Navisworks 2018 Update 2

Oct 25, 2017 – Autodesk releases Autodesk Navisworks 2018 Update 2

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The Autodesk Navisworks 2018 Update 2 is available via the Autodesk Desktop app or by download from the Autodesk subscription site.

Autodesk Navisworks 2018 Update 2

The update will affects Navisworks Manage 2018 and Navisworks Freedom 2018.
There is a second 20182.1 patch for the Navisworks Freedom product.

Here’s the list of Navisworks 2018 Update 2 enhancements and fixes from the readme:


  • LMV users will now see a clear error message when the Navisworks extractor fails
  • In Recap, a viewpoint is saved at the origin of each scan
  • Navisworks now supports the ability to outline cross-sections


IFC Loader

  • Imported IFC files now include classification data so that it can be used to create search sets
  • Model hierarchy is now preserved when using the Revit_IFC loader, to help find information more efficiently
  • Resolved an issue where Revit AddIns for IFC Loader cannot work if Navisworks 2018 is uninstalled, then reinstalled
  • Resolved an issue where Navisworks 2018 crashes when an IFC file with reinforced bars is imported


Resolved issues where:

  • Newly drawn redlines can remove previous redlines
  • Redlines with a thickness that is increased to >1 display as dotted lines


Resolved issues where:

  • Navisworks 2018 crashes when an IFC file with reinforced bars is imported
  • Navisworks 2018 crashes when importing a dwg file
  • Navisworks 2017 crashes when a Civil dwg file is opened
  • Navisworks crashes and memory is corrupted when loading an NWD/NWF file that has been sorted
  • Navisworks crashes when an appended group of dwg files are opened
  • Navisworks Freedom crashes whilst accessing Application Manager

Read the full Readme