Bluebeam Revu

For those who design, engineer, bid and build our world, Bluebeam Revu is how professionals get more done.

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Bluebeam Revu

Bluebeam Revu delivers award-winning PDF creation, editing, markup, and collaboration technology for your design and construction workflows. You’ll boost productivity by leveraging markup data across the entire project lifecycle and streamline processes to get more done in less time.

Bluebeam Revu Editions

Desktop editions of Revu are compatible with Windows® only.

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Bluebeam Revu Standard

The PDF solution for Windows desktop and tablet users who want to create, edit and markup PDF files. Revu also has direct integration with SharePoint and ProjectWise, and includes Bluebeam Studio for real-time document-based collaboration.

Who uses Standard: 

General contractors, Specialty Contractors, Estimators, Superintendents, and Owners

Key Features:

  • 2D and 3D PDF Markup
  • Markups List
  • Tool Chest
  • Measurement Tools
  • Also includes: Bluebeam Studio



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Bluebeam Revu CAD

The enhanced PDF solution for CAD users working on a Windows desktop or tablet that includes direct plugins for AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks Manage, Navisworks Simulate, SolidWorks and SketchUp Pro. Convert any IFC or U3D file to PDF with ease.

Who uses CAD: 

Recommended for Architects, Engineers, and CAD users

Key Features:

  • Includes all features in Revu Standard
  • Plugins for 2D PDFs
  • Plugins for 3D PDFs
  • Batch Creation
  • Also includes: Bluebeam Studio



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Bluebeam Revu Extreme

The ultimate edition of Revu includes all of the same PDF creation, markup, editing and collaboration capabilities found in Revu CAD, as well as OCR+, PDF form creation, Scripting, Structures, Batch Link, Batch Slip Sheet and Redaction.

Who uses CAD: 

Architects, Engineers, General Contractors, Specialty Contractors, Estimators, and Superintendents

Key Features:

  • Includes all features in Revu CAD & Standard
  • Automatic Form Creation
  • Batch Link
  • Batch Slip Sheet
  • OCR+
  • Batch Sign & Seal
  • Quantity Link
  • Also includes: Bluebeam Studio

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Revu makes your drawings, plans and documents work smarter.

Bluebeam Features


Help your customers simplify file conversion. Convert an unlimited number of Microsoft Office documents and CAD drawings into high-quality 2D or 3D PDFs, or transform scanned images into text-searchable documents.

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Help your customers organize comments. Clearly communicate with team members using customizable, easy-to-use markup tools that can be saved for reuse, and improve project coordination by automatically tracking annotations and generating reports.

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Help your customers enhance project communication. Connect and collaborate with project partners worldwide in real time, or any time, all within a common data environment. Learn More about Bluebeam Studio.

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Help your customers compare and navigate. Streamline the maintenance of large drawing sets by creating smart documents that can be shared easily with project partners in the office and the field.

Bluebeam Studio

Document management and real-time collaboration are built right into Revu. Studio Projects give you a single centralized location to store documents—even entire building projects—in the cloud. And Studio Sessions let project teams review, mark up, modify and update the same files at the same time. So partners worldwide can instantly connect on the same set of documents.

Revu 2018: Made for today’s design and construction projects

Tighter budgets. Shorter timelines. Designing, engineering, bidding and building are more challenging than ever. So Bluebeam Revu has evolved to keep you a step ahead. Revu 2018 fits seamlessly into your existing workflows, helping you access and share critical project information more efficiently — and complete their projects faster.

Intuitive Interface

Right tool, right time

Revu 2018 is designed to be aware of what you are doing, presenting the tools they’ll most likely need based on the input. Like the new dynamic Properties Toolbar, which keeps the most commonly used features and commands right at their fingertips.

dynamic Properties Toolbar
Simple Navigation

Easy to get around

Bluebeam had shortened the path from point A to points B, C, D and beyond.

Revu 2018 New Features

Improved panel views stay out of the way and leave more room for documents and drawings, so your customers don’t have to waste time rearranging their workspace.

Revu 2018 New Features

Revu’s Studio Projects now let you access files across multiple Projects at once, with a new dashboard-style interface to see everything you’re working on.

Revu 2018 New Features

Need an even shorter path? Now you can add custom keyboard shortcuts to export and share with your whole project team. Because in this business, no one has time for extra clicks.

Help for New Users

Get up to speed, faster

The technology learning curve just got flattened. With new video tutorials, pre-loaded tool sets and sample files to jump-start new Revu users, the whole project team will spend less time training and more time getting the job done. And even Revu power users just might learn a few new tricks.

Revu 2018 New Features

Licensing Options

Revu is offered in perpetual and Open Licensing Formats

Perpetual Licensing

Bluebeam Perpetual Licensing registers Revu Standard, CAD and eXtreme on a per seat basis using a serial number and product key. Bluebeam offers discounts for volume purchases of five or more seats. These discounts are provided on a per transaction basis. We strongly recommend including annual maintenance with your order, which ensures that you have access to the most current version of the software.

Open Licensing

Bluebeam Open Licensing is a cloud-based floating license system that allows organisations to authorise user access to all of the features in Revu eXtreme (version 2015.5 and higher) concurrently, from a pool of shared seats. Open Licensing brings flexibility and the benefits of volume software licensing to organisations of all sizes. Open Licensing is an annual subscription, priced by volume. Seats may be added to an existing Open License at any time. Active subscriptions are entitled to free upgrades and premium technical support. 

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