D5 Renderer

Has anybody tried this new Renderer?

It is real time, quality seems at least as good as Enscape and Twinmotion, and is free (for now at least).

www.d5techs.com (direct download link: https://cn2.asset.d5techs.com/update/setup/D5_Render_installer-cn2-latest.zip )

Tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMBBExNMw9ZsTZ1DxrTpvEA

Unfortunately, like TwinMotion, this one also doesn’t seem to be compatible with 3DConnexion Space mouse, which is a major con for me.


I try it. It’s awesome Engine, But the Software need some minimum hardware requirements.
And you can import your Sketchup Model directly to the render engine.
You can try the new beta version from the D5 Render community users :
D5 Render Download 1.4 Beta Version : https://d5ruser.com/

Which do you think is better? TwinMotion or D5?

I think D5 for interiors. D5 dose more bonuses of light, has displacement maps and is better integrated into Sketchup. TwinMotion is good for external renders as it is so fast with good assets.
Unfortunately it seems to crash every time I do a render.

For D5 you need an RTX card. Quality is better than Twinmotion. Workflow with Twinmotion and animations are faster and have more assets.

If you use Twinmotion and need a bump in quality you can already export from it into Unreal Engine. That will allow you the best possible quality on RTX cards, as it will give you access to a whole world of advanced features but also to a very steep learning curve.

If you require free and powerful, you are willing to investigate, and would like to work in rendering as a business, you could think about going directly from SketchUp to Unreal. It will be hard but might open more professional paths for you.

The latest version of D5-SU plugin supports SU2022 perfectly, and D5 render now can open skp2022 directly. It’s definitely worth a try!
Download D5 Render and the plugin: https://www.d5render.com/download
Introduction of D5-Su workflow: Workflow | D5 Converter-SketchUp - SketchUp - D5 RENDER FORUM
I tested the demo scene of D5, exported from SU:
rendering 2k in about 50 seconds, RTX 3060: