Bentley speedikon V8i (SELECTseries 5), Update 4 (v08.11.12.38)

The Speedikon product team is pleased to announce the availability of Bentley speedikon V8i (SELECTseries 5), Update 4 (v08.11.12.38). The product is available as speedikon Architectural and speedikon Industrial in English and German language.
Speedikon Architectural English includes six regional datasets – Neutral Metric, United Kingdom, United States (Imperial & Metric), France and Netherlands. Speedikon Industrial English includes two regional datasets - Neutral Metric and Netherlands. Speedikon Architectural and Industrial German include two regional datasets – Germany and Switzerland.

This version incorporates several fixes and updates to enhance user experience and personal productivity.

Support for this version has ended on June 30, 2021. You can find more information about this here. If you need this version, please create a service request to get download links from support.

The latest Speedikon version is OpenBuildings Speedikon CONNECT Edition Update 2 that is fully supported.

What's New Highlights (v08.11.12.38)

MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 10) certification
Speedikon is additionally certified on MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 10) or MicroStation PowerDraft V8i (SELECTseries 10) in English or German. The recommended version is, or for MicroStation in English. The V8i (SELECTseries 10) versions use the current SES (Subscription Entitlement Service) licensing.

Note: Drawing filter-controlled MicroStation hatchings are not displayed when using MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 10).
If speedikon is to be used together with MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 10), the following adjustments must be made in the system\bin installation directory to ensure correct display of hatching: The file design.dll must be renamed to designMstnSs4.dll. The file designMstnSs2-3.dll has to be renamed to design.dll. This requires appropriate permissions.

ProjectWise CONNECT Edition Update 3.4
This build is certified on the new ProjectWise version:
- ProjectWise CONNECT Edition Update 3.4 (
In addition also certified on:
- ProjectWise CONNECT Edition Update 3 (

Automatic column cut-outs
Optimized creation of automatic column openings in slab elements. Even if only a partial surface of the column intersects the slab element, a correct opening is created.

Import Perforators optimized
Round horizontal Perforators in walls and beams create a correct opening in all situations, including partial surfaces.

Additional labeling attributes
New attributes have been added to labels for:
• Wall openings
• Beam openings
• disconnected perforator openings

Room assignment of doors
Using a new user attribute, a door opening outwards from the room can be assigned to the internal room and the floor of this room fills the door reveal.

Transform with zero to update floor plans
After editing walls, openings and columns in the ProjectEditor, the transformation of all changed floor plans with zero enables a correct quantity take-off and a correct export of dgn files with export.dat without opening and saving the floor plans individually.

Further fixes and enhancements
An overview of the most important fixes and enhancements can be found in the section Fixes and Enhancements of the Readme. The readme can be found in the system\bin folder of the installation.

A detailed description of the new features can be found as part of the product documentation in the Bentley_speedikon_Update.pdf file in the Documentation folder of the installation.

This version contains all fixes and enhancements of the Escalation Builds and If you are currently using one of these Escalation Builds, please update it to version