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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Free IFC 2019 v19.2

From the Autodesk App Store:

The IFC for Autodesk® Revit® 2019 contains up-to-date improvements on the default IFC import and export capabilities of Revit contributed by Autodesk and our Open Source contributors.

While this app is not necessary for IFC support, it is recommended that users that depend on the quality of their IFC files download this app and keep it up-to-date, as new enhancements and defect fixes are added, for more information on IFC, please visit the building SMART website (buildingsmart.org) or the Revit wiki (help.autodesk.com/view/RVT/2019/ENU/?guid=GUID-6708CFD6-0AD7-461F-ADE8-6527423EC895).

Read Help Document

About This Version

Version 19.2.0, 5/10/2019 – This is generally a bug fix release with some new IFC functionality.  See the full set of release notes [below].

Docuflow v3.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

Publish all your documents in one operation.
Now it's easy to get high-quality PDF, DWG, DWF, DWFx, IFC and drawing list from the same tool. Just select your sheets and you are good to go. Docuflow makes your drawing issues quick and simple.

Intelligent
Docuflow detects sheet sizes and orientation and takes care of all the complicated stuff. All your documents are exported in 1 operation exactly like the sheets in Revit. You no longer to spend time doing the manual selection of sheets, matching paper sizes or orientation and separating print jobs.

Easily select your Sheets
Finding your sheets it is now quicker with project revision sorting. In additional to alphabetical order Docuflow sorts by revision that groups the drawings inside the last revision, making your selection much simpler.

Drawing list included
A proper drawing issue is not complete without a revised drawing list. Docuflow communicates with Archigrafix Reports (sold separately) to generate on the fly your drawing list in PDF format.

Speed
Docuflow is one of the fastest document publishers for Revit. Built from the ground up. No annoying saving dialogs prompting for filenames. Docuflow publishes PDFs around 65% faster than Bluebeam.

BIMcollab® BCF Manager for Autodesk® Revit® and Autodesk® Navisworks® v5.2

From the Autodesk App Store:

The BCF Managers by KUBUS add BIMcollab® connectivity as well as BCF file support to Autodesk® Revit®. It provides the ability to create and modify issues and communicate these through BIMcollab or via BCF files (supports version 1.0 and 2.x) directly from within Revit.

Complete Issue Management Ecosystem 

The BCF Managers are available for other popular BIM tools such as Navisworks, ARCHICAD, Solibri Model Checker, Tekla Structures and simplebim. Together with our web application, these form the BIMcollab® issue management ecosystem which provides an effective way to communicate BIM issues and thereby providing a more efficient workflow.

BCF files support is also included for working with BIM applications which support BCF natively such as Tekla BIMsight, DDS, MagiCAD and many more.

Issues will contain title, description, status, who's responsible, recommendations or suggestions, and whether a resolution has been implemented. Using BIMcollab® will additionally allow you to add area information, milestones, deadlines as well as implement a formal approval process.

All issues can contain viewpoints with camera position and relevant objects. This allows you to zoom-to the issue-location, highlighting the problematic components in whatever BIM-tool you are.


Auto Numbering v2.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

Digitteck® AutoNumbering™

(App presentation: https://prezi.com/p/zj-ygxgwkwr7/)

Wasted time in the workplace has become a hot topic of discussion, and businesses are consistently varying to shape their workforce into a well-oiled maximum efficiency machine.

Many organizations are missing opportunities to automate business processes that can save their employees’ time and boost productivity.

With AutoNumbering you will save time by having the app doing the numbering job for you.

You have multiple options available to you for selecting the type of element you target for renumbering. You can choose to renumber Doors/Windows/Rooms or manually select the Family and Family Type.

You can choose between 3 renumbering algorithms:
  • Straight - this algorithm uses one direction (line). For each item in the filtered selection, it determines it's projection on this line. The elements are renumbered from one side of the line or the other. To read more about this check the Algorithm For Strategy Straight page in the help file.
  • Straight with strips -  this algorithm uses the same logic as the strategy straight. The points are projected on the direction for numbering. But instead of using only one line, a set of lines are created, elements are grouped inside these lines are groups are treated separately.
  • By Curve - this algorithm allows you to define multiple paths that will guide the numbering process. The algorithm will determine which elements correspond to which path (closest). Then it will project the elements to their corresponding path. The numbering is made by following the curve from start to end. Read more in the help file. 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ideate BIMLink v2020.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

Ideate BIMLink is the Autodesk® Revit® add-on that lets you access and edit Building Information Modeling (BIM) data quickly and easily to save you hours—even weeks—of valuable time. Ideate BIMLink helps BIM and VDC managers, project leaders, facility managers, and users analyze, extract, and edit important BIM data. With Ideate BIMLink, you can pull and push volumes of information from a Revit file— Architecture, Structure, & MEP— into user-friendly Microsoft® Excel® with speed, ease, and accuracy. A few of the tasks supported by Ideate BIMLink include:
  • Edit Schedule data (and non-schedule data)
  • Create Unplaced Rooms, Unplaced Spaces, Unplaced Areas, Unplaced Sheets, Schedule Keys, Revision Sequences, Generic Models and Masses from an existing Excel file
  • Rename all custom families and types to align with Project Standards
  • Manage Sheets, Views, and Revisions to streamline production and reduce errors during project delivery.
  • Perform advanced quality control tasks.
  • Prepare and manage the Revit model for export to COBie data drops 

The average Ideate BIMLink user is saving 20 hours per project on a broad range of data management tasks. Ideate BIMLink is the indispensable tool that gives you unprecedented access to Revit data – the “I” in BIM. This Trial download limits the amount of data that can be exported to twenty-five (25) rows. After 14 days the software can be used in Demo mode only, which prohibits the import and export functions.

Ideate Explorer v2020.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

Ideate Explorer for Autodesk® Revit® gives you an easy, intuitive and profound way to search, filter, quantify and select elements in a Revit model. When having the ability to tie up inter-relationships between 100,000+ building elements can make or break your workday, you need one simple, powerful Revit add-on to help you explore and manage your Revit building information model.

Ideate Explorer for Revit empower you to:
  • discover that you have 101 instances of the same DWG embedded and yet invisible in your Revit file
  • clean-up rogue line styles
  • organize and review your items by works, phase or level
  • easily browse, find, and edit instances of revisions, grids, reference planes, color fills, annotation, and other items not covered within the project browser.
  • make a selection set based on parameter values
  • view and filter Sheets, Views, Schedules and Legends without disrupting the Project Browser setup 
  • review Revit warnings while interoperating with Revit

IdeateApps v2020.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

A set of Autodesk® Revit® applications designed to increase the productivity of the entire project team. Developed with specific tasks in mind, these tools address the challenges identified by people who use Revit software every day. You will decrease the time spent on common tasks and increase the accuracy of BIM data in a Revit model, helping to keep projects of all sizes and complexities on time and on budget.
  •  ReNumber: Easily renumber any element by selection, path, or auto-update method
  •  SpellCheck: Spellcheck text and schedule elements within a project file
  •  XRay: Learn why an element isn't visible in a certain view
  •  Clone: Copy a sheet and its properties
  •  SmartDelete: Avoid accidental deletions of 2D and 3D model elements
  •  SheetManager: Filter sheet and view lists, place views on sheets, and more
  •  QuickSelect: Quickly select and zoom to elements within a Revit project, template, or family file
  •  Align: Align a view on one sheet with views on other sheets
  •  ViewCreator: Batch-create multiple Revit views while complying with company-established BIM standards. 



Rockit v2020.0.1

From the Autodesk App Store:

Rockit™ Autodesk® Revit® productivity tools to assist model and BIM managers, and anybody using Revit with a massive collection of the most useful and productive add-in utilities on the market. Using Rockit Bulk Rename you are able to rename multiple views or sheets or anything! with one click using the powerful find & replace, suffix, prefix options. With parameters manager, you are able to quickly find the shared parameter you are after and bind it to the project or family, quickly rename or delete shared and project parameters.

With the project search tool, you can find anything within the project browser so simply like you are using Skype and searching for a contact, this functionality has been included into the object style and materials search, category search and publish tools. Family management commands. Publish to PDF (include sheet revisions), manage links, sheet creator, and so much more.

Rockit Project Search

Monday, May 20, 2019

SheetEz v1.0.2

From the Autodesk App Store:

This add-in includes the following functions:
  • Make a sheet with name and number from input or Excel file.
  • Rename sheet with some case.
  • Transfer viewports from sheets.
  • Duplicate sheets.
  • Manage Revisions.
  • Control Cloud system.


PAD (Project Active Dashboard) – Quickly Test the Feasibility of Projects

From the Autodesk App Store:

Project Active Dashboard allows you to quickly test the feasibility of residential and commercial projects. Once you have begun modeling rooms and areas, PAD allows quick comparison against the project requirements. Simply load the app once in your Autodesk® Revit® project and input required areas and unit counts to visually compare how your design is meeting project requirements. PAD can be easily exported to PDF or Excel which makes it a handy tool for both internal and external meetings.

Highlights:
  • Quickly input your client requirements to evaluate the following:
    • Gross areas
    • Net areas
    • Unit numbers
    • Levels
    • Parking numbers
    • Parking percentages
  • Typify your level information across multiple levels
  • Input Authority floor ratio
  • Client requirements as figures or percentages
  • Export to Excel or PDF
  • Live update with the Revit model
  • Save and Load your data for continued use as the project evolves

Egan Spell Check My Parameters

From the Autodesk App Store:

This app will Spell Check Type and Instance text-based Parameters in a Autodesk® Revit® project file.

What you can expect from the Egan Spell Check My Parameters application:

Spell Check
This app will run a spell check on the text-based Parameters of a Revit project file, and provide the user with the ability to ignore, to change or to add words to your custom dictionary, as desired.

Speck Check Main Form

Enscape v2.5

From the Autodesk App Store:

ENSCAPE 2.5

Version 2.5 is now live: in this version we have added new features and overall improvements to optimize your Enscape experience.

Read on for a full overview of the updates and developments included in this latest release.

Let Enscape 2.5 take your design to the next level: streamline your workflow and impress your clients with one click.

Update to Enscape 2.5 today!



Sunday, May 19, 2019

Interior Designer – Create Decoration Models Quickly

From the Autodesk App Store:

Interior Designer is an application used to create decoration models promptly. The application includes wall decoration, floor decoration, ceiling decoration and so on. Floor decoration module includes functionalities such as floor finishing, floor tiles creation, tile replacement, tile creation in part of a floor, wooden board modeling and parquet floor creation, etc. Wall decoration module includes functionalities such as wall finishing, wall tiles creation, tile replacement, tile creation in part of a wall, dry-hanging stone creation, and parquet wall creation, etc. Ceiling decoration module includes ceiling finishing, integrated ceiling creation, two-stage ceiling creation, multi-stage ceiling creation, grid ceiling modeling, and wooden keel ceiling creation, etc. Other functionalities include wall paper and skirting modeling and so on.

The application has a 15 days free trial period. After the trial period, you can pay for a standalone version license. Generally, the application can be used on one computer. You can switch to another computer as well following the instruction of the user manual. Furthermore, you can get any update we publish in the following one year.


Free ToRD - Change Text – Change Text Case

From the Autodesk App Store:

This Tool helps to change text format to different text types in Autodesk® Revit®. Change Text tool offers some utilities:
  • Change lowercase to uppercase and vice versa
  • Change the first letter of each word from lowercase to uppercase
  • Change letter after dot from lowercase to uppercase

change text

PassivLink Lite v1.1 – Export to PHPP

From the Autodesk App Store:

Passivlink is the Autodesk® Revit® add-in that exports data directly to PHPP, saving heaps of time and money to Passivhaus designers.

Imagine all the things you could do if you just focused your expertise on priorities such as design and careful execution.

PassivLink main benefits are:

1. SAVES TIME:
PassivLink exports data directly to PHPP.
All the information is exported exactly on the right cell, by just clicking one icon.

2. LETS YOU FOCUS ON DESIGN:
PassivLink allows you to avoid repetitive tasks, increasing your satisfaction and boosting your productivity.

3. PREVENTS MISTAKES:
PassivLink allows you to safely export all the info you need directly to PHPP, eliminating the risk of data loss that comes with the manual introduction of information.

4. DISPLAYS INFORMATION:
By creating dedicated parameters, PassivLink allows users to visualize and select which info they want to export, enhancing control and performance.