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SketchUp

A 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications
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What is SketchUp?

It is 3D modeling software that’s easy to use and has an extensive database of user-created models. You can use it to sketch (or import) models to assist with all kinds of projects—furniture building, video game creation, 3D printing, interior design, and whatever else you can think of.
SketchUp is a tool in the Architecture Design Tools category of a tech stack.
SketchUp is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to SketchUp's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses SketchUp?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use SketchUp in their tech stacks, including property-management, Design, and Polo Educacional Sesc.

Developers
18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use SketchUp.

SketchUp Integrations

Amazon EC2, Asana, MATLAB, Amazon Cognito, and Pattern Lab are some of the popular tools that integrate with SketchUp. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with SketchUp.

SketchUp's Features

  • Lighting effects
  • Textures, A layer manager
  • Animations
  • Unique access to Trimble's 3D warehouse.

SketchUp Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to SketchUp?
Blender
It is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.
Cloudcraft
Cloudcraft is service for creating powerful AWS diagrams for free, used by software architects and developers. You can create cloud architecture diagrams, service deployment plans, illustrate software documentation, presentations etc.
Diagrams
It lets you draw the cloud system architecture in Python code. It was born for prototyping a new system architecture without any design tools. You can also describe or visualize the existing system architecture as well.
CloudMapper
CloudMapper generates network diagrams of Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments and display them via your browser. It helps you understand visually what exists in your accounts and identify possible network misconfigurations.
Cloudockit
It is the only software to offer cloud architecture diagramming and documentation for companies that operate in AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform as well as Hyper-V and VMware. The powerful software is able to generate a complete view of your cloud, on-premise, and hybrid cloud environments. It offers its tool as a SaaS, Desktop, and Container (currently in beta) solutions. The software is compatible with Visio, Draw.io, Lucidchart, Word, PDF, Excel, and enables you to extract JSON files. Cloduockit offers 2D/3D diagrams with multiple views, technical documentation and reports, advanced scheduling options, complete cloud monitoring, and compliance rules.
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SketchUp's Followers
20 developers follow SketchUp to keep up with related blogs and decisions.