How Do I Download SketchUp Podium?

If you’re looking to enhance your SketchUp rendering capabilities, Podium is an excellent plugin to consider. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of downloading and installing SketchUp Podium. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Visit the Podium Website

The first step in downloading Podium is to visit the official website. Open your preferred web browser and search for “SketchUp Podium.” Click on the official website link to access the download page.

Step 2: Navigate to the Downloads Section

Once you are on the Podium website, navigate to the “Downloads” section. Look for a tab or menu item that says “Downloads” or something similar. This is where you will find the available versions of Podium.

Step 3: Choose Your Version

In the downloads section, you will typically find multiple versions of Podium available for download. Choose the version that is compatible with your operating system and SketchUp version.


  • If you are unsure about which version to choose, check your SketchUp version by opening SketchUp and going to “Help” → “About SketchUp.”
  • Make sure to select the correct operating system (Windows or macOS) when choosing your version.

Step 4: Start Downloading

Once you have selected your desired version of Podium, click on the download button or link provided next to it. The download should start automatically. If it doesn’t, click on any additional prompts or buttons that initiate the download process.

Step 5: Install Podium Plugin

After downloading Podium, locate the downloaded file on your computer. It is usually saved in your default download folder or the location you specified during the download process.


  • If you are using Windows, the downloaded file will have a “.exe” extension.
  • If you are using macOS, the downloaded file will have a “.dmg” extension.

Double-click on the downloaded file to start the installation process. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation of Podium. Make sure to read and accept any license agreements or terms of service if prompted.

Step 6: Launch SketchUp

Once Podium is installed successfully, launch SketchUp on your computer. You should now see a new menu or toolbar related to Podium within SketchUp’s interface.

Step 7: Activate Podium

To fully utilize Podium’s features, you may need to activate it using a license key or by signing in with your account credentials. Follow the instructions provided by Podium to activate it within SketchUp.


You have successfully downloaded and installed SketchUp Podium! Now you can explore its various rendering options and take your SketchUp creations to new heights.

Remember to regularly check for updates on the official Podium website, as newer versions may bring additional features and improvements.

Happy rendering!