Autodesk Desktop Connector 14.7 Update

Mar 10, 2021 – Autodesk released the Autodesk Desktop Connector Update

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The Autodesk Desktop Connector 14.7 Update is available via the Autodesk Desktop App or via download from the Autodesk subscription site. The update requires access to the original install resources.

The official listed release date was Mar 1, 2021.
The Desktop Connector Update build version is

This download is available via direct download from the Subscription site on the official release date. Notification was not available via the Desktop Connector interface until a few days after the official release date.

Warning: Check the Release Notes page in Autodesk Desktop Connector Help for the current and correct download link.

Download the latest March 2021 build of Autodesk Desktop Connector

Autodesk Desktop Connector 14.7 Update

The install is manual and overwrites any previously installed version of the Desktop Connector.
A computer Restart is suggested to complete the install.

Autodesk added an important note to the Release Notes -
Autodesk Customer Support only supports the current version of the Connector.

Left unsaid - this Desktop Connector Update probably fully supports the upcoming Autodesk 2022 Release products.

New Features and Enhancements

  • Added support for the Solidworks 2021 file format

Resolved Issues

  • Resolved a memory consumption issue (sometimes resulting in a crash) when navigating BIM Docs workspace from Application Home within the CAD applications

Current versions of the Desktop Connector work best with Civil 3D 2021.2+ and Civil 3D 2020.5.2+ Updates that are also currently available.

Read the Release Notes