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SketchUp 4 simplifies OpenGL API-based 3D sketching and modeling

Category: ApplicationsComments

Jul 14, 2004

SketchUp is a deceptively simple,  OpenGL API accelerated,  tool for creating, viewing, and modifying 3D ideas quickly and easily on Windows and Mac OS X. The new SketchUp 4 adds Boolean modeling, texture stretching along any continuous surface, push or pull a surface along a path,  make 2D models of people and landscaping elements appear to be 3D and always face the direction of viewer regardless of the orientation of the model, and scripting support using the Ruby lisp-like language.

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