Best answer: What happened to my SketchUp files?

When using the SketchUp Pro desktop modeler, files are saved locally to your machine until you choose to sync your projects to the cloud with Trimble Connect. If you’re working in SketchUp for Web, we recommend storing your models in Trimble Connect until you want to export them to a locally stored file.

How do I recover a SketchUp file?

To find and open a recovered file, open the “Welcome to SketchUp” window, select the Files tab, and select the file you want to recover from the Recent list.

Why did my SketchUp disappear?

If you find your SketchUp model starts to disappear, or clip, when you move closer to it but not close enough to pass through an object, you may have an issue with model data at a far off point in the scene.

Where are SketchUp files saved?

When using the SketchUp Pro desktop modeler, files are saved locally to your machine until you choose to sync your projects to the cloud with Trimble Connect. If you’re working in SketchUp for Web, we recommend storing your models in Trimble Connect until you want to export them to a locally stored file.

How do I convert SKB to SKP?

make a copy of the *. SKB file, rename the copy to *. SKP, that’s it, at least that’s the way I do it.

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Why can’t I see my Sketchup model?

Unfortunately, at this time you can’t just refresh/re-download the model and have it show in the SketchUp Mobile Viewer. Try deleting the current model from your device then download the file again. The revised version of the model should now show up.

What do SketchUp files save as?

Downloading a model to your hard drive is simple:

  • Click the File Operations icon ( ) and select Download.
  • Select a file type for your download (SKP, STL, or PNG).
  • Give the file a moment to download, and then look for the file in your Downloads folder (or wherever you save downloaded files).

How do I get SketchUp for free?

If you want a free desktop version of SketchUp, it’s still a great option. Here’s where to find it. First, head over to sketchup.com/download/all in a web browser such as Google Chrome on your Windows or Mac computer. Next, you will need to sign in to a Trimble account or create one for free.

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