Although Autodesk Revit is not a tool I use, I did want to pass on some news that hit the Revit world recently. Autodesk Revit LT was announced this week. This is a simplified application designed to help small AEC firms transition to a BIM workflow with a cost-effective tool built on the Revit platform.
Once upon a time, it was reported that the Autodesk assistance program which provides free software and training for "veteran or unemployed individual who has...previously worked in the architecture, engineering, design or manufacturing industries" was going to expire in January 2011.
At last check, there does not seem to be an expiration date for this program
The Autodesk Assistance Program provides FREE versions of the latest software, and free Autodesk product training. Click on the link below for important DETAILS.
The Autodesk Assistance Program provides FREE 2011 version software, online and classroom training, software certification, and discounts on retail versions of software. Click on the link below for important DETAILS.
I'm not a Revit user, but this kind of surprised me. Autodesk has released a knowledge base article on how to restore the Revit 2010 user interface to the Revit 2009 version. In other words, how to get rid of the ribbon and go back to pull-down menus and toolbars. Read more using the link below.