SKP Import for IRONCAD is a SketchUp SKP file import add-in for IRONCAD. This add-in gives IRONCAD the ability to import geometric data from SketchUp SKP files.
SKP Import for IRONCAD reads polygon mesh data stored in SKP files and imports it into IRONCAD A polygon mesh in a SKP file is comprised of a set of triangular or quad faces. SKP Import for IRONCAD recreates the SKP model data inside the active IRONCAD drawing.
SKP Import for IRONCAD is very easy to use. It adds new commands to IRONCAD. Once installed, it automatically loads itself into IRONCAD and adds a new menu called "SKPImport" to the IRONCAD menu containing these new commands.
The 'SKPImport' submenu consists of the following commands:
Import - Import a SKP file
Help - Display the SKP Import for IRONCAD help file
Register - Register your copy of SKP Import for IRONCAD
About - Display the SKP Import for IRONCAD 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.