Install SketchUp Extensions for All Users
Yesterday we were asked to find a way to install some specific SketchUp extensions for all users of some lab computers. At first, we could not locate an easy way to install them for all users of the given computer.
SketchUp's user forums noted it was storing extensions in:
But the documentation did not list a way to manually place the extension files in such a way as to install them for all users, not just the current user.
Obviously manually adding extensions for an entire lab via the Extension Manager was impractical, and using a logon script of some kind to copy the extensions to the
AppData folder was not our preference.
We located a post that indicated we could use the
%ProgramData% folder to accomplish this.
- Create a
- Place the extracted contents of your
.rbzarchives inside it. You can use 7-Zip to extract the contents of the
Once the extracted contents are inside the
Plugins folder you created, launch SketchUp. You'll now see your extensions listed in the Extension Manager!