SketchUp to Inventor
About Plugin

How to Export SketchUp to Inventor ?

SketchUp to Inventor Exporter/Converter is a simple data exchange plug-in/add-on tool which creates native Inventor parts & assmeblies (ipt & iam) from SketchUp Objects (skp).

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

  • Supported Version:

    Inventor: 2016 - 2021

    SketchUp : 2017 - 2020

How It Works

SketchUp to Inventor Conversion Workflow

SketchUp to Inventor


.skp file format

SketchUp skp files formats Export the SketchUp model to BXF file using BIMDeX Exporter for SketchUp

SketchUp to Inventor


.BXF file format

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

SketchUp to Inventor


. .ipt & .iam file formats

Import the BXF file in Inventor using BIMDeX Importer to get native Inventor models

How Is It Different?

SketchUp to Inventor Conversion Features

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

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SketchUp to Revit

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Frequently asked questions

All SketchUp Objects (.SKP) files can be converted to Inventor Part (.ipt) and Assembly (.iam) files.
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 our CAD translation service, so we would convert your SketchUp models to Inventor for you.
No, this is just an addon plugin tool that will be installed in your existing SketchUp and Inventor environments.
You can export including the part properties, colors as well as all geometry. There will be no loss in any meta data. The hierarchy will be maintained.
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Yes, support and maintenance is included with the annual subscription for all our products.