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Read articles about BIMx (mobile, web, and desktop), connection to BIMcloud, and related technical questions.


Performance improvements in BIMx

Download the latest BIMx Desktop Viewer from Graphisoft's revamped download page. An update also arrived in Apple App Store.We highly recommend using Apple silicon computers based on our measurements. This article describes how loading time and 3D pe...

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Cast shadows in BIMx Mobile

More realistic visuals Realistic visuals are becoming increasingly important in architectural presentations. BIMx presents a visual quality enhancement for a more realistic look: the new Cast Shadows render mode! Explore the virtual building with thi...

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Unlimited 3D model size in BIMx

BIMx mobile applications have been rebuild from scratch based on a new 3D engine. This article describes the most significant improvement: the Data Streaming technology, emphasizing its benefits to your BIMx experience.The iOS app version already rec...

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How to use the Smart Measure tool in BIMx

The Smart Measure tool will allow you to make precise measurements either in 2D or in 3D. It is available in the BIMx Mobile applications, and already part of the free function pack on both iOS and Android. Using the measure tool in 2D Open any 2D la...

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How to transfer BIMx models to Android devices

Share the BIMx model on Graphisoft's BIMx Model Transfer Site Use Graphisoft's cloud service to upload, share and distribute BIMx models to your clients and other parties in the AEC workflow. Both the 3D only and the Hyper-model formats can be shared...

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BIMx News

BIMx Updates 2023 Smoother navigation and enhanced transparency in BIMx Android 2023. May 16. - BIMx Android 2023.4873 This update includes three noticeable changes in addition to the regular bug fixes and stability improvements. The Android app has ...

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BIMx License Types

BIMx is Graphisoft's design presentation and collaboration product. In this article, you can find out which functionalities are available in BIMx on different platforms, with or without a license, and what's needed to host your models on the BIMx Mod...

How to Transfer Hyper-Models between BIMx Android Applications

The release of the next-generation BIMx brought many changes, so you might want to transfer your Hyper-models between BIMx Android applications. If you have your Hyper-models already stored either in cloud storage (such as BIMx Model Transfer site, G...

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Access model elements in BIMx Mobile Apps via hyperlinks

Easy data access is essential on construction sites and with facility management. BIMx offers a feature for locating 3D elements in the Virtual Building easily which greatly helps with checking and marking up these elements on site. To be able to acc...

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About BIMx

BIMx by Graphisoft is a professional BIM project viewer and communication product featuring BIMx Hyper-model, a unique technology for integrated 2D & 3D building project navigation. BIMx Hyper-models offer extremely smooth handling and outstanding pe...

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BIMx Frequently Asked Questions

Why BIMx? From the architect’s desk to onsite coordination, take your design with you wherever you go! Here are just a few examples of how BIMx can support your everyday BIM communication workflow. Access everywhere Synced Updates Smart measure Team ...

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How to Present with BIMx

Introduction Architects can present their design in an easy way that will surely astonish their clients. BIMx introduces presentation support both on iOS and Android devices. BIMx helps you deliver engaging, interactive design presentations on the fl...

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BIMx Application Settings on Mobile Devices

Location of BIMx Settings Click the three dots icon shown in the top-right corner of the screen while you have a model open in BIMx. In the drop-down menu select the "Settings" button to reach all of the BIMx settings. Change any of them, then return...

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How to Transfer Hyper-Models between BIMx iOS Applications

The release of the next-generation BIMx brought many changes, so you might want to transfer your Hyper-models between BIMx, BIMx Lab, and BIMx PRO. If you have your Hyper-models already stored either in cloud storage (such as BIMx Model Transfer site...

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How to set up Architect credits for BIMx mobile

Together with ARCHICAD 21 release, users are now able to add Architect Credits to their BIMx Hyper-models. This feature allows architects to display their company logo and website in the BIMx Hyper-model, it will be visible for users when opening a 3...

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Presenting multiple models in one BIMx Hyper-model

Have you ever thought about what would be the best way to present design alternatives to Clients? Or did you have a Renovation project where you struggled with presenting different stages of the reconstruction? Search no more because BIMx Hyper-model...

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Graphisoft BIMcloud: Integrated Team Messaging from BIMx Mobile

Building-related communication between the designer/builder team can be fragmented. Using email or phone to make comments is cumbersome and separates the information from the model. That is why Graphisoft developed a solution to involve the builder t...

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How to Collect Logs from BIMx Mobile Application

Sometimes it may occur that your BIMx application is not able to connect to a BIMcloud or a BIMcloud as a Service tenant. In this case, if you ask your support team for help, your BIMx log files will make it easier to solve the problem. This article ...

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How to use a Google Cardboard VR device with BIMx mobile

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) platform developed by Google for use with a head mount for a smartphone. The viewer is used by placing a smartphone into the back of it and viewing through the lenses in the front. Check-out our YouTube vide...

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How to transfer BIMx models to iOS devices

Share the BIMx Hyper-model on GRAPHISOFT's BIMx Model Transfer Site Use GRAPHISOFT's cloud service to upload, share and distribute BIMx models to your clients and other parties in the AEC workflow. Both the legacy 3D only and the Hyper-model formats ...

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Navigation in BIMx mobile

Exploring the building on a mobile device is designed to be easy and intuitive. The best way to learn these methods is to try them out. Orbit If you are outside the building, use one finger to Orbit the model as a whole. (Slide one finger across the ...

Print from BIMx (iOS)

BIMx Hyper-models can contain Documentation for the entire Project. It can come in handy to print out portions of this Documentation for the Client, a Contractor or other parties in the AEC workflow. BIMx on iOS introduces AirPrint that allows wirele...


How to delete BIMx models from your iOS device

When your iPhone or iPad device is filled up with BIMx models you might want to clean up a bit by erasing the old, unused ones. You have two options to delete models from your BIMx app: Method 1 - Use swipe-delete in BIMx In the Models List swipe to ...

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