So, I’ve been asked maybe 4.. 5 times in the last week or so “How do I batch update Revit family files?” so for those that don’t know how, here is a run down of some of the options available to you
Bulk File Upgrader – US$99
Harry Mattison of Boost Your BIM has written a Bulk File Upgrader program which you can use to upgrade projects, families and templates in bulk. It costs US$99 and has a very simple to use graphical interface which basically consists of selecting the location of files in and files out.
It’s a pretty simple app, it’s built to do one thing and does it well. You can pick it up from the Autodesk App Exchange here
BIMWerx Bulk Upgrader – US$10
This is a relatively new file upgrade addin that was released just this last week.
The batch file upgrader will scan a user specified folder for project files and family files, upgrade them and save them in the same folder. All backup files are automatically removed afterwards in order not to clutter the folder that is being…