URGENT. This does not appear to be a SketchUp model!

Hello, I was working yesterday on a file that I saved in a Google Drive desktop folder, I have been working like this for months and everything is fine. Now when I want to open the file it says ¨ This does not appear to be a SketchUp model!¨ and I don’t know how to solve it, please help! :frowning: It has a size of 298 MB (313,476,504 bytes)


So actually saving it to the cloud.

Your profile says you are using Free Plan 2022. Does that mean you are using a cracked version?

The file is missing the entire header and also has a lot of other missing data. Is there a .skb backup copy? Maybe that can be opened.

Hello! Do you know where can I find the backup files?

It should be in the same folder as the .skp file.

I did not actually save da backup file manually

It’s created automatically.

Again, are you using a cracked version of SketchUp 2022? That may have an impact.

I do not have a backup file on the folder


No I am not

There is no Free Plan of SketchUp 2022 like you put in your forum profile.

Sorry I did not see what I clicked I created this profile fast because it is an emergency

But how do I open an .skb file? Thank you

Fix your forum profile.

Rename it to .skp and then try opening it. Or share the file.

Of course you’ll get that message but if you want to try opening it you’ll have to click Yes.

Ok, sorry.

It worked! Thank you so much!!

I recommend you do not edit the file you managed to open but save a copy and use that, and keep the original intact until you have ascertained that your future modifications work.

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