CSI link

CSI link

Win64, English

Parametric Zoo
Allows a user to translate the Autodesk® Revit® analytical model to CSI Safe and CSI Etabs. Multiple options are provided to adjust or optimize the Revit model before exporting it CSI applications

General Usage Instructions

To export a Revit model to a CSI application (Safe or Etabs) the following steps must be taken :

  1. Open the settings dialog and allow for Shared parameters to be installed.

  2. From "File" tab, enter a filename and choose the destination folder.

  3. From "Elements" tab select the elements which you would like to export.

  4. From "Level" tab select the levels which you wish to export as stories (Etabs) or separate files (Safe)

  5. From “Section Mapping” tab select the CSI section name for each Revit Family listed in the table. Choose the right parameter from the dropdown menu for each section.

  6. From “Settings” tab adjust the general settings as required.


Select one of the export commands to export the Revit model to CSI Safe or CSI Etabs.




Run the installer with administrator privileges.  The installer can detect the Revit installation folders and install the application files automatically. If you have multiple versions of Revit installed on your machine you can choose whichever version you would like to install the CSI Link add-on. In addition to the program files, the installer will also copy this document.

  • Note:  Revit application must be shut down during the installation. Reboot is not required.

Uninstall the add-on from a control panel.

Additional Information

Please verify the result in CSI Etabs or CSI Safe before analysis. 

Known Issues


Company Name: Parametric Zoo
Support Contact: support@parametriczoo.com

Author/Company Information

Parametric Zoo

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Initial release
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