The last version to be released by Google.

Application Details:

Version: 8.0.16846
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 7.21

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Free Download Has to be downloaded from old software archives, as it is no longer available for download from official sources.

Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

  • drawing
  • saving
  • loading

What does not

Even after installing vcrun2006, the application struggled to find mfc80u.dll:

0024:fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.VC80.MFC" (8.0.50727.6195)
0024:err:module:import_dll Library MFC80U.DLL (which is needed by L"C:\\SketchUp\\SketchUp.exe") not found

The file is actually installed in windows:




WINEARCH=win32 wine google-sketchup-8-0-16846-SketchUpWEN.exe

Install requirements:

WINEARCH=win32 winetricks -q corefonts vcrun6 vcrun2005

Manually create a symbolic in the installation directory, pointing to mfc80u.dll, to fix the error:

ln -s -T ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/winsxs/x86_microsoft.vc80.mfc_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.6195_none_deadbeef/mfc80u.dll  ~/.wine/drive_c/[SKETCHUP_INSTALL_PATH]/mfc80u.dll

Run the application:

WINEARCH=win32 wine SketchUp.exe

What was not tested

Advanced application functions.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

  • minor rendering glitches, when selecting default measurement template at first start
  • other minor glitches in 3D render windows

These glitches seem to disappear after the camera is moved fro the first time, and do not seem to reappear afterwards.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentGentoo Linux x86_64Nov 17 20227.21Yes Yes YesGoldNotr Eal 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
40192 Multiple games and applications need 'mfc80.dll' ('winetricks -q mfc80' is a workaround) NEW View

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Recent Problem Click-Drag-Selecting an object in Sketchup 8.0.x
by Steve on Sunday April 21st 2024, 18:09
I've been using Google Sketchup 8 with Wine versions on Puppy Linux for years, starting with Wine 0.x. through 5.x These still work fine on my old laptop.

But recently I bought a new laptop (2024) with Intel proc, and Iris Xe integrated graphics, and have tried SketchUp 8 with many Wine versions. All open fine and generally run well except for a single new problematic behavior. When attempting to select an object by left click-dragging a box around it, the screen goes black temporarily until the left mouse button is released. This behavior is consistent across all Wine versions tested and several different versions of Puppy linux.

I believe it is related to OpenGL, as a guess.

Would love to hear if anyone else has this experience, or solutions.....
Sketchup failed to initialize OpenGL
by C.D. on Sunday September 24th 2023, 3:28
I just wanted to leave this here in case it helped anyone else in the future.
SketchUp installed normally, but launching the program resulted in Failed to initialize OpenGL error popup, then a crash.
I spent a few hours troubleshooting this error on Kubuntu 22.04 and finally found that using wine regedit to change the following registry key solved the issue:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Google/SketchUp8/GLConfig/Display/HW_OK = 1

The default is 0. Changed it to 1 and the program launched without errors.
fixing mfc80u.dll
by Notr Eal on Friday November 18th 2022, 0:22
If someone knows a more elegant, wine-life solution for this problem, please feel free to correct.
Library overrides did not work, I'm not that versed in wine configuration to know how to elegantly fix this.
RE: fixing mfc80u.dll
by Bartosz Kosiorek on Friday November 18th 2022, 1:09
Please try:
winetricks -q mfc80
RE: fixing mfc80u.dll
by Notr Eal on Friday November 18th 2022, 1:31
can confirm, that this works:
winetricks -q mfc80