Google SketchUp for Mac

Google SketchUp for Mac

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  • Date Added:
    March 31, 2008
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This program moves beyond napkin sketching to communicating ideas in 3D. SketchUp takes what may traditionally be seen as a complicated task and adds an intuitiveness many design programs fail to achieve. On first impression, this sketch-based 3D-modeling program may look as if it has sacrificed function for simplicity, but that's not the case. Despite the extremely user-friendly interface, SketchUp offers a suite of powerful 3D drawing tools that lets you experiment and play with new designs.

All actions are carried out using two button bars, one that runs down the left side and another that sits along the top of the work space. After you simply sketch and draw edges, the application fills in the objects to create 3D geometry. SketchUp handles perspective and alignment calculations automatically, and extras let you perform a wide variety of other actions, from filling in photo textures (using Google Street View) to downloading adjacent buildings and other premade models from the 3D Warehouse. You can also import and export objects into CAD, 3D-modeling, image-editing, illustration, or animation programs (including support for COLLADA and KMZ files) for further manipulation and editing. Professional users should check out SketchUp Pro.

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5 stars

"Awesome easy to use 3D model application."

October 03, 2010  |  By ratz

 |  Version: Google SketchUp 8.0.3161


Easy to use and learn. You can quickly create building models or whatever you need for your use.


Not much wrong with it but sometimes adjusting a model can be tricky, but it's still great and for the most part very easy to use and learn.



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Full Specifications

What's new in version 6.4.245
Version 6.4.245 features minor OS compatibility fixes and enhancements.
Publisher Trimble Navigation
Publisher web site
Release Date March 31, 2008
Date Added March 31, 2008
Version 6.4.245
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory Illustration Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Macintosh
Additional Requirements Mac OS X 10.3.9, 400MHz CPU, 128MB RAM, 80MB disk space, OpenGL-compliant video card
Download Information
File Size 101.8MB
File Name SketchUpMake-en.dmg
Total Downloads 344,567
Downloads Last Week 1,107
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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