About BIMx

by GRAPHISOFT, Csaba Kézér, Brieuc Tassel, Marton Kiss and Tamás Erős · updated: 08.02.2016

 

bimx--bimxdocslogo The GRAPHISOFT BIMx is a professional BIM project viewer featuring BIMx Hyper-model, a unique technology for integrated 2D & 3D building project navigation. BIMx Hyper-models offer extremely smooth handling and outstanding performance even for projects with complex/large 3D building models and excessive 2D documentation.

Contact

We welcome any feedback about BIMx. If you have an issue to report or an idea on how to make BIMx better please contact us here.


News

BIMx 2016 Q2 Update – Free access to 2D content of any Hyper-model

iOS App version 2016.2.397

Android App version 2016.2.432

BIMx Model Transfer service

  • New design
  • Improved performance and higher availability

BIMx Product Site

  • New site fully dedicated to BIMx, access it from here

BIMx 2016 Q1 Update – Hyper-model sharing becomes platform independent

iOS App version 2016.1.227

Android App version 2016.13.255

BIMx Model Transfer service

  • The sharing link can be forwarded anytime later to anyone, thanks to the BIMx Model Transfer site storing the model sharing links together with the Hyper-models.

BIMx 2015 Q4 Update – Access model elements in BIMx via hyperlinks

iOS App version 15.4.158

BIMx 2015 Q3 Update – BIMcloud connection taken to the next level

iOS App version 15.3.58

  • Join a BIMcloud Teamwork project from BIMx to enable BIMx PRO functions
  • Attach Camera Photos to the BIMcloud Teamwork messages
  • Create schedule sheets with interactive web page and email address hyperlinks

Android App version 15.3.102

BIMx 2015 Q2 Update – Direct Cloud Storage Access

iOS App version 4.0.2809

The latest BIMx update released together with ARCHICAD 19 presents four new features on iOS devices:

Android App version 3.5.3510

This new update introduces BIMcloud messaging from your Android device as well as compatibility developments to support BIMx files exported from ARCHICAD 19.

BIMx 2015 Q1 Update – Simplified licensing with BIMx PRO

iOS App version 3.6.353

BIMx Docs has been renamed to BIMx PRO. This change doesn’t affect the existing features in any way and doesn’t contain any addition to what BIMx Docs had. With the update BIMx Docs becomes BIMx PRO.

Simplified Licensing

GRAPHISOFT simplifies BIMx licensing options for iOS devices. From this point two licensing options are available:

  • purchasing a license for all models on one device (suitable for architects)
  • sharing a license for one model with other parties for an unlimited amount of time (architects can share the model with all AEC stakeholders)

 Just like before, BIMx is the free app offering In-App purchases and BIMx PRO is the paid app containing all extras by default. Read more about the new simplified licensing options in our BIMx Licensing article.

Faster Model Download

This update brings a significant improvement to model download speed. Larger file downloads from the BIMx Model Transfer cloud service remain stable even when the app is in the background.


Explore

BIMx provides 3D environment to explore full BIM models with game-like navigation on mobile devices or on desktop computers.

BIMx on Mobile Platforms

iOS: iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch

The latest version of BIMx and BIMx PRO apps are available from the App Store. See the Downloads section for further details. A few tips to get started with BIMx on iOS:

Android

The latest version of BIMx app is available as a free download at the Google Play Store. See the Downloads section for further details. A few tips to get started with BIMx on Android:

BIMx Desktop/ Laptop Viewer

The GRAPHISOFT BIMx package is included in ARCHICAD for free up to version 19. From ARCHICAD 20 you can download the BIMx Desktop Viewer separately from our website.


Downloads

Before downloading BIMx, please read the System Requirements and the recommended video cards for BIMx. iOS See also: About BIMx license types

BIMx for iOS devices in the App Store

  • BIMx PRO: Fully functional application – purchase at download
  • BIMx: Free application offering in-app purchase options

BIMx for Android devices in the Google Play Store

Android

  • BIMx: Free application with the in-app purchase option for full functionality

BIMx Desktop/ Laptop Viewer

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Export

AC-BIMx Create an interactive, 3D presentation package at any stage of your ARCHICAD project, check out the tips to export ARCHICAD Models for BIMx.


Share

BIMx Shortcuts The interactive 3D building models can be shared on the BIMx Model Transfer site. Upload your BIMx Hyper-model from ARCHICAD with an ease. The uploaded model can be sent to the Client with a simple link.


Troubleshooting

In this article you can find a collection about the discovered known issues with BIMx: BIMx Known Issues

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