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BIM project presentation on mobile devices

Multi-award winning BIMx features the Hyper-model, a unique technology for integrated 2D and 3D building project navigation. BIMx helps bridge the gap between the design studio and the construction site.

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When you create a BIMx Hyper-model, viewers will see your custom company logo visualised in an attractive, animated way upon opening and navigating the BIMx project.Users will also be welcomed with a startup screen when opening the BIMx app that summarises the purpose of the app for new comers, or shines a light on new updates for existing users.When a Hyper-model has been updated, viewers will be instantly notified. The enhanced service protocol makes it significantly faster to download models and updates.

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Why BIMx?

From the architect’s desk to onsite coordination, take your design with you wherever you go! Here are just a few examples of how BIMx can support your everyday BIM communication workflow.

BIM Data Access Everywhere

Building Information Models contain an enormous amount of information.
Choose from a variety of information sets to be published with your Hyper-model, packed into every Building Element and Zone Tag. Learn more

Synced Updates from the Cloud

Popular Cloud storage services like iCloud or Dropbox can be linked to your App, so downloading and opening BIMx Models is as seamless as possible. GRAPHISOFT’s cloud-based BIMx Model Transfer service ensures secure and effective sharing of your projects. Learn more

Smart Measure

Get precise data from the 3D model or the 2D plans in BIMx PRO. This in-demand productivity feature is a must for building professionals and onsite coordinators who have to know their numbers. Learn more

Team Collaboration in the Cloud

BIMx is not only a great presentation tool, but takes advantage of the GRAPHISOFT BIMcloud infrastructure. Team messaging, redlining and photo attachments all serve to bridge the gap between the design office and onsite professionals to achieve a real-time, continuous BIM workflow. Learn more

Experience BIMx in virtual reality

BIMx is compatible with Google Cardboard VR, allowing a rich, immersive experience of building design on iOS and Android smart phones. Get your hands on our custom designed Cardboard from your local GRAPHISOFT dealer and start the VR experience.

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How it works

Multi-award winning BIMx embraces a unique Hyper-model technology for integrated 2D and 3D building project navigation.

Even the most complex and extensive models published from GRAPHISOFT ARCHICAD can be presented on mobile devices, replacing ordinary design and construction viewer apps on both iOS and Android.

Intelligent Markers in the model represent hyper-links to the 2D layout sheets. Thanks to advanced map display technology, navigation in 2D is smooth and fast.

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BIMx is available in two versions in the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Choose the version that works best for you.



Mainly for clients, BIMx provides FREE OF CHARGE access to the 2D and 3D view of any BIMx building Hyper-model.
In-app purchases are available to access or share BIMx 'PRO' functionality, even across platforms.

Key features of BIMx
  • 3D Content

    Walk or fly through a project in 3D.

  • 2D Content

    Get the real deal: View all published layouts, drawings, schedules, and other documentation.

  • Hyperlinked 2D & 3D

    Thanks to intelligent markers, 2D layouts are linked to the model like hyperlinks on the Web, enabling quick transitions.

  • Smooth Transitions

    Switching between dimensions is more comprehensible for all stakeholders thanks to animated transitions.

  • Real-World-like Experience

    Walk around naturally, even up the stairs. Tap a door to walk through. Tap an object to approach it.

  • All-round 3D Cutaways

    In addition to Cutaways on the Floor-plan, cut through a section of the model with a slider, giving total clarity in spatial relations for any viewer.

  • Cloud Storage Access

    Download and open BIMx projects from your file storage apps seamlessly in BIMx.

  • Custom Per-Element Info Sets

    Load up the Model Elements with information about – basically – anything. Control who sees what, specific to their needs.

  • Zone Info Display

    Info Sets work for Zones as well. Provide building operators with room finishes or any other space-related details.

  • BIMcloud integration for team messaging

    Quickly check and mark-up on site. Grab a screenshot, redline it and send it back to the office for real-time team collaboration. All from your onsite device.



For architects, building and operations professionals, BIMx PRO grants access to exclusive productivity tools, turning the BIMx app into a powerful and open information hub and communication platform, which helps identify and solve issues right on site.

Additional features available in BIMx PRO
  • Save Favorites

    Bookmark camera views or drawing details and jump back there by a single tap anytime later.

  • Smart 2D and 3D Measure

    Boost productivity by reading length, angle and area measurements on-the-go with an intuitive and precise measure tool.

  • AirPrint and Google Cloud Print

    Replace lost or obsolete drawings on the go with BIMx, without even touching ARCHICAD. Print your Hyper-model’s 3D or 2D content seamlessly from your device.

  • Integration with external Databases

    Access any web-enabled database directly from the Hyper-model, thanks to the flexible customization options.

  • Inter-App Communication

    Custom URL schemes provide an easy way to share data with other apps.