Open SKP file

The most common choise: SketchUp graphics

How to open SketchUp graphics .skp files

skp file icon Have you had trouble opening the skp file on your computer? What are skp files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is skp file?

Files with skp file extension are, in almost every case, 3D graphics files or 3d models created and saved using the SketchUp program.

SketchUp graphics description

File extension skp is nowadays best known for its use in SketchUp, a 3D modeling tool available for Microsoft Windows and Mac.

The skp files represent the default 3D model files created and saved in the application.

SKP models can be shared or placed within Google Earth online service.

SketchUp was originally developed by @Last Software up to 2005 when Google Corp acquired it.

Google was losing money on its many software company acquisitions, so it sold off its SketchUp software asset to Trimble Corp. in 2012, which continues to develop/maintain the software.

Suggested software to open skp file


A 3D general-purpose modeling program

SketchUp for Mac

3D modeling application for Mac

There are other SKP filename extensions with the same .skp suffix

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An skp file extension is related to the COREX (CORpus EXploitation) software. An skp file stores orthographic transcription with signal linking data.

skp - Sage accounting software print

An skp file extension is related to the Sage accounting software print format.

skp - SSEYO Koan play data

An skp file extension is related to the SSEYO Koan play data format.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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