Product Description

Bentley Navigator is used by infrastructure teams to review and analyze project information. With highly versatile viewing capabilities, Bentley Navigator delivers a more intuitive user experience and improves the interactive quality of information. This alone enables greater project insight and helps avoid costly on-site errors. In addition, teams can analyze projects virtually – to detect and resolve clashes and to simulate project schedules – they can augment data by registering comments in the i-models, and they can produce 2D and 3D PDFs for consumption by a wider audience.

Bentley Navigator V8i is the dynamic collaboration software used by infrastructure teams to interactively view, analyze, and augment project information. Bentley Navigator better leverages the interactive nature of information stored inside Bentley i-models for high-performance visualization. This in turn enables greater project insight to help teams avoid costly on-site errors.

Feature List

With Bentley Navigator V8i, users can:

  • View
    • Open i-models, native DGN and DWG files, and point cloud files with one software product
    • Explore models naturally and intuitively in real time
    • Manipulate view settings to interactively change data display on screen
  • Analyze
    • Find business intelligence behind the geometry with ease
    • Measure distances, areas, volumes with complete engineering precision
    • Simulate what-ifs, optimize schedules, dynamically resolve clashes
  • Augment
    • Group and classify items by leveraging the intelligence behind the content
    • Mark up i-models with simple geometry, register and preserve comments
    • Produce rich 2D/3D PDFs, create photorealistic images and animations


Potential Users


  • Structural Engineers
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Engineering Consultants

Firm Types

  • Structural engineering firms
  • Structural consultants
  • Multi-disicpline E/A and A/E
  • Departments in construction companies, owner/operators, and government agencies
  • Offshore platform design firms