1001bit Tools (Freeware)
Collection of useful tools for architectural works.
1001bit Tools (Freeware)

1001bit Tools (Freeware) is a collection of various tools useful for fast creation of architectural elements.

Staircases, spiral staircase, windows, doors, walls, customised openings on walls, automatic generation of hip roofs, rafters and purlins etc.

1001bit Tools also include some useful drawing and editing tools such as fillet edges, extend, chamfer etc.


دلير م's picture

شكرا جزيلا فعلا اداة رائعه ومفيدة

Hak S.'s picture

i got it thank you so much ! ^_^

Hak S.'s picture

Ple any body kindness send me this is my email : hak_sidara@yahoo.com

Thank you so much !

rakesh S's picture


i'm already installed the 1001 bit tools but did not working? why?

Kyaw H's picture

Hi this is Kyaw Hlaing. I have instaled the 1001bit_freeware_v1.0.5 but it wouldn't work. Whenever i click on any tool nothing happen
Please GOH CH reply me as soon as posible

Janos K.'s picture

Hallo, Installation scheint nicht funktioniert zu haben. Zusatzfunktion nicht aktiv.
Bei Programmstart kommt Fehlermeldung "1001bit setup error -- cannot find c:\1001bit_freeware/1001bit_loader.rb"
Danke im Voraus für die Hilfe

Hi, installation seems to be failed. Extensions do not work.
Starting the program it says: ""1001bit setup error -- cannot find c:\1001bit_freeware/1001bit_loader.rb"
Thx for help

edgardo p's picture

where is the guy who uploaded this plugin.

علاء الدين ا.'s picture

اداة رائعة

alraiq a's picture

فعلاً رائعه ^^

Sarah C.'s picture

English Please, So that way others can understand you and help you if needed. Not trying to offend anyone

alraiq a's picture

He just said great tool ^^

Jerome T's picture

there isn't a 1001 tools how dare you

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In a previous post, Jay B writes:
"An avid SU8 user (never care for S2013, 14, xx) and had tried the updated version in 8, and it didn't work (when clicking on icon, the popups won't show up), yet the SU2015, it works with version 1.0.5. I had to revert back to 1.0.2 rbz of 1001 tools for my SU8.

I think the new version needs fixing so it could work on both platforms.

I thought I say this for the 1.0.5 does not work with SU8."

Where can the old version be found, as the new one (1.0.5) definitely does not work with SU8.
And I did just as we are advised - windows-preferences-extensions -load extension located in downloads.
Help will be appreciated.

Jay B's picture

I have 1.0.2, if anyone's interested!

Norm T's picture

I would like a copy of 1.0.2 if you wouldn't mind sending it via email to norm_townsend@live.com

Thanks Norm Townsend

Jay B's picture

Why would they put that 1.0.5 works with version 8 - it doesn't.

carles V.'s picture

genial thanks !

Muhamed S's picture

Installing RBZ files in SketchUp

Since the release of SketchUp 2015 the clever folks at SketchUp made installing plugins a one click operation. They introduced a new file format (.rbz) which means that you can install plugins from within SketchUp itself.

Under the Window menu select Preferences to display the following dialog box...

extension manager location

Selecting Extensions from the sidebar lists all the active and inactive plugins currently installed.

Clicking Install Extension... allows you to navigate to the .rbz file you downloaded.

A warning dialog asks to confirm that you want to install this plugin and that you are aware that it makes changes to your file system. No real need to worry here if you downloaded the file from a reputable source.

install warning pop-up

The final dialog box confirms the installation is successful.


That is a pretty painless means of installing scripts but the adoption of the RBZ format is not yet widespread. Later we will look at making other non RBZ plugins into .rbz files.

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James M's picture

Sorry if these questions seem dense , but I'm not able to install the trial version.

I'm using Mac, OS X 10.10.2.

The downloaded file goes directly to my "Downloads” folder", and does
not appear in SU among the SU15 "Extensions".

Within SU15, the "Install Extensions" button shows up in
"Menu/SketchUp/Preferences/Extensions", not as you advise in

So how do I download your trial program to the "Extensions" menu in order
to activate it?

Thanks for your help, I'm quite eager to learn your program.

Antonio B.'s picture

the same problem as may others. Installed in different ways and doesn´t work.
Skechup 8 pro. Windows 7

GOH CH's picture

please drop me an email to help@1001bit.com
I will troubleshoot this with you.

Илья Б's picture

Hi, i have a setup error in the beginning of Sketchup 2015. Tried different ways, folder locationfs and files, help please!

James M's picture

I am using SU15 on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, and having trouble installing trial version of 1001bit Tools:

1. It downloads as, "1001bit_pro(v2", not, "1001bit_pro(v2.2).zip".

2. My directory is "Macintosh HD/Library/Application Support/Google SketchUp 8/SketchUp/plugins/1001bit_pro(v2", and does not include a file called "1001bit_pro.rb". (note the incomplete download name)

I'm new to SketchUp, can you help? Thanks!

GOH CH's picture

hi, it seems that you are trying to place the files manually?
Please download the .rbz file instead of the zip file and use the 'install extensions' button that comes with Sketchup;
menu >> Window >> Preferences >> Extensions
That should put the necessary file in the right place.

Александр П.'s picture

It doesn't work with sketchup 8

GOH CH's picture

hi, same solution as above;
please install using either the automatic install on this page, or the .rbz file;
i.e. download the .rbz file, then use the 'Install Extensions...' function that comes with Sketchup.

bella D.'s picture

did all this and it just does not work, its there but they do not work. I have tried several times different ways no luck. using pro 8

GOH CH's picture

please send me an email to help@1001bit.com
I will troubleshoot this with you.

Darth S.'s picture

Works great for me.

Amin E.'s picture

Great!!! thanks a lot

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Alfyan R.'s picture

thank you its work

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I have installed this plugin but it's not working. I use SketchUp Pro 13. After installing it does not give any errors on start. Everything seems like running but all those buttons on panel are inactive.
Are there additional files that needs to be installed or placed, to make it work?

GOH CH's picture

Hi, please make sure that you have either run the automatic setup on this page, or using the 'install extensions' button that comes with Sketchup. (menu >> Window >> Preferences >> Extensions)
If you are running SU2013 on Windows, please try running Sketchup as administrator and see whether this solves the problem.

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vavis j's picture

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Doesn’t work on SU8. After clicking on the icon nothing happens.

GOH CH's picture

SU8 comes with an 'install extensions' button that help you to install plugins.
Please ensure that you've installed the extension either using the automatic installation on this page, or using the 'install extensions' button:
(menu >> Window >> Preferences >> Extensions)

Adie R.'s picture

'install extensions' doesnt appear ni my SU8 after i thick the box 1001bit tools.
Everything seems like running but all those buttons on panel are inactive.

Sketchitbrk's picture

Easy to load, works great in 2015. Thanks for the work on this.

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julio cesar V.'s picture

When I click the icon does not have an effect does not work at all !! Do i have to activate something? help!

GOH CH's picture

Sorry guys, i have gone through an extremely busy 2014 and hadn't been able to work on this for quite awhile. Julio, did you use the 'install extensions' function in SU to setup? (That should work) anyway what is your operating system and the sketchup version?
BTW sometimes running Sketchup as administrator will solve this.

adham T.'s picture

thank you...

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Author of 1001bit Tools, 1001bit Pro and 1001Shadows. Achieve More While Doing Less. Our aim is-- to provide architects with tools (plugins) that makes architectural conceptual design works -- EASY.