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MicroStation PowerDraft Update 11

The MicroStation PowerDraft product team is pleased to announce the availability of MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition x64 Update 11 ( on Software Downloads and for update through the CONNECTION Client. This version of MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 11 utilizes CONNECT Licensing so that users can take full advantage of administering and managing their licenses.

Please refer to the following link for the Resolved Issues in MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 11.  Also, be sure to visit the MicroStation PowerDraft 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

CONNECT Licensing

  • Product Activation by user sign in through the CONNECTION Client offering a more secure and manageable system.
  • Provides usage alerts to notify your users when they are about to reach a certain usage limit set by the Administrator
  • Replace site activation keys with user validation, enhancing security around your Bentley licenses and subscriptions
  • For more information on CONNECT Licensing please follow this link

Centralized Management of Proxy Server Settings

  • The proxy server settings for all features is now managed from CONNECT Licensing service.

iModel 2.0 Support

  • Publish iModel version 2.0 files from MicroStation PowerDraft.

SketchUp 2018 Support

  • MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 11 supports SketchUp 2018 files

Units Selection Support when Export to FBX

  • Select the units for the exported file in the FBX Export Settings Dialog

Technology Preview

  • Configuration Assistant – Allows you the ability to convert MicroStation V8i Workspaces to MicroStation CONNECT Edition Configurations.
  • Item Types Import/Export to Excel - You can now export and import Item Type definitions and instances to and from Excel files using the Item Type Import/Export tool.

The Following features will be moving into Commercial Release

  • User Feedback Service
  • Pick List Manager


If you currently have MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition already installed on your computer, you can incrementally download and install MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 11 from the CONNECTION Client. MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 11 will replace any earlier versions of MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Editions and update it to MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition Update 11. 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 (Full) x64 (CL) Update 11, 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 PowerDraft".
    4. Download the latest release by clicking on the arrow to expand the selection and then on MicroStation PowerDraft CONNECT Edition (Full) x64 (CL) Update 11 version