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V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp SP 3 is now available! SketchUp 2015 now has a 64 bit version that this V-Ray service pack fully supports on both Windows and Mac. Even if you haven’t made the leap yet to SketchUp 2015, this is a worthwhile update.
V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Education (1-year license, includes required USB dongle) Mac/Windows – $154.95
V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp Retail (includes required USB dongle) Mac/Windows – $850
ConceptDraw OFFICE 3 Education/Nonprofit (download version) Mac/Windows – $199
ConceptDraw Office is a comprehensive suite of business productivity tools, comprised of:
- ConceptDraw PRO v10 (business graphics and diagramming software) allows for the import/export of native format Visio 2013 files, new connector-types, and improved performance;
- ConceptDraw MINDMAP v8 (mind mapping and productivity software) includes hi-res images, an improved presentation mode, and task/email integration;
- ConceptDraw PROJECT v7 (project management software) has had a major makeover that improves functionality and interoperability, imports/exports MS Excel files, and you can even import/export MS Project files, facilitating project collaboration.
The three products utilize CS Odessa’s sophisticated INGYRE3 technology to deliver incredibly powerful integration features that streamline everyday workflows and unlock creativity
FrameForge Previz Studio 3.5 Core Education/Nonprofit (download version) Mac/Windows – $128.95
The Core Version of FrameForge Previz Studio 3.5 is designed for the indie filmmaker on a budget, or one for whom the physical camera/grip equipment and multiple-source lighting features of the Pro Version are unneeded.
FrameForge Previz Studio 3.5 enables you to create a virtual 3D set in your computer with the freedom to place any number of virtual cameras in any placement, angle or height desired. Each camera features full Pan/Tilt, Dolly, Zoom, Roll and Crane control with the options to limit focal length to a specific zoom range or set of prime lenses, limit minimum and maximum heights (due to equipment limitations or physical ceilings) to accurately portray the actual range of your equipment.
Link via 3Dconnexion
Designed from scratch, 3DxWare® 10 isn’t just a new driver, it’s a whole new experience. Customize and optimize your 3Dconnexion 3D mouse for peak performance. Easily tailor settings and buttons to your application and needs. Take advantage of exciting new features. Design, create and navigate in brave new ways.
3Dconnexion 3D mice available from Creation Engine
Wirecast Studio 6 (download version) Education/Nonprofit – $439.95
Wirecast is the only cross-platform, all-in-one live streaming production software that enables capture, live production, and encoding of live streams for broadcast to multiple servers and platforms simultaneously. Wirecast is ideal for streaming or recording live internet shows, broadcasting breaking news and sports, streaming live concerts and games, transmitting church services, corporate meetings, lectures and more.
SU Podium V2 Plus for SketchUp 2015 – $90
Only $80 for students and teachers when purchased with SketchUp Pro 2015
SU Podium V2 Plus is a photo-realistic rendering plug-in for SketchUp. SU Podium will turn your SketchUp model into a photo-real image. SU Podium V2 Plus employs advanced rendering technology but sticks to its original intention of making photo-realistic rendering for SketchUp an easy and rewarding task. The user interface is simply and does not require advanced knowledge of rendering techniques.
Skalp 2015 for SketchUp – $69
Skalp has been designed and built as an easy to use yet powerful Live Section Tool. It represents the key missing features needed to realize a long standing dream: Create your stunning plans and elevations inside SketchUp.
Compatible with SketchUp 2014, SketchUp 2015
Dibac 2015 for SketchUp – $39
Dibac 2015 for SketchUp is a plugin for architectural drawing. It’s a great tool for architects and for anyone who wants to draw architectural plans using 2D tools and then getting the 3D automatically.
Compatible with SketchUp 2013, SketchUp 2014 or SketchUp 2015.
SketchUp Pro 2015
$49 for Students
Lab and Laptop licenses
Free for Teachers
What’s New in SketchUp Pro 2015.
Suitcase Fusion 6 – Academic Price $69.95
Organize your entire font collection into a single, searchable location with a professional font manager. Get the most out of your font collection with Suitcase Fusion.