BIMx In-App purchase: Sharing a Hyper-model (iOS & Android)

by Brieuc Tassel and Csaba Kézér · updated: 01.23.2017

Use this option to share your Hyper-model with others on an iOS or Android mobile device. By completing the purchase transaction you will unlock all BIMx PRO features for that specific Hyper-model, and you can then send the download link to anybody.

You can buy this option both in the free BIMx App for iOS/Android and in the paid BIMx PRO App for iOS.

Follow these steps to share the license with your Clients:

Tap on settings menu when the model is opened

Open the desired model in BIMx or BIMx PRO, and choose ‘Share this project’ (in BIMx PRO) or ‘BIMx Store’ (in BIMx).

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Sharing for current Project

Click on the link to purchase the activation code in the ‘Sharing a Hyper-model’ section.

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Sign in to iTunes App Store

Sign in with your Apple ID.

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Confirm your purchase

Click on Buy link to confirm the purchase.

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Model Successfully Shared

You will receive the confirmation that the Hyper-model was “Successfully Shared”

Successfully shared (URL)

You can now see your model as shared within the BIMx Transfer site.

BIMx Transfer Site

Send the download link in email

Use the “Send link” option to share the Model link with clients, colleagues, …

Send link page

Pressing “Send link” will automatically open-up an email template, it will provide the recipient with the location where the model can be downloaded from, but also the download links for the BIMx application (iOS and Android).

The message body contains a special link with bimxshare:// prefix. Should your clients have the latest version of BIMx for iOS or Android installed, by tapping on this link in the Mail application, the system will automatically recognise the prefix and launch BIMx app.

Email template

Notes:

  • Once the Hyper-model has been downloaded on a certain device, it can be updated for free — as many times as needed, also without any time constraints.

Downloading BIMx model with full PRO functionalities

BIMx starts downloading the model and then displays the ‘Access granted’ message. After the download is finished, the client will be able to access all the BIMx PRO functionalities on that specific Hyper-model.

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