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Everyday Office Apps vs BIM 360 Design

Everyday office apps might be "good enough" for your business. They're easy to use and convenient to set up. But have you tried finding a Revit model version while clicking through folders with confusing names? Have your non-design team members been forced to fire up Revit just to understand design progress?

BIM 360 Design is the better way to store 2D & 3D AEC data and manage design collaboration. Built for teams like yours, BIM 360 Design helps to streamline workflows, deliver projects faster, and improve project outcomes. 

See how BIM 360 Design beats everyday office apps when handling AEC data and workflows

If you use Generic File Storage applications, you may be interested to know that BIM 360 Design offers effective AEC data management and an efficient way of collaborating with your colleagues. It streamlines workflows and helps you to make each project the best it can be. Compare the features and functionality of BIM 360 Design and Generic File Storage apps to see for yourself.

  BIM 360 Design Everyday office apps
Icon for Anytime, Anywhere Collaboration Anytime, Anywhere Collaboration Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
[Revit Cloud Worksharing] Co-author Revit models in the cloud at the same time, with anyone from anywhere, outside company firewalls Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
[Collaboration for Civil 3D] Collaborate on Civil 3D design files, data shortcuts, and XRefs with automated file locking with anyone, from anywhere outside company firewalls Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Icon for Design Review In Your Browser Design Review In Your Browser Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
View the state of the project model at any time in your browser. No Revit, exports, translations, or uploads required. Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
View, share, review, & markup over 50 2D & 3D design file formats including Revit (RVT), Navisworks (NWD, NWF), AutoCAD (DWG, XREF, DREF), and other industry formats like IFC. Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Icon for Manage Design Data Exchange Manage Design Data Exchange Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Facilitate concurrent design work between multidiscipline teams by packaging up a selection of ready-to-share documents to send to project teams, keeping them out of work-in-progress files Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Track changes in a shared project timeline across teams Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Create and assign issues with a clear audit trail Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Project admins can view the live model from Revit at any time directly in their browser Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Icon for Informative Change Visualisation Informative Change Visualisation Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Browse, compare, and analyze ongoing design development from all project teams, in an aggregated project model right in your web browser Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Compare 2D sheets & 3D model changes by team, phase, or building level Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Navigate in context between 2D sheet and 3D view Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Clearly understand how changes from other teams will impact ongoing work before accepting them Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Icon for Security And Access Security & Access Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Control data exchange in ways best suited to the project, ranging from the requirement for controlled approval lines to live changes being accessible to all teams. Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Access project data in desktop explorer. Automatically manage X-refs & non RVT data Icon for full functionality Icon for no functionality
Icon for Storage Limits Storage Limits Icon for full functionality Icon for partial functionality
Unlimited storage for your project Icon for full functionality Icon for partial functionality
Icon for Disaster Recovery Disaster Recovery Icon for full functionality Icon for partial functionality
Versioning Icon for full functionality Icon for partial functionality
Version Roll-back Icon for full functionality Icon for partial functionality

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Why BIM 360 Design is the best AEC design collaboration software

Here are some of the ways BIM 360 Design is a superior file storage solution that can save you time and money.

  • Anytime Access

    BIM 360 Design enables teams to collaborate within and outside company firewalls, at any time, from anywhere. With six levels of access permissions and a project timeline, make sure the right people are in the right documents at the right time while accessing a clear record of project progress.

  • Extensive File Support

    BIM 360 supports more than 50 file types, including Microsoft Office 365, RVT, C3D, DWG, IFC and other Autodesk file types regularly used by your teams. In BIM 360 Design Collaboration, project managers can navigate the aggregated project model containing both IFC and Revit files.

  • Improved Efficiency

    BIM 360 Design users benefit from faster sync times and easy remote collaboration. Project teams using BIM 360 Design experience increased productivity from a solution built for AEC professionals, data, and workflows. These efficiencies deliver cost savings directly to your business.

  • Robust Security

    BIM 360 Design stores data in the cloud, which is a proven safe place to store and access data. By using industry best-practice, BIM 360 ensures your project data is protected in a robust online environment while still accessible at any time.

  • Enhanced Resiliency

    The integrity and availability of your data is vital to your business. Autodesk is committed to providing a stable network and sharing upcoming maintenance schedules to ensure you can access what you need whenever you need it.

Contact Us

Speak with an Autodesk sales expert to discover the benefits of BIM 360 Design for your file storage needs.

Call us today on 1 844-311-6864 or click below and we’ll call you!

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