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Converting 3D models from Sketchup

Sketchup only supports exporting to .obj/.mtl in their pro (paid) version, so if you're using the free version you must convert the file to Wavefront file (.obj/.mtl), then import that file into the Layar 3D Model Converter.

Why doesn't Layar support Sketchup files natively?

There are a lot of 3D formats out there and a lot of tools, and .obj/.mtl seemed to be the most common format that all applications can export, so that is why we chose to start with that one. We can consider other formats in our converter, but it will take a bit of time to implement, so as a small company, we need to be sure that any additional format has enough demand and stay-power to equal the time and effort to implement it. 

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