What is SolidWorks to Revit Exporter?
This is one of the unique and most preferred BIMDeX products in the market and has stands up to its name due to its unique features and functionalities.
SolidWorks to Revit Exporter is a data exchange tool to export your SolidWorks 3d model to Revit with all metadata and geometry maintained, the results and output the product gives are accurate and are perfect market standards.
To be simple and precise, you can export your SolidWorks model to native Revit Families/ Projects.
There will be no loss in geometry or any other meta data, all the associated properties would be brought in and the RGB colors as well.
How unique it is from usual conversion methods
Obtain non-triangulated solid geometry and Instantiate your parts and maintain the hierarchy inside Revit.
Options to transfer all colors and properties and import the models in your custom Revit template.
Export based on your desired configuration and coordinate system to match your customer’s Revit project coordinates.
Options to choose only the custom and configuration specific properties you want to share and protect your proprietary information as well.
Options to assign individual Revit categories to your parts with the help of the category mapping option.
Simplify your models with the user-friendly interface combined with easy operation to assist novice and experienced designers alike.
Software installation prerequisites
As mentioned, the product comes as package of two plugins that is to be used installed in both SolidWorks and Revit respectively.
That is, the user needs to have both SolidWorks and Revit in order to use the plugin efficiently.
There will be two plugins, one being the SolidWorks Exporter and the another being Revit Importer.
How it works?
It is a very simple 2 step process wherein you’ll be first exporting your SolidWorks model (.SLDPRT & .SLDASM) using the SolidWorks Exporter plugin into the BXF file.
This BXF file format is the proprietary file format developed via BIMDeX. This exported BXF file will carry all the design data information.
This will then be imported inside Revit using the Revit Importer plugin which will give you the native Revit file (.RFA & .RVT) as per your needs.