• Having a licensing problem? Let our license troubleshooter guide you to the right solution. If you have a SketchUp Pro license, please click the appropriate link below based on your license type and OS:

  • PC In order to successfully install and authorize SketchUp Pro, you must first log in to Windows as a user who has either Administrator or Power User rights. Once successfully installed and authorized, SketchUp Pro requires a Windows profile with at least Power User permissions. You may need to contact your Help Desk or IT department to assist you with these changes.

  • If you use SketchUp Pro 2015 or later, you have a cloud-based license, which is easier to administer than licenses for earlier versions of SketchUp Pro. The subarticles in this section explain the following How the current license model works How to check network licenses in or out How to remove a SketchUp Pro license How to resolve common issues

  • If you would like to temporarily disable your Ruby plugins to see whether a bug you are experiencing is plugin related, perform the following steps: PC: To disable plugins:

  • If you have a SketchUp Pro 2015 license and an active maintenance & support plan, then you should have received an email with your new SketchUp Pro 2016 license information. If not, you can request to have the license emailed to you again, or contact your local reseller if that’s where you purchased the license.

  • Summary of issue An issue was discovered with SketchUp 2016 where uninstalling the program resets your default Internet browser. This issue only affected computers using Microsoft Windows that had SketchUp 2016 installed and then uninstalled. Description

  • All of the context menu items for all entities in SketchUp follow. Active Cut The Active Cut menu item is used to activate and de-activate the Section Plane Object, as indicated by the check mark. Activating a Section Plane will automatically de-activate all other planes in that context. This menu item is available for the Section Plane entity. Align View The Align View menu item is used to align the SketchUp Camera to the currently selected face.

  • When you install plugins, or "Ruby scripts," or "extensions," on your computer, you may notice that the tool doesn't appear in the 'Plugins' menu. Please note that the author of the plug-in must explicitly choose to put it in this menu. The plug-in may reside in a different menu, such as 'Tools' or 'Draw.' Sometimes, you will only see the plug-in in a context menu - the menu that appears when you right-click on something. Be sure to read any documentation related to the plug-in to fully understand its use.

  • If you need to fix a missing or corrupt SketchUp network license file on your existing server:

  • SketchUp comes in Make (free and for non-commercial use) and Pro versions (paid and for commercial use). You can also learn more about the features of SketchUp Pro or look at a comparison of the two versions. The Pro version of SketchUp empowers design professionals to explore and communicate complex design concepts.