SketchUp Plugins, Extensions, and Assets for Architectural Users

Below, learn about some plugins to extend the use of SketchUp.


Chaos V-RayThe one renderer that does it all. V-Ray is the industry standard visualization tool for producing physically accurate and photorealistic images. V-Ray provides physically accurate, photo-realistic rendering and simulation, optimized for animation and images. V-Ray also seamlessly integrates into several hosts with one license, including 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, Houdini, Maya, Nuke, Revit, Rhino, SketchUp, and Unreal.

Chaos EnscapeIndustry-leading real-time visualization. Fast real-time renderer for high-quality 3D visualizations and immersive interactive 3D scenes in real-time. Easy-to-use, intuitive interface with minimal setup

Chaos CoronaRealism without the headaches. Intuitive, easy-to-use rendering engine optimized for designing high-quality, ultra-realistic projects that can be used for still images and animations. Usability is Chaos Corona’s most powerful feature. Render setup is as simple as pressing “Render”. Used for Architectural visualization, Automotive and product design, Television ads, and title sequence

Next Limit Maxwell | SketchUp – Next Limit Maxwell | SketchUp offers seamless integration with SketchUp Make and Pro. This product has been designed for rendering in SketchUp with a Maxwell toolbar. It brings you advanced Maxwell Render technology in a simple package

Next Limit Maxwell Bundle – includes Maxwell for all hosts, including SketchUp, Rhino, 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, Archicad, and FormZ

BIM (Building Information Modeling) Plugins

Autodesk Revit BIM plugin available for SketchUp


Dosch Design – Tree libraries and plants

Lindalë Skatter – Lindalë Skatter lets users render huge amounts of vegetation, quickly populate city blocks, and create parametric assemblies, crowds, carpets, you name it…All right inside SketchUp!

Laubwerk Plants Kits – Laubwerk has plant kits broken into different temperate zones and types of trees.


Dosch Design – Stone materials, wood, fabrics, textiles, tiles, and much more.


Dosch Design – Models for vehicles, clothing, liquids, household items, landscaping

AXYZ Design Metropoly | MeMs006-M4 – Add life to your architectural visualization, special effects, film, television, and game projects with metropoly® Rigged 3D people models. These 3D people are made with 3D photogrammetric scanning technology with which it is possible to capture all the real details of a person, their facial expression, wrinkles on their clothes, and their posture.

AXYZ Design Ready-Posed 3D Humans | MeMsS008HD2 – a second pack of human models.


Chaos Cosmos – a Free 3D content collection for architects and designers called Chaos® Cosmos. It’s available now with the purchase of V-Ray.

Laubwerk Player – Free with the purchase of any Laubwerk Plant Kit. The Laubwerk Player allows users to easily load and control plant models inside Autodesk 3ds Max & Maya, MAXON Cinema 4D, and Trimble SketchUp. To access the Laubwerk player, sign in to your Laubwerk Account Page and download a fresh installer for your Plant kits.

Lindalë Transmutr – SketchUp importer on steroids. Lindalë Transmutr allows users to convert various 3D formats to SketchUp files, with powerful features such as automated render-ready materials and proxies, geometry simplification, as well as essential options like scaling, unit conversion, axes/origin transformations, and much more.