Fast Track for Autodesk® Navisworks®

Fast Track for Autodesk® Navisworks®

Win64, English

ECAD, Inc.
Publishes information from an Autodesk® AutoCAD® Plant 3D project database to a model open in Navisworks.

General Usage Instructions

Open a Navisworks file that has a Plant 3D model linked into it. Click the Embed Plant Data button. Fast Track Navisworks will use the Plant 3D model reference to find the corresponding Plant 3D project. It then copies data from the Plant 3D project database and embeds it into the Navisworks model. After embedding the data, use Naviswork's Properties palette to view the Plant 3D data.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Manage License

Allows activating or deactivating your license

Embed Plant Data

Write the project data to the Navisworks objects


Launches the Fasttrack Navisworks product page with help information


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

After purchasing the app from the App store, your installation will be a 30-day trial. Along with the purchase, you will receive an email with an activation code. To complete the activation, please see these activation instructions.

Additional Information

A video demonstrating plugin features is available here:

Known Issues

1. Can't handle models with the same name


Company Name: ECAD, Inc.

Author/Company Information

ECAD, Inc.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Fast Track Navisworks is now compatible with versions 2018, 2019, and 2020 of Navisworks and Plant 3D! Unfortunately, we had to remove compatibility with versions 2017 and older. If you are still running Navisworks 2017 and older, you can still use the previous version of Fast Track Navisworks. If you purchased a license key, it will work on any version of Fast Track Navisworks.


License check done in background Added BOP, COP, PnPID, and PnPGUI to property list Buttons available for managing licenses


Added Live update for individual part updates Added unit formatting for feet and inches for length, Position X, Y, and Z Added 2016, 2017 compatibility Fixed issue with progress bar when multiple files were appended


Add 2015 compatibility, fixed licensing issue.


Allows excluding blank properties and fix licensing bug.


Fix installer and allow Navisworks without a service pack


Fix bug in license manager.


Added multi-model capabilities, log window, line group properties tab


Initial Release

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