How to use

Support Centre

Video Tutorials

For visual guidance and additional features

User Guides

For a step by step journey through our platform


For frequent questions & quick answers

BIM Forensics

Discover the data behind every 3D Model

If you have any further queries just speak to us.

Video Tutorials

Sign Up to 3D Repo
Model upload with Navisworks PlugIn
Upload a model to 3D Repo
Upload from Navisworks Federation
Add models to Federation
User Management & Permissions
Selection modes for model elements
Measure distances
Turntable & Helicopter navigation
Highlight & Isolate model groups
Hide & Isolate model elements
Focus Mode & Double click
Create Viewpoints
Create an issue in 3D Repo
Clash Detection in Federation
Commenting on Issues
Explore Metadata
3D Diff a Model
3D Diff a Federation

User Guides

Quick Start Guide

This Guide is an introductory manual, taking you on a step by step journey through our platform. You will cover the basics of model navigation & Teamspaces.

User Manual

The User manual provides a more comprehensive overview of our platform. It focuses on an in-depth explanation of the features available to users.

VR User Manual

The VR manual will assist you in setting up & using 3D Repo’s Virtual Reality software. Enhance your model reviews or visualise project delivery stages for 4D Planning.

Navisworks Plugin Manual

This is a quick step by step guide to 3DRepo4Navis Plugin. Designed to work with Navisworks Manage and giving you a quick model publishing solution.


What are the Hardware requirements to run 3D Repo?

Minimum requirements are Intel Core i5/i7 or AMD A10 processor and 8GB RAM.

For average projects, use Intel Core i5/i7 or AMD A10 processor, 8/16GB RAM and Dedicated Graphics Card.

For best performance on large projects use Intel Core i7/AMD A12 processor, 16GB Ram and 2GB Dedicated Graphics Card.

Does 3D Repo work offline?

3D Repo Platform does not work offline as it relies on our cloud servers to pull/push information and load 3D Models.

Can I Use 3D Repo on a tablet?

Currently, you can review issues for information, however, WebGL is not supported on most of the tablets, therefore 3D Model viewer does not work.

What do I need to install to use 3D Repo?

For the best performance, use 64-bit Google Chrome or Firefox web browsers.
Download Chrome
Download Firefox

Does 3D Repo work with Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer (IE) 11 was released in 2013 and does not provide full support for WebGL 2.0 specification. Therefore, it is not technically possible to visualise 3D Models using (IE).

What is the Unity Engine?

Unity is a game engine that is used on our platform for 3D Model viewing capabilities.

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