Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Free Door Factory Preview Versions 19.0.0, 18.0.5, 17.1.11, and 16.2.6

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Versions 19.0.0, 18.0.5, 17.1.11, and 16.2.6 7/4/2018
  • Users can now add specification items to panels, handles, trims and jambs
  • Users can prepopulate these specification items by filling in the “description” parameters within the component
  • More IFC parameters added to doors automatically


Create any hinge or double hinge door you want in seconds, without going into the family editor.

Read the Addons Blog Review (2015 PRO version)

Watch the AutoDesk University Independent Review. (2013 PRO version)

Go to our Door Factory Webpage to find out more about how the Door Factory will help you be more productive.

The Preview Version has no expiry date but has limited functionality:

Preview creates standard and curtain panel single and double Hinge doors for free.

Premium creates standard and curtain panel single and double Hinge doors,  Bi-fold doors (14 different configurations), Surface, Pocket and Contained Sliding doors (15 different configurations), Garage doors, Hatches, Stacking doors and even Interconnecting doors (i.e. for interconnecting hotel rooms).

Both Preview and Premium versions allow you to create and add your own panels and handles.

Premium allows you to add custom trim profiles and User components (Sills, Pelmets, Decorative moldings, overpanels etc.) and you can create your own.

Summary of Premium Version features:
  • Save time by creating doors as and when you need them, allowing you to stay focused on your design.
  • Create any kind of door as a standard door or a curtain panel door.
  • Create a huge variety of doors.
  • Add your own panels, handles, trim profiles and other components, giving you unlimited combinations.
  • Achieve consistency for all the doors in your project by re-using common components.
  • Edit and save default values and settings for all doors including jamb, panel & trim dimensions, handle offsets and tolerances.
  • Elevation Swing indicators points to hinge or to handle to suit international graphic standards.
  • All Doors have built in Wall Alignment parameters that allow you to position the door within the wall. Align the Jamb (and or Panel were relevant) to the center of the wall, exterior face or interior face. You can also create + or – offsets from these alignments.
  • Doors have an appropriate level of detail allowing for fast manipulation of doors and a manageable parameter list.
  • Consistent and Logical naming of all parameters in all doors created.
  • Consistent shared parameters allowing them to be scheduled together easily and logically, including standard and curtain panel doors.

Map Shared Parameters

Select Handles

Select Jamb

Select Trim (only Flat and Splayed are available for LITE version)

Select Panel

Select Door Action

Note: This app uses a custom installer (and not the standard App Store installer).

Read Help Document

Door Factory Preview is brought to you by RevitWorks Ltd. This Preview version (for Revit) is free. The Standard version (for Revit LT) is priced starting at US $440.00, and the Premium version (for Revit) is priced starting at $395.00.

This add-in is available in versions compatible with Revit 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016.

There's more information available on the Autodesk App Store.

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