Set the desired terrain size and click on the build button, that's it!
Get the mean altitude horizontal plane, mean tilted plane in one click.
Create interpolated terrains.
Get 3D buildings, roads and other OpenStreetMap data on your terrain (© Open street map contributors).
© Open street map contributors: OpenStreetMap® is open data, licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL) by the OpenStreetMap Foundation (OSMF).https://www.openstreetmap.org
OpenStreetMap API limits the amount of requested data: You may have to divide the terrain into smaller pieces.
Google elevation data:Link to Googe elevation data Google API requests are subjected to daily quota. This may results to terrain temporary unavailability.
NASA SRTM data: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), 2013, NASA Shuttle Radar Topography Mission United States 1 arc second. Version 3. NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC, USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/ https://e4ftl01.cr.usgs.gov/SRTM/ SRTM successfully collected radar data over 80% of the Earth's land surface between 60° north and 56° south latitude.
New Select a map style (terrain, roadmap, satellite) and combine it with SketchUp styles (smoothed, transparent, shadows ...).
Save your terrain as ascii, csv or 3D DXF file (AutoCAD)...Download DXF file and open it in AutoCAD or DWG TrueView:
|1.1.0||Mean altitude plane|
|1.2.0||Mean titled plane|
|1.3.0||Interpolated terrains (between original elevation and mean tilted plane)|
|2.1.0||New elevation data source: Google maps elevation|
|2.2.0||Google maps texture|
|2.4.0||Beta Hi resolution terrains|
|2.5.0||Bug fix for Google textures on Mac OSx|
|2.6.0||Flat terrain option|
|3.0.0||Export Terrain to ascii, csv or DXF (AutoCAD) file|
|3.1.0||New Select a map style for the texture (roadmap, satellite, terrain)|
How do I install Oob Terrain extension?
1 Download the plugin (rbz file)
Download Oob Terrain plugin
2 Follow this procedure
3 Ask for an activation key Activation key »
4 Activate the plugin
How do I activate Oob terrain extension?
1 Check your email for your id and activation key.
2 Open SketchUp and click on the "Oob Terrain" button:
3 Click on the "Register now" button at he bottom of the panel
4 Paste your id and key in the activation popup:
How do I build a terrain?
1 Click on the bottom left button to geo-locate your model. |
Click on "Add a location" and search your location.
Validate your location:
2 Click on the "Oob Terrain" button:
3 If you want to build a textured terrain click on "CreateGoogle Map texture" and select your type of texture.
Wait a few seconds until the "Build 3D terrain" button turns dark blue.
4 click on "Build 3D terrain" and select your type of terrain.
How do I smooth a terrain?
1 Select the Check your email for your id and activation key.
1(bis) If you are working with "high definition" terrains, you can right click, explode the terrains, and create a new group.
2 Right click on it and click on : "Soften/Smooth edges" button:
3 If needed, change the parameters in the "Soften edges" section of the default tray.