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AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition

We are pleased to announce the availability of AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition v( on Fulfillment Center. AECOsim Building Designer is Bentley’s premier multi-discipline application for enabling Building Information Modeling (BIM) processes for design, engineering analysis, document production and visualization. It provides integrated tools for the architect, structural, mechanical and electrical engineer. The data rich models can be shared using industry standard exchange formats for construction delivery and facility operations.
Expanded capabilities are provided with product companion features for Descartes to integrate reality models, such as Point Clouds and ContextCapture, and GenerativeComponents for computational design. Bentley LumenRT is a companion application to create stunning visualizations to bring designs to life.

Application benefits focus on ease of use, scalable projects and the connected users.

Ease of Use

  • Ribbon bar user interface is a well-organized visual interface for discipline and task-based work.
  • CONNECT Advisor provides an in-product experience for access to personalized learning and help.

Scalable Projects

  • MicroStation mode includes all the capabilities of MicroStation for interoperability, core parametric modeling and documentation center.
  • 64-bit computing provides more capability to process complex point clouds, reality models and publish Adobe PDF documents and i-models.

Connected Users

  • Users have access to the CONNECTION Center for learn content, Bentley Communities, software downloads, and service requests management.
  • ProjectWise Projects and Personal Share help keep users connected to their projects and provides for file sharing.

For more specific information on What's New, please reference the What's New online documentation or for a video tutorial please reference the Tech Talk: What’s New in AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition
If you are an existing AECOsim Building Designer user or participated in any of the pre-release programs, you may want to review - Preparing for AECOsim Building Designer CONNECT Edition.