How to Download and Use Tekla BIMsight Old Version
Tekla BIMsight is a software that allows you to view, combine, and collaborate on 3D models of building projects. It is a powerful tool for construction professionals who want to improve their workflow and communication with other project stakeholders. However, Tekla BIMsight is no longer available for download or support, as it has been replaced by Trimble Connect for Windows, a cloud-enabled software that has the best functionalities of Tekla BIMsight and much more.
But what if you still want to use Tekla BIMsight old version for some reason? Maybe you have some projects that were created with Tekla BIMsight and you don't want to migrate them to Trimble Connect. Or maybe you prefer the interface and features of Tekla BIMsight over Trimble Connect. Whatever your reason, you can still download and use Tekla BIMsight old version if you follow these steps:
Step 1: Find a reliable source for Tekla BIMsight old version
The first step is to find a reliable source for downloading Tekla BIMsight old version. You can't download it from the official website anymore, as it only offers Trimble Connect for Windows. You also need to be careful about downloading it from other websites, as they might contain viruses or malware that can harm your computer.
One possible source for Tekla BIMsight old version is the Tekla Download page, which offers various Tekla products for download. You can find Tekla BIMsight under the category \"Tekla Structures add-ons\". The latest version available there is 1.9.9, which was released in 2017. You can also find older versions of Tekla BIMsight under the category \"Tekla Structures previous versions\".
Another possible source for Tekla BIMsight old version is the Trimble Connect for Desktop application, which is the successor of Tekla BIMsight. If you have already installed Trimble Connect for Desktop on your computer, you can launch it and go to the \"Help\" menu. There you will find an option to \"Download legacy applications\", which will take you to a webpage where you can download Tekla BIMsight old version.
Step 2: Download and install Tekla BIMsight old version
The second step is to download and install Tekla BIMsight old version on your computer. You will need a valid license key to activate the software, which you can get from your local Tekla reseller or from your previous purchase of Tekla BIMsight. If you don't have a license key, you can still use the software in trial mode for 30 days.
To download and install Tekla BIMsight old version, follow these steps:
Go to the source where you found Tekla BIMsight old version and click on the download link.
Save the file to a folder on your computer.
Run the file and follow the installation wizard.
Enter your license key when prompted or choose trial mode.
Finish the installation and launch Tekla BIMsight.
Step 3: Use Tekla BIMsight old version
The third step is to use Tekla BIMsight old version for your projects. You can open existing projects that were created with Tekla BIMsight or create new ones by importing 3D models from various formats, such as IFC, DWG, DGN, SKP, etc. You can also add notes, comments, measurements, clash checks, and other information to your projects and share them with other users via email or cloud services.
However, you should be aware that using Tekla BIMsight old version has some drawbacks and risks. For example:
You will not receive any updates or support from the developer.
You will not be able to access some features and functionality that are available in Trimble Connect for Windows.
You might encounter compatibility issues with newer versions of Windows or other software.