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FormIt 360 Converter for Revit

by Tom

The FormIt 360 Converter is a Revit 2015 and Revit 2016 add-in that will allow you to:

  • Convert Revit RFA files for use in FormIt 360
  • Convert SketchUp SKP files for use in FormIt 360
  • Import FormIt 360 files into an open Revit 2015 or 2016 file
  • Convert RFAs used in FormIt, back into the original RFA in Revit
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The FormIt Deck Chair

Posted in images by Tom

While we do not have a FormIt Friday webinar this week, we DO have another great design from our Principal Software Engineer (and architect) Markus Bonn. He showed us another practical design with FormIt last year.

This is a deck chair, loosely modeled after the Corbusier Chaise Lounge, but intended to be built out of wood. The structure is out of cedar with ipe seat boards. The curved sides are made up of a pair of cedar boards. The top edge of the inner board is offset by the thickness of the seat to allow for a mounting surface. The FormIt Offset Face tool worked perfectly for that.  The seat is designed to swivel over the two horizontal rails to change the position form upright to horizontal (i.e. from "while drinking beer" to "after drinking beer”). 

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TGIFF episode #2

Posted in a360, news, Uncategorized, video, web, webinar by Tobias

Hi FormIteers - We had a great webinar turnout on FormIt Friday as we went deeper into FormIt's modeling tools. The video has been posted so watch at your leisure - or watch a few times in sloooooooow-mooooooow to see all the picks and clicks!  Datasets can be found here ...

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TGIFF

Posted in 3dprinting, video, webinar by Tobias

Hi everyone - Thank you for joining us last week at our inaugural FormIt Friday Webinar! We had a great turnout, great questions, and we look forward to seeing you again next week when we continue the series... Register Now We posted the recording of the session to YouTube. Also, ...

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Join us for FormIt Friday!

Posted in customer, news, webinar by Tom

Join us this Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 12:30 PM EDT for the inaugural episode of our new FormIt Friday webinar series!

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Come and spend a little of your Friday with the Autodesk FormIt 360 product team. For this first episode we will cover the basics and give some juicy tidbits about what is coming soon. In the future we will do deep dives into features, answer questions and even invite special guests to co-present. Hosted by Autodesk FormIteers Tom Vollaro, Senior Product Manager and Tobias Hathorn, Senior User Experience Designer.

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FormIt for Apple Watch

Posted in news, video by Tom

When we started building FormIt back in 2013, people told us "no-one will want to build 3D models on the iPad!" Well, I would say after a million downloads and many thousands of monthly users - we have proven the naysayers wrong. After the announcement of the Apple Watch the ...

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Have you looked at FormIt lately?

Posted in Android, iOS, news, revit by Tom

FormIt_Is_So_Sexy It is hard to overstate how much has changed in just over two years since we first introduced FormIt to the world. If you have not looked at FormIt in awhile, you may be blown away by ...

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HUGE update to FormIt iOS and Web

Posted in iOS, news, video, web by Tom

The FormIt team has been working incredibly hard on a whole bunch of new features and polish to FormIt. So much so, that we have decided to remove the "beta" label from the web app! The new url for FormIt on the web is: http://formit.autodesk.com/app. These videos highlight what ...

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Prepare for FormIt v9!

Posted in images, news, revit by Tobias

Hello FormIteers! As we prepare for our massive v9 release (Seriously. Our web and iOS apps have drastically evolved since v8 when we introduced collaboration) we wanted to tell you about one change that we are pushing live this week. Our FormIt to Revit conversion ...

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FormIt + Android + NVIDIA = Awesome!

Posted in Android, news by Tom

The NVIDIA Tegra team has been working with us and Ryan Cameron, one of our early adopter users, to test out our Android version on the NVIDIA Shield tablet. They posted a great story on their blog yesterday: Back to the Drawing Board: Architects Take Stylus From Sketch to 3D Models ...

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