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About BIMx (mobile, web and desktop), connection to BIMcloud, and related technical questions.

Why GS...WHY torture me like this? BIMx BIMXPro and BIMXlab

why are there so many flavors?
see attached as to when to use which one.

Also...if my clients have BIMx and I have migrated to the BIMx Lab, then their files (BIMx files) are all of a sudden outdated...and they can't open them?

...Bobby Hollywood live from...
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Barry Kelly
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To clarify, with only one app running (BIMx).
I can't tell what's different, as I can only assume it's the pro version.
BIMx Pro is listed as a current subscription on my Apple account.

Like, does the BIMx app magically become BIMx Pro with the subscription??
I could tell prior as it was two separate apps.
Hopefully that makes sense.

In the new BIMx app. there are the three dots (top right).
If you click on that and choose 'BIMx store' it should give you subscription options.
I have the 1 year free trial (as I have the old BIMx Pro app), a 1 month subscrition and a 1 year subscription option.
I assume I see this as I have not subscribed yet (or taken up the free offer).
I assume if you have subscribed it will simply show your current subscription and an option to change or opt out.

If you have the old Pro app, you can continue running that as well, although it will no longer be updated.

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Minh Nguyen
Graphisoft Alumni
Graphisoft Alumni
Hi All,

Thank you for the questions, and I am very sorry about the confusion here!

I would like to give you some information regarding the changes in how BIMx PRO is moving forward:

Free BIMx users can upgrade their app free of charge in the form of a regular product update.

BIMx PRO (both paid and in-app-purchase) users will be offered two not exclusive options:

  • Stay on the current version and use it as a perpetual license
  • Upgrade to the new BIMx app and receive 12 months free usage
BIMx Lab users will receive an update that disables the app and guides the user to the new BIMx app.

The main focus of the free application is to give you the tools needed for exploring the 3D model and the attached 2D documentation, but you can activate more collaboration functionality via BIMx PRO subscription, as it was mentioned by Barry. You can read more about it here.

I hope this has answered your questions. If there is anything unclear, feel free to let me know!

Thank you very much, and have a great day!

Best regards,

Minh Nguyen
Technical Support Engineer

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