Autodesk Revit Product Comparisons – Revit LT vs. Revit

Learn about the differences between Revit LT and Revit software.
ProductsRevit LTRevit
At a glance

More cost-effective, streamlined BIM software
For architects and designers

Built for BIM
For architecture, MEP, structural engineering, and construction
Extended cloud functionality for rendering and analysis

Deployment and installationRevit LTRevit
Standalone Installation
Network deployment
Architectural modeling
Walls, curtain walls, floors, roofs, ceilings, and columns
Loadable family components (Doors, windows, etc.)
Design options
Rooms and areas
Site modeling
Stairs and ramps
Railings
Construction modelingRevit LTRevit
Parts
Assemblies
Structural modelingRevit LTRevit
Structural walls, floor slab
Structural foundation wall and Isolated
Structural columns, beams, and braces
Slanted columns
Trusses
Advanced Steel Connections for Revit
Reinforcement, Rebar modeling
MEP modelingRevit LTRevit
HVAC duct systems
Mechanical Equipment
Piping and plumbing systems
Fabrication Parts
Electrical and lighting systems
Advanced modelingRevit LTRevit
Create groups for repeating elements
Family editor environment
In-place modeling (Walls only for Revit LT)
Shaped Edited Floors and Roofs
Global Parameters
Conceptual massing, adaptive components
Presentation and visualizationRevit LTRevit
Sketchy lines
Shadows and Ambient Shadows
Architectural Depth Cueing
Displaced elements
Realistic view styles
Orthographic and perspective views, walk-throughs
Smooth lines with Anti-aliasing
Occlusion Culling
Cloud Rendering
Photorealistic Materials
In Product Rendering
Decals
Ray trace (in-canvas rendering)
AnalysisRevit LTRevit
Area analysis
Analytical model
Structural loads and boundary conditions
Heating and cooling loads
Massing studies
Solar studies
DocumentationRevit LTRevit
2D detail lines, 2D detail components
Revision tracking
Dimensioning, tagging, Annotation, and Text
Phasing
Schedules, material takeoff
Embedded Schedules
Panel Schedules, Duct and Pipe Pressure loss reports
View filters
Graphical Column Schedules
CollaborationRevit LTRevit
Interference check, copy/monitor
Worksharing (multiuser environment)
Shared coordinates among projects
Revit Server
Linking and working with other Revit FilesRevit LTRevit
Open and work with all Revit file types (RVT, RFA, RTE created in Revit or Revit LT)
Link files from other Revit applications
Tag and schedule elements in link files
Copy/Paste elements from links
Customize the visibility of linked models
Links/Imports other formatsRevit LTRevit
DWG™, DXF file format, TrustedDWG technology
Images (JPG, JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF)
IFC
DGN, SketchUp, DWF markup
Point clouds
ExportsRevit LTRevit
DWG, DXF, DGN, DWF, DWFx
Walk-throughs and images, FBX, NWC
Room/Area Reports, Schedules
Solar studies
IFC
SAT, ADSK, gbXML, ODBC, family types
Application Programming Interface (API)Revit LTRevit
Application programming interface (API) SDK
3rd Party API add-ins
Macros
Dynamo for Revit