Pros

  • Powerful 3-D drawing tools
  • Free version of modeling package available (SketchUp 6)
  • Ability to integrate architectural renderings with Google Earth

Cons

  • Pro version needed for exporting to pro CAD programs
  • Pro version needed to generate 2-D presentations
  • Requires plug-ins for anything beyond basic shading and lighting effects
  • Support from Google available only with Pro version
  • 3-D drawing interface is difficult to learn

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.google.com