MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 16.1 (

The MicroStation product team is pleased to announce the availability of MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update 16.1 ( on Software Downloads and as a downloadable update from the CONNECTION Client. This MicroStation CONNECT Edition Update includes:

  • Ability to convert Smart Solids to Parametric Solids using the Convert to Solid tool.
  • Global setting to Show/Hide placement points added to View Attributes dialog, Presentation section
  • Ability to add placement points to Graphic and Shared cells.
  • Cut Solid with curve tool enhancements.
  • Create New Variables and New Expressions from 2D Dimensional Constraint and Parametric Modeling tools
  • Ability to search/filter cells in the Cell Library dialog based on Name, Description, and Type.
  • Enhancements in Variables dialog:
  • Push variables value to all variations
  • Added Key-ins to control Subscript and Superscript control sizes


Technology Preview features

  • Quick Element Information – Invoked by ALT+Reset
  • Extract Faces and Edges from Smart Solids

Commercial Releases

  • Web Map Tile Service
  • JT Exporter Dialog, JT Options Tab – Use ACS
  • JT Settings Dialog – Import ACS Option

If you would like the setup executable of MicroStation CONNECT Edition x64 (Full) Update 16.1, please follow these steps to download it from Software Downloads Center:
1. Sign in to https://connect.bentley.com
2. Choose Software Downloads from "My Services" section
3. Select the Brand "MicroStation"
4. Download the latest release by clicking on the arrow to expand the selection and then on MicroStation CONNECT Edition x64 Update 16 version

Important installation requirements and notices are found in Readme