xBIM Essentials is the core part of the toolkit that deals with reading and writing IFC data files. It does not contain support for geometric operations and 3D visualisation.
Use xBIM 3D if you need support for geometry and presentation, its also open source.
xBIM is an Open Source Toolkit for developing IFC based applications (BuildingSmart Data model).
3.0 contains a new geometry engine that has a full API to allow geometry constructions, boolean operations and meshing.
It provides full support for reading and writing geometry, topology and data in accordance with the Ifc2x3 schema.
xBIM reads and writes Ifc, IfcXMl and IfcZip formats.
The xBIM project provides packages to convert IFC models to COBie spreadsheets in both UK and US cultures as well as a range of 3D viewing controls for use with Windows forms, WPF, WEBGL and OpenGL platforms.
IOS and Android versions are under development.
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package Xbim.Essentials -Version 3.1.13
dotnet add package Xbim.Essentials --version 3.1.13
<PackageReference Include="Xbim.Essentials" Version="3.1.13" />
paket add Xbim.Essentials --version 3.1.13
#r "nuget: Xbim.Essentials, 3.1.13"
// Install Xbim.Essentials as a Cake Addin #addin nuget:?package=Xbim.Essentials&version=3.1.13 // Install Xbim.Essentials as a Cake Tool #tool nuget:?package=Xbim.Essentials&version=3.1.13
Now references net40 framework and provides signed dlls.
NuGet packages (9)
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Provides an object model for handling the COBie schema used in both the UK and US implementations. Supports easy transformation from IFC to COBie and exports to Spreadsheet, JSON and XML formats.
Xbim.WindowsUI is a library containing a set of Windows Forms and WPF controls that can be used to build Windows Xaml or forms-based applications, which can display the 3D geometry and semantic data in IFC building models.
COBieLite schema for the XBIM Exchange toolkit
xBIM Exchanger is a library enabling file exchange between IFC and COBie, COBieLite[UK] and DPoW Supports multiple serialisation formats, including XML, JSON, STEP and native Excel / xslx.
UK COBieLite schema for the XBIM Exchange toolkit
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The home of XbimXplorer and WPF components for your desktop BIM applications.