From small carpets in a living room to large scale forests, Skatter for SketchUp is designed to help you achieve the final look fast and easy.
Through its "Render only" feature, Skatter for SketchUp sends all the scattering information directly to the render engines, bypassing SketchUp. That way, you keep a lightweight and responsive file while still being able to render huge amounts of objects.
Go back and edit your work at any time. Every option and parameter is saved, so there's no need to delete everything and restart from scratch.
Create huge grass fields in just 4 clicks. Expect regular free updates with awesome new content (more vegetation, trees, gravel, carpets, etc).
Thanks to dozens of options and parameters. Yet keep things simple with the adaptive UI.
Scatter objects on surfaces, along curves, or pick individual points in the model.
Define precise areas where you want to distribute or not the scattered objects, by using SketchUp curves and objects, or by painting them yourself.
Generate only the objects visible by the camera, or discard the ones too far away.
Distribute objects randomly, on a grid, or a mix of the two, on vertices, faces, etc. Use altitude, slope, and collisions parameters to fine tune the distribution. Use probabilities when scattering multiple types of objects, to define precise mixtures.
Randomize the objects placement by using random translation, rotation, scale, and mirroring.
To avoid hard cutoffs, you can use falloff parameters with areas, altitude, slope, camera clipping, to define smooth transitions.
The "Render Only" feature is currently supported by Thea Render, V-Ray, Corona Renderer, Twilight, Indigo, Raylectron and Kerkythea. You can still use Skatter for SketchUp with any other render engine (Octane Render, Maxwell Render, Shaderlight, Podium, LightUp etc.) by actually generating the objects in the model.
Skatter's "Render only" feature is currently supported by Thea Render, V-Ray, Corona Renderer, Twilight, Raylectron, Indigo, and Kerkythea.
To use Skatter for SketchUp with all the other render engines, you'll need to uncheck "Render only". If you want your favorite render engine to support Skatter for SketchUp, please go ahead and submit this request with the engine's developers. It has to happen on their side as Skatter for SketchUp has no control over this.
Yes! Absolutely. If you don't activate the "Render only" feature, Skatter for SketchUp will generate regular components so you can use it for whatever you want.
For each license of Skatter for SketchUp, you can install it on no more than two computers, provided that it is used on only one computer at a time.
SketchUp 2014, 2015 and 2016 for both Windows and OS X.
Make sure you copy the serial with the dashes. Just copy/paste the serial as is.
Windows 7/8/10 or Mac OSX 10.9+
Internet Explorer 9+ on Windows
Quad-core 3+ Ghz processor
8+ GB RAM