Author Topic: Google Sketchup vs Online Free Sketchup  (Read 487 times)


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Google Sketchup vs Online Free Sketchup
« on: January 10, 2019, 10:58:19 am »
I last used Sketchup in 2006 and I want to get back in for a couple of projects.

In the meantime it became Google Sketchup, which I downloaded but never used, and now it's Trimble Sketchup and unless you pay it's hobbled. It also only works in a browser, and comes up with frequent prompts to upgrade to a paid version.

Anyone used both, and if so is there anything to be gained in using the on-line one (other than cloud storage, which doesn't worry me)?

I've dusted all those old bottles and set them up straight.

Re: Google Sketchup vs Online Free Sketchup
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2019, 12:18:16 pm »
I downloaded Sketchup 17 about a year ago and it was just a downloadable program.  The freebie is Sketchup Make and the paid for version is Sketchup Pro.

From here:

You can still download and rely on SketchUp Make 2017 for desktop, our old free version.