Free Trial

Download a free, fully functional trial version of Ideate Explorer for Revit. If you are an existing Ideate Software customer, this trial software is the same software as the fully licensed versions. At any time, you may purchase a license for the Ideate Explorer for Revit application to upgrade your trial version to a fully licensed version. MSI packages are now shipped as part of Ideate Software Installer. Download it here.

System Requirements

Ideate Explorer runs inside Revit and works with workshared or non-workshared models, including models hosted on Revit Server and BIM360. Remote Desktop Protocol is supported. Virtualization platforms such as Citrix and VMware are only supported by the FlexLM network version.


Latest Release: September 2020

Download Ideate Explorer only or download the Ideate Software bundle for the full suite of Ideate Software products. 

The same package can be used to start a trial or activated using a valid license number or a network license. The latest release includes the following version:

Ideate Explorer 4.4

Build Numbers:


For older releases, visit the Software Archive.

Setting up a network license?
Review this Help page for video instructions!

Visit the Ideate Software Installer page (MSI) for the full suite of Ideate Software products. 

Ideate Software Bundle
Ideate Software Bundle
Firms that deploy Ideate Software widely enjoy more benefits. Install all Ideate Software solutions from a single download and empower yourself and your team to be less focused on time-consuming Revit activities. Please note: this does not include our cloud-based service – Ideate Dashboard for Autodesk® BIM 360®.