What’s New In SketchUp 2024?

what's new in Sketchup 2024

SketchUp 2024 is here! The much anticipated launch offers a brand new graphics engine, new visual depth settings and so much more. SketchUp continues to be a top choice among design and construction professionals for its user-friendly tools and flexible capabilities. For those unfamiliar with the software, SketchUp is  3D modeling software used for a … Read more What’s New In SketchUp 2024?

History of SketchUp

The History of SketchUp

SketchUp is an industry-standard 3D design software used by 41 million professionals and hobbyists around the world. The company offers a suite of design products, including free, Pro, Go, and Studio versions designed for various industries and higher education. SketchUp is universally known as a comprehensive 3D modelling tool with a low learning curve, making … Read more History of SketchUp

AutoCAD Alternatives: DraftSight

AutoCAD Alternative DraftSight

AutoCAD is a great program, but there are many CAD tools available that perform the same functions you need – most at a fraction of the cost! The flagship product from Autodesk, AutoCAD, has been available in one form or another since the 80’s. It’s a versatile tool for engineers, architects, graphic designers, city planners, … Read more AutoCAD Alternatives: DraftSight

FREE Webinar: 3D Rendering with Enscape for Mac

Enscape Webinar

Join CAD Software Direct and Enscape in this free webinar to learn all about Enscape for Mac, a real time renderer for SketchUp. 2pm BST – August 26th 2022Register Here Kaj Burival, engineer at Enscape, will demonstrate the ease and speed of visualising as you design. Work intuitively with no prior specialised knowledge. Design, document, … Read more FREE Webinar: 3D Rendering with Enscape for Mac

Upcoming Rhino Webinars and User Meetings

Here a list of free webinars and user meetings for users of Rhino to help expand knowledge and skills:  Webinars: June 16, 2022 at 4PM CEST: Swiftlet: Web APIs in Grasshopper (by Sergey Pigarch) June 22, 2022 at 4PM CEST: Advanced 3D printing with Grasshopper (by ControlMAD) June 28, 2022 at 4PM CEST: food4Rhino webinar: … Read more Upcoming Rhino Webinars and User Meetings

What’s New in Modo 16

Modo 16

Create smarter with Modo 16.0. The Shader Tree has been re-envisioned to be easier to read and offer valuable new workflow capabilities. The new Wrap Effector offers a single, straightforward method to manipulate complex meshes intelligently and efficiently. Primitive Slice, the new Bridge MeshOp and Conditional Loops elevate modelling workflow in exciting new ways, and … Read more What’s New in Modo 16

Enscape Adds SketchUp 2022 Support

Enscape 3.3

Enscape 3.3 has arrived and is available for download here. This update brings a host of performance improvements and bug fixes, but most importantly, adds support for SketchUp 2022. Version 3.3 also lets users add context to design scenes with the brand-new Site Context feature, work more effectively with the Alpha Channel Export, and enhance … Read more Enscape Adds SketchUp 2022 Support

Vectorworks Offers and Updates

Vectorworks 30% Upgrades

30% OFF Vectorworks for Existing Users If you’re using Vectorworks 2021 or older, and are not an active Service Select member, you can save 30% when upgrading to the latest version. If you’re using Vectorworks 2018 or older, are therefore not eligible to upgrade, you can still save 30% off a new licence! The Vectorworks … Read more Vectorworks Offers and Updates

Free Twinmotion with Vectorworks Offer Ending

Importing Vectorworks to Twinmtion

If you haven’t already, be sure to claim your FREE copy of Twinmotion before the promotion ends on 31st March 2022. Vectorworks customers have been able to claim a free, perpetual Twinmotion licence from the promotional offers tab in the Vectorworks Customer Portal. This offer will soon be coming to an end, so be sure … Read more Free Twinmotion with Vectorworks Offer Ending

Vectorworks Feature Focus: RedShift Render Mode

Vectorworks RedShift Render Mode

Every designer seeks to optimise their time when designing – and what better way than through the fastest rendering option in Vectorworks yet. In partnership with Maxon, Vectorworks 2022 introduces a new GPU-accelerated mode called Redshift. Redshift speeds up rendering time without sacrificing the quality of your design. Instead of processing through the CPU when … Read more Vectorworks Feature Focus: RedShift Render Mode