Easy-to-follow video tutorials help you learn software, creative, and business skills.Become a member
So before we actually can use SketchUp, we need to download it and install it. So I have a browser open here, and you can find SketchUp at sketchup.google.com, and it's all very straightforward like any Google app; you can just hit this button here to download it. So there're actually two versions of SketchUp. There is regular SketchUp, which is the free version, and then there's also SketchUp Pro which we'll get to a little bit later, and that has some additional features that you may or may not need.
Now most people can get by with just SketchUp. In fact, if you're just new to SketchUp, you might just want to download SketchUp and work through the first part of the course. And then when you get to SketchUp Pro, decide whether or not you need to use it. Now SketchUp Pro has a free eight-hour license, so you can use it for eight hours. And if you want to purchase it, I believe it's $495. So go ahead and if you haven't already, download SketchUp and install it on your machine.
Once you do, go ahead and drag that to your Desktop and you should be able to open it up from here.
Get unlimited access to all courses for just $25/month.Become a member
100 Video lessons · 11466 Viewers
56 Video lessons · 10426 Viewers
83 Video lessons · 8301 Viewers
109 Video lessons · 3758 Viewers
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.
Your file was successfully uploaded.