Metal Framing

True BIM software for faster, better light steel framing in Autodesk® Revit®
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Efficiently deliver just the right light-gauge steel models and drawings with this powerful and flexible BIM software. It automates processes, detects clashes and updates dynamically to save time and ensure accuracy while enabling optimal design decisions.

More efficient BIM processes

Saves time by automating framing tasks in Revit, for multiple building structures at once.

Better quality Revit models

Gives control of the LOD of light-gauge steel models.

Accurate data & documentation

Eliminates human error with automation and quality control.

One building structure at a time or multiple at once

One building structure at a time or multiple at once

Instantly generates accurate frames in selected walls, floors & roofs.

Modify & update frames

Modify & update frames

Improve your efficiency when making changes by automatically updating frames, parts or structural connections in your Revit model.

Add structural connections

Add structural connections

Increase the LOD of framing models using flexible automation rules.

Split Revit parts to form sheathing

Split Revit parts to form sheathing

Automate the creation of pre-defined part sizes for drywall or engineered wood panels.

Automate shop drawings with views & schedules

Automate shop drawings with views & schedules

Save time by generating sheets with dimensioned views and schedules.

Client stories.

Framing software enables BIModular to model efficiently at high LOD

A lean, hybrid approach to LOD – using multiple LODs to avoid model bloat – is one of BIModular's secrets to success in delivering high-quality and highly efficient DfMA. The other ingredient in the secret sauce: Agacad software.

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Client stories.

BuildUp scales offsite construction with Agacad and ARKANCE Systems support

Be.Smart Metal Framing for Revit and CNC Exporter, backed ...

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Client stories.

Clients say Agacad tools make even complex steel framing easy

Since Agacad began developing software for Revit in 2007, users have given us a lot of feedback in many forms. Here we share a collection of written comments we’ve received over the years from clients working on building projects all over the world

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Client stories.

Bela calls Agacad metal framing and CNC solutions the “lifeblood” of its building design business

A cost-focused and energy-conscious Australian building design firm intent to extract all possible value from BIM considers Agacad a key ally for the uniquely powerful and flexible functionality of its tools and solutions for Revit®.

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Client stories.

U.S. preconstruction expert: “My productivity rose 60% with Agacad's framing tools”

Bobby Stiles, the founder of Florida-based Preconstruction with Stiles LLC, says his BIM modeling and metal stud consulting business got a big boost from Agacad's light-gauge steel framing software for Revit®.

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Included toolsets

Wall Metal Framing

Automates light steel wall frame design in Revit

Floor Metal Framing

Automates light steel floor frame design in Revit

Roof Metal Framing

Automates light steel roof frame design in Revit

Truss Metal Framing

Automates light steel truss frame design in Revit

Floor Panel Layout

Automates prefabricated floor panel design in Revit

Roof Panel Layout

Automates prefabricated roof panel design in Revit

Smart Walls

Automates the management of walls and joins in Revit

Cut Opening

Automates the cutting of holes at clash points in Revit

Smart Connections

Automates LOD 400 modeling in Revit

Smart Assemblies

Generates shop drawings and dimensions in Revit

Smart Views

Creates element views with automated dimensions in Revit

Sort Mark

Batch numbers and marks Revit elements

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This software is compatible with Autodesk® Revit® 2025, 2024, 2023, 2022

System requirements

Operating system: 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows 11 (for all versions)

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[03:10] Panelizing a wall manually VS automation [06:08] Controlling wall gaps, splitting walls horizontally, subdividing panels [08:03] Framing wall panels manually VS automation [11:45] Modifying &a...
[0:20] Add Additional Bridging/Nogging/Blocking [3:07] Delete Additional Elements [3:32] Add Additional Stud [4:36] Add Vertical Block [5:12] Add Additional Support Stud .
[0:13] Add Copied Element [1:25] Add External Element [3:44] Add External Element as Brace .
[03:30] Tech documentation [06:18] New UI [08:55] Hide unused tabs for sheathing and paneling [10:56] Modify Frame [12:55] Brick cladding on top of framing [19:26] Frame by Lines [24:02] Split sheathi...

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CNC exporters for metal frames

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