Frequent question: Where is Revit back up?

Where are Revit backup files stored?

Your local backups folder will generally be saved in your documents folder on your machine. The backups folder for the central file will be in the same folder as the Revit model file is saved. In the save-as options dialog box you can control the number of backups retained just like you can for a standalone Revit file.

How do I find my Revit backup files?

Open the software>from the ribbon go to the Collaborate tab>then to Restore Backup. Revit will ask you whether to recover the . rvt file from the backups. Click Yes.

How do I recover unsaved Revit?

Find the current . rvt file in the windows folder, right-click, go to Properties, Previous Versions, and see if there are any there. If so, you can restore the latest version from there.

How do I save a Revit backup file?

Save a Specific Backup Version as a New File

  1. Click Collaborate tab Manage Models panel (Restore Backup).
  2. In the Browse for Folder dialog, navigate to the backup folder, and click Open.
  3. In the Project Backup Versions dialog, select the version to save.
  4. Click Save As, and save the file.

Does Revit have backup files?

When you save a model, Revit makes a backup copy of the previous version of the model (that is, the model before the current save). This backup copy has the name . . rvt, where is a 4-digit number indicating how many times the file has been saved.

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Does Revit have autosave?

Revit does not allow Autosave, the way that AutoCAD does. Revit files can be large and complex and saving them in the background can slow down the workflow considerably. It could also result in software blockage if saving occurs during the design of a complex geometry (for example, Model In-Place massing).

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