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New Laubwerk Player 1.0.44 is flat-out awesome!

Let your creativity flow with the new updates to the Laubwerk Player!

The latest update to the free Laubwerk Player 1.0.44 adds support for SketchUp 2023 and V-Ray for Sketchup 6.00.02, plus new SketchUp 2D Face-Me proxy shapes for all Laubwerk plants!

Press Release

Winter/Spring 2023 Update

Berlin (Germany), March 21, 2023: German digital botany software company Laubwerk announces the release of the Laubwerk Player Plugin 1.0.44 for use with Laubwerk Plant Kits. Laubwerk Plant Kits are collections of beautiful, render-ready 3D plants explicitly created for architects, CG, and VFX artists. Available for SketchUp, Maya, 3ds Max, and Cinema 4D.

"When it comes to plants, we basically only use Laubwerk!" says Jack Dicker, Founder/Director of Archilime Visualisation. "We love the integrated library, where you can view all your vegetation packs, with a huge variety of seasons, ages, and other options for each species. It’s one of the most powerful and easy-to-use tools that any SketchUp artist has."

Highlights of the Laubwerk Player 1.0.44 update include:

  • Added support for SketchUp 2023
  • Added support for V-Ray for SketchUp 6.00.02
  • Added 2D Face-Me plant proxy shape option to SketchUp for all plants
  • Added support for the new Redshift Standard Material in Cinema 4D 2023
  • Many other under-the-hood improvements for SketchUp, Cinema 4D, Maya, and Python

Read the complete list of improvements and fixes on the Release Notes page.

Download the new installers and have fun planting! To access the updates, sign in to your Laubwerk Account Page and download a fresh installer for your kits. Windows users are advised to uninstall previous versions of their Laubwerk plugin before running the new installer.

Where To Buy: Purchase Laubwerk Plants Kits 1-17 and SurfaceSPREAD directly at the Laubwerk Store, or from your favorite authorized Laubwerk reseller.

New to Laubwerk? Try it for free! The fully functional SurfaceSPREAD 2 demo version for Cinema 4D and the Laubwerk Plants Kit Freebie are now available for download at the Laubwerk online store. Don’t forget to share your fantastic creations on our Instagram or Facebook page.

Laubwerk Plants are high-quality, customizable 3D plant models for 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, and SketchUp, designed to save time and add natural beauty to any scene. A one-click solution brings realistic render-ready 3D trees to life for architects and CG artists, reducing the need for fine-tuning and encouraging exploration. Innovative technology allows for creative experimentation with multiple, high-density models while efficiently managing the memory footprint. Each tree model comes in three shapes, with three ages and four seasons per shape. Adjustable detail level settings mean that each tree looks great without slow navigation or long rendering times.

About Laubwerk GmbH:

Founded in 2010, Laubwerk is a Berlin-born CG software company that offers fast and fluent solutions for architects, CG artists, and VFX experts requiring 3D plant models while working with popular 3D software platforms. Laubwerk sets new technical and quality standards with authentic-looking plants that require minimal time and effort while offering maximum detail and control. Laubwerk has customers in more than 100 countries, including small businesses, universities, and VFX and architecture corporations such as Audi AG, OBI, Robert Bosch GmbH, VW AG, Foster+Partners, Perkins Eastman, David Chipperfield Architects, The Boundary, Ronen Bekerman, Double Negative, National University of Singapore, Aalto University, Leibniz University Hannover, TU Munich, and ETH Zurich. (


Laubwerk GmbH
Philip Paar, CEO
Immanuelkirchstr. 15
10405 Berlin, Germany

Download a high-res HD rendering:

Kea House CG art by Archilime Visualisation, made with SketchUp, V-Ray, and Laubwerk Plants (Architects: Squirrel Design)