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February 08, 2017 by Jokūbas Vaišvila

We’ve been working on new Cut Opening REVIT families. Previously, we only had Rectangular and Round Void Openings. Now we’ve added Rectangular and Round Solid Openings, and Round openings with Fire Sleeves. On top of that, we’ve created the possibility of using any opening family from your computer. We’ve transferred lots of needed parameters from services and more. Read this article and discover all the new and great changes in Cut Opening families.

  • It’s possible to use any opening families.

Openings should be placed here:

March 31, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

None of Autodesk® Revit® users can avoid working with Revit families. Depending on project size and complexity, either more or less of family files can be used; therefore Revit family library, as well as storage, size may vary. Usually Revit families are stored on designer’s computer, or, when there are lots of Revit elements in a company, they can be stored on company server.

t takes time to select Revit object from a library, even more time is consumed by editing process of families already loaded into a project. Therefore, most Revit users are looking for ways to speed up these processes. Revit add-ons and applications, developed by AGACAD, can greatly facilitate designers’ work.

Possibility and prices varieties:
from low-cost and completely free to more expensive tools that provide vast possibilities
October 14, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

We got such question from our Metal Framing Wall+ user:

Some of our panel designs use a lot of different post assemblies throughout the building. I end up creating these as a combination of vertical studs, additional studs, and sometimes a stud from a connection too. I’d like to use a special framing member mark to communicate when these studs are a post instead of a vertical/additional/connection stud. Although I would be really thankful if you know of a way your programs would be able to do this.

For example: my superintendent wants the S-2 stud below to be marked CFP for cold formed post."

May 06, 2013 by Renata Jočienė

Smart Browser Pro is a powerful BIM solution for Revit families search & management that includes powerful parameter (incl. shared) adding and editing. New versions of this BIM solution have been released; incorporating many improvements which allow you to simplify work with Revit.


Smart Browser Pro v2014.1, v2013.4 and v2012.6 - what's new:

  • Now Smart Browser Pro will keep you updated! It will let you know if the library has been modified.
July 13, 2015 by Renata Jočienė

Thanks for the email to one of our Metal Framing Floor+ users, whose question has encouraged me to write this blog post. He asked this question: “I need the Revit® families of profiles Howick 89 x 41.3 for metal roof and floor, is it possible?” Framing process is not easy, and it requires many different framing profiles. So, in this blog post I would like to explain how building designers can add required Revit families to their framing models.

There are two ways of adding new Revit family type to the project:

  • First – you can find new types in the default library that we provide together with our product Metal Framing Floor+;
  • Second – create a new Revit family type by yourself.

Further I’ll provide the way how to add required new Revit families of profiles. This way can be used not only when working with Metal Framing Floor+ but with other our BIM solutions for framing as well: Metal Framing Wall+, Metal Framing Rafter+ or Metal Framing Truss+.

January 12, 2016 by Valensas Balsevicius

On the occasion of recently passed holidays we are giving you a gift – advice on how to cope when issues arise. And the most important thing is that no Revit® add-ons are required for that!

In this blog we will share quick tip on how to use Model face-based Revit families to make cuts in your elements.

It is very easy to cut elements using face-based families. You just need to use Model face-based family template, create parametrized or just any form of the void, and load it to your project. This new family will attach to any face when you will move your mouse over it. Although it will act differently depending on how you created it.

Then you create void in Model face-based family – it is in orange. It means – it doesn’t cuts anything.

September 14, 2016 by Jokūbas Vaišvila

Hello dear clients, users and the rest blog readers! Today I want to introduce some new Revit® families that we have created for Smart Hangers solution. As the most frequent question on Smart Hangers solution is multiple run hanger – we have created exactly what you need in lots of cases.

What is multiple run hanger? These kind of hangers are used to support several pipes, conduits or ducts simultaneously. In real life we usually use unistrut hangers to support several runs of MEP elements. Because this kind of profile is light, easily cut into smaller pieces and easily joined with other hanger elements.

October 02, 2015 by Inga Ibenienė

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Special webinar for all Smart Browser Free users & everyone who wants to learn how to browse, control & manage Revit® families very quickly and easily.

If you are looking for methods or tools how to browse, control & manage Revit® families very simply, we kindly welcome you to join us on October 15th, 2015 on our free webinar


with New Power

In this 45 minute presentation you’ll see how to:

  • quickly and easily find Revit families in the library by parameter name, values, and version;
  • modify, delete existing parameters of hundreds of selected families;
  • add, modify, and delete family types;
  • add new shared parameters to selected families;
  • group Revit families by version. You won't need to rename types one by one!
  • find differences between families in a project and families in your library. Keep your families in projects up-to-date!

This event is designed for all Autodesk® Revit® Architecture / Structure / MEP users.

There will be a presentation of the new Smart Browser Manage version!

In this webinar you’ll see live presentation of these AGACAD applications for Revit:

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