The members of the BIM Vendor Technology Alliance have provided links to their free BIM viewing software; these can be found below.

Users should satisfy themselves with the terms and conditions before downloading.

Autodesk in addition to the listed Navisworks Freedom also offer: Autodesk 360 Web service and Mobile (iOS and Android) App

Design Review

The Building Information Model can be viewed in a range of formats; it may require export from a native to a supported format, note Design Review installs a DWF ‘printer’ allowing suitable files to be generated from ANY product.


NBS Create

NBS Create operates also as a free BIM viewer. It can be downloaded from their website by registered members. Registration is free and requires a name and email address only (

Once registered you can download NBS Create and use it as a free information model viewer. Better still you can export to COBie using the free viewer too as well as create other useful reports.