Download and install the Kairnial Plugin for Revit

The purpose of this article is to explain how to download and install the Kairnial plugin for Revit.

Conditions for accessing the plugin

A user must have the necessary rights to download the plugin, if the user does not have the correct permissions then they should contact their Kairnial Consultant.

Admin users can grant access for users to download the plugin from the Kairnial store, by assigning their permissions to public in the admin module.​

For the 2023 Version these changes can be made in the admin section under the Tungsten-Revit-2023 section. 

For the 2022 Version these changes can be made in the admin section under the Tungsten-Revit-2022 section. 

For previous versions (2017-2021), these changes would be under the Tungsten-Revit section.

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Where to find the plugin

The Kairnial plugin is downloaded from the following address:

https://store.kairnial.com/

The user is asked to log in with their email address and password created during the first login to the platform.

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Select the app to install from the app download page.

Note:

Kairnial for Revit 2023 only works for Revit 2023

Kairnial for Revit 2022 only works for Revit 2022

To download the Kairnial plugin for Revit versions (2017 - 2021), please select Kairnial for Revit

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After selection, a dialog box to choose the version of the Kairnial plugin appears. By default, the latest version is offered at the top of the list.

You will then be presented with the option to download the plugin. 

Kairnial for Revit 2023:

  • Download the plugin

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  • Install the plugin

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  • The plugin will be installed in Revit > Addins > 2023.

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The latest version shouldn't cause any conflicts with any previous versions installed. 

Kairnial For Revit 2022:

  • Download the plugin

  • Install the plugin 

  • The plugin will be installed in Revit > Addins > 2022.

The latest version shouldn't cause any conflicts with any previous versions installed. 

Kairnial for Revit:

  • Download the plugin

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  • Install the plugin

Once the Kairnial application is downloaded, the user will be able to choose the version of Revit on which to install the plugin, or let the plugin install on all versions of Revit present on the computer. Then, click on the "Install" button.

Note: It is necessary to close Revit when installing the Plugin.

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Plugin launch in Revit

Once the installation is complete, you should be able to locate the Kairnial tab in Revit.

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  1. The "Publish to MODELS & PLANS AREA" function allows you to publish the contents of a Revit file in Kairnial MODELS & PLANS AREA in different formats (RVT, IFC, PDF; BIMPACKAGE, PLANPACKAGE).
  2. The "Publish to Assembly" function allows the BIM coordinator to publish a model(s) directly in the "Plan & Model Group" module.
  3. The "Import Settings" function allows you to retrieve in Revit the custom parameters created in the Kairnial interface.
  4. The "Select by GUID" function allows you to find an object in the model from its unique identifier.
  5. The "Options" menu gives access to the connection settings.

Note:

  • BIMPACKAGE: a format specific to the Kairnial platform that allows the visualization and management, in the Kairnial interface, of 3D models from a Revit file in the Kairnial interface.
  • PLANPACKAGE: a format specific to the Kairnial platform that allows the visualization and management, in the Kairnial interface, of 2D plan views from a Revit file.

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