Our CADD Care team specializes in making sure the challenges you encounter with your software are resolved in the shortest possible time. While our team does assist clients with advanced troubleshooting every day, most cases do not require such extremes. In fact, many cases just need the latest update for resolution.
Although the solution to many cases, we also know staying on top of the latest updates can be a chore. To help with this, we’ve compiled all the updates released by Autodesk this past month into a single place. Current subscribers have access to each of these updates through the Autodesk Account site and the Autodesk Desktop App.
3ds Max Updates
Released: June 29, 2018
Autodesk released the 2019.1 update near the middle of the month, and released the 2019.1.1 update at the end of the month. Although there were two updates, the good news is the 2019.1.1 update is cumulative and includes everything inside 2019.1.
The 2019.1 update focuses on making it easier for you to develop, manage, and exchange your ideas. OSL improvements include better rendering performance, viewport representation, and Editor updates. Alembic files can be inspected before adding to your scene. 3ds Max object properties and custom attributes are able to be exported and imported. The new project toolbar keeps track of where you’re working. Shared Views updates gives you more textures options on export. With FBX you can export animation without including the geometry. Additionally, this update includes fixes for over 80 issues.
The 2019.1.1 update fixes a known issue from 2019.1 It also addresses issues performance degradation involving many polymeshes.
BIM 360 Updates
Released: June 7, 2018
The BIM 360 add-in app for Autodesk Revit supports round-trip BIM workflows between Revit and BIM 360. Use the Glue it feature to publish Revit models – including multiple 3D views at one time – directly to BIM 360 Glue. Use the Clash Pinpoint feature to isolate clashing elements from BIM 360 Glue in Revit. Update Revit models with commissioning data from BIM 360 Field to support handover, operations, and maintenance workflows.
The BIM 360 Glue add-in app for AutoCAD supports round-trip BIM coordination workflows between AutoCAD and the BIM 360 Glue cloud. Use the Glue it feature to publish AutoCAD files directly to BIM 360 Glue and the Clash Pinpoint feature to isolate clashing elements from BIM 360 Glue in AutoCAD.
Since AutoCAD 2016: Open the most recent BIM 360 Glue merged model directly in AutoCAD. Create, view, and edit your AutoCAD model within the context of the latest project coordination model.
Released: June 14, 2018
Autodesk ReCap Photo version 18.104.22.168 is a new update of Autodesk ReCap Photo. This version contains a number of features, enhancements, and fixes to several major defects that were discovered since the previous version 22.214.171.124 and version 126.96.36.199. Autodesk recommends applying all available updates to Autodesk ReCap Photo to maintain the highest levels of performance and reliability.
ReCap Pro 2019.2 Update
Released: June 5, 2019
Autodesk ReCap/Autodesk ReCap Pro version 188.8.131.52 is a new update of Autodesk ReCap/ Autodesk ReCap Pro. This version contains several features, enhancements, and fixes to several major defects that were discovered since the previous version 184.108.40.206. Autodesk recommends applying all available updates to Autodesk ReCap/ Autodesk ReCap Pro as a best practice to maintain the highest levels of performance and reliability.
Released: June 15, 2018
The STL Exporter for use with Autodesk Revit is a proof-of-concept project designed to create an STL file from a 3D building information model, thereby enabling easier 3D printing. STL is a popular file format for stereo lithography (3D Printing) used for rapid prototyping and computer aided manufacturing. In the building space, it is used by architects and engineers to build 3D models. This is an add-in for Revit products that provides the ability to export geometric data from Revit to ASCII and Binary STL files.
Robot Structural Analysis
Released: June 12, 2018
This HotFix 1 for Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2019 is recommended for all users. It enhances reliability and corrects issues that users may encounter while using the product. It may be applied to any licensed copy of Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2019 software installed as a stand-alone product or as part of a suite on a 64-bit OS.
Released: June 5, 2018
This Hotfix will bring InfraWorks 2019 up to the most current version and includes the most recent fixes for your product. The Readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and the use of this Hotfix. It is strongly recommended that you read the entire document before you apply this Hotfix to your product. The original installation source files are required to successfully complete the installation.
Released: June 6, 2018
This Hotfix will bring InfraWorks 2018.2 up to the most current version and includes the most recent fixes for your product. The Readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and the use of this Hotfix. It is strongly recommended that you read the entire document before you apply this Hotfix to your product. The original installation source files are required to successfully complete the installation.
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