Win64, English

Corinne Astori
OptiBIM helps you renumber and check rebars, as well as create rebar schedules according to the Swiss or the ISO 3766:2003 (modified) standards. OptiBIM also contains a Library.

General Usage Instructions

Workflow for Rebar Schedule:

  1. Click Rebar Schedule
  2. Select the partitions
  3. Select the output folder
  4. Select the schedule language
  5. Edit/check the fields in the dialog
  6. Click OK 

If you are using Rebar Schedule for the first time, then read the help file that is provided with it by clicking F1 after moving the cursor over the command.   

The workflow for Renumber Rebar (nothing selected):

  1. Click Renumber Rebar
  2. Select partition and current rebar number
  3. Enter the new number
  4. Click OK 

The workflow for Renumber Rebar (rebar is selected):

  1. Click Renumber Rebar
  2. Enter the new number
  3. Click OK

The workflow for Rebar Checks:

  1. Click Rebar Checks
  2. Select partitions
  3. Select checks to be performed
  4. Edit limit values defining conformity
  5. Click OK


Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Rebar Visibility

Modify the visibility state of rebars

Renumber Rebar

Renumbers a structural rebar.

Rebar Checks

Performs checks of the rebars (lengths, width, weight, embedment)

Rebar Schedule

Creates a rebar bending schedule for one or more partitions according to the Swiss or the ISO 3766:2003 (modified) standards in German, French, Italian, English, Danish, Dutch, Polish or Spanish.

OptiBIM Library

Open the help file explaining where to find the OptiBIM Library.


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 10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

If you wish to be notified when a new version of OptiBIM is released, write an e-mail to optibim@bluewin.ch

Known Issues

Possible error in ABS Schedule


Company Name: Corinne Astori
Support Contact: optibim@bluewin.ch

Author/Company Information

Corinne Astori

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description


- New CHECK REINFORCEMENT tool: checks lengths, widths, weights, cores. - Additional languages for the frame list: Polish and Spanish. - Creation of the image of the reinforcement for the reinforcement shapes with hooks at 90° and with out-of-plane rotation of 90° or 270° (shape 481 3D) on the List of reinforcements in .docx format. - New option: choose the parameter to use for the "Remarks" column of the Reinforcement list. - New option: choose if the length of the hooks corresponds to the length of the hook or to the length of the tangent. - Fixed some bugs: library address, creation of rebar list in PDF format, control distances for slanted segments in rebar image, rebar list as drawing view for model ISO, user interface for HDPI screens,...


- Compatible with Revit 2024. - New command REBAR VISIBILITY: modify the visibility state of rebars. - The Revit rounding overrides are taken into account if they are active. - New option: sort partitions alphabetically. - The app creates a new Tab “OptiBIM” with all the commands. - Code is digitally signed. - Paid app and 30-days trial version.


- Compatible with Autodesk® Revit® 2023. - New feature: create the rebar schedule for multiple partitions (create one rebar schedule with merged rebar positions). - New feature: export the rebar schedule in ABS format (in beta-testing). - New feature: represent bars with overlength, adding splices. - New feature: export and import the OptiBIM settings. - Made modifications to the Rebar shape families to take current Swiss standard bending diameter into account and added the possibility to make same changes into an existing project (edit the existing rebar bar types). - Rebar shape image creation for spiral rebars with planar hooks in the Rebar Schedule as .docx document. - New option: choose the schedule template (Swiss or according ISO 3766:2003). - New option: choose to separate bent and straight bars in the schedule summary or not. - New option: choose to show a summary table for partitions (useful when having multiple partitions) or not. - New option: choose to show the accessories table or not. - New option: choose to detect the number of elements in the partitions or not. - New option: choose the units (cm or mm) of the segment length in the rebar image. - New option: choose the units (cm or mm) of the accessory’s height. - New option: display the radius of arches as inner or outer dimension. - Added control distances for slanted segments in the rebar image. - Re-designed the settings UI of the rebar schedule command.


- Supports Autodesk® Revit® 2022. - Supports varying rebars (free form and varying length). - Rebar shape image creation for multiplanar rebars in the Rebar Schedule as .docx document. - Rebar shape image creation for 3D standard rebars in the Rebar Schedule as drafting view. - Added options: rebar weight per unit length (possible to use custom values), forms and bends, length of rebar bar, area reinforcement. - Added chair families (continuous chair and bar chair) to the library and the corresponding automated editing of the accessories table in the Rebar Schedule.


Supports Revit 2021. Added Danish and Dutch as Rebar Schedule languages. Option to create the Rebar Schedule as drafting view. Improved rebar shape image creation for free form rebars.


NEW: Added English as Rebar Schedule language


Initial release
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