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

As always read the terms and conditions before downloading.

BIM Free Viewers

Name Web site
DDS views
Navisworks Freedom
Solibri Model Viewer
Tekla BIMSight
ThreeD Repo
xBIM Xplorer

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

Autodesk 360 Web service and Mobile (iOS and Android) App

Design Review

These can view BIM data in a range of formats; it may require export from a native product into a supported format, note Design Review installs a DWF ‘printer’ allowing suitable files to be generated from ANY product.

NBS – 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

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