Friday, June 7, 2024

BIMprove – A Free 5-Star Rated Productivity Suite

From the Autodesk App Store:


1) Geometry Converter:

This tool allows you to convert any type of geometry, whether it's a family or a Generic (Model In Place), into a regular editable Autodesk® Revit® family. It's extremely useful for modeling point clouds and complex architectural forms.

Key features:

  • User-friendly window interface.
  • Various element selection methods.
  • Table of selected content.
  • Settings that can help streamline the conversion process.
  • Ability to select family units (metric/imperial) and language by choosing the appropriate family template.

Geometry Converter user window.

2) Ribbon Manager:

This tool allows you to sort all the buttons in the Revit ribbon into a single tab, making it easy to access the tools used most often.

Key features:

  • User-friendly window interface.
  • Copy/Move installed Add-Ins.
  • Copy/Move native Revit ribbon tools.

Ribbon Manager with (system tab) window.

Ribbon Manager with (Add-In tabs) window.

3) Bind Leader: This tool accurately aligns the text leader arrow to the nearest point on the specified element. 

4) Wipe view template: Simply delete all view templates from the current document. 

5) Set Point Cloud Normals: This tool allows for significantly better point cloud visualization by converting the point cloud to the Normals color mode.

6) Hide DWG: This button allows to hiding of all DWG links in the view, which can be particularly helpful when working with dense DWG models where it can be difficult to discern the placement of elements.

7) Tab Visibility: is a handy feature in Revit that lets you easily hide tabs you're not currently using, making it simpler to manage your workspace.

Before using our tools, we recommend watching a demo video on how to use them and reading the description. Additionally, all of the tools have an extremely detailed user manual accessible via this link:

Read Help Document

About This Version

Version 2.2.3, 5/23/2024

  • Added a brand-new tool "Tab Visibility" to allow easy maintenance of Revit tabs.
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements.

BIMprove is brought to you by BIMprove. It's free. 

This add-in is compatible with Revit 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, and 2020. 

Download from the Autodesk App Store » 


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