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BIM News: ODA Releases new IFC Software Development Kit—2020u2

New support for 4×2 IFC-Bridge Extension included in the latest ODA update.


The Open Design Alliance (ODA) announced this month the release of the IFC SDK 2020 Update 2. This ODA IFC SDK (software development kit) is a complete solution for reading, visualizing, and creating IFC data for BIM applications.

IFC SDK 2020u

“Through ODA, the industry has come together to build a standard, high-quality solution for IFC,” commented Neil Peterson, ODA President. “ODA is committed to supporting new versions of IFC as they are published by buildingSMART. We are pleased to offer a production-grade, ready-to-use solution for the 4×2 IFC-Bridge extension.”

ODA Releases IFC SDK 2020u2 update for IFC and BIM Developers.

Sergey Vishnevetsky, ODA Development Director, said, “IFC SDK 2020u2 also includes Standard Data Access Interface (SDAI) support. Users of other SDAI-compatible IFC toolkits can now migrate easily to our solution.”

IFC SDK 2020u2 contains additional enhancements including full integration of our Common Data Access (CDA) API for generic access to model tree and property information across multiple engineering formats. The SDK and full release notes are available for download at

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