Undoubtedly the biggest novelty is the way in which users can enjoy SketchUp, not only with a permanent license but also the subscriptions arrive a new way that will allow to have the same possibilities with annual renewal thus losing the ownership of the permanent license (now called Classical), in the words of SketchUp "We believe that this is the best way to provide more value to our users in a single package.", we will have to see how it evolves and how new and current users adapt to this change.
As a novelty in 2019, LayOut will let you know what files are already open so you do not create several versions.
In addition, both in SketchUp and LayOut, a large number of improvements have been incorporated, the import and export function .dwg. Including compatibility with the AutoCAD 2018 file format, greater accuracy and stability while minimizing data loss.
The possibility of importing and exporting applied textures to improve BIM interoperability and workflows.
The link protocol between SketchUp and LayOut has been improved by creating an 'Export for SketchUp' function, the .dwg exporter that sends all the LayOut entities together with the data from the SketchUp graphic window to the model space. Now, any filled shape created in LayOut will be passed to SketchUp as a ready face to be extruded. So now, SketchUp and LayOut work even better together.
SketchUp Viewer is available in more virtual reality viewers than ever before! And, you have access to each and every one with a subscription to SketchUp Pro. Oculus, Windows Mixed Reality, VIVE and Hololens run SketchUp Viewer.
Are you working in a company that focuses on performance-based design? Now you can get Sefaira as a subscription through SketchUp Studio. This option is not currently available in Spain .