SKP Export for Inventor is a SketchUp SKP file export add-in for InventorÃ??Ã?Â®. This add-in gives Inventor the ability to export geometric data from Inventor to SKP files.
SKP Export for Inventor tessellates the solid bodies in an Inventor part or assembly document into individual triangular meshes. These meshes are then exported to a SKP file as mesh objects.
SKP Export for Inventor is very easy to use. Once installed, it automatically loads itself into Inventor and adds a new menu called "SKPExport" to the Inventor menu.
The 'SKPExport' submenu consists of the following commands:
Export - Exports an SKP file
Help - Displays the SKP Export for Inventor help file
Register - Registers your copy of SKP Export for Inventor
About - Displays the SKP Export for Inventor About box
The SKP File Format
SketchUp is a 3D modeling program designed for architects, civil engineers, filmmakers, game developers, and related professions. It also includes features to facilitate the placement of models in Google Earth. It is marketed as an easy-to-use conceptual tool with a simple interface. A well known feature in the SketchUp World is the 3D Warehouse. Users can use their Google Accounts to upload models, and then browse the 3D Warehouse for many components and models. SketchUp's native file format is has a SKP extension.