sketchup to solidworks
About Plugin

How to Export SketchUp to SolidWorks?

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

  • Exports the SketchUp model into a BXF file, the exported BXF file is then imported into the SolidWorks platform.
  • All parametric information including geometry, parameters, units, materials etc. will be converted.
  • The tool supports various industry specific requirements like geometry grouping and category mapping.
  • All the BIMDeX products has multilingual support. (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian etc.)

  • Supported Version:

    SketchUp : 2017, 2018 and 2019

    SolidWorks: 2015, 2016, 2017 ,2018, 2019 and 2020

How It Works

SketchUp to SolidWorks Workflow

Revit to SolidWorks


.skp File Formats

Export the SketchUp model to BXF file using BIMDeX for SketchUp

Revit to SolidWorks


.BXF File Format

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

Revit to SolidWorks


.SLDPRT and .SLDASM file Formats

Import the BXF file in SolidWorks using BIMDeX to get a native SolidWorks parts and assembly files

How Is It Different?

SketchUp to SolidWorks Conversion Features

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

Revit to SolidWorks
Revit to SolidWorks

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Frequently asked questions

All Revit Family (.rfa) and project (.rvt) files can be converted to Autodesk SolidWorks parts (.sldprt) and assemblies (.sldasm).
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 models Revit to SolidWorks for you.
No, this is just an addon plugin tool that will be installed in your existing SolidWorks and Revit 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 as well.
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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.