Saturday, November 30, 2019

SimLab USDZ Exporter for Autodesk® Revit®

From the Autodesk App Store:

Export Autodesk® Revit® designs directly from inside Revit to USDZ files for AR on Apple Devices.

  • Export USDZ files.
  • Customize output (Scaling, Up Normal, Rotation)
  • Great support for materials and textures (Revit materials are supported) 
  • Capable of handling large models.

Why get a plugin from SimLab?
  • The speed of export.
  • The ease of use.
  • High Quality.
  • Responsive support to answer your questions and demands. (

Free Select Conduit Network

From the Autodesk App Store:

Select Conduit Network can be used to select the entire conduit network(s) for the multiple conduits at the same time, instead of using Tab and Ctrl keys. Simply select a few condiut pieces, run the tool, and the network for each piece will be added to the current selection. A keyboard shortcut can be added to speed up the process.

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

The installer contains a custom EULA that must be accepted before the tool is installed. A copy of the EULA can be requested from

Read Help Document

About This Version

Version 20.0.1, 10/26/2019 – Initial release.

Select Conduit Network is brought to you by Interstates. It's free.

This add-in is compatible with Revit 2020, 2019, and 2018.

Download from the Autodesk App Store »

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ArchVISION RP - Direct calculation Revit to PriMus

From the Autodesk App Store:

ArchVISION RP 20.1 - International Version - For Autodesk® Revit® 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016. (Italian and English)
The software for the Revit dynamic calculation <-> PriMus.

ArchVISION RP is the application software of Mcs Software specifically designed for the dynamic calculation in PriMus (starting from Ver. REVOLUTION until the last and BIM One also in the reduced version P) of ACCA Software of the projects realized in Revit Architecture, Structure and Mep (Ver. 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016) of Autodesk both in Italian and English.

From 01 October 2019 MCS Software announces the availability of "ArchVISION RP 20.1" now available with Italian, English and Spanish interface and with optional modules (Pro) which can be activated optionally for the management of multilevel WBS structures, and the module (MEP) for the plant and system computation, version 20.0 represents a fundamental and significant technological consolidation of its most important functions and allows the automatic deduction of doors and windows from the walls in which they are inserted, the "Management also in Worksharing mode" of the computations and of the related information, (Listings, Categories, etc.) filtered management is available on three levels (SuperCategories, Categories, and Sub-Categories in PriMus), the computation of elements and families with "Personal parameters" the "Computation of stratification and materials (Parts) "also available in the" Muri "," Pavimenti "," Controsoffitti "and" Tetti "and mate families used in them and includes the "Complete integration in the ribbon in Revit", the "Multi Document" management and uses new and powerful "Schedule of materials created and managed automatically by the software" and a convenient function is now also available. direct remote assistance from the MCS Software staff.

Megara Parameters Values Manager

From the Autodesk App Store:

Find & Replace or direct set values. Works with Sheets and Views too.

Filter Family types and process edits using filtration mode or drag a selection on items and find common parameters. Both ways you have Find and Replace or Direct Setting functionality for Text, Yes/No and numbers.

  1. Works with both Type or Instance Parameters

  2. Supports Shared Parameters

  3. Supports Sheets & Views Parameters in Filtration Mode

  4. Two Modes for Elements Selections:

Thursday, November 28, 2019


From the Autodesk App Store:

List hidden categories and elements in views.

Find a hidden element in the view by mouse-right-click.

Go to the view you want in the add-in.

Unhide the selected categories and elements from the list.

PDF Print Manager

From the Autodesk App Store:

PDF Print Manager is an advanced publisher tool with intelligent detection of size and orientation, providing a print tool for enhancing the productivity of users. Unlike most tools available, you also have the option to print Views utilizing many of the same benefits as those offered for printing sheets.

You no longer need to spend time manually selecting each sheet, matching paper size, orientation and providing names for each individual print.

The advanced filename rules utilize sheet, view and project information parameters to compose file naming rules. You also have the option to utilize separators and bespoke text within the naming rules providing unlimited possibilities.

Merge selected sheets and or views into a single file.

Add a cover page or add supplements to the end of the document.

Stamp your PDF output with the text and color of your choosing.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Product Review: RevitWorks' DOOR FACTORY Premium


According to RevitWorks' product page, DOOR FACTORY is...

The quickest & easiest way to make doors and curtain panel doors in Revit 
  • Create standard or unique doors in minutes
  • Any user – novice or expert
  • Consistent functionality and scheduling


I received two emails from RevitWorks, one with a download link and one with my activation key.

Once downloaded, the installation was smooth, featuring a professional installation wizard.

The DOOR FACTORY installation wizard

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Families Shared Parameters Replacement

From the Autodesk App Store:

The application is designed to replace shared parameters inside families, including shared nested families.

There are often situations in which organizations use their own shared parameters different from those provided by equipment manufacturers, and specialists must manually replace predefined families shared parameters with the organization's parameters. This can take a long time and may cause errors. This application keeps family parameters' associations and allows you to automate this process.

Free Librarian v1.0.2

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 1.0.2, 10/21/2019

  • Optimizations with type detection and loading only selected family type into the project.
  • User interface to detect and notify users of limitations to caching.
  • Default option preventing automatic loading of OOTB Component libraries.


The app consists of two parts:

The Autodesk® Revit® Component Manager or 'Librarian' :
  1. Provides a searchable list of Components
  2. Allows easy access to standard libraries
  3. Users can customize project-specific libraries
  4. Re-process libraries to see the type and instance parameters of families without first loading them into the project.
  5. Edit families in libraries directly from the App interface

Free My Notebook for Autodesk® Revit® v2.3

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version, 10/21/2019

We are happy to release My Notebook version, which includes following new features and bug fixes:
  • Ability to delete notes
  • Export notes as a text file
  • Export notes as CSV file
  • Fast Microsoft Azure storage
  • UI enhancement and important bug fixes
  • Multi-document support
  • Revit 2020 support
  • Includes Filter Tool

If you are upgrading from version 1.x.x, we are recommending to uninstall Autodesk® Revit® version first and then install Autodesk® Revit® version


My Notebook is a cloud-based Autodesk® Revit® add-in that helps you to take notes right inside the Revit Model.

LTM® - Landscape Terrain Modeller v4.3

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version, 10/21/2019

New Functions:
  • InFill Floor,
  • Tools for working with Contour Lines,
  • Cut/Fill Calculations on subsoil,
  • Buildings on Toposurface


The Landscape Terrain Modeller (LTM®) plug-in for Autodesk® Revit® makes it easy for landscape architects to work in Revit.

The LTM® plug-in includes 20 powerful tools that enable you to fast and easily modify Floors in Revit by defining a slope.

New tools for toposurfaces:
  • Import model lines, tools to modify contour lines. Create toposurface directly from model lines.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Wall Joins Plus

From the Autodesk App Store:

This AddIn gives direct control over the wall join order.

It's intended for use with complex wall joins where the standard UI interface is inefficient. It is especially useful with stacked walls, where there are a very large number of order permutations.

ManufactOn BIM360 Connector

From the Autodesk App Store:

ManufactOn is a SaaS (mobile/web) platform that helps construction firms plan, track and manage both prefabrication and regular material handling. The platform helps optimize the prefabrication process from detailing, fabrication and QA in the shop, through storage and delivery to the jobsite. It provides complete visibility and better control for all stakeholders in the process including: coordinators, detailers, procurement, shop foremen, field superintendents and project leaders.

ManufactOn's Autodesk® Revit® plugin allows users to connect model elements to the ManufactOn construction supply chain management platform. Users can publish prefab packages, associate model elements to the package and track the progress through planning, coordination, detailing, manufacturing, QA through delivery.  Downstream integration with Autodesk® BIM 360® online model viewing will allow project teams to instantly visualize their material stream, status, and key dates all in a rich, 3D model environment.