Wednesday, May 13, 2015

What's Hot in Revit Add-ons for April 2015 (Updated)

Of the 30 posts in April here on Revit Add-ons, below are the product-centric ones with the highest number of pageviews.

Updated 5/14/2015 to include Free Align Views Macro.

Free ArchVision Dashboard with Revit Family Support

"File handling for Revit Families [has been added to] this version of Dashboard! Simply add a Path to a directory(s) containing RFAs and then click on scan paths and you'll see them added to a new RFA Channel within Dashboard. Dashboard will automatically add the folder names as tags and you can then use the Tag Editor to to add new Tags. All the RFAs are then searchable and you can drag & drop directly into Revit."

Annotation Tools Add-in for Revit

"Annotation Tools contains three feature sets for Autodesk® Revit®: it enables you to generate labels/documentation for layers of walls and floors, for windowsill height dimensions and also door swings. These features are very us when annotating a Revit project."

Ericom Blaze – Faster Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Sessions

"Ericom Blaze transforms RDP into a fast, responsive, and extremely efficient remote display protocol that dramatically reduces bandwidth consumption and optimizes RDP network traffic. Workers can quickly and securely access the tools they need from anywhere inside or outside the network, without sacrificing performance or productivity. Up-to 10x faster display performance of graphics-rich content."

Free Revit Extension for Fabrication

"With the Autodesk® Revit® Extension for Autodesk® Fabrication, Autodesk® Revit® 2016 software users can save models that have been produced in Revit 2016 or Revit MEP 2016 using Fabrication Parts to a file compatible with Autodesk® Fabrication 2016 software products (Fabrication CADmep, Fabrication ESTmep, Fabrication CAMduct).  This interoperability allows users to utilize fabrication model data authored in Revit for use in Fabrication workflows.  Additionally, supported parts in models created in the Fabrication software products can be opened for continued modelling in Revit, or Revit hand-off at the end of the project."

Free ReviTea Select Tools Add-in for Revit

"ReviTea Select Tools includes a set of tools that can help you browse, select and filter Autodesk® Revit® elements efficiently."

Free Align Views Macro – Automatically Align Views Between Sheets

"The 'Align Views' macro takes away the guesswork and automatically aligns views between sheets... Simply select the view you want to align to then select all the views you want to align to this view. You can also specify the alignment point. The options are: center, top left, top right, bottom left, and bottom right."

Free Entourage Workshop Beta – Control Color & Transparency of Non-Photorealistic RPC Content in Revit

"With Entourage Workshop you can create stylized entourage like silhouetted people and trees with ease!

Entourage Workshop lets Revit users easily stylize RPC entourage in their scenes for just the right look. Any RPC placed in Revit can be displayed as non-photorealistic entourage with individual settings affecting the Geometry, Color, and Transparency of the content."

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