Raylectron Render
A simple, fast and powerful photorealistic rendering and animation plugin for Sketchup.
  • Modern house in Peru - Model by Erick Abdre Rivero Zanatta
  • Modern Eco House - Model by Romain Demerville
Raylectron Render

New Release of Raylectron version 4.

Raylectron is an affordable, simple, fast and a powerful Sketchup render plugin. It will change your 3D models into a photo-realistic image.

Professional artists, hobbyist or anyone who creates 3D designs and wishes to turn their models into photorealism presentations, and/or to view their models in 3D stereo as if they were real, now have the opportunity to use Raylectron. 

Raylectron already contain just about all the settings to fine tune the output, therefore, no further processing by other software is required.

The material editor is simple, yet powerful. Any materials can produce different effects, such as reflection (like mirror), refraction (like glass), transparency, glossiness, shininess, bump maps, normal maps and background images. Create your own grass & fur. Shadows are not fake or simulated like "Soft shadows". Caustics are also real, not fake or simulated. 

Create your own animation which give you a hands-free tour of a model.

Raylectron utilize all the CPU cores and threads (user selectable) to render as fast as possible and new GPU version available.

Some of the unique features:

  • Render OBJ files.
  • Ability to create Grass & Fur, such as landscape, hay, carpet, hair, fabric such as sofa, chairs, and so on, any texture with a fur/thread like material.
  • Create your own animation.
  • Fix Reversed Face Material tool.
  • Start/Stop lets you fine-tune your lights/materials and camera position.
  • Ability to stop the render, save it, reopen it later and resume the render.
  • Rotate, pan, zoom, modify the materials and lights right from the Raylectron viewer.
  • No need to remove walls to see the interior render, simply use the X-Ray vision.
  • Render Stereo Vision (also called stereopsis or 3-D imaging).
  • There are also four types of light source. The sun, the sky, environment maps and any materials set as a light source (emitter) with settings for the power and coverage angle.
  • Save as transparent background so you can use the images on any background you like, including on web sites.
  • Support HDR maps and can save the rendered image as an HDR, it can also save in jpg, png and many other formats.
  • Instancing of components and groups allow you to duplicate any component or group without increasing the poly count and memory usage.
  • It works entirely inside Sketchup, and the rendering process free Sketchup so you can continue working on your model.
  • Network render. Unlimited number of nodes and very easy to setup.
  • GPU Acceleration
  • Plus many more features...

 * The images above are raw output from Raylectron render, no other software such as Photoshop was used.

Visit our website for more information such as tutorials, downloads, before and after screenshots, support....


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Raylectron Render (4.99); January 2, 2018
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SoftByte Labs, Inc. was established on July 12, 1993 to develop customized software which he turned his experience and expertise into the 3D visualization field (photo-realistic image), which resulted in the creation of Raylectron render for Sketchup.
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