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MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 10

The Power Platform product team is pleased to announce the availability of MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition x64 Update 10 ( on Software Downloads and for update through the CONNECTION Client. This version of MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 10 focused on performance improvements and stability for the user. Please refer to the following link for the Resolved Issues in MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 10.  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.

What's New Highlights

     Usability Performance improvements

    • Performance improvement to the Backstage to reduce the time to switch from Work Area
    • Optimized MicroStation PowerDraft loading with a large number of WorkSets and multiple references from mapped network drives
    • Improved performance on the Properties Dialog when it is open while selecting a cell from the cell library that resides on a network drive

     CONNECT Services Ribbon Tab

    • Consolidated CONNECT Services Ribbon tab to make it easier to find all of the services in one location
    • Direct access to CONNECT Advisor

     Shared Raster Manager Proxy Settings

    • If you require Proxy Settings for your Rasters when using Raster Manager, the Reality Mesh Proxy Server Settings now carries over these settings.  You can find this option under Reality Mesh Attachments>Attach Reality Mesh>ProjectWise ContextShare Browser>Reality Data Settings. 


    • The description of a GCS can now be changed in the Geographic Coordinate System Properties dialog. Also, a new column GeoCS Description is added to the References dialog list box. It displays the description of the GCS, if the reference has one. This will help in identification of geographic coordinate systems, if you have many of them referenced in your model.


     Technology Preview

    • The Pick List Manager for Item Types is now available as a Technology Preview

     The Following features will be moving into Commercial Release

    • Item Type Attachment - Ability to attach multiple Item Types to an element at once
    • Issue Resolution Service – Provides online red line and markup tools to help users in the field (or office) communicate problems with the design. Full commercial release with Update 10.
    • Edit Item dialog - Helps editing Items instance data


If you currently have MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition already installed on your computer, you can incrementally download and install MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 10 from the CONNECTION Client. MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 10 will replace any earlier versions of MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Editions and update it to MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 10. 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 setup executable of MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition x64 (Full) Update 10, please follow these steps to download it from Fulfillment Center:

1. Sign in to    

2. Choose Software Downloads from "My Support" section.    

3. Select the Brand "MicroStation".    

4. Download the latest release by clicking on the arrow to expand the selection and then on MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition x64 Update 10 version


Important installation requirements and notices are found in the Readme.