Section 2: Accessing Sefaira and Downloading the Plugins

Accessing the Sefaira Web App

The following browsers can be used to access the Sefaira Web Application:

chrome-512.png   Google Chrome - Preferred browser

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To access the Sefaira web app, simply go to apps.sefaira.com and log in using your Trimble ID username and password.  

TIP  To keep performance and speed up, we advice users to close unused tabs.


This article describes step-by-step how to install the SketchUp and Revit plugin for Sefaira. The installer differs for Mac and Windows systems.

Downloading the SketchUp Plugin

For Mac users: 

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For Windows users: 

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Please note that the Sefaira plugin supports SketchUp 2014, SketchUp 2015, SketchUp 2016, SketchUp 2017 and SketchUp 2018 only. (See the note for 2019 SketchUp support)

One of the following browsers must be installed on the machine:

  • Internet Explorer 10+
  • Safari

10173-heavy-exclamation-mark-symbol.pngIf you are trying to install Sefaira on SketchUp 2019, please use the .RBZ alternate option. Click here to download the plugin and manually install it by extracting the .RBZ from the .ZIP file, going to SketchUp’s Extension Manager, clicking on Install Extension in the bottom left corner, then selecting the .RBZ file.

Run the installer

Run the installer, agree to the terms, and start or restart SketchUp, the plugin will load automatically when SketchUp is launched.

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Sign In

To sign into the Sefaira plugin, simply enter your Trimble ID email and password.

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If you forgot your password, you can reset it here.


Download the Revit Plugin

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Supports Revit 2015, Revit 2016, Revit 2017, Revit 2018

Note: Only supported by Windows 64-bit. 

The following browser must be installed on the machine:

  • Internet Explorer 10+

Run the installer

Make sure Revit is closed before clicking Next on the Sefaira for Revit installer. Once finished, open Revit and the plugin will be listed in the Add-ins section.

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Sign In

Enter your email and password used for Sefaira web application to login to Sefaira for Revit Plugin.

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If you forgot your password, you can reset it here. 


IT set up for Sefaira

While accessing the web application and downloading the plugins is straight forward, we do have supplemental information on how to handle firewalls, adjust proxy settings, and adjust the default browsers. To learn more about advanced IT setup, please refer to this article.

 

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