RAYLECTRON - Download versions

Raylectron (http://Raylectron.com) is a 3D rendering engine for Trimble Sketchup (http://sketchup.com)
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RAYLECTRON - Download versions

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To all,

New to this forum & RAYLECTRON.
I was initially looking for a competitively priced RENDERING extension for SKETCHUP-Pro for occasional use with a limited budget & came across RAYLECTRON. Looking at some of the video tutorials I'm quite impressed & the UI looks well laid out & easy to use. Anyway, I note on the website there are various versions, so was wondering if there's a brief description somewhere for use of each & can one use the SU extension version & standalone version on one PC.
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Hi,

They are all the same, the only difference is how it is installed. I would recommend to use the full installer as it will install it as an extension and standalone (double clicking on an ROF file, exported from the extension, will open Raylectron without the need for Sketchup to be open, it can also open OBJ files too). You can also install the GPU version if you have a really fast video card with 4GB of memory of more on it, along with the CPU version so you can use both, I can help you further with this.
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Re: RAYLECTRON - Download versions

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Hi Support,

I downloaded the following files:-

Raylectron4.rbz
Raylectron_Setup_Win64_CPU.exe
Raylectron_Setup_Update_Win64_CPU.exe
Raylectron_Setup_Win64_GPU.exe
Raylectron_Setup_Update_Win64_GPU.exe
vcredist_x64.exe

If I undertand you correcty, the standalone *.exe installer files also installs the *.rbz file, so I guess I don't necessarily need to install the SU extension file ? please clarify.

As for which *.exe file I install, my PC, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit is quite old & GPU & CPU spec. is listed below:-

GPU = VX3276-QHD on NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 (2048 MB)
CPU = AMD Phenom II X4 965 (4 cores & 4 threads)

As my graphics card has only 2GB of memory, it looks like I should install the CPU version ? please clarify.
If so, I note there's an update file for this as well, so do I install this directly after ? please clarify.

Thanks
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Hi,

For your system configuration, the Raylectron_Setup_Win64_CPU.exe is the best one and yes, it will install the extension, much the same as installing the RBZ. You do not need to install the update as it is only for those with an older version of Raylectron who wish to update, it is not an update to the current ones listed, it simply does not contain some files that were previously installed, making the installer smaller and faster to download.

If Raylectron complain that there is a missing file like VCOMP120.DLL then you'll need to install the vcredist_x64.exe
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Hi Support,

Thanks for clarifying all the points I've raised, its much appreciated.

Perhaps the RAYLECTRON website needs to explain this a little clearer as well ..... :idea:
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You are welcome and we will make changes to clarify, thanks.
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