SolidWorks to SketchUp
About Plugin

How to Export SolidWorks to SketchUp?

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

  • Exports the SolidWorks model into a BXF file, the exported BXF file is then imported into the SketchUp environment.
  • All model information including geometry, units, materials etc. will be converted.
  • The tool supports various industry specific requirements like geometric simplification, maintaining Hierarchy etc.
  • All the BIMDeX products has multilingual support. (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian etc.)

  • Supported Version:

    SolidWorks: 2015 - 2020

    SketchUp: 2017 - 2020

How It Works

SolidWorks to SketchUp Workflow

SolidWorks to SketchUp


.sldprt and .sldasm file formats

Export the solidworks model to BXF file using BIMDeX for solidworks

SolidWorks to SketchUp


.BXF File Format

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

SolidWorks to SketchUp


.skp file format

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

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How Is It Different?

SolidWorks to SketchUp Conversion Features

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

SolidWorks to Sketchup

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SolidWorks to Sketchup

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Frequently asked questions

All SolidWorks Parts (.sldprt) and Assemblies (.sldasm) 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 our CAD translation service, so we would convert your SolidWorks models to SketchUp for you.
No, this is just an addon plugin tool that will be installed in your existing SolidWorks 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. The hierarchy will be maintained and components will be instantiated.
You can either raise an enquiry through the web form or contact 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 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 for more information on product licensing and pricing.
Yes, support and maintenance is included with the annual subscription for all our products.