Podium Server has been released for Windows!
Ongoing Beta - Podium Walker with NVIDIA Iray
Extension - V2.5+ Upgrade price increases $39.99 to $59.99 on March 31st
New in Podium Browser: Improved 2D people, New Dania and Divani sofas, desks, and other furniture.
What's New Archive
This month's slideshow features a stylish 70s style interior by Artlantis, and renders from three additional users:
The Gallery Forum is a fantastic place to find inspiration, receive critique, and learn new tips and tricks to perfect your Podium Renders. Click here to browse the Gallery Forum.
Podium Server has been released! The Podium Server stand-alone, network capable render manager is now an official release, and available to purchase in the Cadalog webstore.
Download Podium Server here | Buy Podium Server here
Windows Beta - The Podium Walker with NVIDIA Iray beta release has landed!
The first beta build of Podium Walker with Iray is now available on the Podium Walker downloads page. for Windows users only. Before you begin, please consider the following notes:
Ready to begin? Jump to the download page below, or read more about Podium Walker with Iray here.
Download Podium Walker with Iray Beta
Follow along with long-time Podium team member, Nick Harvey as he takes a user-submitted model/render, discusses how it can be improved, and then implements the changes to the best of his ability to produce a new image.
In the first entry, Nick goes to work on a residential exterior (seen above), explaining his approach to composition, materials, lighting, and post-processing, and providing tips and insights that can be applied to your everyday rendering.
The upgrade price from SU Podium V2 to V2.5.x is increasing from $39.99 to $59.99 on March 31st, so don't delay if you plan on updating your Podium licenses to the most up-to-date version.
Upgrade to SU Podium V2.5.5 here
We're still working tirelessly to expand the Podium Browser catalog. In the first half of March we've added over 100 new furniture items by Dania and Divani, and nearly 200 modified 2D face-me people.
Approximately 200 of our 2D face-me people have been modified slightly to improve the illusion that they are standing on the ground, rather than levitating above it. Here is a list containing the modified figures, and a few examples below:
We're adding new content to Podium Browser every month! Podium Browser is still only $59.00 and includes thousands of high quality, render ready components, with additional models, materials, and light fixtures being added every week. Read more about the speed and efficiency of Podium Browser here. To see the full range of new Browser content, open the Podium Browser web page. Click on Agree, then click on Show only recent files.
The Win/Mac version of the Viso3D SketchUp export plug-in will convert your SketchUp 8, 2013 and 2014 model into a small file that can be read by the iPad 7. The Lightmap in the plug-in will also preserve the sun and shadows settings and create an ambient light for interior scenes. Read here and download the free trial. $29.95 ends soon.
2nd License Specials for SU Podium V2 continues: The 25% discount on your second purchase special is still in place as it has proven to be popular. If you already own one license of SU Podium, get the second license of each for 25% off the list price. Buy here
V2+ is a free upgrade: If you have not yet upgraded to SU Podium V2 Plus, don't forget that V2+ is now available as a free update for all existing Podium users! V2 Plus supports SketchUp 2014 (Win/ Mac), 2013 (Mac only), and SketchUp 8 (Win/Mac). Please Click here to Download SU Podium V2 Plus.
Podium Browser Paid content is still $59.00 for a permanent license. You will be able to access new content that is added each month as a Paid content owner.
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