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IFC Exporters | Platform: Autodesk Revit  | Author: Autodesk

IFC Exporter for Revit 2017 v17.2.0 (Updated Sept 2016)

v17.2.0 of the Revit IFC exporter is available for Revit 2017.

These exporters add functionality over the out of the box Revit versions and are provided from SourceForge.

NOTE: Even though the Alternate UI is part of the Revit 2017 install, periodic updates give additional improvements.

There is a readme.txt file that explains the above files here

AUTODESK Knowledge Network has added some usefull topics for Revit Users:

Exporting to Industry Foundation Classes (IFC)

Opening Industry Foundation Class (IFC) Files

There is also an over riding page called Revit and IFC

IFC Exporters | Platform: Autodesk Revit  | Author: GRAPHISOFT

Autodesk Revit 2017 Export to ARCHICAD IFC Exporters - build 4538 (Updated Sept 2016)

The Export to ARCHICAD command has the following main functions:

  • Export of Grid elements. Full conversion of grid elements is done during the export process. 
  • Export of project north data. Project north data is exported correctly to the IFC file to place/merge the Revit IFC model correctly to the ArchiCAD project.
  • Export of Shared Coordinate System components to IFC Site 
  • "Link IFC" merges IFC models into the current Revit project as a non-editable reference.
  • Also includes Improved IFC Import, which uses extra features to improve the interpretation of Architectural Models.

Improved ArchiCAD Connection Add-In for Revit Applications 
(Note: Requires Graphisoft Registration)


IFC Exporters | Platform: Autodesk Revit  | Author: Telka

Autodesk Revit users (Updated Sept 2016)

As a member of the buildingSMART® alliance, Tekla® supports a global program to promote OPEN BIM throughout the AEC industry. An OPEN BIM™ approach allows project members to the collaborative design and construction regardless of the tools they use.  Tekla Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) Import to Revit Add-In has been developed to improve the import of Tekla Structures IFC files by using the Revit API to create native objects from the data supplied by the Tekla IFC file. 

Features:

  • Fail-safe model import
  • Maintained Revit unique ID
  • Optimised family creation

See the Tekla Revit page here

Revit 2017 (1.3) download: https://www.tekla.com/revit/ImportFromTeklaToRevit_2017.1.3_x64.msi

Revit 2016 (3.3) download: https://www.tekla.com/revit/ImportFromTeklaToRevit_2016.3.3_x64.msi

Revit 2015 (7.3) download: https://www.tekla.com/revit/ImportFromTeklaToRevit_2015.7.3_x64.msi

Revit 2014 (11.3) download: http://www.tekla.com/revit/ImportFromTeklaToRevit_2014.11.3_x64.msi


IFC Importer | Platform: Autodesk Revit  | Author: GRAPHISOFT

IFC Importer for Autodesk Revit (Updated Sept 2016)

The Import from ARCHICAD command has the following main functions:

  • Improved IFC Import, imports IFC models to Revit using using extra features that imporve the interpretation of architectural models.
  • Setting of "Fine" Detail Level and "Consistent Colors" Visual Style for all views defind by IFC import.
  • Correction of lines that are slightly off axis at IFC import.
  • Also inclused Export to ARCHICAD, which exports Revit model elements in IFC files that are specially enhanced for use in ARCHICAD.
  • Available for Revit 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Improved ArchiCAD Connection Add-In for Revit Applications 
(Note: Requires Graphisoft Registration)


IFC Importer | Platform: Autodesk Revit  | Author: GeometryGym

IFC Importer for Autodesk Revit 64 Bit Version (Updated Sept 2016)

Revit Plugins to import IFC files, to help file exchange between Revit, ARCHICAD etc.
GeometryGym blog posting
Plugins undergoing rapid development. Please use with care and send suggestions and observations back to Jon Mirtschin.

GeomertyGym main download page is https://geometrygym.wordpress.com/Downloads/