Integrate Autodesk Revit Using FME

Use FME’s data conversion and integration technology to leverage Revit BIM assets with your GIS and other enterprise applications.

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How Do I Get Started with FME & Revit

Once you have FME Desktop and Revit installed you’re ready to go. If you do not have a licensed copy of FME Desktop you can either download a free trial of FME Desktop, or download the standalone FME Exporter for Revit plug-in (details on using the exporter plugin).

Ways to Use FME with Autodesk Revit Data

Integrate Revit BIM Data with Other Systems

Convert Revit BIM data for use with hundreds of external systems and file formats including Esri File Geodatabase, MicroStation, AutoCAD DWG, Microsoft Excel, AutoCAD Civil 3D, SketchUp, Oracle, 3D PDF, IFC, and more.
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Move Revit Data into Business Systems

Convert Revit Data to GIS

FME simplifies the process of importing data from complex BIM files into GIS for analysis. Instead of loading the entire model, use FME to select only the areas of interest such as the building shell shown here.
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Extract 2D Floor Plans from Revit

The Revit reader in FME provides Data Views, which allow you to extract subsets of data from a BIM model. For example, you might extract 2D floor plan representations of the 3D BIM geometry. Here pictured is a Revit file transformed for use in Esri ArcGIS.
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Extract Attributes from Revit for Use in Spreadsheets

Sometimes you only need a spreadsheet of data from Revit, not the entire rich model. In this example, you can use FME’s Revit reader to extract COBie schedules and place the data into Excel spreadsheets. Tutorial: Extracting COBie data from Revit

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Customer Stories Involving Autodesk Revit and FME

About Autodesk Revit

Autodesk Revit is building information modelling (BIM) software for design and construction professionals.

Common Conversions

FME lets you integrate many applications and file formats. Here are some of the ways our users convert Autodesk Revit.

Esri File Geodatabase (GDB)
Esri Geodatabase (File Geodatabase API)
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The table below outlines how Autodesk Revit is supported by our different FME products, and on which platform(s) the reader and/or writer runs.

Product OS
FME Desktop FME Server FME Cloud Windows 32-bit Windows 64-bit Linux Mac
Reader Professional Edition & Up

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