How to import 3D models to Archicad

Sometimes it hard to find specific objects for your Archicad project. In some cases you can find an object only in a specific format of the other software. But from now on it's not a problem!


We have a good news for Archicad users: you have more options than the others! You can easily import Revit, SketchUp, Rhinoceros, 3Ds files, and more! We collected the toolset that will help you to enhance your Archicad import features.

With these tools you would be able to:

– Import Revit files to Archicad

– Import SketchUp files to Archicad

– Import Rhinoceros files to Archicad

– Import 3DS files to Archicad

– Import Modo files to Archicad

– Import Lightwave files to Archicad

– Import Blender 3D files to Archicad

– Import Collada DAE files to Archicad



Revit objects import

Price: Free

Type: Add-on / Basic feature

From Archicad 25 the RFA & RVT Geometry Exchange is a part of the Archicad installation, you don’t need to download a separate installer. So all you need is to download Archicad 25+ version. If you already have Archicad 21-24, please use the following links to get the Add-on.

👉 Download RVT&RFA Add-on for Archicad 24: https://graphisoft.com/

👉 Download RVT&RFA Add-on for Archicad 21-23: https://www.bim6x.com/


 

SketchUp objects import

Price: Free

Type: Basic feature

You can use SketchUp objects with the standard import Archicad features. Find more details by the links:

👉 More details about import: https://community.graphisoft.com/

👉 More details about import: https://community.graphisoft.com/


 

3DS objects import

Price: Free

Type: Add-on

In order to import 3DS files the 3DStudio In add-on will need to be installed. The add-on is part of the Goodies installer. After this package is installed, follow the steps below to convert 3DS content into GDL objects.

👉 Download Goodies: https://graphisoft.com/

👉 More details about import: https://community.graphisoft.com/


 

Rhino objects import

Price: Free

Type: Add-on / Basic feature

Rhinoceros Import/Export Add-on enables you to open or merge native Rhino (*.3dm) files directly in Archicad. Since Archicad 25 this Add-on is a part of the Archicad installation, so, again, you just need Archicad 25+ version. If you have Archicad 18-19, please use the following links to get the Add-on.

👉 Download Rhinoceros Import/Export Add-on for Archicad 18-19: https://graphisoft.com/

👉 More details about import: https://community.graphisoft.com/



Other objects import

Price: Free Trial / $159/year

Type: Add-on

ModelPort is the leading object importer and editor for Archicad. With ModelPort you can import, edit and change settings for a wide variety of object types, including MODO, Lightwave and Blender as well as the popular OBJ and standard FBX formats.

👉 Download ModelPort: https://archvista.com/


Still looking for the info about Archicad Interoperability? Find more about other formats on https://community.graphisoft.com/

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