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FormIt 360 for Windows Preview

by Tom Vollaro 4 years ago

FormIt 360 for Windows  Brings FormIt's connected, conceptual BIM experience to a powerful Windows app. FormIt 360 for Windows is available with your FormIt 360 Pro subscription or 30 day trial. With FormIt 360 for Windows you will be able to:

  • Work On and Offline Connect to A360 Drive and web services, or work without an internet connection
  • Connected and Customized Collaborate in real-time with custom toolbars, palettes, and shortcuts
  • Touch Mode Windows touch-enabled devices use inputs of finger, stylus, mouse, and keyboard
  • Move your Data Import SKP, SAT directly, link a Content Library from A360, local, and network drives

Pre-requisites: A 64 bit Windows PC running Windows 7, 8, or 10 and a subscription for FormIt 360 Pro Latest Version: 13.2 - posted on 4/6/2016

v13.2 Release Notes: FormIt 360 for Windows v13.2

  • In App notifications when there is a new update available
  • Export Image at screen resolution
  • Layers, Scenes, Content Library Tabs all have improved UI
  • Easier to Zoom close to and through geometry
  • SketchUp file conversion includes Scenes
  • Improved Screen Refresh in tools and app start up
  • Notifications when you try to use tools that require an internet connection
  • Lots of bug fixes to A360 saving
  • Fixed erroneous 'File created in Revit' notification when editing a FormIt group
  • Android app users have more visual style options
  • Dynamo: Improved performance on changes
  • Dynamo: Linking a Dynamo Customizer via web link accepts all URL formats
  • Dynamo: Placing new instances from the Dynamo tab works correctly
  • Dynamo: Imported Materials appear correctly
  • Dynamo: No default Material applied - very easy to paint the group instance

v13.0 Release Notes: FormIt 360 for Windows

  • Work Offline: No need for an internet connection once your FormIt 360 Pro or Trial is validated
  • Work Online: Connect to the FormIt 360 services like A360 Drive, Insight 360, Real-time Collaboration, Google Maps, and more
  • Touch Mode: Model and navigate with touch-enabled Windows devices using your finger, stylus, mouse and keyboard
  • Dynamo in FormIt: Place and flex scripts from Autodesk Dynamo Studio Learn More
  • Modeling Tools: Shell, Fillet, Mirror, and more
  • Export Options: Export Visible, Export Selected
  • Export File Types: FBX, SAT, DAE, DXF
  • Import Directly: SKP and SAT files can be opened and imported directly to FormIt
  • Visual Styles: Monotone Surfaces for a subtle rendering effect
  • Materials: Paint with the default material to remove material easily
  • Levels: View the area per level
  • Groups Tree View: View your nested groups and select your groups from a tree view
  • Ungroup Options: Ungroup All, Ungroup Model
  • High Resolution Icons: High DPI screens will see high resolution icons with extreme clarity
  • Custom Keyboard Shortcuts: Customize, Import, Export Keyboard shortcuts
  • Customizable UI: Add, remove, and relocate toolbars, palettes, then set the UI theme to blue or white

Comments:

Lin 4 years ago

It is running extremely slow, even on a very powerful workstation.

Tom Vollaro 4 years ago

Marco, There is no way to run the Windows version without a Pro subscription. Another option is to load the Web app into your browser and then disconnect. Once the browser version is loaded, it can run while the machine is offline.

Marco 2016-04-07 08:11:02

As I am not always guaranteed to have internet connection when travelling, is there any way I can permanently load the free version of Formit (without the pro features) onto my desktop instead of being locked out after the expiration of the 30 day pro trial? I much prefer the UI of the desktop version to the iPad app.

I do not need the pro features as I already have a premium design suite subscription with Revit.

Marco 4 years ago

As I am not always guaranteed to have internet connection when travelling, is there any way I can permanently load the free version of Formit (without the pro features) onto my desktop instead of being locked out after the expiration of the 30 day pro trial? I much prefer the UI of the desktop version to the iPad app.

I do not need the pro features as I already have a premium design suite subscription with Revit.

Tom Vollaro 4 years ago

Sorry you are having trouble. Please post more details over at our support forum and we can try and provide assistance: http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/formit-360-general-discussion

Roberto Mansilla Vera 2016-04-02 15:35:20

I can not sign in? Working on Windows 7, 64 b

Roberto Mansilla Vera 4 years ago

I can not sign in? Working on Windows 7, 64 b

tobiashathorn 4 years ago

Hi Steve, There is nothing technically preventing FormIt from running on any platform - iOS, Android, web, etc - just a matter of time and resources! So I cannot say when it will happen, but you can consider this a mention of a version for Mac coming. I hope that helps to assuage your disappointment!

Steve 2016-03-04 02:23:39

So - this was a complete shock but a pleasant one that a web and mobile app is becoming a more powerful desktop app as an alternative to Revit in the design phase. I am very disappointed that there is no Mac version or no mention of one coming. I hope we are not left out yet again after waiting 16 years for Revit for Mac.

Tom Vollaro 4 years ago

What is the exact error you get when you try and install?

Marcos Cardoza 2016-03-03 16:21:11

Installation error when I try to install the program. what can I do?

Steve 4 years ago

So - this was a complete shock but a pleasant one that a web and mobile app is becoming a more powerful desktop app as an alternative to Revit in the design phase. I am very disappointed that there is no Mac version or no mention of one coming. I hope we are not left out yet again after waiting 16 years for Revit for Mac.

Marcos Cardoza 4 years ago

Installation error when I try to install the program. what can I do?

basem 4 years ago

as usual , autodesk no 1 in construction solutions, thank you

ali 4 years ago

will like to try it