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?

Brighter3D SketchUp rendering plugin combines a unique noiseless rendering technology
with an easy-to-learn simple user interface for beginners and advanced.
It works entirely inside SketchUp and it is very fast to render a SketchUp model.

  • 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 moreā€¦

  • 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 4.3.0)
for Windows

  • Windows 8/8.1/10/10.1/11 (64bit)
  • SketchUp (2017/2018/2019/2020/2021/2022) MAKE or PRO 64 bit
  • 64bit 1.5GHz processor or faster with SSE3 support (multi-core CPU is recommended)
  • 4GB of free RAM (8GB is recommended)
  • Internet connection to activate the license
With the FREE version you get a resolution limit, a brighter3d logo on the rendered images, basic materials, a two-week trial of Ambient Occlusion and Depth of Field effects.

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PRO version single computer license price is just $149 ONE-OFF PAYMENT, you get free lifetime product upgrades.

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Brighter3D Casio watch render in SketchUp Hi Brighters!
Small but important update.
We improved HDR maps clarity.
Updated FreeImage library to the latest version.
Added possibility to exit post processing module by escape key, and improved PBR textures loading as png files in 64bit and other formats...



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