How to Upgrade SketchUp Pro

  SketchUp Pro now requires a subscription with every new 2013 license and for existing users upgrading simply means purchasing a subscription.  There is no longer a Sketchup upgrade product. Subscriptions are available for either 12 or 24 months; users will receive technical support and future updates as and when new software is released. This … Read more How to Upgrade SketchUp Pro

LightWave + LWCAD 4.5 Promo

Save £160 now! The Architectural Design and Visualization bundle featuring LightWave 11.5 & LWCAD 4.5 software is set to end July 4, 2013. This combo has everything you need to create stunning interior and exterior visuals and walkthroughs for your clients. About LightWave 3D NewTek LightWave 11 made its debut in early 2012, bringing new … Read more LightWave + LWCAD 4.5 Promo

V-Ray for Sketchup Beta 1.6 Available. Free upgrades upon full release..

If you are an existing V-Ray for Sketchup user, or if you’re a prospective user, then news of the V-Ray for Sketchup 1.6 open beta release will be welcome (and greatly expected) news. Final stage development is now under way and this is your chance to provide feedback and get a sneak peak of some … Read more V-Ray for Sketchup Beta 1.6 Available. Free upgrades upon full release..

Release of Shaderlight 2.4

New Shaderlight for SketchUp Release Thanks to the release of version 2.4, SketchUpUsers of Shaderlight can now render faster and more efficiently. Shaderlight 2.4 is available for free to existing Shaderlight v2 customers.  New users can purchase the new release as a full or timed access license at CAD Software Direct. This month, users can … Read more Release of Shaderlight 2.4

ZBrush 4R5 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of ZBrush 4R5! Combine the new Panel Loops with the power of QRemesher (released earlier this year in ZBrush 4R4) and the possibilities for creating complex and efficient parts become endless. ZBrush 4R5 includes usability upgrades including Dynamic Brush Size control, Mouse Wheel support, Quick/Auto Save functions and … Read more ZBrush 4R5 Released

Business Leasing Finance now available on 3D & CAD Software

Here at CAD Software Direct we are pretty chuffed to announce that we now offer business leasing finance on many of our products. We’ve been working hard to find a finance company we believe is well suited to professional customers in the design sector – and now we have, we are pleased to be able … Read more Business Leasing Finance now available on 3D & CAD Software