It’s the same SketchUp you know, just a new way to buy.
Trimble have recently made a big announcement that confirms SketchUp Classic Perpetual licences and Maintenance & Support renewal plans will no longer be sold after November 4th 2020 across all regions.
The SketchUp Subscription version has been on sale for about a year already and has proven popular with its lower up front cost, easy version updates (no more waiting for serial keys!) and straightforward renewal process. With a SketchUp Subscription, you are free to renew every year, or skip a year (or 2, or 3…) without penalty – it’s up to you.
Whatever you choose to do, with a subscription you will always have the latest version and features at your disposal.
Read on for answers to some frequently asked questions.
What If I Buy a Classic Licence Now?
This will be yours to keep no matter what you choose to do in the future.
Please be advised: if you purchase a Classic Perpetual License or renew your Maintenance & Support license prior to November 4, 2020, you will not be able to upgrade and access additional features on that license every year as you have in the past.
Can I Still Renew My Maintenance?
Yes, until November 4th 2020.
Will My Licence Still Work?
Yes! You will not lose access to a perpetual licence you already own. This is yours to keep and use in perpetuity, even when the maintenance expires for good.
Please note that we do advise you keep a saved copy of the installer file if you ever need to reinstall.
If you would like to explore your options and talk to us about getting started with a subscription, or if you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to email us on [email protected] or give us a call.