General Usage Instructions
1. Download and install
Download the ProdLib installer and run it.
Follow the installation instructions.
Installation requires administrative rights.
After installation, a ProdLib icon will appear in your system tray at the bottom right corner of your desktop.
2. Register your account
After installation, the ProdLib Library Manager will open automatically.
Select a manufacturer whose content you want to download.
You will now be asked to log in or register. Select register and fill out the form with the required details. Make sure to add a valid email address.
After submitting the form you will receive a confirmation email. Click on the link in the email to activate your account.
3. Get manufacturers' content
Open the Library Manager by clicking on the ProdLib system tray icon and selecting Library Manager.
Select Available libraries from the tabs at the top.
You will see an overview of all the available manufacturer libraries on the ProdLib service.
Simply select the manufacturer you want and click on the install button to download and install their product library
After installation, the library will appear in the Installed libraries tab. From there you can update and manage any libraries you have installed.
4. Insert products into your model
Open the Library Browser by clicking on the ProdLib system tray icon and selecting Browse Libraries.
Alternatively, open the integrated library browser inside Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® Revit®.
Select the library you want to use. Once opened, find the product and either click the Insert button or drag and drop the model directly into your design software.
· Click the download button.
· Follow the installation instructions.
· Installation requires administrative rights.
· After installation, a ProdLib icon will appear in your system tray at the bottom right corner of your desktop.
ProdLib can be uninstalled by running the default uninstallation procedure in Microsoft Windows (Click the Windows icon in the bottom left of your screen --> Settings --> Apps --> Search for ProdLib --> Uninstall)
ProdLib is a platform for distributing BIM models and product information for the most used design software, such as AutoCAD and Revit.
For designers: ProdLib is developed to support your design process. We bring leading manufacturer's product catalogs directly to your desktop. Product libraries contain thousands of BIM models for the most popular design software - and it's all free. Improve the efficiency of your workflow - join ProdLib!
For manufacturers: We offer a solution that brings your products directly and efficiently to architects' and structural engineers' design software. Users worldwide can see your brand and create projects with your BIM and CAD models. Increase your brand visibility, market your products and get data from users - join ProdLib!
|Version Number||Version Description|
|-Support for AutoCAD and Revit 2021 versions -Composite materials and fixes to BuildUp|
|-Sign in fixed in Revit and AutoCAD plugins -'Help'-links added to Revit- and AutoCAD-ribbon buttons|