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Compare the features of Revit LT vs. Revit

Learn about the differences between Revit and Revit LT software. Revit LT is more cost-effective, streamlined BIM software for architecture professionals. Revit software includes additional features and functionality such as worksharing, analysis and in-product rendering. See which product is right for you.

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Perform faster design iterations and minimise re-work with an intelligent 3D model

Create CAD designs and drawings and connect workflows from desktop to mobile

At a glance

  • More cost-effective, streamlined BIM software
  • For architects and designers
  • Purpose-built for BIM
  • For architecture, MEP, structural engineering and construction
  • Extended cloud functionality for rendering and analysis

Pay as you go for the latest desktop software with lower up-front cost, 1-on-1 web support, preceding version use and access to select cloud and software services. Learn more.








Stand-alone Installation

Network deployment

Walls, curtain walls, floors, roofs, ceilings and columns

Loadable family components (doors, windows, etc.)

Design options

Rooms and areas

Site modelling

Stairs and ramps




Structural walls, floor slabs

Structural foundation walls and insulation

Structural columns, beams and braces

Slanted columns


Advanced Steel Connections for Revit*

Reinforcement, rebar modelling

HVAC duct systems

Mechanical equipment

Piping and plumbing systems

Fabrication parts

Electrical and lighting systems

Create groups for repeating elements

Family editor environment

In-place modelling (walls only for Revit LT)    

Shaped edited floors and roofs

Global parameters

Conceptual massing, adaptive components

Sketchy lines

Shadows and ambient shadows

Architectural depth cueing

Displaced elements

Realistic view styles

Orthographic and perspective views, walkthroughs

Smooth lines with anti-aliasing

Occlusion culling

Cloud rendering

Photorealistic materials

In-product rendering


Ray trace (in-canvas rendering)

Area analysis

Analytical model

Structural loads and boundary conditions

Heating and cooling loads

Massing studies

Solar studies    

2D detail lines, 2D detail components

Revision tracking

Dimensioning, tagging, annotation and text


Schedules, material take-off

Embedded schedules

Panel schedules, Duct and Pipe Pressure loss reports

View filters

Graphical column schedules

Interference check, copy/monitor

Worksharing (multi-user environment)

Shared co-ordinates among projects

Revit Server

Open and work with all Revit file types (RVT, RFA, RTE created in Revit or Revit LT)

Link files from other Revit applications

Tag and schedule elements in link files

Copy/Paste elements from links

Customise the visibility of linked models

DWG™, DXF file format, TrustedDWG technology



DGN, SketchUp, DWF mark-up

Point clouds


Walkthroughs and images, FBX, NWC    

Room/area reports, schedules

Solar studies    


SAT, ADSK, gbXML, ODBC, family types

Application programming interface (API) SDK

3rd Party API add-ins


Dynamo for Revit