Bluebeam Revu Features

Revu Feature Comparison

Key Features 




Comment on PDFs with customisable markup tools and save custom tools for easy access

Track and manage annotations

Upload files to the cloud and sync PDFs locally

Collaborate on PDFs in real time with shared markups

Access and view recent PDFs

Search local drives and pin files in categories

Integrate with SharePoint® and ProjectWise®

Create customisable keyboard shortcuts for your most-used tools

Create, mark up and manipulate 3D PDFs from any IFC or U3D file

Create and batch PDFs directly from Microsoft® Office and Outlook® and convert any Windows® file to PDF

One-click 2D PDF creation and batch directly from Revit®, AutoCAD® and SolidWorks®


One-click 3D PDF creation directly from AutoCAD, Revit, Navisworks® Manage, Navisworks Simulate and SketchUp® Pro


Transform scanned images into text-searchable PDFs using Optical Character Recognition (OCR)


Use Automatic Form Creation to convert PDFs into forms


Transfer measurement totals from a local PDF to an Excel spreadsheet in real-time using Quantity Link


Implement scripting commands


Apply a digital signature and professional seal across a batch of multiple files with Batch Sign & Seal


Automatically create navigational hyperlinks across a specific group of documents using Batch Link®


Use Batch Slip Sheet to automatically insert new page revisions or replace current pages with new revisions for a group of documents.


Document Markup




Annotate PDFs with markups such as customised text, shapes, stamps and watermarks

Measure PDFs with built-in measurement tools

Flatten PDF markups

Change markup properties and save for reuse

Create custom filters and save them for later use

Assign markups to layers

View, filter and sort markups and comments

Generate and export a CSV, PDF or XML summary of all markups in a file

Import PDF markups

Create calibrated polygons, polylines, rectangles, and ellipses using Sketch to Scale tools

Insert hyperlinks into documents and assign a hyperlink to a specific area

Create and add dynamic stamps to PDFs

Embed general photos, 360° photos and videos in markups

Calibrate tool sets to dynamically resize on PDFs with different scales/viewports

Apply measurements of different scale in one PDF using viewports

Translate markups to different languages

View 3D PDFs and markup 3D views

Add formulas to custom columns for calculations

Create custom statuses

Generate and export a PDF summary of all markups across multiple files

Erase and cut PDF content

Track and generate reports on markups located in pre-defined customised regions

Create custom hatch patterns

View and apply custom hatch patterns

Create a table of contents from bookmarks

Create and save markup legends

Tag files to sort and navigate Sets documents

Section off and fill drawing regions to generate markups, measurements and spaces with Dynamic Fill

Apply scale to multiple sheets simultaneously

Use a pre-defined list of commonly used scales when applying measurement tools

Page Content and Editing




Extract, delete, rotate and insert blank pages

Customise the size of new pages and resize existing pages

Drag document tabs out of the interface and into their own windows across multiple monitors

Embed file attachments

Overlay pages to compare two or more PDF revisions

Combine separate documents to create a single PDF

Preserve hyperlinks when combining linked PDFs

Reduce file size using preset fidelity options

Insert existing PDF pages

Batch compare multiple drawing revisions

Split documents without altering the source file

Preserve hyperlinks when separating linked PDFs

Reduce file size with customisable fidelity options

Add and edit headers and footers

Create bookmarks and page labels automatically

Launch multiple instances of Revu

Search for symbols

Customise toolbars

Process colours

Access and navigate documents as a single PDF

Automatically create bookmarks using content from PDFs

Create forms automatically, even from scans



Transform scanned images into text-searchable PDFs using Optical Character Recognition (OCR)



Batch process hyperlinks for large document sets



Implement scripting commands



Automatically append, prepend or replace existing page content in complex file sets with new file revisions



Plug-ins and Integration




One-click PDF creation and batch directly from Microsoft Office and Outlook

One-click 2D PDF creation and batch directly from AutoCAD, Revit and SolidWorks


One-click 3D PDF creation directly from Revit, AutoCAD, Navisworks Manage, Navisworks Simulate and SketchUp Pro


Convert Revit Rooms to Revu Spaces


Integrate with SharePoint and ProjectWise

Transfer hyperlinks from an AutoCAD file

Convert any Windows file to PDF or 10 other file formats using the Bluebeam PDF printer

Export scanned PDFs as editable Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® documents

Batch convert files from AutoCAD, Revit and SolidWorks to PDF, TIF, JPG, BMP, PSD, PNG, PCL, GIF, EMF and WMF files


Import files with SHX fonts from AutoCAD


Import sheet sets from AutoCAD


Link real-time data from measurement markups to Excel worksheets




Security and Digital Signatures




Apply password protection and set permissions

Add digital signature fields that require certified digital IDs


Track all digital signatures and certificates


Redact PDF content permanently



Apply a digital signature and professional seal across a batch of multiple files