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Google Launches SketchUp 8 3D Modeling Software

Google on Wednesday announced a new version of its 3D modeling software, SketchUp 8.
New features include model geo-location integration with Google Maps, more accurate terrain and color aerial imagery, improved photo matching for model building, and integration with Google Building Maker, a 3D modeling tool for adding buildings to Google Earth.

SketchUp is intended for designing anything from furniture to urban landscapes. Its users share their creations online in Google 3D Warehouse. In addition to the free downloadable version, a Pro version with added features needed by engineers and design professionals sells for $495, with updates from previous versions available for $95.
"We've spent months building powerful new tools, fine-tuning functionality and making sure SketchUp 8 continues to be the most intuitive 3D modeler on the planet," Google said in a statement.
New features in the Pro version include solid addition and subtraction tools, a tool for creating angular dimensions in LayOut 3, and DWG/DXF export and import of LayOut 3 drawings so that CAD and other 3D modeler software can open them. LayOut 3 is a companion app to SketchUp.
The free version of SketchUp 8, along with more detailed info on all the new features are available at, and the Pro version is available for purchase on the Google SketchUp Pro page.
The software is available in English, French, Italian, Spanish and German with more languages to be released in the weeks to come.

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