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    2020

  • 24 Nov

    Shaderlight 2021 released today

    Shaderlight Ltd, the developers of Shaderlight for SketchUp, the popular rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, are pleased to announce the release of Shaderlight 2021. The update fully supports the newly released SketchUp 2021.

  • 30 Jan

    Shaderlight 2020 released today

    Shaderlight Ltd, the developers of Shaderlight for SketchUp, the popular rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, are pleased to announce the release of Shaderlight 2020. The new release fully supports the release SketchUp 2020, released yesterday.

  • 2019

  • 11 Sep

    Shaderlight Ltd release update to Shaderlight 2019

    Shaderlight Ltd, the developers of Shaderlight for SketchUp, the popular rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, are pleased to announce the release of a free update to Shaderlight 2019. The new release, Shaderlight 2019 (7.1), focuses on enhancing the plug-in’s real-world lighting functionality, making it even easier to create photorealistic renders from Shaderlight.

  • 5 Feb

    Shaderlight 2019 released today

    Shaderlight Ltd, the developers of the popular rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, are pleased to announce the release of Shaderlight 2019. The new release fully supports SketchUp 2019, the latest update to SketchUp also released today.

  • 2018

  • 15 Aug

    Shaderlight Ltd release second update to Shaderlight 2018

    Shaderlight Ltd, the developers of Shaderlight for SketchUp, the popular rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, are pleased to announce the release of a second free update to Shaderlight 2018. The new release, Shaderlight 2018 (v6.2), includes a number of feature enhancements that improve the usability of Shaderlight.


  • 17 Apr

    Shaderlight announces an update to Shaderlight 2018

    Shaderlight Ltd, the developers of Shaderlight for SketchUp, the popular rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, are pleased to announce the release of an update to Shaderlight 2018.
    The new release, Shaderlight 2018 (v6.1), will enable users to produce beautiful soft shadows when rendering scenes illuminated with IES data.

  • 2017

  • 15 Nov

    Shaderlight 2018 released today

    Shaderlight Ltd, the developers of the popular rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, are pleased to announce the release of Shaderlight 2018. The new release fully supports the latest update to SketchUp also released today.

  • 25 Sep

    Shaderlight 2017 now supports Skatter

    Shaderlight Ltd, the developers of the rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, are pleased to announce an update to Shaderlight 2017.
    The new release features support for the popular Skatter plugin to SketchUp.

  • 2016

  • 8 Nov

    ArtVPS announce the release of Shaderlight 2017

    A new version of Shaderlight, the simple to use rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, has been launched today. The new release fully supports SketchUp 2017 and includes some new features and fixes to make rendering faster and simpler with Shaderlight.

  • 16 Jun

    ArtVPS release update to Shaderlight 2016

    Following the launch of Shaderlight 2016 in November last year, an update to Shaderlight, the popular rendering plugin to SketchUp, has been released by ArtVPS today.

  • 23 Apr

    ArtVPS brings Shaderlight Cloud rendering in house

    The team at Shaderlight have today announced the first step in the development of Shaderlight Cloud rendering that will soon bring even faster, more affordable rendering on the cloud.

  • 2015

  • 18 Nov

    ArtVPS announce the release of Shaderlight 2016

    A new version of Shaderlight, the ever popular rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp, has been launched today. The new release includes some exciting new additions alongside full support for SketchUp 2016.

  • 2014

  • 10 Nov

    Shaderlight 2014 render contest winners announced

    This year’s Shaderlight render contest was the first to be judged solely by Shaderlight’s Facebook followers and it seemed that there was one very popular winner.

  • 28 Jul

    ArtVPS announce the release of a new update to Shaderlight 2014

    The new release is available to download from today and is free to existing Shaderlight 2014 customers. For a limited time customers purchasing a full or upgrade license, will receive a 25% discount.

  • 3 Mar

    ArtVPS launches Shaderlight 2014

    Following the launch of SketchUp 2014, ArtVPS are pleased to announce their latest release that fully supports the new SketchUp version.

  • 2013

  • 16 Sep

    ArtVPS launches new cloud-based platform for AEC professionals to share 3D projects

    ArtVPS, the company behind Shaderlight – the leading interactive rendering plugin for Trimble SketchUp – is today launching a secure, cloud-based collaboration platform that enables AEC professionals to share ideas and 3D data.

  • 4 Sep

    Innovative nursery design from the USA wins Shaderlight’s Royal rendering contest

    ArtVPS has today announced the winners of its annual contest, that this year asked entrants to create an image of the ‘Royal Nursery’ in honour of the birth of Prince George, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first baby.

  • 9 Jul

    ArtVPS launch Royal themed render contest

    Following the resounding success of their previous competitions, ArtVPS have today announced a Royal theme for this year's Shaderlight render contest.

  • 26 Mar

    Shaderlight, the renderer of choice in new SketchUp book

    Daniel Tal is well known in the world of landscape architecture and for his 3D modelling and rendering skills. Skills which he’s keen to share in his latest book.

  • 17 Jan

    Shaderlight for SketchUp transforms workflow performance with latest release

    Users of Shaderlight can now render faster and more efficiently, thanks to the release of version 2.4 of the leading interactive and intuitive rendering plug-in to SketchUp.

  • 7 Jan

    ArtVPS announce new way to render with Shaderlight

    Shaderlight now goes further to meet the needs of its users with the introduction of Timed Access licenses.

  • 2012

  • 9 Oct

    Shaderlight heads to SketchUp 3D Basecamp 2012

    Join us at SketchUp 3D Basecamp next week.

  • 3 Oct

    Shaderlight announces competition winners

    Three Shaderlight fans are celebrating after winning big prizes for their renders.

  • 5 Jul

    Shaderlight Cloud Rendering (Shaderlight v2.2) is now available

    Users of Shaderlight – the leading interactive and intuitive rendering plug-in to SketchUp - can from today harness the power of the cloud, simply at the click of a button.

  • 27 Jun

    ArtVPS announces Shaderlight cash back referral promotion

    Shaderlight users can now earn cash from recommending the number one SketchUp renderer to a friend.

  • 15 Jun

    ArtVPS launches competition to celebrate a decade of innovation

    ArtVPS is this month celebrating 10 years in the business of 3D innovation and as part of the festivities we’re launching a competition to find the best Shaderlight renders – with some fantastic prizes up for grabs.

  • 1 Jun

    Shaderlight Cloud Rendering scoops Best in Show award at AIA

    Shaderlight Cloud Rendering powered by Limitless Computing is a new innovation not yet launched but it’s already wowing the architectural world. At the recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention and Exposition in Washington DC, Architosh - the online publication devoted to Mac, iOS CAD and 3D software applications - named Shaderlight Cloud Rendering as a runner up in its Best of Show Awards.

  • 24 May

    Shaderlight v2.1.5 released

    ArtVPS is pleased to announce that a new version of Shaderlight for SketchUp is available to download.

    Version 2.1.5 is a maintenance patch release for a number of improvements and bug fixes.

  • 14 May

    ARTVPS and Limitless Computing Introduce SketchUp Rendering to the Cloud

    BOULDER, CO and CAMBRIDGE, UK – May 14, 2012 – Limitless Computing Inc.®, a leading provider of 3D mobile Augmented Reality, and ArtVPS Ltd, developers of Shaderlight™, the interactive rendering software for SketchUp, today announced the launch of Shaderlight Cloud Rendering powered by Limitless Computing.

  • 30 Apr

    Limitless Computing and ArtVPS Partnership to Launch at AIA

    Limitless Computing and ArtVPS to Announce Innovation at American Institute of Architects Convention

  • 2 Mar

    Shaderlight grows a tree[d] forest!

    Following the success of the Replace Me feature included as part of Shaderlight v2, ArtVPS have added 20 new trees to their growing library of Replace Me components available from 3D Warehouse.

  • 28 Feb

    Shaderlight is now available from DynaSCAPE

    DynaSCAPE Software, the leading provider of technology solutions to the landscape industry, is the latest company to become an official reseller of the rendering plug-in to Google SketchUp, Shaderlight.

  • 13 Feb

    DLR Group to roll out Shaderlight across 19 offices in North America

    ArtVPS has received its biggest single Shaderlight order to date by an architect design practice thanks to DLR Group, which provides architecture, engineering, planning and interior design services to clients throughout the United States and China.

  • 26 Jan

    ArtVPS’ partnership with Visa Lighting illuminates SketchUp

    Real-world lighting has never been easier to render, with the launch today of Shaderlight V2.1, the leading rendering plug-in to Google SketchUp for architects and designers.

  • 2011

  • 23 Nov

    Shaderlight secures architecture student top prize in NASA competition

    Nathan Leber is an architecture student at Arizona State University, whose dedication to creative 3D projects has resulted in him winning top prize in the 2011 NASA Art Contest art contest, ‘The Future of Flight’*.

  • 7 Nov

    SketchUp and Shaderlight surgery attracts local architects

    Architects and designers in the East of England wanting to deliver powerful design and engaging presentations flocked to attend an evening presentation and networking event held recently by ArtVPS, developers of Google SketchUp render plug-in, Shaderlight.

  • 21 Sep

    Shaderlight team to demo Shaderlight v2 at Decorex 2011

    ArtVPS, developer of popular interactive rendering plug-in for Google SketchUp Shaderlight, will be attending Decorex on Monday 26th September to provide a live demonstration of Shaderlight v2, launched last week and offering a host of unique and innovative new features for architects and designers around the world.

  • 7 Sep

    Shaderlight gets animated with the launch of v2

    ArtVPS, developer of popular interactive rendering plug-in for Google SketchUp Shaderlight, is today launching Shaderlight v2, offering a host of unique and innovative new features for architects and designers around the world.

  • 5 Aug

    Google approves ArtVPS as a SketchUp Authorised Training Centre

    ArtVPS is the first UK rendering software developer to be approved as a Google SketchUp Authorised Training Centre, and one of the few organisations in the UK approved to run SketchUp training courses, following the qualification of two of its team members.

  • 11 May

    New Shaderlight gives architects and designers the winning edge

    A new version of the leading interactive rendering plug-in for Google SketchUp is being launched today, with a range of unique features for architects and designers. It will be revealed exclusively today at the American Institute of Architects Annual Convention in New Orleans.

  • 3 May

    Moofe throws extra light on new version of Shaderlight for Google SketchUp

    The latest version of the render plug-in to Google SketchUp, Shaderlight, will include new lighting environments from leading supplier of high dynamic range images (HDRI), Moofe.

  • 1 Mar

    Shaderlight for Google SketchUp is now available for the Mac

    Mac users won’t be in the shade much longer, thanks to the latest release of Shaderlight – the interactive render plug-in for Google SketchUp

  • 15 Feb

    Winter Wonderland Winners announced

    Three Google SketchUp users are celebrating having won the top three prizes in a competition to create a 3D Winter Wonderland.

  • 2010

  • 7 Dec

    Shaderlight gets top marks around the globe

    ArtVPS' new 3D rendering software sees high demand from colleges worldwide

  • 5 Oct

    ArtVPS pioneers live rendering for Google SketchUp

    Google SketchUp users can now achieve their 3D vision in less time and with minimum fuss, thanks to a new solution being launched today by ArtVPS

  • 26 Aug

    ArtVPS to preview Shaderlight for SketchUp at Google 3D Basecamp

    ArtVPS are excited to announce that they will be previewing the full release of Shaderlight for SketchUp at Google 3D Basecamp event in Boulder, CO.

  • 9 Jun

    ArtVPS announces Shaderlight for Google SketchUp

    Shaderlight for SketchUp delivers interactive, photorealistic rendering to SketchUp users