OBJ Exporter For Autodesk® Navisworks®

OBJ Exporter For Autodesk® Navisworks®

Win64, English

ProtoTech Solutions
OBJ Exporter for Autodesk Navisworks exports your model to an OBJ file. The file format is open and has been adopted by other 3D graphics application vendors.

General Usage Instructions

1. Download and install OBJ Exporter plugin for Navisworks.

2. Run Navisworks and Load a model (part or assembly).

3. There’s a new tab on ribbon bar named as 'ProtoTech OBJ'. It contains the following three ribbon buttons as shown in the screenshot below. 

A) Export :

After clicking here, a 'Save As' dialog will display on your screen.

You can write name of the file. Click Save button to export the current model to OBJ file. 

B) Preferences :

It contains following options as shown in the screenshot below.

  • Precision : You can control how accurately your model needs to be exported. If you need fine representation of the model, just check the “use Precision” check box and the slider will be enabled. You can slide and select the values from 0 to 15. The higher the value, the finer the representation will be and the larger the file size. Default is full precision.

  • Export Normals : You can select whether you want to export normals or not. Default is set to export normals. 

C) About :

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




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

Known Issues


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Fixed: Issues in license mechanism.


1. Enhancement: - Added support for Navisworks 2020. - Upgraded licensing system.

1. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system.

1. Enhancement: Upgraded licensing system.

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.

Enhancement: Improved traversing time and reduced OBJ file size.

Update : Added support for Autodesk® Navisworks® 2018
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