BIMDEX
Inventor to Rhino
About Plugin

How to Export Inventor to SketchUp?

Inventor to SketchUp Exporter/Converter is a simple data exchange plug-in/add-on tool which creates native SketchUp Components (.skp) from Inventor parts and assemblies.

  • Exports your Inventor models as a BXF file which can be imported in the SketchUp platform using the SketchUp Importer.
  • All model information including geometry, units, materials, etc. can be exported to SketchUp.
  • The tool supports various industry specific requirements like geometric simplification, maintain Hierarchy etc.
  • All the BIMDeX products has multilingual support. (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian etc.)

  • Supported Version:

    Inventor : 2016 - 2021

    SketchUp: 2017 - 2020

How It Works

Inventor to SketchUp Conversion Workflow

Inventor to Rhino
01

Inventor

.ipt and .iam file Formats

Export the Inventor model to BXF file using BIMDeX for Inventor

Inventor to Rhino
02

BIMDeX

.BXF File Format

BXF file would be carrying all design data information of the model

Inventor to Rhino
03

SketchUp

.skp file format

Import the BXF file in SketchUp using BIMDeX to get a native SketchUp Blocks file

How Is It Different?

Inventor to SketchUp Conversion Features

Expose Inventor platform into a SketchUp environment with easy transfer of Inventor model to SketchUp, other BIM and mechanical software. Control and safe data transfer.

Inventor to Rhino

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Inventor to Rhino

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Frequently asked questions

All Inventor Parts (.iprt) and Assemblies (.iasm) can be converted to SketchUp Components (.skp).
Any model type such as Furniture, Lighting, HVAC, MEP Elements, Structural or Architectural components can be converted.
The tool works in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish environments.
You need to have both the software to use the product. But if you do not, you can opt for the CAD Transilation Service, so we would convert your Inventor models to SketchUp.
No, this is just an addon plugin tool that will be installed in your existing Inventor and SketchUp environments.
You can export including the part properties, colors as well as all geometry. There will be no loss in any meta data and the hierarchy will be maintained as well.
You can either raise an enquiry through the web form or contact sales@bim-dex.com with your requirement. One of our representatives will get in touch with you and assist you accordingly.
You can either purchase the product from us directly by reaching us at sales@bim-dex.com or through on of our approved re-sellers in your region. Please refer to the "Resellers" page in the "Contacts" menu for the list of our re-sellers.
We offer Annual subscription, Single User Node Locked license, Network Floating license starting from 5 users and enterprise license options. Please reach out to sales@bim-dex.com for more information on product licensing and pricing.
Yes, support and maintenance is included with the annual subscription for all our products.