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SU Animate V4.2

What's New in SU Animate V4 - Detailed Product Information

  • Camera, Object, Layer, Spiral, Shadow animations
  • Key frames and path methods to create animations within SketchUp
  • non photo-realistic (for photo-realistic animations, look at Podium Walker)
  • runs on Windows and Mac, SketchUp 8, 2013 and 2014. Free or Pro.
  • EditInPlace and Grid included with each license of SU Animate
  • Price - $49.00 commercial license - USD. Education classroom licenses available as well.

SU Animate is an non-photo-realistic, animation plug-in for SketchUp 8, 2013, and 2014, Windows or Mac, Pro of Free. This application works inside SketchUp and automatically creates scenes that you can play as an animation in SketchUp or export to an AVI or MOV video file. SU Animate will create "frame" like animations where SketchUp objects move along a path or walk-thru type animations where the camera moves along a path while focused on one or more targets.

Object Animation in SketchUp

Create object animations of your SketchUp model to show motions of groups and components. The motion can be a simple movement of a single object such as a crane rotating. The animation can be comlex such as a single group moving in two directions, such as a crane rising vertically while rotating. You can also create an assembly of motions such as a step by step assembly of furniture.

Camera Animation to create walk thrus

A popular application for SU Animate is camera animation in a SketchUp model to create walk-thrus and fly-thrus.

Key frames for objects and camera animations in SketchUp

Key frames is new to SU Animate and allows you to very simply and quickly create object and camera animations.

Layer animation to capture time

Using Key frames, you can capture turning off and on layers to simulate time movement such as the time line of a building construction.

Works with SU Walk or Podium Walker to create photo-realistic animations

You can turn your animations into photo-realistic animations by export to Podium Walker or SU Walk for walk-thrus animation. You can also use SU Podium V2 free beta plug-in called Render All.

Learn more about Podium Walker here (Win/ Mac).

Learn more about SU Walk here (Windows only)

Learn more about RenderAll plug-in for SU Podium V2 here (Windows only)

Video Tutorials of SU Animate Version 4

We have prepared some tutorial videos and web pages so that you can evaluate all of the program's functions. In addition, there is a 10 day evaluation version that you can try out. Read the Product Information and examine the video tutorials.