Installing the Datasmith Plugin for Archicad on Windows

Install the Datasmith Exporter plugin for Archicad on Windows.

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This page explains how to install and remove the Datasmith Exporter plugin for Archicad on Windows.

Installing the Plugin

Before installing the plugin, close Archicad and remove any previous version of the Datasmith plugin that is installed.

Graphisoft provides their own Datasmith Exporter plugin for Archicad. It is recommended to remove the Graphisoft plugin before installing the Twinmotion Datasmith Exporter plugin.

  1. Download the Datasmith Exporter plugin for Archicad from the Twinmotion website.

  2. Go to the location on your machine where the file was downloaded and double-click the UnrealDatasmithArchicadExporter_xx.msi file to open the Setup Wizard.

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  3. Click Next.

    The End User License Agreement appears.

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  4. To accept the terms and agreements, check the I accept the terms in the License Agreement checkbox, and click Next.

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  5. The Setup Wizard detects which version of Archicad is installed on your machine and automatically selects it. You can also select any other version of Archicad that is installed on your machine that you want to use with the Datasmith Exporter Plugin. Click Install to start the installation process.

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  6. Once the plugin is installed, click Finish to close the Setup Wizard.

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To show or hide the Datasmith toolbar (palette) in Archicad, on the menu click Window > Palettes > Datasmith.

Datasmith toolbar in Archicad

Removing the Plugin

  1. On the taskbar, type Add or Remove Programs in the search box and select it from the results.

  2. In the list of programs, locate and select Unreal Datasmith Exporter for Archicad.

  3. Click Uninstall.

or

  1. On the taskbar, type Control Panel in the search box and select it from the results.

  2. In the Control Panel, select Programs, and then Programs and Features.

  3. In the list of programs, locate and right-click Unreal Datasmith Exporter for Archicad.

  4. Click Uninstall.

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