Cloud Storage Powered by BIM 360 Docs


A New Place in the Cloud

    • BIM 360 Docs is Autodesk's premier cloud storage solution, and brings new benefits to FormIt customers.
    • Send and receive FormIt models across BIM 360 Docs accounts and projects, and access to the BIM 360 suite of collaboration and coordination tools.

BIM 360 Docs Gallery

    • Open, Save, Import, and Export FormIt data across multiple BIM 360 Accounts/Hubs and Projects.



BIM 360 Docs Content Library

    • Use the FormIt Content Library to place content from BIM 360 Docs on FormIt Web and Windows.



BIM 360 Docs Subscription

    • BIM 360 Docs is a subscription service separate from FormIt Pro.
      • If you have a BIM 360 Docs subscription, you can start saving and opening FormIt files on the cloud using BIM 360 Docs, as well as locally. Access your BIM 360 Docs account here.
      • If you don't have a BIM 360 Docs subscription, you can start a 30-day free trial of BIM 360 Docs.
      • When your trial expires, you'll only be able to save locally in FormIt for iOS, Web, and Windows.
        • You can use third-party cloud storage services such as iCloud, Dropbox, Box, etc. to sync your files to a cloud location.



BIM 360 Docs Desktop Connector


Connect Windows to BIM 360 Docs

    • With the BIM 360 Docs Desktop Connector, you can connect your desktop environment with your BIM 360 Docs account:
      • View and open files
      • Upload and download documents
      • Edit and delete files
      • Create project folders
    • In FormIt for Windows and Web, enjoy the convenience of saving locally to folders inside the BIM 360 Docs Desktop Connector.
      • Your local FormIt files will upload in the background to your cloud-based BIM 360 Docs account.

BIM 360 Docs Desktop Connector



Download Your A360 Drive Files


BIM 360 Docs has replaced A360 Drive for cloud storage in FormIt.

If you have files on A360 Drive, download them and move them to BIM 360 Docs or another destination:

    1. Go to A360 Drive and log in with your Autodesk account.
    2. Navigate to the FormIt folder.
    3. You can select individual files to download, or click the checkbox at the top to select everything:
      Click the checkbox at the top left to select everything

    4. Then click the Download icon at the top right of the page:
      Click the download icon in the upper-right corner of the screen

    5. Depending on your browser settings, you can choose a location to save the .zip file containing all the files you selected, or it will go directly to your Downloads folder.
    6. You can extract the .zip file, then upload the contents to another location such as BIM 360 Docs if you have a subscription, or your favorite cloud sharing service like iCloud, Dropbox, Box, etc.



 Important Notes


The FormIt Folder

    • The FormIt folder is automatically created when FormIt accesses your project the first time.
    • Use of the FormIt folder is optional. Since FormIt v18.0, you can use any folders in the project to save or open FormIt content.

FormIt for iPad Changes

Future Improvements

    • We continue to improve the FormIt + BIM 360 Docs experience. Below are a few of the known issues we're working on for an upcoming release:
      • Restore support for BIM 360 Docs + Content Library in iPadOS

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