ProtoTech's 3DPDF Exporter for Revit®

ProtoTech's 3DPDF Exporter for Revit®

Win64, English

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd
3DPDF Exporter for Autodesk® Revit® exports your model to secure and encrypted 3D PDF file.

General Usage Instructions

    1. Download and install 3D PDF Exporter for Revit.
    2. Run Revit and load a model.
    3. There is a new toolbar panel named '3D PDF Exporter'. 

It contains three ribbon buttons as mentioned below.
A) Export
      1. After clicking Export, a “Secure PDF” dialog will display on your screen(Refer to Screenshots).
          You can encrypt and secure your PDF document by assigning a password to it.
          This is a user password and will be needed to open the document.
          After selecting the “Require a password to open a document” check box, password fields will be enabled where you can enter your password.

          If you tick that check box off, password fields will be disabled and no password will be assigned to the pdf.
          If you do not wish to pop this dialog every time, you can tick the checkbox “Do not show this dialog again”.
          You can revert this setting from preferences.
      2. After you press OK, a 'Save As' dialog will display on our screen. Click the Save button to export the current model to a PDF 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.


  1. For the PDF Password and Template feature, use Abode Reader.
  2. Please ensure that you must save the project before export.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Export the model to 3DPDF 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. 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.
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

Known Issues


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


Enhancement: 1. Animate around Axis 2. Rotate by 3. Supports Revit 2024 3. Merge PDF 4. Preview images. 5. Point Cloud. 6. Updated UI


1.Added the following new features: 1. License Fixes


1.Added the following new features: 1. License Fixes


1.Added the following new features: 1. Support of Revit 2022. 2. Password UI modification.


1.Added the following new features: 1. Support of Export Hidden entity functionality 2. Sketch support 3. Support of 'Light Power control' functionality 4. 'Export Toolbar' option. 5. 'World Axes control' option 6. 'Open Model Tree control' option. 7. 'Default Navigation Type' option. 8. 'Full Screen' option.


1.Enhancement : Added Support to Revit 2021.1 version 2.Enhancement : Added Smart update functionality


Enhancement :Added license reset functionality.


Fixed: Issues in license mechanism.


1.New Feature : Watermark Support. 2.Enhancement:Upgraded licensing system. 3.Fixed : Position of 3D model in template corrected.

1.Enhancement : Added support for Autodesk Revit 2020. 2.Fixed : Fixes to license system 3.Fixed : Model tree hierarchy was incorrect in 3D PDF. 4.Fixed : Precision value was not fixed for Default tessellation option. 5.Fixed : Options 'Export Properties ' and 'Disable Selection' were not in sync. 6.Fixed : Revit main window was not parent window for some messages from Exporter. 7.Fixed : PDF Export was failing, if elements with NULL 'category' were present in RVT file.

Enhancement : Added support to export views from Revit in 3DPDF. Enhancement : Allow user to disable any user selections in 3DPDF. Enhancement : Added support for Default tessellation. Enhancement : Added support for Texture scaling. Fixed : Settings in preferences dialog were not retrieved correctly.

Enhancement : Added support for RPC entities Enhancement : Added option for user about opening file after export Fixed : Disable measurement was not working Fixed : PDF attachments were not exported if templates are used

1. Enhancement : Added support for Autodesk Revit 2019. 2. Enhancement : Added support for Textures 3. Fixed : Colors were not getting exported for specific models.

1.Feature : Added support for user defined page size of 3D PDF. 2.Fixed : Rebar entities were not exported. 3.Fixed : Application was crashing for some types of pdf templates 4.Fixed : 3D PDF data cannot be placed on any page of template pdf

1. Update : Added support for Revit 2018. 2. Update : Updated technical support contact details.
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