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Should I remove V-Ray for SketchUp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,839
United States Rank #23,507
Reach 0.0508%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.67 days
680.26 days >
Average installed length: 357.43 days


1.49.01 41.99%
1.49.00 9.83%
1.48.96 1.97%
1.48.95 0.84%
1.48.93 7.58%
1.48.91 6.60%
1.48.89 29.78%
1.48.83 1.26%
1.48.66 0.14%

V-Ray for SketchUp

What is V-Ray for SketchUp?  (from ASGvis)

SketchUp is one of the most widely used and easy to learn 3D Modeling software on the market today. With V-Ray for SketchUp, users now have one of the most powerful rendering tools available to visualize their models with the upmost quality and realism. V-Ray works within the SketchUp environment allowing users to be...  Read more


V-Ray for SketchUp is a software program developed by ASGvis. The most common release is 1.49.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named SketchUp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 98 files and is usually about 169.65 MB (177,890,981 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 10% of users of V-Ray for SketchUp come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vray.com/vray_for_sketchup
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Google\Google SketchUp 8
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Google\Google SketchUp 8\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 169.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by V-Ray for SketchUp

Program executable:SketchUp.exe
Name:SketchUp Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Google\Google SketchUp 7\SketchUp.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - V-Ray for SketchUp
  • alchemyext.dll
  • collada.dll (by Trimble Navigation Limited) - SketchUp COLLADA Plugin
  • SketchUp.exe (by Trimble Navigation Limited) - SketchUp Application
  • slapi.dll (by Trimble Navigation) - SketchUp (SketchUp SDK DLL (32-bit))
  • ThumbsUp.dll - ThumbsUp (SketchUp Thumbnail Shell Extension)
  • BugSplatRc.dll (by BugSplat) - BugSplatRc Dynamic Link Library (Crash reporting module, BugSplatRc)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SketchUp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{01F379E9-DD34-4536-A407-338A08FD7EBE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SketchUp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SketchUp\SketchUp 2013\SketchUp.exe'.

How do I remove V-Ray for SketchUp?

Quickly and completely remove V-Ray for SketchUp from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall V-Ray for SketchUp from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program V-Ray for SketchUp, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove V-Ray for SketchUp.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.19%
Windows 8 16.81%
Windows XP 5.32%
Windows Vista 1.54%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.55%
Windows 7 Professional 14.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.49%
Windows 8.1 3.94%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

10.11% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 10.11%
  United States 7.12%
  Indonesia 6.70%
  Mexico 4.99%
  Thailand 4.84%
  Spain 3.85%
  India 3.85%
  Argentina 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%
  Taiwan 3.70%
  France 3.42%
  Philippines 3.13%
  Iran 3.13%
  Canada 1.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.84%
Dell 20.04%
ASUS 15.61%
Acer 14.35%
Samsung 6.75%
Toshiba 4.85%
Lenovo 4.22%
Apple 1.69%
Intel 1.48%
MSI 0.84%
Sony 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.66%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.36%
ASUSTeK N56VZ 2.10%
ASUS All Series 2.10%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.10%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.10%


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