JSON Exporter for Autodesk® Navisworks® - Trial

JSON Exporter for Autodesk® Navisworks® - Trial

Win64, English

ProtoTech Solutions
JSON Exporter For Autodesk® Navisworks® exports the model to a JSON (.json) file.

General Usage Instructions

1. Download and install JSON Exporter plugin for Navisworks.

2. Run Navisworks and load a model.

3. There’s a new tool bar panel named as 'ProtoTech JSON'.

It contains three ribbon buttons as mentioned below.

A) Export

After selecting the Export option, a 'Save As' dialog box will display on your screen.

Click on the Save button to export the current model to JSON file. 

B) Preferences

It contains the options below.

  • Precision: You can control how accurately your model needs to be exported. If you need fine representation of the model, just check the slider which will show the precision value. You can slide and select the values from 1 to 15. The higher the value is, the finer the representation you will get and the larger the file size will be.

C) About

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




The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

After Installation restart Autodesk Navisworks to see the changes.

Known Issues

We do not support textures and text in this version.

Current version supports exporting of 3D entities only, 2D entities are not yet supported.


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions

Support Information

Please contact us at support@ProtoTechSolutions.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description


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.

1. Cumulative transformation. 2. 4.5 version JSON format support. 3. Supports both part and assembly models. 4. Visibility of nodes. 5. Face level transparency.
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