Use the HoloBuilder Navisworks Add-In to:

  • Export coordination BIM model 360° viewpoint renderings from Autodesk Navisworks to HoloBuilder with a few clicks.
  • Combine BIM model viewpoints with 360° progress photos (TimeTravel) for side-by-side comparison with SplitScreen.
  • Open and view the lightweight rendering views on any device, even in the field, without the need to download any software.
  • Use it for design review between all stakeholders, of which many are often remote.

The add-in is compatible with the below listed versions of Navisworks. Please make sure to have either of the Autodesk Navisworks versions installed on your PC:

  • Manage 2017
  • Manage 2018
  • Manage 2019
  • Simulate 2017
  • Simulate 2018
  • Simulate 2019 

Get the HoloBuilder Add-In for Navisworks as well as a quick overview: 

Installing the Add-In

Download the add-in here and follow the instruction of the installer file to install the add-in into your Navisworks platform.

Always check if the plugin placed under the correct path otherwise the Navisworks software won't find it. E.g.:

C:\Users\$username\AppData\Roaming\Autodesk Navisworks Manage 2019\Plugins

Please make sure that the Windows account that you are using to install and use the HoloBuilder Navisworks Add-In has administrator privileges.
Additionally, please make sure to close Navisworks before installing the HoloBuilder Add-In.

Getting started with the Add-In

If your HoloBuilder Navisworks Add-In was installed correctly, you will see 5 HoloBuilder edit options showing in the “Export Add-Ins 1” section in your Navisworks working environment. 

Uploading a 360° rendering view of your 3D model from Autodesk Navisworks can be done in a few simple steps. Learn more in the dedicated tutorial here.

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