Sunday, August 13, 2017

Roundup – For Aug 7-13, 2017, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

The week of August 7, 2017 was a quiet one for Revit add-ins on the Autodesk App Store. No new add-ins were published. Six add-ins were updated, primarily for Revit 2018 compatibility.


3D Printing App for Autodesk Revit
Optimize your Autodesk® Revit® model for 3D printing. Compare materials, 3D printing services & prices | Free
 (3 reviews)
About This Version: Version 1.2.0, 8/11/2017 – Enhanced UX experience with progress status information

Kubity Exporter
PLAY & SHARE your Autodesk® Revit® models on any device, anywhere | Free
 (1 review)
About This Version: Version 4.0.0, 8/10/2017 – This plugin enables the “Export to Kubity” option in Autodesk® Revit® that seamlessly transfers models to the Kubity app.

View Sets
View Sets allows you to Save View configurations for quick retrieval | Trial
☆☆ (0 reviews)
About This Version: Version 2.0.0, 8/9/2017 – Revit 2018 Compatibility Release. Includes the ability to Import and Export View Sets.

ReviTea Select Tools 2018
ReviTea Select Tools includes a set of tools that can help you browse, select and filter Autodesk® Revit® elements efficiently | Free
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About This Version: Version, 8/9/2017 – Upgrade to Revit 2018. Could filter elements by warnings.

Setout Point Coordinate
An application to schedule X, Y, and Z coordinates for a site, project, building or an object | Trial
 (3 reviews)
About This Version: Version, 8/9/2017 – 2018 update

Create concrete columns automatically or by using template Reinforcement on existing concrete columns. Convert block CAD columns to Autodesk® Revit® columns. Create template columns | Trial
☆☆ (0 reviews)
About This Version: Version 2.0.0, 8/9/2017 – Fix some bug. Support  Autodesk® Revit® 2018. 14 days trial version.

Apparent False Updates

Most weeks there are a number of add-ins listed on the App Store as having been updated when they appear not to have been. We call these false updates.

We suspect false updates occur because developers have the ability in the App Store database to mark an 'update' without changing the version number. This is advantageous to developers because it moves their add-ins up in the App Store  'Newest' list. Also, authors of multiple add-ins on the App Store may use the practice to group their add-ins together. And some may mistakenly not change the version number for a legitimate update.

We verify false updates by comparing the current version numbers with our last posts about the add-ins. This is work for us, though, hopefully, value for you.

In the hopes that the App Store will someday fix this loophole or developers will cease the practice, we list the developers and their add-ins that, though marked as updated, were not.

  • pkh Lineworks
    • Project Sweeper

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