Fast, real time pathtracing in SketchUp
An ideal companion to SU Podium V2.6 or Podium Browser

Still frame from PodiumxRT

PodiumxRT is a fast, real time photorealistic visualization plug-in for SketchUp, which allows users to create high quality still images. It's an ideal companion to SU Podium V2.6 or Podium Browser stand alone.

Check out the introductory video tutorials.


    PodiumxRT supports all SU Podium material properties and lights. Bring your scene to life with realistic reflection, refraction, and bumpmaps and illuminate with point lights, spotlights, light emitting materials, and several physical sky and HDRI options.


    PodiumxRT is a fast, real time path tracing extension for SketchUp. It uses Denoise AI so the number of samples needed to create a high quality image is few. You can also move around the rendered scene to find the best camera view in real time.

Other Important Features

  • Support of 360X180 Panorama
  • Soft shadows for point lights
  • Depth of Field
  • Sync with SketchUp scenes
  • Windows and Mac support

PodiumxRT: enhancing your SU Podium and/ or Podium Browser experience with real time rendering


PodiumxRT emphasizes real time CPU based pathtracing . PodiumxRT is capable of very fast and high quality photo-realistic images. It supports all of SU Podium V2.6 and Podium Browser materials and lights. For both Windows, Mac Apple Silicon and Mac Intel machines. Requires SketchUp 2022 , 2023, or 2024.

Hardware questions: PodiumxRT is designed with a strong emphasis on CPU based rendering. The more cores that your CPU has the better.