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Navisworks® project review software products enable architecture, engineering and construction professionals to holistically review integrated models and data with stakeholders to gain better control over project outcomes.





See how Navisworks® features enable co-ordination, construction simulation and whole-project analysis for integrated project review. Some Navisworks products include advanced simulation and validation tools.





Video: BIM 360 shared views: integration between Navisworks and BIM 360 Glue

BIM 360 shared views*

Gain deeper Navisworks and BIM 360 Glue integration.

(Video: 1:07 min.)

Gain deeper integration between BIM 360 Glue and Navisworks

BIM 360 Glue integration

Share data and workflows with BIM 360 projects.

Use BIM co-ordination features in AutoCAD to model in context

BIM co-ordination with AutoCAD

Open Navisworks files within AutoCAD.

Clash detection and interference checking

Clash detection and interference checking

Helps anticipate and reduce problems before construction.

Clash and interference checking and management

Clash and interference management

Communicate issues more clearly to the project team.

Dedicated clash detection tool in Navisworks

Dedicated Clash Detection tool

Detect, identify and manage clashes more effectively.


Model review


Video: New Arrow Redline tool provides better clarity and control

Redline tool

Gain clarity and control when adding redlines.

(Video: 0:18 sec.)

Updates to third-party support improve interoperability

Interoperability enhancements

Support for many third-party applications.



Use model file and data aggregation tools to combine design and construction data in a single model

Model file and data aggregation

Combine design and construction data in one model.

Extend abilities for all aspects of your review with the review toolkit

Whole-project review

Review toolkit extends your abilities.

Publish and store complete project models for a whole-project review

NWD and DWF publishing

Publish models in a distributable NWD or DWF file.

Communicate design intent and streamline team communication with the collaboration toolkit

Streamlined collaboration

Communicate design intent and encourage teamwork.

Use measurement tools to improve accuracy

Measurement tools

Face snapping, axis locking and quick zoom.


Model simulation & analysis


5D project scheduling covers time and cost

5D project scheduling includes time and cost

Simulate 5D construction schedules and logistics.

Photo-realistic model visualisation

Photo-realistic model rendering

Develop compelling 3D animations and imagery.

Model simulation and object animation

Object animation and model simulation

Animate and interact with models.

Navisworks offers smooth integration with quantification data

Smooth interaction with quantification data

Add quantification from an aggregated model.


Project viewing


Cloud rendering for Navisworks models

Cloud rendering

Connect Navisworks models to the cloud.

Rendering enhancements integrate with other Autodesk products

Autodesk rendering enhancements

Visualisation tools integrate with Autodesk products.

Enhanced point cloud integration

Reality capture enhancements

Work with enhanced point cloud integration.

Real-time navigation

Real-time navigation

Explore an integrated project model as it's built.

3D viewer enables whole-team project review

Whole-team project review

Extend the whole-project view to all stakeholders.

Navisworks supports multiple file formats

Supported file formats

Supports numerous file formats and applications.




Video: Navisworks supports Adobe PDF files

Quantification 2D PDF Reader

Supports Adobe PDF files.

(Video: 0:27 sec.)

Improve project scheduling with integrated 2D quantification

Integrated 2D quantification (2D sheet take-off)

Supports 2D and 3D project measurement.

Use 3D quantification for more efficient model visualisation

3D quantification (integrated model take-off)

Generate quantity workbooks.

Quantification includes support for 2D PDF sheets

Quantification enhancements

Get support for 2D PDF sheets.

What's new in Navisworks 2020


Navisworks® Simulate and Manage tools enable greater coordination, construction simulation, and whole-project analysis for integrated project review. Navisworks Manage includes advanced simulation and validation tools.



Publish to Assemble

Publish to Assemble

Publish models directly to Assemble software to use in downstream workflows.

BIM 360 issues integration (Preview)

BIM 360 issues integration (Preview)

View, create, and respond to BIM 360 project issues from Navisworks.



Updated IFC file reader

Updated IFC file reader

Utilize the same open source code from Revit to handle IFC files, with added hierarchy, Pset, and data enhancements.

New DGN file reader

New DGN file reader

A new file loader for DGN adds more property support.

System requirements for Autodesk® Navisworks 2019
Operating System Microsoft® Windows® 10, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit) or Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit) (Service Pack 1) Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate (recommended)
CPU Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ 3.0 GHz (or higher) with SSE2 technology
RAM 2 GB RAM (minimum)
Disk Space 15 GB free disk space for installation
Graphics Direct3D 9® and OpenGL® capable graphics card with Shader Model 2 (minimum)
Display 1,280 x 800 VGA display with true color (1,920 x 1,080 monitor and 32-bit video display adapter recommended)
Pointing Device Microsoft Mouse-compliant pointing device
Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.0 or later