If you want to start using SketchUp but don’t want to commit to purchasing a license just yet, you’re in luck! SketchUp offers a free version of their software called SketchUp Free. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the steps to log into SketchUp for free.
Step 1: Visit the SketchUp Website
First, open your preferred web browser and navigate to the official SketchUp website.
Step 2: Click on ‘Sign In’
Once you’re on the SketchUp website, look for the ‘Sign In’ button in the top-right corner of the page. Click on it.
Step 3: Sign in with a Trimble ID
If you already have a Trimble ID, enter your email address and password in the provided fields. If you don’t have one, click on ‘Create Account’ and follow the instructions to create a new Trimble ID.
Create a Trimble ID
To create a Trimble ID, fill out the required information such as your name, email address, and password. Make sure to use a strong password that includes a combination of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.
Verify Your Email Address
After completing the registration form, check your email inbox for a verification email from Trimble. Click on the verification link provided in the email to confirm your email address.
Step 4: Accept Terms of Service
Once you’re signed in with your Trimble ID, you may be prompted to accept SketchUp’s terms of service. Read through them carefully and click on the checkbox to indicate your agreement. Then, click on the ‘Accept’ button.
Step 5: Access SketchUp Free
After accepting the terms of service, you’ll be redirected to the SketchUp Free interface. Congratulations! You are now logged into SketchUp for free.
In this tutorial, we’ve learned how to log into SketchUp for free using a Trimble ID. By following these simple steps, you can access all the features and functionalities of SketchUp Free without having to purchase a license. Now that you’re logged in, start exploring and creating amazing 3D models with SketchUp!