SketchUp Pro

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2D and 3D drafting application for visualizing, communicating, and planning future construction projects.

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SketchUp Pro review by Julio Alberto A.
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"excellent experience, a very friendly interface for architecture works"

What do you like best?

It is a very efficient program, each version pro improves considerably in precision, tools, accessories and management possibilities.

For architecture works is a vital program, easy to learn and with many graphic capabilities that allow to develop a 3d model very efficiently and quickly, making the most of the generated model can be renders and animations in addition to allowing the files to be exported to others programs linked to the design area.

its interface is very friendly and easy to learn and has a wide range of online tools and add-ons that make work easier.

What do you dislike?

It still needs to develop elements that allow modeling complex and parametric forms, in that sense it has an important lack that perhaps other software if they have developed.

When complex and heavy models are made and the necessary care is not taken, the file begins to present errors and in many cases they have no solution.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You must work in a very organized manner, using the layers, groups and components in a correct and careful way, that way you will avoid mistakes in complex and heavy projects.

Denen take advantage of all the online tools available in 3d warehouse since they will do the design work much easier.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

All the architecture projects developed in our company go through Sketchup Pro, this being one of the vital programs for the management and development of projects in 3d, all employees must handle it since its use is indispensable and really is very useful for all tasks related to projects from their inception to their final conception, forming a fundamental part of the process and management of each project.

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SketchUp Pro review by valentina l.
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"It is a software that allows 3D modeling of buildings, landscapes, scenarios, furniture, people. "

What do you like best?

It is a super practical and easy to use software, I love the simple with which I can design a house in minutes and likewise an industrial piece. It fits in a good way to anyone, because it has an instruction that explains what each function is for. It is compatible with many CAD and 3D design programs.

What do you dislike?

That it is recommended to have a computer with enough memory space so that at the moment of using the software it is fast, feasible and efficient; because this is not the case, the process is usually later than when drawing or designing in said program.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I recommend SketchUp For its ease, versatility and rapids when it comes to using it, to people who are initiating in the 3D design; Whether students of the subject, professionals or if they are autonomous with desire to learn something new .. Since it gives you the ease of learning by doing.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As an engineering student, he has helped me in the world of 3D quickly and easily. In the same way in the labor field, at the moment of creating a design for a client, the process is faster and can be shown in different designs in a matter of minutes, since it is very easy to use and very practical.

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SketchUp Pro review by Daniela G.
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"Sketchup pro a program for fast modeling."

What do you like best?

I like it to be a program where modeling can be done very easily.

To make a basic model, that is, a conceptual model of the project is very efficient because it allows you to lift volumes with great ease and speed to draw, since I work with other programs such as autocad.

To make a more complex model, structures or complete buildings, the external or internal design is very simple to use to obtain incredible results, apply materials and the geographical disposition of the element.

As for the production of animations, it is a bit more complex, but to make captures, it is easier to define the views that you want to show.

What do you dislike?

The main thing that displeases me about the program is that it is not possible to render the model beforehand, but it is necessary to have a program to process it as V-ray installed. In the same way as the conflict that exists with the program when the model is very heavy, for example when it is necessary to make urban models at high speed or in a basic way, even without complex materials, the file tends to be very heavy, force the computer memory and hinder the use of the program to capture animations or images of the model.

Also the need to install several plugins to make pieces or meshes more complex, restricting the modeling to more orthogonal figures.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is recommended that there is a preview of rendering, something very light that can be removed with speed for express samples of the product, likewise the rendering of the animations.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It has been very useful to make quick presentations for the sale of a product, also for the presentation by means of animations of the buildings and that the client can have an idea of the implementation in a context. With the use of animations it has been possible to make explanatory and sample videos of the products.

SketchUp Pro review by Matthew S.
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"Simple and effective 3d modelling tool for a wide range of users"

What do you like best?

The software is overall very straightforward and requires little knowledge to get started. Drawing and modelling most rectilinear forms is simple using a basic set of tools and functions on the the toolbar. Creating environments using shadows and scenes allows for more accurate depictions of spaces to be shown. The basic setup of styles and lighting give a good output with the options to customise these to meet your own requirements such as editing the way lines/edges etc appear in terms of thickness and colour. The background sky/ground/horizon can be edited to how you want the surrounding environment to appear. The ability to installs plugins to assist with modelling and the creation of visuals through rendering is very useful for designers/architects such as ourselves.

What do you dislike?

There are some issues when modelling with circles. cylinders and similar non-rectilinear shapes. Sometimes the outputs can be quite basic, with jagged edges or non compliance between shapes and forms. Recent updates of the software have removed the ability for geo-location which was very useful for creating accurate sun/shadows information.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great software for basic 3d modelling and simple visuals.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Being able to import 2d CAD drawings directly into the programme allows accurate modelling of spaces and allows us to create basic 3d visual information which we use as a design tool and also to present to clients. Beyond this we can use of programmes to further model, render and edit information as required for presentation purposes. The ability to installs plugins to assist with modelling and the creation of visuals through rendering is very useful for designers/architects such as ourselves.

SketchUp Pro review by Gladys Z.
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"sencillo modelador 3d "

What do you like best?

Es un software súper amigable y muy fácil de usar por lo que se ahorran muchas horas de trabajo debido a la facilidad de uso del mismo. La herramienta para renderizar remite al proceso de generar una imagen o video a través del calculo de iluminación CGI (Composición Gráfica de Imagen) presentando un modelo en 3D es una de sus mayores ventajas que te permite generar un espacio 3D ideal, es compatible con muchos programas CAD y de diseño en 3D.

What do you dislike?

Que se debe tener una computadora con una tarjeta de memoria para usar el software Sea factible y eficiente, porque la mayoría de las veces el procesamiento es un poco lento

Recommendations to others considering the product

Por su facilidad de uso, Se recomienda SketchUp para principiantes que deseen incursionar en el mundo del diseño en 3D,

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Recreación de espacios lo más cercano a la realidad en 3D

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"Sketchup in Schools"

What do you like best?

SketchUp Pro brings professional grade 3D modeling software into my classroom with relative ease. My students are able to utilize the basic tools successfully to create their projects. Having advanced tools is also important for the students who are more advanced in working with computers and have a better understanding of working in 3D.

What do you dislike?

Although the tools work well, they are not always intuitive. Maybe it is because I am a teacher and not a full-time designer, but I have found that it can be difficult to complete some tasks that I believe should be much easier to complete. There are also a lot of tools for my students to use. This can be a benefit, but it would be great to have a basic tool setting so my students could slowly add to their toolbox as they learn more about 3D design.

Recommendations to others considering the product

SketchUp Pro works very well in a classroom setting. Educational discounts are also available to help any district move towards utilizing professional grade software in a classroom setting.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

SketchUp Pro has filled a need for my students to experience professional software in my classes. As my students begin to prepare for careers after high school, utilizing this software can help to open their eyes to possible career opportunities. Being in a low-income district, this can have a great impact on the lives of the students and the community in which they live.

SketchUp Pro review by User in Architecture & Planning
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"More than holds its own against much pricier competition."

What do you like best?

The speed with which schemes can be visualised. One can choose either to painstakingly craft a model over a week or two in incredible detail. Similarly, one can fire out a decent-looking massing layout in minutes, with enough salient data to make the models highly useful to other disciplines if necessary.

What do you dislike?

Sketchup still doesn't like curves much! Biggest bug would be the crashing (I find this to be more frequent whilst working on Mac, but it could just mean the age of my work Mac as opposed to my own PC, rather than a "make/model" thing.

There is not much I dislike about SketchUp if I'm honest. LayOut as an additional tool for displaying / presenting your model is a definite plus for buying the full version rather than using the free version. If we're splitting hairs, the level of control one has in LayOut might be too "woolly" for those more accustomed to programs like InDesign.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Obviously download the free trial first to see if its for you. As well as the typical manuals provided by Trimble, also look at the thousands of available plugins: you may be able to establish some solid workflows from day one!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The ability to convert 2D CAD information into 3D, a feature much facilitated by buying the Pro version. Taking 2D surveys and presenting the data in a 3D format, from which an infinite number of sections can be drawn.

SketchUp Pro review by Jeremiah B.
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"Weekly User for Construction Documentation and Carpentry"

What do you like best?

There is a huge library of other 3D Modeling, and the ability to create our designs and then flesh out the rest of the model with extra help from other designers and their work is essential, creating a space that has the components that will actually be in our space is something that is invaluable to our customers and ourselves. We have found that the LayOut portion of this program suite is also essential to our workflow as of right now-- where we can create shop drawings for our fabrication department.

What do you dislike?

The line-based programing does not lend itself to actual 3D modeling at all. It is difficult to get some low-level organic forms and to work in this program to get high-resolution forms that are able to be cut on our CNC.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Consider AutoCAD and other architectural-based programs. This is the lighter version of these forms of software, and there are many ways this could become more precise.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are solving the issues of having no consistent shop drawing formats or systems for our fabrication. We are able to add more detail, more measurements, and more information quicker than ever, and turn our drawings and models into real pieces in less time than ever before.

SketchUp Pro review by Carolina R.
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"The easiest tool to use to design in 3D"

What do you like best?

Is a basic program to start in the world of 3D design, it is easy and fast to use, easy to customize and offers a large number of tools and extensions that facilitate and help much more to work

What do you dislike?

So far the only problem I have found is that some plugins are difficult to fit with the latest versions of the program

Recommendations to others considering the product

It allows to work in a simple, simple and fast way, it facilitates a lot the work especially when you do not have much experience with this type of programs

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It allows to work in a simple, simple and fast way, it facilitates a lot the work especially when you do not have much experience with this type of programs

SketchUp Pro review by Mia M.
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"Updates to older SketchUp software"

What do you like best?

I like SketchUp Pro because it as less bugs than other versions of SketchUp, but also reacts quicker.

What do you dislike?

The only thing I dislike is that older versions of sketchup models are not compatible with SketchUp Pro. I also wish there was an easier way to transfer models to other computers, but that is less of a problem.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is definitely one of the more user friendly modeling softwares out there. If your business is looking to use software that is easily used by anyone, then I recommend this product.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It is an easy way to model projects that I am working on. It also looks realistic enough that I can show the models in presentations.

SketchUp Pro review by Forrest H.
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"I started using Sketchup Pro in 2008 in college environment and have used for over ten years."

What do you like best?

Since this is for Pro, I will stick to Pro features. The number one advantage is your ability to import CAD files from other 3d modeling software from AutoCAD to Revit and many more.

What do you dislike?

Sketchup can be temperamental. It is unlike any other 3d modeling software, so transitioning to Sketchup if you are already using something else can feel frustrating. It can take some time to become efficient.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Start using the free version to learn modeling techniques. I would also recommend not modeling a real project first but create some sandbox projects until you get comfortable. And last, but not least, use groups! this will prevent your model from becoming a giant virtual glob!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I take AutoCAD and Revit models from our Architects and Engineers and import them into sktechup. I then overlay them in the correct project location using the "add location" feature. With this base, we create 3D models of our site logistics plans, including custom animations to show sequencing.

SketchUp Pro review by Keith C.
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"Best learning curve for 3d software"

What do you like best?

In a day I was able to go from having no experience with 3d design software to creating exactly what i needed for a work project. Many things were intuitive, and if the solution wasn't obvious, there is an entire collection of tutorials that show you how to do almost anything.

What do you dislike?

My biggest letdown so far isn't with sketchup itself but the mobile app for viewing. Everytime i download my model it is an old incomplete version. No amount of syncing or deleting/redownloading has fixed it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You can do as little or as much as you're willing to learn with Sketchup. As a relatively new user, I know there are a lot of things I can still learn, but I am still able to create exactly what I need for now. Taking time to learn keyboard/mouse shortcuts will make your experience even better.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are doing deck/construction drawings with it. Our old deck building software is no longer supported and we found sketchup is a pretty great alternative that does everything we need it to.

SketchUp Pro review by Luis Guillermo G.
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"Sketching Models Like A Pro"

What do you like best?

Personally, this software meets the minimum criteria and features to model projects faster than other softwares that one can use when in the industry of architecture, planning, construction (buildings), engineering and other that needs to visualize everything planned to start the building process.

What do you dislike?

There are only few things that I dislike about this software, actually maybe one.

I would say the only thing that I don't like is that the measurement is not as "perfect" as other softwares, but being honest... Nobody cares about it on real world, as long as the models keep coherent measures.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I highly recommend using SketchUp Pro along with another softwares to improve the agility on your projects

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

A lot of problems have been solved since I'm using this software! Actually, the time issues have been solving quickly, nice and soft renders, quick models, this software is awesome!

SketchUp Pro review by User in Information Technology and Services
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"SketchUp Pro - If you can think it, you can design it."

What do you like best?

The program is very easy to use and has a tremendous amount of tools and editing features that make simple or complex design easy and intuitive. Designs are easy to view and examine by other users. SketchUp makes a number of viewers and ways for others to share the designs you have created. There are many stock and user created objects for use that make visualization of your design rich and explanatory.

What do you dislike?

The startup time to become a moderately proficient user is long for this type of software. Tools need to be accompanied by better detailed descriptions. Entering the software itself is a bit counter intuitive and needs some better indications on how to proceed.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I suggest that you definitely try the basic version to familiarize yourself with the basic function of the program before purchasing the pro.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We have used SketchUp Pro to successfully design layout for buildings and construction design. The benefits were obvious in the short amount of time it took to get from conception to an actionable model for use in the field.

SketchUp Pro review by User
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"Perfect for Design Concepts"

What do you like best?

The UI of Sketchup is first class. been using for the last 7 years and the core fuctionalities used then are still incredibly relevent today. im able to create elaborate designs with the simplest of commands. its my goto to whip up a concept and visualization on the spot. a

What do you dislike?

wish there was a way to auto generate elevations. if that was possible id be able to export cad and issue working drawing even faster.

Recommendations to others considering the product

the best and friendliest concept tool on the market

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

sketchup allows instant transparency and visualization for design ideas for clients and our team. its faster then hand sketching ideas! plus it also exports 3d models which are fantastic for 3d printing

SketchUp Pro review by Abdul A.
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"The unlikely contender!"

What do you like best?

SketchUp Pro is VERY easy to use once you learn the navigation. It is usually the choice for architectural design. It has the support of full-on professional plug-ins i.e V-Ray.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes, SketchUp doesn't seem up to par with the other 3D applications. It still needs some work with the tools and options. More integration is needed with some other 3D software and utilities.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Try the free version first. Get used to the interface, and toolset, then upgrade to the pro version.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The ease of use, and the 3D warehouse they provide.

SketchUp Pro review by User
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"Great Product"

What do you like best?

The simplicity of the program and its ability to make complex 3d objects, also the vast majority of 3d objects in 3D warehouse, extension warehouse is also brilliant to make the project move quicker and easier for the user to duplicate/ simplify and make a amazing project

What do you dislike?

Price, I wish it was a bit more affordable for college students since it is such a good tool to use during schematic design.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would definitly recommend sketchup to anybody who makes products, buildings, or has ideas they need to portray quickly Ive been using sketchup for over 4 years and I see improvement in their software every year.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Quick idea processing

SketchUp Pro review by User in Design
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"Easy to Learn and Use"

What do you like best?

Being able to import a CAD drawing and building accurately within the program.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes the lines somehow get connected and it distorts the object when pushed or pull. That might be user error though.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Don't get frustrated. Any problems you come across you can usually find a solution online on a forum or a Youtube video. I'm not too familiar with the Sketch Up Layout program but it might be useful to know since both programs work well together. Probably most useful for small businesses or independent designers that don't need the formality of CD sheet sets, i.e. in AutoCad or Revit. I hope that SketchUp Pro comes with an internal basic rendering feature in the future for those of use that don't need elaborate realistic renderings just a model with more shadows and less line work (I know there is a selection for no lines but it makes the model look odd most of the time).

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Being able to create a a basic 3D model quickly for presentations. It has helped my clients see their spaces come to life when they aren't able to visualize line drawings or sketches.

SketchUp Pro review by Consultant
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"Efficient, Attractive Designs"

What do you like best?

Sketchup is the quickest way to bring your design ideas to life. Floor plans can be imported from other programs (Vectorworks, etc) and brought to 3D life quickly. I also love the objects library that allows you to choose from thousands of already made items to complete your designs!

What do you dislike?

The built-in texture options aren't great. a lot of time is then wasted online trying to find free seamless textures to use. As well, the auto zoom-in/zoom-out is tricky to use and you often find your view "stuck" in walls.

Recommendations to others considering the product

A fantastic tool, invaluable in bringing designs to life for client comprehension.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Sketchup allows us to show our clients a whole picture - so they can envision what their space will look like, and therefore feel better about spending the money. This leads to better sales!

SketchUp Pro review by User in Architecture & Planning
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"Sketchup review"

What do you like best?

I like being able to bring a plan up in 3d and seeing how things work together dimensionally.

What do you dislike?

I wish there were more blocks that are based on commercial furniture to bring into the plan. I also hate that everything to gives "life" to the plan is an "extra" that needs to be bought and added to the program.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are using this to help clients "see" what the plan and proposed design scheme will look like when complete. It helps them make a selection between design options.

SketchUp Pro review by Arvind K.
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"Easy way to model"

What do you like best?

Easy to learn and software is flexible.

What do you dislike?

Often have to refer to google to learn shortcuts.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We can easily models things and use the 3D warehouse whenever we need a model of something. This helps us win more projects.

SketchUp Pro review by Jason M.
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"It works great for the layperson and the professional"

What do you like best?

Ease of use, easy to learn, fun GUI. Free platform to learn on Google, now Trimble SketchUp

What do you dislike?

Too easy to mess up and merge faces, surfaces will mess up components and merge with other surfaces stretching them. Delete a line and an entire surface may disappear.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Get all you can outbof YouTube videos

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Can product a graphical representation of building and construction design

SketchUp Pro review by inkyung r.
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"Quick 3d program"

What do you like best?

This is the best product if you want to mass things out. Bring able to mass things out within couple minutes allow designers to design within the program.

What do you dislike?

Its lacking in details. Its not ideal to mass the entire wall. Only for brief ideas.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Being able to import and export out other programs

SketchUp Pro review by Dustin K.
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"Takes some time to get used to"

What do you like best?

The product had a lot of different drawing options.

What do you dislike?

The product was very difficult to use properly.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Take the time to read up and take training on this product. Could be very useful if used properly.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

i was using it to take drawings on paper and put them on the computer to print for my men.

SketchUp Pro review by Consultant in Design
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"Nice results, interesting to use"

What do you like best?

the results are great. If done properly, it looks lovely

What do you dislike?

because everything is done on planes, it is hard to maneuver things around.

Recommendations to others considering the product

practice! Take the time to get to know the program and it will work wonders

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

it allows me to show a potential client what their project will look like

SketchUp Pro review by User in Architecture & Planning
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"Sketchup Pro 2017"

What do you like best?

I like how sketchup has a simple interface. Easy to find what you need in drop down toolbars and options.

What do you dislike?

I understand that the more components are in the file, the more likely it is to lag. However, it's just hard to get around without using set components that are offered to use in your models.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Use shortcut keys, it makes life easier!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Visual design solutions are always great when you're drawing up floorplans. It helps general clients see what we're trying to design for them.

SketchUp Pro review by User in Higher Education
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"Architecture Student"

What do you like best?

The ability to give you a base to render and the way that you can add accurate shadows.

What do you dislike?

The fact that you have to group all components in sketchup is very tiresome and can be quite annoying.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

There isn't an ease of design in the sketchup modeling aspect but when it comes to rendering, I don't find that rendering straight from sketchup is very aesthetic. It is recommended to go through another program , such as photoshop, to have more control over representation.

SketchUp Pro review by Jinny P.
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"Sketchup Pro is great for quick renderings"

What do you like best?

it's quicker to build and see 3D model with tentative material.

What do you dislike?

rendering plug in is hard to set up compare to other softwares

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I'm an interior designer, so it's great to see in 3D of the space and quicker to build than other 3D software

SketchUp Pro review by User in Architecture & Planning
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"New to sketchup"

What do you like best?

New to sketchup but I enjoy the photo match feature the best.

What do you dislike?

the Interface is clunky and doesn’t always make 3D modeling the easiest.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The forums and how tos are very helpful.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Modeling buildings and using it as a rendering and design tool.

SketchUp Pro review by User in Construction
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"SketchUp for Construction"

What do you like best?

SketchUp is quick and easy to learn with lots of resources available. We use it to help lay out our construction sites in 3D.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes SketchUp makes it difficult to sculpt 3D terrain.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Site Logistics

Architectural Details

SketchUp Pro review by Luana M.
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"My favorite program out there"

What do you like best?

I love how you can turn 2d designs into 3d

What do you dislike?

Working with curved or round designs becomes complicated

Recommendations to others considering the product

A very useful program

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Designing interiors 3D projects

SketchUp Pro review by User in Architecture & Planning
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"Easy and integrated"

What do you like best?

I like sketchup pro for the ease of quick ideation in design. Throughout school and professionally, it has been used to communicate design ideas quickly and efficiently.

What do you dislike?

I strongly dislike doing anything with curves in sketchup, although possible, takes planning and patience!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Sketchup Pro can be imported and exported into many different programs which lends itself to easily translate from schematic design to documentation easily.

SketchUp Pro review by User in Architecture & Planning
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"Sketchup is an easy way to design buildings"

What do you like best?

Ease of use

Solar tool

Vray compatibility

Solid tools

Flexibility for styles

Compatibility with a wide range of software

Import and export

Component edits

Shadows

Just a great product in general for building design

What do you dislike?

Gets glitchy with zoom

Geolocation requires model rotation

No sub layers

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Quickly designing buildings and massing for clients. Being able to live edit models easily.

SketchUp Pro review by Consultant in Design
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"Sketch up pro "

What do you like best?

I love how user friendly the program is and allows you to manipulate easily

What do you dislike?

Sometimes it can be restrictive. You can’t always find what you need and can’t always create it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You can upload warehouse products and manipulate them to how you need if they aren’t perfect

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have solved special problems. It’s nife to be able to create your imagination

SketchUp Pro review by User in Design
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"Easy to navigate"

What do you like best?

Ease of program use and ability to learn quickly, building up walls and structures is fast and easy to edit.

What do you dislike?

Rendering quality could improve, it looks very outdated and unreal when there are so many programs with such better quality.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Ensure that your walls are connected before building up, uneven fragments are a pain to adjust and fix

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

rendering for clients

SketchUp Pro review by User in Design
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"Effective and quick "

What do you like best?

Like that I can use already made models from the 3D warehouse and can edit them to my specific needs. Also being able to quickly form models is a plus when I need something simple

What do you dislike?

The rendering quality and the need for plug-ins to render a more realistic scene

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Renderings of millwork and spacial awareness

SketchUp Pro review by User
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"SketchUp"

What do you like best?

The freedom to model abstract masses, divorced form the vocabulary of 'construction'.

What do you dislike?

Not intended for final documentation of architectural work. Duplication of work.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Consider long term goals for the project

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Easy and quick way to visualize massing schemes and options.

SketchUp Pro review by Consultant in Construction
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"The best around!"

What do you like best?

simple... simple...and simple use! anybody can use it and everyone can benefit!

What do you dislike?

That it is not taught more in schools. Simply fantastic!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Being able to simply explain designs to clients who cant read plans or 2d drawings.

Kate from G2 Crowd

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