Question:

Which sketchup is free?

3 October, 2021 Juan Motsinger 4

Answers (4):

  • AUTHOR: SAMATHA KLEMP
    15 October, 2021

    SketchUp Make and SketchUp Pro. The only difference is that the paid version has more features and lets you export your work as a renderable photo or an animation to show off your models. If you're at all interested in having those extra features, we recommend buying it either way because we think making 3D objects is so much fun either way! It's also worth noting that there are no desktop restrictions imposed on the Pro license. You can use any computer with this license-- even if its not yours !

  • AUTHOR: WILLIAM GRISBY
    15 October, 2021

    Four paid programs for Windows and Mac OSX: SketchUp Pro, SketchUp Make, SketchPad and Trimble Connect. The free program is the Google 3D Warehouse which has over 1.5 million models that can be downloaded or added to Salar with a single click. This is an ideal way to get started as there are many entry level tutorials there as well as instructions on how to display them in your presentation (so they look better than those default infographics).

  • AUTHOR: JESSE KUCERA
    15 October, 2021

    Free alternatives to Sketchup are available. Robin Scharnberg has developed an open source program called OpenSCAD, which can be built into 3D models with python code. OpenSCAD makes it possible to move out of the dimensions of length, width and height (LWH), and instead create curves or shapes through parameters like diameter circles or star-shaped shapes at its center. Basic geometry is used to make complex objects with OpenSCAD's tools for extrusion (to create 3D objects), revolving (to create 2D contours like filigree) and modeling primitives like boxes, spheres, cones or cylinders.

  • AUTHOR: LUZ PINGREE
    15 October, 2021

    Sketches up offers three versions. The cheapest one is the sketchup Make, which costs $150 dollars per year, but it can't be used to generate output for 3D printers. Sketchup Make's job is to take sketches and turn them into building plans or working drawings ready for services like Trimble or Autodesk 360 Fabrication--which are other programs that should be purchased separately. Sketchup Pro, on the other hand, starts at $400 US dollars per year and will price according to your country's currency exchange rates outside of the US. Finally, Sketchup Premium starts at $800 dollars per year. This version lets people create files for things like 3D printing devices.