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Alternatives to SketchUp

Blender, Cloudcraft, Diagrams, CloudMapper, and Cloudockit are the most popular alternatives and competitors to SketchUp.
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What is SketchUp and what are its top alternatives?

It is 3D modeling software that’s easy to use and has an extensive database of user-created models. You can use it to sketch (or import) models to assist with all kinds of projects—furniture building, video game creation, 3D printing, interior design, and whatever else you can think of.
SketchUp is a tool in the Architecture Design Tools category of a tech stack.
SketchUp is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to SketchUp's open source repository on GitHub

Top Alternatives to SketchUp

  • Blender

    Blender

    It is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. ...

  • Cloudcraft

    Cloudcraft

    Cloudcraft is service for creating powerful AWS diagrams for free, used by software architects and developers. You can create cloud architecture diagrams, service deployment plans, illustrate software documentation, presentations etc. ...

  • Diagrams

    Diagrams

    It lets you draw the cloud system architecture in Python code. It was born for prototyping a new system architecture without any design tools. You can also describe or visualize the existing system architecture as well. ...

  • CloudMapper

    CloudMapper

    CloudMapper generates network diagrams of Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments and display them via your browser. It helps you understand visually what exists in your accounts and identify possible network misconfigurations. ...

  • Cloudockit

    Cloudockit

    It is the only software to offer cloud architecture diagramming and documentation for companies that operate in AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform as well as Hyper-V and VMware. The powerful software is able to generate a complete view of your cloud, on-premise, and hybrid cloud environments. It offers its tool as a SaaS, Desktop, and Container (currently in beta) solutions. The software is compatible with Visio, Draw.io, Lucidchart, Word, PDF, Excel, and enables you to extract JSON files. Cloduockit offers 2D/3D diagrams with multiple views, technical documentation and reports, advanced scheduling options, complete cloud monitoring, and compliance rules. ...

  • Hava

    Hava

    It gives businesses instant visibility of what they're running in the cloud. Diagrams are the best way to communicate and understand cloud engineering and architecture, however trawling consoles and using drag and drop tools to get a clear picture of your infrastructure is manual, time consuming work. ...

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Blender

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Open Source 3D computer graphics software
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PROS OF BLENDER
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    Powerful
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    It's open source
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    Free for Commercial and Personal Use
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    Lightweight
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    Extensive
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    Usable For Graphic Design
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    Layers
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    Dozens of free addons, courses and an active community
CONS OF BLENDER
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    Not popular (yet!)
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    Long Render Time (every 3d program ever)
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    Confusing UI and shortcut navigation for newcomers
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    Blender dropped the game engine, see UPBGE

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Cloudcraft

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Draw AWS diagrams
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      Diagrams

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      Diagram as Code for prototyping cloud system architectures
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          CloudMapper

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              Cloudockit

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              Auto-generated architecture diagrams, technical documentation and cloud monitoring
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                  Hava

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                  Visualize your existing cloud infrastructure and network topology in seconds
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