’s most common BIM standards. Learn more »
Time-saving tools for documentation
When designing things that you will not be building yourself, it all comes down to the documents. LayOut in SketchUp Pro 2014 takes care of dates, page numbers, and repetitive text so you can focus on what matters: making better drawings. Learn more »
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Baker persevered. “I do makeup effects, but I like learning new things,” he says. Before long, he started making figures that met his high standards. The piece he’s spent the most time on is a 3D print of his wizened Popeye; his digital rendering of the sailor man has become popular icon since he designed it seven years ago in ZBrush. “People have gotten tattoos of it,” he said.
MakerBot 3D Printers available from Creation Engine.
ZBrush is available at an academic discount price of $449.95
Fusion 2.5 Developer
Clickteam Fusion 2.5 Developer is a powerful and flexible tool for creating engaging games and apps. Using Clickteam’s innovative visual editor, even those with little or no programming experience will be able to begin creating games in minutes.
The developer version features additional features and extensions useful for professional game and app development, along with a completely unrestricted distribution licence (the standard version requires that you include a “made with Fusion” logo in your work).
Fusion 2.5 is a powerful game & app development tool, designed to allow even those with no programing experience to bring their ideas to life.
VisualARQ – Academic Price $94.95
VisualARQ is aimed at Rhino users in architectural markets (architects, interior designers, professionals of the architecture and construction, etc.) who want to streamline their workflow and improve their design process efficiency within one production environment, avoiding the associated loss in time and information that transferring to other programs
and formats entails.
This unique and fully integrated plug-in for Rhino offers a powerful feature-based editor that allows you to easily create and edit smart/custom architectural objects, and provides a set of architectural tools that make the design and documentation process faster and easier to handle.
Unlike other products in the market, VisualARQ integrates intuitively in the Rhino design workflow with the shortest learning curve and at a very affordable price.
MakerBot Replicator 2 3-D Printer $2,199.00
With a resolution capability of 100 microns and a massive 410-cubic-inch build volume, the MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer is the company’s easiest, fastest, and most affordable tool yet for making professional-quality models. Designed for the desktop of an engineer, researcher, creative professional, or anyone who loves to make things, the MakerBot Replicator 2 features 100-micron layer resolution, setting a new standard in professional looking models and true-to-life replicas.
Final Draft 9 – Academic Price $119.95
Final Draft is the number one selling screenwriting application in the world, and the choice of film, television, and theater industry professionals. There is no need to learn about script formatting rules; Final Draft automatically paginates and formats your script to industry standards as you write. Use your creative energy to focus on the content – let Final Draft take care of the style.
V-Ray 2.0 for Rhino – Education Version $154.95
V-Ray for Rhino offers visualization professionals a state-of-the-art solution that generates high-quality images of unparalleled realism. The plug-in works with Robert McNeel & Associates Rhinoceros, which is one of the most popular Windows-based NURBS modeling tools available today.
Maxwell Render for SketchUp – $99
Maxwell for SketchUp is a plugin which has been expressly designed for rendering in SketchUp. It brings you advanced, Maxwell Render technology in a simple, self-contained package.
Maxwell Render v3 Learning Edition – $99
The Learning Edition is a non-commercial version of the Maxwell Suite package, designed for anyone who wants to learn and experiment with Maxwell Render – no Student ID required! So whether you are a student, hobbyist or working at home on a private project or demo reel – the Learning Edition is the perfect way to get to know Maxwell Render.