Updating Revu

This article applies to:

  • Revu 20
  • Revu 2019

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Custom settings, stamps, profiles, and tool sets are retained when you update Revu. When the new version of Revu is installed, your settings and files will be automatically copied to the appropriate locations.

How to update within Revu

The quickest and easiest way is to update within the in-app installer. Revu will verify the build and version you have installed and quickly guide you through the installation process.

To avoid installation conflicts, please make sure you’ve saved all of your work and closed all open applications. Windows may need to restart when the update has completed.
  1. Open Revu.
  2. Go to Help > Check for Updates. If updates are available, the Update Review dialog box appears containing release notes for the latest version.
  3. Click Download. After the download completes, the Ready to Update dialog box appears.
  4. Click Install and follow the on-screen prompts to save your work or to close any running applications (if necessary).
  5. The InstallShield dialog box then appears. Click Install
  6. After the installation completes, click Finish

Your copy of Revu is now up-to-date. 

Direct downloads of the update file

To manually update Revu, visit the Download Center and choose the update file specific to your version of Revu. 

We encourage you to update using Check for Updates (as shown above) whenever possible to ensure that the update file always matches your version of Revu.

How to install Revu for the first time

If you’re installing Revu for the first time, download a full installation of Revu from the Download Center. Be sure to download the version of Revu matching what’s listed on your license certificate. If you’re deploying Revu to multiple computers, see the Enterprise Deployment page for additional information and links to the enterprise updates.

Other versions of this article

Revu 2018

Custom settings, stamps, profiles, and tool sets are retained when you update Revu. When the new version of Revu is installed, your settings and files will be automatically copied to the appropriate locations.

How do I update Revu?

The quickest and easiest way is to update within Revu. Revu will verify the build and version you have installed and display a link to the correct update file.

To avoid installation conflicts, please make sure you’ve saved all of your work and closed all open applications. Windows may need to restart when the update has completed.
  1. Open Revu.
  2. Go to Help > Check for Updates
  3. Click on the Update to 2018.6 button.
  4. A dialog box appears asking where to download the update file. Choose a convenient location and click OK.
  5. Close Revu.
  6. In the Windows File Explorer, navigate to the location you chose and double-click the update file.
  7. Follow the instructions to install the update.
 

Can I directly download the update file?

A single update file is used for Revu Standard, CAD and eXtreme, as well as 64-bit and 32-bit Windows. Click the button below to download the update:

2018.6 Update


How do I install Revu for the first time?

If you’re installing Revu for the first time, download the full installation of Revu 2018. If you’re deploying Revu to multiple computers, see the Enterprise Deployment page for additional information and links to the enterprise updates.

Revu 2017 and older

Summary

Improvements to the Revu Update Process

Relevant Products

Bluebeam Revu Windows 2017


The process for updating Revu has changed. Please read this article carefully to ensure you download the correct installation file.

How do I update Revu?

Revu 2017 streamlines the update process by using a much smaller file instead of the full installation. The update is 92% smaller than the full installation, greatly reducing the amount of time needed to update your software.

Custom settings, stamps, profiles, and tool sets are retained when you update Revu. When the new version of Revu is installed, your settings and files will be automatically copied to the appropriate locations.

The quickest and easiest way to download the correct file is to click Help > Product Updates product-updates-32x32 inside Revu. This will look at what you have installed and display a link to the correct file to download.

To avoid installation conflicts, please make sure you’ve saved all of your work and closed all open applications. Windows may need to restart when the update has completed.
  1. Open Revu.
  2. Click Help > Product Updates product-updates-32x32.
  3. Click the update button.
  4. Click Save and choose a convenient location to save the update.
  5. Once the download has finished, close Revu.
  6. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the location you saved the update file and open the file.
  7. Follow the instructions to install the update.

How do I install Revu for the first time?

If you’re installing Revu for the first time, download the full installation of Revu 2017.


Can I still directly download the file?

Yes, you still have the option of directly downloading the files, but we encourage you to update using Product Updates product-updates-32x32 in Revu to ensure that you get the correct file. What you need depends on the installed version of Revu.

  • If you have Revu 2017.x, you can install the update.
  • If you have Revu 2016 or earlier, you need the full installation.

A single update file is used for Revu Standard, CAD and eXtreme, as well as 64-bit and 32-bit Windows. Click the link below to download the update:

Revu 2017.x Update

The update can only be installed onto Revu 2017.x. Upgrading from earlier versions will require a download of the full installation.

Full installation of Revu 2017

If you have Revu 2016 or below, or you want to perform a new installation, please click one of buttons below to download the installer for the Revu software listed on your license certificate.

Revu Standard

Revu CAD

Revu eXtreme

If you are updating Bluebeam Vu, download the full installation file from the Downloads & Updates page.

 

Enterprise Deployment

If you’re deploying Revu to multiple computers, see the Enterprise Installation page for additional information and links to the enterprise updates.

Are you interested in updating to the latest version of Revu? Follow our step-by-step guide for installing Revu for the first time or updating to the latest version.

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