File Extension Library

.SKM File Extension

  • Developer by: Trimble
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .SKM files and how to open them?

Can't open .SKM file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SKM file.

What is a .SKM file extension?

.SKM file extension is created by Trimble. .SKM has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .SKM file is Zip.

.SKM is SketchUp Materials File

Textures file used by SketchUp, a drawing program developed by Google; saved in a compressed .ZIP format and contains XML texture property files, a thumbnail .PNG image, and a .JPG texture image; stores 2D graphics that can be layered on 3D models.

SKM files can be used interchangeably on Windows and Mac OS X. They are stored in the following directories:

Mac OS X: [user]/Library/Application Support/SketchUp/

Windows: C:Program FilesGoogleGoogle SketchUpMaterials

NOTE: The materials in SKM files are accessible from the Materials pane in the software.

List of all softwares that can open the SketchUp Materials File
Trimble SketchUp
Trimble SketchUp

How to fix problems with .SKM files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SKM files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SKM file format
  2. You need to check the .SKM file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)