Why a desktop app and not browser based?
Cloud based systems are essential for sharing information and working
together on models and issues. However, to be cloud based does not mean that all
functionality needs to be browser based.
For managing large (federated) models we believe that the user
experience in a desktop-application is much better than in a browser
Knowing that desktop applications can connect and exchange data very well with web platforms, we have chosen to deliver BIMcollab ZOOM as a desktop application with more complete functionalities for viewing and working on 3D models.
BIMcollab ZOOM offers a direct connection with BIMcollab Cloud to easily exchange information and synchronize issues.
Integration with file sharing utilities (such as BIM 360, Trimble Connect, and Dropbox) is also available to easily share models and other documents within your team, and to automatically open the most recent versions of your models in BIMcollab ZOOM.
Update Smart Issues based on clash results
When new models are available, it is possible to update existing Smart Issues containing clashes. The update checks if the clashes are still present in the new models. Open ZOOM with an active license Connect to the project for which you want to ...
Create Smart Issues by reporting clash results
Smart Issues in BIMcollab are issues that contain and track reported clashes from BIMcollab ZOOM. In a traditional model checking workflow, clashes are detected in a model validation tool and reported as issues. When new models are created, the clash ...
The Project folder in combination with a Cloud storage platform
It is possible to make use of a folder on a Cloud storage platform, like Autodesk Docs or Trimble Connect, as project folder in BIMcollab ZOOM. There are some things to take into account when making use of this workflow. Folders that are used as a ...
Quick Start Guide BIMcollab ZOOM
Find a printable version as attachment This Quick Start Guide describes the work environment and functionalities of BIMcollab ZOOM. It will get you up and running in no time. If you have not yet installed it, download and install BIMcollab ZOOM here ...
System requirements BIMcollab ZOOM
Windows Operating system Microsoft® Windows® 10 or 11 Internal memory 16GB RAM or more (8GB minimum) Mouse A mouse with scroll wheel is highly recommended Graphics A dedicated video card with support for OpenGL 3.3 graphics Apple OS X Operating ...