SketchUp Pro license : perpetual or annual sucscription
If you are looking to add a license for a new user. Now There are a subscription license that is available vs. the perpetual licenses. Which one is a good choice ?
Trimble SketchUp is a 3D design software that is used as a tool for architectural landmarks, interior designing, civil and mechanical engineering, etc. It is one of the most popular 3D printing software. SketchUp has a freeware version (SketchUp Make) and a paid version (SketchUp Pro)
Now there are choices for user to choose plan to use Sketchup Pro
- SketchUp Pro Classic (perpetual)
- SketchUp Pro Subscription (annual subscription)
User will get the same as listed
- SketchUp Pro เวอร์ชั่นล่าสุด
- Style Builder
- Maintenance & Support ฟรี 1 ปี
- ใช้งานได้บน Windows หรือ Mac
There are differences between SketchUp Pro and SketchUp Pro Subscription
SketchUp Pro Classic
The classic version will has no expiry date. User can use it lifetime. License activation is locked to installed machine. In 1 year if there is new version launched, user can get free upgrade. But user has to pay maintenace fee every year to get free upgrade to latest version. There are some cases that computer has broken, license will be gone with computer. User can request to reactivate with new PC but it may take time.
There are 3 levels of SketchUp subscriptions.
They are: SketchUp Shop, SketchUp Pro, and SketchUp Studio.
They all include the features and applications of the previous offering plus some extra stuff. With these subscriptions, you can access increased functionality specific to your needs at an affordable price.