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MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 4

The MicroStation product team is pleased to announce the availability of MicroStation CONNECT Edition x64 Update 4 ( on Fulfillment Center and for update through the CONNECTION Client. This version of MicroStation CONNECT Edition incorporates a number of new capabilities as well as user requested fixes.  Please refer to the "What's New Highlights" section below for some of the major product updates and enhancements.


If you have MicroStation CONNECT Edition or MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 1, 2 or 3 already installed on your computer, you can download and install MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 4 from the CONNECTION Client. MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 4 will replace any earlier versions of MicroStation CONNECT Editions and update it to MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 4.  Sign into the CONNECTION Client to view and apply your Application updates.   If needed, please refer to the CONNECTION Client help for more information on installing the update.


If you would like the full installation of MicroStation CONNECT Edition x64 (Full) Update 4, please follow these steps to download it from Fulfillment Center:
    1. Sign in to
    2. Browse to Support
    3. Select Go To Portal
    4. Choose Software Downloads from "My Support"
    5. Select the Brand MicroStation and then select the Generation of CONNECT Edition.
    6. Download the latest release by clicking on the arrow to expand the selection and then on MicroStation CONNECT Edition x64 Update 4 version
Important installation requirements and notices are found in the Readme.

What's New Highlights


  • Ability to Select Custom Configuration Directory at Install Time.
  • Ability to Change the Location of DGN WorkSet (DGNWS) File.

    Data Interoperability

    • Autodesk® RealDWG™ 2017 Support.
    • IFC Addendum 2 Support.


    • Radial Dimensioning can now be accessed by selecting the Radial Dimension icon from the Ribbon.


    • WorkSet Link Set - Ability to create a new WorkSet  Link Set  and have it stored in the DGNWS file.

     Parametric Modeling

    • Array Feature - Improved Parametric Feature Array tool.
    • Ability to Rotate Parametric Cells on Placement
    • Populate Tool now supports parametric cells
    • [Technology Preview] 3D Angle Constraint

      Reality Mesh

      • Reality Mesh Classification now supports element symbology and display rules


      • Exporting to LumenRT without enabling a camera for active view.
      • Ability to Create Stereoscopic VR Rendering.
      • EXIF Data Support in Photomatch Tool.

        [Technology Preview] Bentley CONNECT Advisor

        • Bentley CONNECT Advisor  - Your one stop hub for personalized support and learning recommendations.

          [Technology Preview] Mesh Modeling

          • Drag Mesh Facet - The Drag Mesh Facet tool is used to modify a selected portion of a mesh element by dragging a selected set of control points.
          • Edge Display - The Edge Display tool is used to hide the edges of a mesh element.
          • Retriangulate - The Retriangulate tool is used to create facets with better triangle shapes.
          • Split Facet - The Split Facet tool is used to split or remove facets of a mesh element.

          [Technology Preview] Project Standards Sharing

          • Ability to share and update the project standards across the project for CONNECTED users working on a CONNECTED project.

          [Technology Preview] QuickVision 5 Support

          • MicroStation now supports QuickVision 5, which takes advantage of advanced hardware features, when available.

          [Technology Preview] WorkSet Template

          • Added the ability to create a WorkSet based on a Template.

          Technology Preview Features Released in MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 4

          • The following features that were in Technology Preview mode in previous updates have been commercially released in this update.
          • Configuration Migration Wizard
          • Reality Model Classification
          • RFA File Support

          For the full list of What's New and Changed please refer to the Help section within MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 4.

          Please refer to the following link for the Resolved Issues  in MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 4.  Also, be sure to visit MicroStation forum on Bentley Communities to keep up to date with the latest information on Blogs, Wiki's, Announcements and Support Forums.