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Saturday, May 19, 2018

CTC BIM Manager Suite v19.0.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 19.0.0, 5/8/2018

New Feature:  The suite now supports Revit 2019, as well as 2018, 2017 and 2016.

Schedule Parameter Resolver --
New Feature:  Filter list of parameters by project or shared
New Feature:  Flag rows for user action or attention. Group/sort by flagged/unflagged
Bug Fix:  Resolved errors caused by missing or invalid shared parameters files

Family Processor --
Bug Fix:  Fixed an issue with type catalog files generated when the family file has units defined as using fractional inches.

CTC BIM Project Suite v19.0.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 19.0.0, 5/8/2018

New Feature:  The suite now supports Revit 2019, as well as 2018, 2017 and 2016.

Schedule XL --
Enhancement:  Further improvements to font sizing, spacing and overall fidelity of schedule views in Revit 2018.2 and up

Room Data Sheets --
New Feature:  Rename mulitple RDS views and sheets in a single operation
New Feature:  Select multiple rooms for view/sheet creation at one time

Friday, May 18, 2018

Free Auto Modifying CB – Automatically Fills in Circuit Breaker Rating

From the Autodesk App Store:

The application automatically fills in the circuit breaker rating for each circuit according to circuit load.

The normal action is modifying the circuit breaker parameter for each circuit one by one.

This app will automatically do the process.

The Auto CB button

Preview Image Generator (P.I.G.) Free Version! v1.5.0

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 1.5.0, 5/18/2018 – This new release adds Revit 2019 support and the ability to hide additional element types such as room calculation points, , and text notes!  Bug fixes and subtle UI improvements are included.

Description

Do you have Autodesk® Revit® families with horrible preview images?  This app is for you!

With one click, P.I.G. Free will create a consistent & clear preview image for your open Revit family! This free version offers limited functionality compared to the more fully featured app. See below for a comparison.

BIM&CO – Download Thousands of Free BIM Objects

From the Autodesk App Store:

Install the BIM&CO app for Autodesk® Revit®, and download thousands of free BIM objects from our library or take advantage of the Smart Download feature!



One-click download
Download any BIM object from the platform into your model for free, using Revit.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Bonus Tools v20.18.05.03 – Contains 4 New Tools, 124 Total

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 20.18.05.03, 5/7/2018

Supply Usage. Each time a tool is activated, a record will be sent to Kiwi Codes. This allows us to focus development on those high use tools.

Note: only tool activation will be recorded, no other action or data.

Supply Warnings. Each time a warning is created, a record will be sent to Kiwi Codes. This allows us to focus on fixing and removing bugs.

Note: only warning data will be recorded, no other action or data.
  • New
    • 121 Document Marcos - Lists all Application and Document Modules. Bulk delete.
    • 122 Element Usage - Shows the Usage of Materials, Material Assets, Filled Regions, Fill Patterns, Line Patterns, Reference Planes and Filters.
    • 123 Sub-Category Map - Export and Import Category and Sub-Category settings.
    • 124 Update Key Plan - Bulk set or update intelligent Key Plans.

Type Browser

From the Autodesk App Store:

With this type browser app, you can select type easily to create or change element's type.

Create elements : select type in the list -> double click -> create mode is active.

Change type of elements : select elements -> select type in the list -> double click -> elements type is changed.


Monday, May 14, 2018

BIM Explorer – Criteria-Based Object Selection

From the Autodesk App Store:

The tool is designed to select Autodesk® Revit® elements by specific criteria like (type name, or data under specific parameter).

It will save a lot of time used in search elements.


Door (From Room / To Room)

From the Autodesk App Store:

The tool is designed to automatically copy the room data to doors especially (From Room and To_Room).

The normal way is modifying the data for each door one by one; this tool will automatically do the process.


Notes! for BIM 360

From the Autodesk App Store:

NoteVault lets you stay on job sites and still get your construction reports done by recording all your notes. Notes and observations are then converted into a daily report output, which automatically uploads to Document Management within Autodesk® BIM 360®.

NoteVault is a daily note taking and professional communication software perfect for recording your notes and observations - great for construction, contractor jobs, crew and projects of all sizes.

NoteVault's professional staff will log your speech into Word documents. Add photos to your log book and get daily reports sent to your team and uploaded to BIM 360 with our software platform for easy project management. Many of the top ENR construction companies are NoteVault customers.


Eyecad VR – Virtual Reality Architecture

From the Autodesk App Store:

FREE DOWNLOAD 7 DAYS TRIAL ON https://eyecadvr.com
Download and install the Trial version of Eyecad VR software before installing this extension!
With this app, Autodesk® Revit® Add-in you can GO TO VR with just a click and create an awesome rendering and ArchViz walk in a few seconds.
Eyecad VR is a perfect eco-system software for Virtual Reality and Real-time Rendering.

Editor:
Eyecad VR Softwares allows you to create fantastic, Interactive VR scenes for you and your customers. Use Oculus Rift, HTC Vive or explore with your monitor and keyboards/pad. You can also share your VR interactive projects with your customer through the eyecad VR App available on PlayStore and App Store.

Features:
  • Import your 3d models
  • Create realistic materials and make them interactive (choose your combination)
  • Set the environment and verify the sunlight to show how it works in your project (day/night)
  • Make everything interactive and movable
  • GO TO VR on HTC VIVE, OCULUS RIFT, Monitor or CARDBOARD through the eyecad VR app
  • Real-time walk-through

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Roundup – For Apr 30 - May 6, 2018, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

The week of April 30, 2018 was a fairly busy one for Revit-related add-ins on the Autodesk App Store. Two new add-ins were publsihed, and another nineteen updated.

For the new add-ins, Renumber Elements is self-explanatory, and SPIT i-BIM is a free smart fastener library.

For updated add-ins, Bulk File UpgraderEnd User AssistantKeynote Manager +Scope Box Purge, and User Editing History each received relatively significant refreshes.

New

Renumber Elements V_2016
This tool is designed to give sequence numbers for Autodesk® Revit® elements | USD 1.99/M
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About This Version: Version 1.0.0, 5/2/2018 – Initial Release

Renumber Elements V_2017
This tool is designed to give sequence numbers for Autodesk® Revit® elements | USD 1.99/M
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About This Version: Version 1.0.0, 5/2/2018 – Initial Release

Free End User Assistant v1.1.5

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 1.1.5, 5/2/2018
  • Transaction detail
  • More information of deleted element
  • Work Session Monitor: record user's getting into model, synchronise and turning on/off monitors.
  • UI improvement: progress window

Description

NOTE: THIS APP WORKS TOGETHER WITH OTHER APPS FROM DZ STUDIO

End User Assistant monitors and records an Autodesk® Revit® working session for other DZ Studio's add-ins.

Revision Cloud Monitor

Prompt user to type in correct information in "Comments" parameter.

User Editing History v1.1.5

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 1.1.5, 5/3/2018
  • Need End User Assistant v1.1.5
  • Transaction detail
  • More information of deleted element
  • User Control Center: Monitor Control & In-Out Session
  • Monitor Control: Allow/dis-allow user to turn monitors off
  • In-Out Session: record user's getting into model, synchronise and turning on/off monitors.
  • Responsive UI
  • Performance improvement

Description

Install DZ Studio's End User Assistant add-in (free) on end-users machines in order to record history.

User Editing History Viewer finds all users' editing history records, as well as other records created by End User Assistant.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Bulk File Upgrader v6.0.0 – Includes Revit 2019 Support

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 6.0.0, 5/3/2018
  • Supports Autodesk® Revit® 2019
  • Options to delete backup files and folders
  • Discard Worksets option
  • Remap RVT links

Description

This tool allows you to specify a source folder containing Autodesk® Revit® files and have every file in that folder upgraded to the current version of Revit.

All files are saved in a user-specified destination folder.