AxisVM DOWNLOADS

TRIAL VERSIONS

AxisVM X5 free trial version

FOR COMPLEX STRUCTURES

Each version of AxisVM includes new and improved features and stand-alone modules, developed in part based on user feedback.
With the enhanced efficiency of AxisVM X5, complex and time-consuming modeling situations are now easier than ever before.

Five new modules assist the user in the

  • design of masonry walls (MD1 module)
  • design of reinforced concrete walls and wall cores (RC5 module)
  • verification of the fire resistance of timber beam structure (TD8 module)
  • analysis of stresses and strains of reinforced concrete sections (RC6 module)
  • streamlined collaboration with other CAD software (SAF interface module)

Click Download to start using the new features of X5.

AxisVM Rapido free trial version

FOR QUICK DESIGNS

AxisVM Rapido is an efficient tool in the following cases:
  • pre-design
  • design
  • verification
of in-plane continuous beams made of
  • reinforced concrete
  • steel
  • timber.
In addition to determining the displacements, internal forces, and support reactions, the program performs the required verifications according to the selected design code. A document with the results is automatically generated. Click Download to start using this simple, but smart tool.

EDUCATION VERSION

FOR UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE STUDENTS

AxisVM Education free version

FOR HIGHER EDUCATION STUDIES

InterCAD, as the developer of AxisVM, is committed to supporting higher education. With the contribution of InterCAD’s software distributors, each year, more and more students across the world gain access to the AxisVM software.

The AxisVM education software is available to students and faculty of civil engineering program.

As the developer of AxisVM, InterCAD is strongly committed to supporting higher education. Each year, more and more students around the world are using the AxisVM software.

The AxisVM Education download is available to university students and faculty in civil engineering and related fields, and is intended as a resource for academic study, thesis, and research work in B.Sc./B.S., M.Sc./M.S., or Ph.D. programs.

AxisVM DOWNLOADS

FOR LEARNING & PRESENTATION

AxisVM Light free version

EASY ACCESS, QUICK LEARNING

AxisVM Light is a free and simplified version of AxisVM that enables learning the basics of finite element modeling and analysis.
Models in AxisVM Light are limited in capacity and functionality. Maximum 40 line elements, 400 surface elements, and 20 load cases can be analyzed within a model. Reinforced concrete, steel, timber, and masonry design modules are not available in this version. Results can be displayed in graphical or tabular form.
License file is not required for AxisVM Light, therefore it can be used right away once installed.

AxisVM Viewer free version

PRESENTATIONS MADE SIMPLE

The AxisVM Viewer is a freely downloadable software which allows for viewing AxisVM models in software environments that do not have AxisVM installed.

The AxisVM Viewer Expert version offers report creating and printing features at a reasonable price.






SOFTWARE UPDATES

  • LATEST RELEASE UPDATES
  • UPDATE EARLIER VERSIONS
  • RAPIDO UPDATES
  • SENTINEL DRIVER UPDATE

LATEST UPDATES FOR AxisVM USERS

TO THE COMMERCIAL VERSION

Due to changes in standard specifications, we recommend that you always use the latest version of the program.

AxisVM X5 UPDATES

AxisVM X5 update pack

RELEASE 4F
Last update: 2020.12.16

AxisVM X5 user manual


Last update: 2020.06.29

AxisVM X4 UPDATES

AxisVM X4 update pack

RELEASE 3W
Last update: 2020.06.03

AxisVM X4 user manual


Last update: 2018.10.10

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1.
Download and install the update: AxisVMxxxx_Update_EU.exe (where xxxx stands for the current version and release – e.g. AxisVM154a_Update_EU.exe).

Step 2.
If you select a different destination folder than the original one you must copy the key file AxisVMxx_kkkk.key to the new destination folder as well (where xx stands for the version number, kkkk is the AxisVM protection key number – e.g. AxisVMX5_3905.key).

TROUBLESHOOTING

If AxisVM does not run due to a missing key file, check that the key file is copied into the application folder.

If AxisVM cannot find the protection key you may need to reinstall the Sentinel driver:

  • choose Add/Remove Programs (or Programs and Features) from the Control Panel
  • uninstall both Sentinel System Driver and Sentinel Protection Installer
  • restart the computer
  • reinstall Sentinel driver
  • try to run the installed AxisVM again

If the update package was not downloadable under Chrome browser, please, follow these instructions.

If you have checked all of the above and AxisVM still does not run, please contact us.

UPDATES FOR AxisVM USERS TO THE EARLIER COMMERCIAL VERSIONS

Please note that the versions available here are no longer supported packages, and no further patches or updates will be provided.

 

We always recommend that you use the latest version of the program
due to changes in the standard specifications and continuous improvements made to the program.

AxisVM 13 UPDATES

AxisVM 13 update pack

RELEASE 4S
Last update: 2019.07.24

AxisVM 13 user manual


Last update: 2017.05.19

AxisVM 12 UPDATES

AxisVM 12 update pack

RELEASE 3S
Last update: 2016.06.27

AxisVM 12 user manual


Last update: 2015.12.09

AxisVM 11 UPDATES

AxisVM 11 update pack

RELEASE 5L
Last update: 2014.03.10

AxisVM 11 user manual


Last update: 2015.03.09

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1.
Download and install the update: AxisVMxxxx_Update_EU.exe (where xxxx stands for the current version and release – e.g. AxisVM134s_Update_EU.exe)

Step 2.
If you select a different destination folder than the original one you must copy the key file AxisVMxx_kkkk.key to the new destination folder as well (where xx stands for the version number, kkkk is the AxisVM protection key number – e.g. AxisVM13_3905.key).

TROUBLESHOOTING

If AxisVM does not run due to a missing key file, check that the key file is copied into the application folder.

If AxisVM cannot find the protection key you may need to reinstall the Sentinel driver:

  • choose Add/Remove Programs (or Programs and Features) from the Control Panel
  • uninstall both Sentinel System Driver and Sentinel Protection Installer.
  • restart the computer
  • reinstall Sentinel driver
  • try to run the installed AxisVM again

If you have checked all of the above and AxisVM still does not run, please contact us.

DOWNLOAD THE LATEST UPDATES

FOR THE COMMERCIAL VERSION OF RAPIDO

Due to changes in standard specifications, we recommend that you always use the latest version of the program.

AxisVM RAPIDO1

AxisVM Rapido1 update pack

RELEASE 2D
Last update: 2012.07.17

AxisVM Rapido1 user manual


Last update: 2015.03.09

AxisVM RAPIDO2

AxisVM Rapido2 update pack

RELEASE 1D
Last update: 2017.05.04

AxisVM Rapido2 user manual


Last update: 2015.03.09

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1.
Download and install the update – AxisVM_rapidoxxxx_Update_EU.exe (where xxxx stands for the current version and release – e.g. AxisVM_rapido2r1b_Update_EU.exe).

Step 2.
If you select a different destination folder than the original one, you must copy the Rapidox_kkkk.key file to the new destination folder as well (where x stands for the version number, kkkk is the Rapido protection key number – e.g. Rapido2_3905.key).

TROUBLESHOOTING

If Rapido does not run due to a missing key file, check that the key file is copied into the application folder.

If Rapido cannot find the protection key you may need to reinstall the Sentinel driver:

  • choose Add/Remove Programs (or Programs and Features) from the Control Panel.
  • uninstall both Sentinel System Driver and Sentinel
  • Protection Installer
  • restart the computer
  • reinstall Sentinel driver
  • try to run the already installed Rapido sofware

If you have checked all of the above and Rapido still does not run, please contact us.

SENTINEL DRIVER DOWNLOADS FOR SOFTWARE PROTECTION

If you encounter a software protection error, download the appropriate Sentinel driver.

SENTINEL DRIVERS

Sentinel driver for superpro dongles

DRIVER VERSION: 7.6.9
Last update: 2018.03.06

Sentinel HL (for dongle) Sentinel SL (for dongle)

DRIVER VERSION: 8.13
Last update: 2020.10.29

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Depending on the type of protection you have ordered for your program, download and install the program at the link above.

Note that administrator privileges are required for installation.

To do this, right-click on the downloaded file and select Run as administrator.

TROUBLESHOOTING

FOR SUPERPRO KEYS

  • select the Add / Remove Programs icon on the control panel
  • remove the Sentinel System Driver and Sentinel Protection Installer entries from the list
  • restart your computer
  • reinstall the Sentinel Protection Installer
  • start the already installed AxisVM program

For HL / SL keys

  • select the Add / Remove Programs icon on the control panel
  • remove the Sentinel Admin Control Center from the list
  • restart your computer
  • run the InstallSentinelRuntime file from the AxisVM \ Sentinel LDK folder
  • start the already installed AxisVM program

If the program still does not start, please contact us.

APPLICATIONS, PLUGINS

FOR SPECIAL SOLUTIONS

AxisVM, similar to other Windows applications, supports the Microsoft COM technology to access, control, and read data from external programs

The technology is particularly suited for the following tasks:

  • to engage in 3D parametric design (AxisVM Grasshopper and Dynamo plugins)
  • to link AxisVM to external software (e.g. Excel applications)

  • to enable users to develop custom applications that can control AxisVM

  • to run and analyze alternative design solutions within an iterative process

AXISVM API DOWNLOAD

AxisVM, like many other Windows applications, supports the Microsoft COM technology, making its operations available to external programs.
Any external program can get descriptions, read object properties or call the functions provided through the interface.
A program can launch AxisVM, build models, run calculations and get the results through the AxisVM COM server. 

There are two ways to integrate external applications into the program:

  • DLL modules placed in the Plugins folder of AxisVM are automatically included in the Plugins menu imitating the subfolder structure of the Plugins folder. See the AxisVM COM plugin section for more info on the subject.
  • Similarly, DLL modules placed in the Addons folder of AxisVM are automatically loaded with AxisVM. An add-ons icon is shown on the AxisVM toolbar. See the AxisVM COM add-on section of the reference guide for more info on the subject.

USER'S MANUAL

AxisVM COM SERVER reference guide

RELEASE 15.4
Last update: 2020.05.29

AxisVM download the examples

ZIP FILE – 136 MB
Last update: 2018.04.06

VIDEO TUTORIALS

API EXAMPLES 1.

INTEGRATING EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS

API EXAMPLES 2.

INTEGRATING EXTERNAL APPLICATIONS

ADD-INS TO BIM COLLABORATION

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is a digital storage and managing method for any information regarding a facility. A model of the structure consists of objects representing geometrical objects, their properties or logical connections.

A high-level BIM connection via IFC files or dedicated interfaces facilitates bidirectional data exchange with any BIM-based application (ArchiCAD, AutoDesk ADT, Revit, Nemetschek Allplan, Tekla Structures, etc.). By tracking the changes and updating the structure, the collaboration of civil engineers and architects is made easier.

Open BIM connection is carried out via the IFC file format linking the AxisVM model to architectural or structural design applications.

Closed BIM connections between AxisVM and Revit or Tekla Structures facilitates enhanced export/import functions such as importing static models instead of the architectural description, tracking changes and updating the other model.

BIM együttműködés Revit AxisVM

AXISVM BIDIRECTIONAL DATA EXCHANGE REVIT ADD-IN

The Revit add-in provides for direct data exchange between Revit and AxisVM. The Revit add-in application exports the structural frame (with elements and loads) of the model and passes it on to AxisVM. During import, it builds the Revit model based on the structural frame exported from AxisVM. Throughout the workflow, the application tracks any changes to the model and allows only for the desired changes to be applied.

To install the add-in, the user has to run the Axisvm_Revitapi_Setup.exe. It is essential that no Revit software should be running during this time. Currently, the application supports Revit 2015 and later versions. If the installation is successful, the Add-Ins/External Tools menu on the Revit main menu will include the AxisVM Interface.

BIM együttműködés Tekla AxisVM

AXISVM BIDIRECTIONAL DATA EXCHANGE TEKLA ADD-IN

The Tekla Add-in provides for direct data exchange between Tekla and AxisVM. The Tekla add-in application reads the structural frame (with elements, loads) of the model and passes it on to AxisVM. During import, it builds the Tekla model based on the structural frame (with elements, loads and actual reinforcement) exported from AxisVM. Throughout the workflow, the application tracks any changes to the model and allows only for the desired changes to be applied.

To install the add-in, the user has to run the Axisvm_Teklaapi_Setup.exe. It is essential that no Tekla software should be running during this time. Currently, Tekla 2019 and later versions are supported. If the installation is successful, the Add-Ins / External Tools menu item on Tekla’s main menu will include the AxisVM Import & Export.

RELEASE 2.6.2.0
Last update: 2020.12.23

RELEASE 2.4.1.0
Last update: 2020.12.16

BIM együttműködés Revit AxisVM

AXISVM BIDIRECTIONAL DATA EXCHANGE REVIT ADD-IN

The Revit add-in provides the ability to direct data exchange between Revit and AxisVM. The Revit add-in application exports the structure’s structural frame (with elements and loads) during export and passes it on to AxisVM. When importing, it builds the Revit model based on the structural frame from AxisVM. Throughout the workflow, the application recognizes any changes to the model and allows only the desired changes to be applied.

To install, the user needs to run Axisvm_Revitapi_Setup.exe on their machine. It is important that no Revit software is running during this time. The application supports Revit 2015 and later versions. If the installation is successful, the Add-Ins/External Tools menu on the Revit main menu will include the AxisVM Interface.

RELEASE 2.6.2.0
Last update: 2020.12.23

BIM együttműködés Tekla AxisVM

AXISVM BIDIRECTIONAL DATA EXCHANGE TEKLA ADD-IN

The Tekla Add-in provides direct data exchange between Tekla and AxisVM. The Tekla add-in application reads the structural frame (with elements, loads) of the model and passes it on to AxisVM. During import, it builds the Tekla model on the basis of the structural frame (with elements, loads and actual reinforcement) from AxisVM. Throughout the workflow, the application recognizes changes to the model and allows only the desired changes to be applied.

To install, the user needs to run Axisvm_Teklaapi_Setup.exe on their machine. It is important that no Tekla software is running during this time. Currently, Tekla 2019 and later versions are supported. If the installation is successful, the Add-Ins / External Tools menu item on Tekla’s main menu will include the AxisVM Import & Export.

RELEASE 2.4.1.0
Last update: 2020.12.16

AXISVM POSSIBILITIES FOR PARAMETRIC DESIGN

Parametric design is based on the idea that specific numbers, i.e., parameters control the geometry.
To fully exploit its potentials, these parameters are linked to each other, with the links forming a system. Thus, it is possible to change the whole geometry by modifying only one parameter. (source: epiteszforum.hu)

(source: epiteszforum.hu)

The most commonly used parametric design software in structural design are Grasshopper and Dynamo.
These are often referred to as graphical algorithm editors that can be used to easily create parametric models.

GRASSHOPPER / DYNAMO ADD-INS

By using the AxisVM Export plugins, the parametric models created in Grasshopper/Dynamo can be exported to AxisVM. First, the AxisVM Export plugin should be installed in Grasshopper/Dynamo. The AxisVM Export plugin communicates with AxisVM through its API (COM interface). The export requires that AxisVM and a version of Grasshopper/Dynamo all be installed on the same computer. After starting the export, AxisVM automatically launches, showing the exported model.

One advantage of this interface is that it is easy to create parametric models and even templates in Grasshopper/Dynamo. For example, the parameters of a truss may be the span, height, layout, and cross-section sizes. The other advantage is that Grasshopper/Dynamo offer a lot of geometric functions that enable creating complex spatial models.  

The simplest way to download the Dynamo Export plugin is from within the Dynamo software: go to Packages in the Dynamo menu, then choose Search for a Package…  and type AxisVM Export.

GRASSHOPPER ADD-IN latest version: 4.1

DYNAMO ADD-IN latest version: 0.2.1.0

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