Bluebeam Revu 12 CAD improves communication, productivity and collaboration on projects by enabling digital processes from design, through bid and build. The professional
PDF solution for CAD users, Bluebeam Revu 12 CAD provides powerful PDF creation, markup and editing features for a paperless workflow.
Use Bluebeam's plugins for AutoCAD, Revit,Navisworks Manage, Navisworks Simulate, SolidWorks and MS Office for one-button
PDF creation and batch options, or use the Bluebeam PDF printer to convert other CAD and Windows files to 10 different file formats. Create and view 3D
PDFs and redline PDF drawings with industry standard markups. Assemble PDF submittals and bid sets, perform cost calculations, automatically compare
drawings, integrate with SharePoint or ProjectWise, go mobile on a tablet PC and collaborate in real time with Bluebeam Studio.
New in this version
New Measurement Features
Linear, area and volume measurement units can now be separately defined. For example, select inches, acres and cubic yards as length, area and volume, respectively.
Custom Column formulas now support Wall Area calculations.
AutoCAD and Revit 2015 (CAD and eXtreme only)
Plug-ins for one-button and batch creation of PDFs are now compatible with AutoCAD and Revit 2015.
SketchUp Pro 2014 (CAD and eXtreme only)
SketchUp Pro 2014 users can now export SketchUp models to 3D PDF.
SketchUp Pro 2014 users can now export SketchUp models to 3D PDF.
Additional Enhancements and Resolved Issues Including:
Fixed issue with Revu crashing when creating a PDF file and opening it directly from Revit.
Crashes on launch related to .NET 4.5 installations and Recents list addressed.
Resolved issue with Polyline and Cloud markup properties not accepting changes on some PDF files.
Batch Link now creates links when search items end with a dash.
Addressed issue with AutoMark Page Labels incorrectly duplicating page labels that could not be edited.
SHX text characters are no longer incorrectly rendered with sharp points.
PDFs created using Deltek software now correctly renders barcodes.
PDF editing tools let you edit text, apply headers and footers, assemble files, and add, delete or rotate pages.
Easily tab between PDF files, launch multiple sessions of Revu at once, and split your screen up to sixteen times with MultiView.
Use Bluebeam's customizable markup tools such as text, notes, highlighter, lines, clouds, callouts, stamps, and more to redline PDFs.
Create 3D PDFs from Revit, Navisworks Manage and Navisworks Simulate, navigate 3D PDF models, and add markups to 3D views.
Save commonly used markups in the exclusive Tool Chest for easy reuse, and import or share tool sets with colleagues.
Use the File Access tab to pin, organize, preview and reopen PDF files with a mouse click.
Take measurements, count from PDFs and perform area cutouts electronically. Add formulas to the built-in worksheet to calculate costs in
Search for keywords or phrases within PDF files and folders, or search for symbols using Bluebeam's exclusive VisualSearch.
Automatically highlight the difference between two drawing revisions with clouds, or assign colors to layers with Overlay pages.
Studio allows you to create, share and collaborate in the cloud. New features to Blubeam Studio allow for increased control in local file
search, restoring previous versions and permission settings for studio sessions. Studio now offers more control for Tablet PCs, adding a Camera tool to
insert picture and support for Touch/Pen controls.
Convert an unlimited number of files to PDF. Add security, stamps, headers and footers or flatten an entire folder of PDFs at once.
Bluebeam integrates into ProjectWise and SharePoint document management systems so you can seamlessly retrieve and check-in documents
directly from Revu.
Store menu and display settings in Profiles and create custom tool sets, toolbars and stamps to fit your workflow.
Manage and track markups in a convenient list that can be filtered, searched, imported and exported.
Manage and add hyperlinks to PDFs that link to websites, networked files, or jump to specific pages and places in a PDF.
View and markup PDF files with the ease of your tablet pen. Tablet-specific functionality makes it easy to go mobile.
Use bookmarks to jump to a specific page in a PDF or snapshot view, go to a webpage, or open a file.
Define spaces within Spaces to automatically track markups.
Assign markups to layers, easily toggle layers on and off, and insert a page as a layer.
Stamp PDF documents with date, time, signatures, and more. Use predefined stamps in Revu or create your own.
Apply a password to PDFs and set permissions to what recipients of your PDF can and can not do.
Flatten all markups, or individual markups, to make them a part of your PDF content.
Electronically sign PDF documents to support an electronic workflow and protect your intellectual property.
Add flags to PDF files to designate signature lines or draw attention to important information.
Get rid of unwanted text or images for good with Erase Content or move data from one place to another with Cut Content.
Fill markups with hatch patterns or create your own hatches with the hatch pattern editor.
Studio Projects Offline
Work with Project files wherever you go, regardless of Internet access. Simply log into a Studio Project and sync down files locally before
going offline. Any edits made to documents while offline can be checked back in once Internet connection is restored.
Sets allows you to view and access an unlimited number of files as if they are a single document, in a single tab. Filter and organize files
by page label or numeric sequence, and automatically identify, sort and insert revisions and addenda. Sets can even be saved and shared with project
partners in a convenient, read-only format.
The Format Painter enables you to standardize the appearance of markups in one fell swoop. Save time replicating a markup's color, line,
width, opacity, font and more by copying the properties of one markup and applying them to a markup or group of markups.
Create bookmarks from page labels and page labels from bookmarks. Define a region on a page that contains searchable text, such as a title
block, and automatically generate bookmark names or page labels from that content.
Revu's exclusive VisualSearch technology allows you to find symbols or graphic elements in any PDF, an entire folder of PDFs or a defined PDF
Set, regardless of variations in color, rotation or even intersecting lines. You can even generate a count from your search results or refine your search
selection for raster and vector art documents.
Structures (available in Revu eXtreme) allows you to quickly add complex, hierarchical bookmarks to a file by pulling in dynamic
components from a selection of bookmark templates. Easily create your own templates or modify existing ones included in Revu. You can even share these
templates with project partners using the Structures Manager.
3D PDF Enhancements
Revu 11 adds new dimensions to 3D PDF creation, viewing and markup. Convert IFC files directly into 3D PDFs. Copy objects from a 3D PDF and
paste them into another PDF. Isolate regions of a 3D model using the Section Box tool for improved issue communication, and manipulate individual objects
within a 3D PDF using the Transform tool.
Streamline the creation of Custom Column formulas in the Markups list with Revu's new expressions-based Formula Editor. Just start typing
into the expression field to see a list of available functions and variables.
Two of Revu's most popular markups tools received major upgrades. Callouts now include options for circular and triangular text boxes, with
leader lines that automatically re-attach to the appropriate side of the text box when moved. Cloud properties now include the ability to modify the size
of cloud curves, and an option to invert the cloud pattern.
Divide and conquer using Revu's new Split Documents feature to separate a PDF into multiple sections. A document, or a specific page range
within the document, can be split by top level bookmarks, file size or page count. Best of all, Split Documents does not affect the source PDF since each
section is saved as a new PDF file.
Revu's Stapler PDF creation engine has been significantly updated. In addition to improved results when publishing files via the Stapler,
options to Convert Files and Combine Files are now just a click away from the Windows Explorer menu.
Compatibility and Plugins
Revu 11 is officially compatible with Windows 8, including support for multi-touch drivers and high-resolution displays up to 4K. The
Internet Explorer plug-in has also been updated to support FileOpen and PDFs hosted on secured websites.
In order to work properly, your copy of Bluebeam Revu 12 CAD requires :