Tekla BIMsight is approaching its end-of-life by the end of 2019. As of December 31, 2019, we discontinue to distribute, support and maintain Tekla BIMsight. You can still use it after that date.
As a substitute for Tekla BIMsight , you can use the Trimble Connect for Desktop offline version (free of charge). It has most of the Tekla BIMsight functionalities and some new functionalities as well. See the comparison table below for the specific functionalities:
|Feature/Software||Trimble Connect for Desktop||Tekla BIMsight|
|Viewing multiple models|
|Customizable user interface|
|Enhanced 3D experience (directX)|
|Save model views|
|Object/Model coloring and transparency|
|Finding and grouping objects from models|
|Quantity by object group|
|Create notes (ToDos)|
|Sharing the aggregated project|
Check this video about Trimble Connect for Desktop features Trimble Connect Desktop Feature Overview.
To start using Trimble Connect for Desktop :
When you launch Trimble Connect for Desktop :
Trimble Connect for Desktop opens the desktop project attached to the current Tekla Structures model.
If you have not attached a project, Trimble Connect projects page is opened.
If you have not installed Trimble Connect for Desktop , the web page to download Trimble Connect for Desktop https://app.connect.trimble.com/tc/app#/store will be opened.
We discontinue to support old Tekla Web Viewer in this version. Trimble Connect provides new, modern web technologies to replace the Tekla Web Viewer usage. We have multiple web technologies to be used, please visit this web page https://www.tekla.com/products/trimble-connect/getting-started/api-documentation for more information or contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can start to explore Trimble Connect at https://connect.trimble.com. You can find more information here: https://www.tekla.com/products/trimble-connect/getting-started.