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Powerful Revit Architecture and Revit Structure extension
provides a set of intuitive tools for roof wood framing of rafters

It allows you to easily complete the framing of any roof shape

Compatible with Revit 2010, Revit 2011, Revit 2012, Revit 2013 and Revit 2014

The TOOLS4REVIT  Rafter+ Revit extension provides a powerful set of tools for roof wood framing and elements scheduling. Work is based on the final 3D roof model. Common rafter systems (incl. jack rafters) for the selected roof are automatically generated on all slopes.

All you need for creating hip/valley rafter - just do a selection of two beam systems from the neighbor slopes (or select all). Rafter+ automatically detects
whether the element is a hip or a valley rafter.

Rafter+ automatically generates a collar beam system between two selected rafters in opposite roof slopes. Vertical distance from a ridge or a level to the collar beam system can be predefined and edited later. Collar beams can be created on each side of a rafter pair.

Ridge and girder beams can be modeled easily with control of notch in (BIRD'S-MOUTH) parameters of common, jack, hip and valley rafters. Vertical or horizontal distance to the girder beam can be redefined. Existing rafters can be cut either immediately or later with a special update function. An update helps to edit and change parameters of modeled rafter or beam systems.

Openings in roof rafter systems are detected and can be framed automatically.

The Rafter+ Revit extension includes several functions to insert sleepers and trimmers, create horizontal beam systems, generate floor beam systems automatically, detect and frame openings in floor slabs, cut wood beams in consideration with opening geometry.


By using the Create Batten Systems function it is possible to create additional sloped or horizontal framing on a top of rafters or floor beam systems. This function is very useful in numerous cases.

It is possible to create horizontal beam systems.

The Rafter+ tool makes it easy to place dormers. It is really simple: just choose the frame position on your roof, select configuration and click to place. The program will create all structural elements so the framing cutout will be accurate.

You will also find framing tools helping you to extend or trim beams, split or recreate beam systems and so on - great for custom framing needs. All the needed families are included with software installation.

Flexible scheduling technology is introduced in Rafter+ software. It allows you to define quickly how to mark and sort different roof framing elements. The Sort function groups, sorts and numbers framing elements according predefined solutions. Main types of schedules as examples are included with software installation.

tools4revit Rafter+

Supporting Documentation






Create Common Rafter Systems


Create Openings



Insert-Update Hip-Valley Rafter



Insert-Update Ridge


Insert-Update Collar Beams



Insert-Update Girder Beams




Insert-Update Sleeper




Insert-Update Trimmer




Update Beam Systems




Update Beam Systems Check Openings




Create Horizontal Beam System




Create Batten Beam System




Frame Two Beams




Insert Update Dormer Frame




Split Beam System




Recreate Beam System




Select Beam System by Roof




Create Common Floor Beam System




Frame Openings




Select Beam System Same Slope



tools4revit Rafter+ Videos

Rafter Plus

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Overview - Part 1

Overview - Part 2

Overview - Part 3

Overview - Part 4


System Requirements

Software versions: Compatible with Revit 2010, Revit 2011, Revit 2012 & Revit 2013


Unit systems: Metric and Imperial

Install supports: Revit Architecture/Structure/MEP 32-bit and 64-bit versions


Operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8


Language: English

System Requirements: Same as for 32-bit or 64-bit Autodesk Revit Architecture/Structure/MEP

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