Files with skp suffix are in almost every case 3D graphics files or 3d models created and saved using the SketchUp program.

There are 3 other file types using
the SKP file extension!

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SKP file extension - SketchUp graphics

What is skp file? How to open skp files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

skp file icon: skp filetype icon

File extension skp is nowadays best known for its use in SketchUp, a 3D modeling tool developed now by Google.

SketchUp was originally developed by @Last Software up to 2005 when it was acquired by Google Corp. Google was losing money on its many software company acquisitions so it sold off its SketchUp software asset to Trimble Corp. in 2012 who continue to develop/maintain the software. 

skp files are the default 3D models files created and saved in the application.

SKP models can be shared or placed within Google Earth online service.

The default software associated to skp file type:

SketchUp icon

Trimble Navigation Limited logo SketchUp  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Trimble Navigation Limited

A 3D modeling software is marketed by Trimble Navigation Limited designed for architectural, civil, and mechanical engineers as well as filmmakers, game developers, and related professions.

The free version of SketchUp supported export of 3D data to SKP SketchUp file, DAE and Google Earth's KMZ file format.

The Pro version supports another formats, like 3DS, DAE, DWG, DFX, FBX, OBJ, XSI, and WRL file formats.

Help how to open SKP files:

SketchUp and SketchUp Pro are the default applications for SKP format. Both are available for free for download from Google.

How to convert file with extension SKP:

SketchUp Pro can export .skp files to another 2D and 3D formats, including DXF, DWG, 3DS, OBJ, XSI, EPS, PDF and more.

SketchUP Pro can also import those formats and save them to SKP format.

Find conversions from skp file:

skp to 3ds

skp to dae

skp to dwg

skp to jpg

skp to obj

skp to pdf

skp to stl

Find converter to skp file type:

3ds to skp

dae to skp

dwg to skp

easm to skp

jpg to skp

obj to skp

pdf to skp

File identification strings:

HEX code: FF FE FF 0E 53 00 6B 00 65 00 74 00 63 00 68 00 55
ASCII code: ....S.k.e.t.c.h.U.p...M.o.d.e.l.

List of software applications associated to the .skp file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open skp file, edit skp file, convert skp file, view skp file, play skp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the skp files.

  • Open skp file
  • Edit skp file
  • View skp file
  • Convert skp file
  • Create skp file
  • Import skp file
  • Export skp file

Software that open skp file - SketchUp graphics

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open skp file action.

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