Brighter3D artifical lighting rendering sample

Artificial lighting

Full support for area lighting allows you to create any artificial lights.
You can set up the color (light temperature) and light power.

Brighter3D daylight rendering sample


You can use SketchUp Shadow toolbar to set up the perfect time, date and position of your model to get an accurate daylight simulation.

Brighter3D HDRI rendering sample

HDRI lighting

You can use hundreds of free HDR maps to bring realism into your SketchUp renderings.
HDR maps can be used for lighting, background and reflections.

Brighter3D Ambient Occlusion rendering sample

Ambient Occlusion

You can use Ambient Occlusion mode to quickly and simply generate an image without setting up lighting.

Brighter3D Depth of Field rendering sample

Depth of field

You can use the depth of field camera effect to focus on a given point in the scene.

Brighter3D Camera 360 degrees rendering sample

Camera 360 degrees

Prepare your renders for 360 view online, Facebook 360, flicker 360 and Virtual Reality.


You can compute smooth camera flyby animation using your SketchUp scene view tabs as keyframes.

Brighter3D PBR Textures

PBR Textures

Physically-based rendering textures allow you to create super-realistic materials. You can use the following textures: diffuse, normal, specular, roughness and ambient occlusion.

Check how easy it is to use brighter3d

watch a five-minute tutorial

Why Brighter3D?

The Brighter3D SketchUp rendering plugin combines a unique,
noiseless rendering technology with a user-friendly interface
that is simple to learn for both beginners and advanced users.
It operates entirely within SketchUp and is
highly efficient in rendering SketchUp models.

  • Unbiased

    Progressive unbiased mode - obtain a preview in seconds and a perfect image in a few minutes.

  • Noiseless

    Unique algorithms allow a noise-free image from the start!

  • Lighting

    Support for artificial, daylight and HDRI (High Dynamic Range Imaging) lighting!
    You can also generate HDR content saving results as .exr or .hdr files.

  • Materials

    Brighter3D provides over 100 different predefined materials, and also allows you to create millions of them combining:
    index of refraction,
    Fresnel term,
    and more…

  • GPU-based tone mapper

    Realtime GPU based tone mapper as external module.

  • Multithreading

    Fully utilizes CPU power by multitasking and is optimized for Intel processors, does not require an expensive graphic card.

Coupon Code

Try and Buy (version 4.4.1)
for Windows

  • Windows 8/8.1/10/10.1/11 (64bit)
  • SketchUp (2017/2018/2019/2020/2021/2022/2023) Make or Pro 64-bit
  • 64-bit 1.5GHz processor or faster with SSE3 support (a multi-core CPU is recommended)
  • 4GB of free RAM (8GB is recommended)
  • Internet connection to activate the license
With the free version, you will have a resolution limit and a brighter3d logo on the rendered images. You will also have access to basic materials and a two-week trial of ambient occlusion and depth of field effects.

Try free version

The PRO version single computer license is priced at $149 as a one-time payment. You will receive free lifetime product upgrades.

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Brighter3D product render in SketchUp Hi Brighters!
We are excited to announce the release of Brighter3D rendering plugin version 4.4.0 for SketchUp! This new version is fully compatible with SketchUp 2023, bringing improved performance and new features to enhance your rendering experience. Upgrade to the latest version now and take your SketchUp renderings to the next level!



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