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.
- DDS Views
- Naviswork Freedom
- Solibri Model Viewer
- Tekla BIMSight
- ThreeD Repo
- xBIM Xplorer
Autodesk in addition to the listed Navisworks Freedom also offer: Autodesk 360 Web service and Mobile (iOS and Android) App http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-360/overview
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 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 (https://www.thenbs.com/account/AccountLanding.aspx)
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.