Saving Files Between SketchUp Versions

Saving Files Between SketchUp Versions

You can save newer SketchUp files as older version SketchUp files. To save a SketchUp file in a format compatible with older SketchUp versions:

1. Open the version of SketchUp that matches the version of the SketchUp file. For example, SketchUp Pro 2018 or SketchUp Make 2016.

2. Open the SketchUp file by clicking File > Open.

3. Click File > Save As.... This will open the Save dialog box.

4. Click the Save as Type drop-down menu and choose the version of SketchUp you would like use to open the file. For example, SketchUp version 2015.

5.Modify the file name to make it unique, for example, add "-v2015" to the end of the file name.

6.Click OK. You can now open the resulting file in SketchUp Pro 2015.

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