Autodesk Revit - Top 4 Alternatives (Jun 2022)

Autodesk Revit Review
ITQlick Score: 83/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.8/5)
Pricing: 7/10 - high cost
Category: Computer aided design -> Autodesk Revit -> Autodesk Revit competitors
Ranking:Ranked 3 out of 32 Computer aided design systems
Company: Autodesk
Pricing: starts at $335 per month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: Autodesk Revit review, Autodesk Revit alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jun 23, 2022

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Two noteworthy competitors of Autodesk Revit are AllyCAD and BricsCAD. AllyCAD is suitable for medium businesses and offers relatively limited features compared to Autodesk Revit. For instance, it does not have the features of composite material design, electrical cable and conduit design, and mold design in its assembly modeling features. All these features are available on Autodesk Revit.

Unlike Autodesk Revit, AllyCAD does not offer any module for sheet metal design services. There is also no cost estimation module on AllyCAD. 2D modeling features are similar on both solutions.

Feature on BricsCAD are also quite limited when compared with Autodesk Revit. While this solution does offer a separate module for sheet metal design, it does offer the features of forming tools, hole tables, placement sketches, and punch tables in this module.

Parts and assembly modeling module of BricsCAD is also limited compared to Autodesk Revit. In the animation and simulation modules, BricsCAD does not offer assembly animations, walkthrough animations, circuit simulation, motion simulation, and stress analysis. All these features are available on Autodesk Revit.

Documentation and cost estimation features on both BricsCAD and Autodesk Revit are similar. Both solutions offer similar productivity features. 

Autodesk Revit alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Autodesk Revit that are worth checking out: MicroStation V8i for SMBs, Solid Edge ST4 for large size business, Autodesk SketchBook Pro 7 for growing companies, and

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ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
83/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$335 per month
Functionality
4
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ITQlick rating
3.5/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
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License pricing
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ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
86/100
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ITQlick rating
3.1/5
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Pricing
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.