SketchUp SKP file export plug-in for Acrobat
SKP Export for Acrobat is a SketchUp SKP file export plug-in for Acrobat®. This plug-in gives Acrobat the ability to export geometric data from Acrobat to SKP files.
SKP Export for Acrobat reads 3D annotations in a PDF file and tessellates them into polygon meshes comprising of triangle or quad faces. It then exports this 3D data to objects in a SketchUp SKP file.
SKP Export for Acrobat is very easy to use. Once installed, it automatically loads itself into Acrobat and adds a new menu called "SKPExport" to the Acrobat menu containing these newly added commands.
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Below is the hardware, software and operating system requirements for Adobe Acrobat plug-ins running on the Microsoft Windows platform.
- Adobe Acrobat (32 Bit only): 9 Pro Extended
- Operating System (32 Bit only): Windows XP SP2 or later, Windows Vista and Windows 7
- RAM: 1 GB (Recommended 2 GB)
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Download & Purchase
Please download a fully functional trial of this product by clicking "Download". To start using the software, you need a license key. A license key can be of two types: Trial or Permanent. A trial key is issued to you instantly and completely free of cost so that you may try the software before you purchase a license. A permanent key is issued after you have purchased a license. If during the trial period (10 days or runs, whichever is earlier) you find this product useful, you may return to this page and click the "Buy Now" button to place your order. In the order process you will be asked to enter your Host ID that appears in the "SYCODE License Server" dialog box (which appears when you run any of the product commands). SYCODE will create and send you your key by email within 2 business days. To avoid disruption in your workflow, place your order before the trial period ends.
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Installation & Usage
Since SKP Export for Acrobat is a plug-in for Acrobat, it must be loaded into the Acrobat environment before it can be used. Please follow the simple instructions in the SKP Export for Acrobat ReadMe document which is copied into the installation folder. After you have loaded the plug-in file into Acrobat, simply click on the menu items in the "SKPExport" submenu or type "SKPExport" (without quotes) at the Acrobat command prompt and press "Enter". This will bring about the "Save As" dialog box from where you can save the SKP file you wish to export. Truly, software made simple!
The 'SKPExport' menu consists of the following commands:
- Export - Exports a SKP file
- Help - Displays the SKP Export for Acrobat help file
- Register - Registers your copy of SKP Export for Acrobat
- About - Displays the SKP Export for Acrobat About box
The SKPExport submenu
SKP Export for Acrobat comes with detailed documentation for each command as well as a tutorial to get you started in the shortest possible time. There is also an online version of the help file which you can view by clicking the link below.
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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.Back to Top
Sycode Software Licensing Terms
Our licenses are single computer licenses and are locked to each computer they are installed on. Basically, the license key is specific to the computer's Host ID (the MAC address of the computer), and will not work on another computer. The installer picks up the physical MAC address of the network card connected to the computer which is basically “Ethernet adapter Network Connect Adapter”. So unless you change your network card, the key will always work even if you reinstall your operating system. If your internal network is periodically assigning a different Host ID to your computer, then please find a solution for this with your IT department.