Batch Export IFC to Excel

You can use the freely available ‘IFC File Analyzer‘: | NIST

After unzipping and on first run, it will prompt to install an IFCsvr component:

You can batch convert all IFC files in a folder using the option in the file menu:

You could theoretically use this to batch convert multiple versions of an IFC file to Excel, then do a GUID based compare on the Excel data using something like Dynamo.

It also comes with a command line implementation.


  • Seems relatively slow for large IFC files
  • It doesn’t seem to work for IFC4

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