How do I view Revit files in Navisworks?

How do I view Revit files in Navisworks?

In Navisworks, open the Options Editor, expand File Readers, and choose Revit. For Coordinates, select Project Internal, deselect Convert Linked CAD Formats, and deselect Divide File Into Levels. Next, open the file in Navisworks, and then open Revit.

How do I export Revit files to Navisworks?

To Export NWC Files from Revit

  1. In Revit, click Add-Ins External Tools Autodesk Navisworks.
  2. In the Export Scene As dialog box, enter the name for the Autodesk Navisworks file, and browse to the desired storage location.
  3. Click Save to export the file, or Cancel to return to the application without exporting it.

Can Navisworks open RVT files?

Autodesk Navisworks can read native Revit (RVT) files directly, or you can use the Revit File Exporter to convert the RVT file into NWC format.

How do I link Navisworks to Revit?

To link the Navisworks file into Revit version 2018 or later, follow the steps below:

  1. Click Insert tab Link panel (Coordination Model).
  2. Select the desired positioning option.
  3. In the Coordination Model dialogue, click Add.
  4. Navigate to the target NWD or NWC file, select it, and click Open.
  5. Click OK.

Can I open NWC file in Navisworks Freedom?

Download Navisworks Freedom or Navisworks NWC Export Utility Combine design data created in AutoCAD, Revit and other applications with models created by other design tools. Then, view these files with Navisworks® Freedom viewer software.

What files can Navisworks Freedom open?

The Navisworks Freedom can open following file formats:

  • Native Navisworks (NWD).
  • DWF (DWF, DWFX, W2D).
  • Autodesk ReCap (TCS, RCP).

How do I export a Revit file?

Export one or more views and sheets to DWG or DXF format.

  1. Click File tab Export CAD Formats (DWG) or (DXF).
  2. In the DWG (or DXF) Export dialog, for Select Export Setup, select the desired setup.
  3. Select the views and sheets to export.
  4. If you are ready to export, click Next.

Can Navisworks Freedom open NWC files?

Solution: There are two options to resolve this issue: Request a copy of the file from the author in one of the file formats listed above. Use Navisworks Simulate or Manage to open the NWC file.

How do I open an RVT file?

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  1. Go to
  2. Click Get Started Viewing and sign in.
  3. Click Upload New File.
  4. Click Select File and choose your RVT file.
  5. Click Open to view your RVT file.

What software can open NWC files?

NWC files can be generated by other software products such as Autodesk Revit. This allows other CAD tools to transfer model data so it can be quickly imported into Navisworks.

Can Revit import NWD?

In Revit, link to the NWD file as follows: Click Insert tab – select Link panel, then Coordination Model. In the Coordination Model dialog, click Add. Navigate to the target NWD, select it and click Open, then click OK.

What is the difference between NWD and NWC?

Similar to the NWC format, the NWD format includes all geometry and object property data but can save changes and graphical overrides to the model. The primary difference is that NWD files do not update or re-cache if changes have been made to the original source data.