Ever hear yourself or a friend say, “I wish I could work from home all the time?” Those sentiments are legit, but we are now facing it as a reality. COVID-19 is a global crisis that has everyone working twice as hard to take care of themselves, their family, friends and still trying to do their jobs.

We’re in it with you! Our teams are currently working from home, doing the best we can to support our customers and trying not to skip a beat when it comes to giving you our best support. We may not be as rapid as we like to be, but we are here, being resilient and open to change as it comes our way. Please excuse our dust while we help you build in this brave new world.

Downloading Models from the 3D Warehouse into Google Earth

To download premade models from the 3D Warehouse into Google Earth, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the 3D Warehouse using your Web browser.
  2. Use the Search box or otherwise find and open the model you want to download.
  3. On the model details page, click the Download button. A list of SketchUp and Google Earth versions appear.
  4. Select the version of the file that best matches the version of Google Earth on your computer. A dialog box appears asking if you want to open the model with SketchUp or save the file.
  5. Click Open with Google Earth (default). Google Earth opens, and the model appears at the correct location.

Note: Textures are displayed in Google Earth 4, but not in Google Earth 3.