SketchUp Pro

  • SketchUp Pro is the most intuitive way to design, document and communicate your ideas in 3D.

  • Who uses SketchUp Pro? Everyone.

    Professionals in design, construction, engineering, and dozens of other fields choose SketchUp Pro because it’s flexible enough for any type of 3D modeling and communication. More »

  • A smarter way to think about 3D modeling

    You won’t believe how easy it is to use SketchUp Pro. We’ve vastly simplified the process of building and documenting 3D models. More »

  • Turn your models into drawings with LayOut

    SketchUp Pro is a lot more than just a modeling tool. Create detailed multi-page document sets with dimensions, notes, vector graphics and images. More »

  • Get good, fast.

    We designed SketchUp to make 3D modeling accessible to everyone. Its simple tools and clean user interface make it easy to get up and running in no time. More »

  • No software is an island

    Your workflow is a mosaic of different applications. Everyone’s is. That’s why SketchUp Pro reads and writes many of the most common 2D and 3D file formats. More »

  • Slides are boring. Present from SketchUp Pro.

    From real-time model walkthroughs to showing design documents full-screen, SketchUp Pro’s advanced presentation tools will help you—and your work—communicate beautifully. More »

  • Models and plugins aplenty

    There’s a wide world of content out there, and it’s all yours for the taking. You’ll find hundreds of thousands of models, plugins and extensions ready to download and use. More »

  • BIM ready, from the first click.

    Nurture your inner pragmatist. Accurately predict shadows, lines of sight, measurements and material quantities. Apply industry standard classifications and generate reports. Go data! More »

  • A world of context—literally

    What if you could effortlessly add context like terrain and aerial imagery to your model? You’re in luck: SketchUp Pro has a direct line to Google’s huge collection of geo data. More »

  • A place for everything and everything in its place

    Happiness is knowing where everything is. From groups to layers, SketchUp Pro includes everything you need to stay organized and work clean. More »

Who uses SketchUp Pro? Everyone.

Hundreds of thousands of professionals in (take a deep breath) architecture, construction, engineering, commercial interiors, light construction, landscape architecture, kitchen & bath design, urban planning, game design, film & stage, woodworking, and plenty of other fields use SketchUp Pro all the time, every day. It’s the all-purpose antidote to complicated, expensive CAD software.

A smarter way to think about 3D modeling

SketchUp Pro is like a pencil with superpowers. Start by drawing lines and shapes. Push and pull surfaces to turn them into 3D forms. Stretch, copy, rotate and paint to make anything you like. More advanced? Start modeling from CAD and terrain data, photographs or even hand sketches. Build models with custom behaviors and attributes. SketchUp Pro is as simple and as powerful as you want it to be. Learn more »

Turn your models into drawings with LayOut

At some point in every project, you need to produce a set of drawings that shows your model: plans, sections, elevations, perspectives. LayOut in SketchUp Pro lets you add model views to pages, choose drawing scales, adjust line weights and add dimensions, callouts and graphics. Changes to your model are reflected automatically in LayOut. When it’s time, export PDFs, images and CAD files. Learn more »

Get good, fast.

There’s a reason SketchUp is synonymous with friendly and forgiving 3D modeling software: we don’t sacrifice usability for the sake of functionality. With handy contextual tips, a dedicated Instructor panel for beginners, and mountains of online resources, help is always on the way. And just in case, every SketchUp Pro license includes a year of free technical support. Learn more »

No software is an island

We built SketchUp Pro to slide right into your existing workflow. Ready for some alphabet soup? With importers for DXF, DWG, 3DS, DAE, KMZ, TIF, JPG, PNG and a few more, you can bring in drawings, models and images to your heart’s content. SketchUp Pro also exports all of those formats, plus PDF, OBJ, FBX, XSI, VRML, MP4, WEBM and AVI. OMG. Learn more »

Slides are boring. Present from SketchUp Pro.

Scenes let you save views of your model to pull up anytime. Styles provide endless visual effects to make your work look precise, sketchy or anything in between. Section Planes slice through models for creating sectional views. Go fullscreen, walk around, add labels and export flyover animations. Present from SketchUp Pro and get your point across every single time. Learn more »

Models and plugins aplenty

Need a particular chair for the room you’re designing? A lamp for your carriage house? A rhino for your zoo? You’ll find almost anything you need in SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse, the world’s biggest repository of free 3D models. And as for plugins that provide extra features and tools, our all-new Extension Warehouse is your ticket to add-on nirvana. Learn more »

BIM ready, from the first click

Where does building information modeling begin? In SketchUp Pro, start by tagging groups and components with industry standard classification types. Then, geo-locate your model for shadow studies and site context. Continue on, further enriching components with data attributes or programming functions. Build smart spreadsheet reports, or wrap up your entire project in a tidy IFC file, ready for further modeling and analysis with the next instrument in your BIM tool box.. Learn more »

A world of context—literally

In about two minutes, you can choose a section of the world to bring into your SketchUp Pro model—up to a square kilometer at a time. For free, you’ll get aerial imagery, a 3D terrain model and lat-long data to produce accurate shadow studies. From there, you can import pre-modeled buildings for site context and use Google Maps Street View imagery to model anything else you need. Learn more »

A place for everything and everything in its place

Your mother always told you that the key to 3D modeling success was tidiness and organization. Make your models easy to work on and easy to present. Use groups and components to divvy up your geometry into logical chunks. Layers come in handy for separating big pieces of your model, and the Outliner is a way to see everything at once. Learn more »