ProtoTech's JSON Exporter for Navisworks®

ProtoTech's JSON Exporter for Navisworks®

Win64, English

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd
JSON Exporter for Autodesk® Navisworks® exports the model to a JSON (.json) file.

General Usage Instructions

  1. Download and install the JSON Exporter plugin for Navisworks.
  2. Run Navisworks and load a model.
  3. There’s a new menu named 'Prototech JSON'.

It contains three ribbon buttons as mentioned below:

A) Export
      1. After selecting the Export option, a 'Save As' dialog box will display on your screen.
      2. Click on the Save button to export the current model to a JSON file.  

B) Preferences
      It contains a set of features in which you can control the different parameters to get the desired output. 

C) About
      It displays information about the product. It provides the facility to activate your product license at any time.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Export the model to JSON file.


Application settings


Shows information about company and product, can also be used to activate the plugin.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store, will start installing the app/plug-in.
Simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it. Simply rerun the installer and select the "Uninstall" button.
You can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8.1/10/11), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

After Installation restart Autodesk Navisworks to see the changes.

Known Issues

  1. We do not support textures and text in this version.
  2. The current version supports exporting of 3D entities only, 2D entities are not yet supported.


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd

Support Information

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


1. Fixes: 1. License issues


1. Enhancement: 1. Support to Navisworks 2022 version.


1.Enhancement: Added Smart update functionality. 2.Enhancement: Added support to Navisworks 2021 version. 3.Enhancement: Added 'Export Hidden Entity' option.


1.Fixes: License issues.


1. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system.

1. Enhancement: Added support for Navisworks 2020.

1. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system.

1. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system. 2. Enhancement: Export "Properties(Metadata)" of parts in JSON file.

1. Enhancement: Added support for Navisworks 2019 2. Fixed: i) Cancel button doesn't work on export progress bar. ii) Application crashes while empty file is exported.

Fixed: 1. Model tree in JSON was incorrect in some cases. Enhancement: 1. Improved traversing time. 2. Reduced JSON file size. 3. Added EULA in About dialogue.

Initial Release
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