As mentioned in a post before , the term BIM started to find create its root after the paper entitled “Building Information Modeling”, published in 2002 by Autodesk.

Find a list with the different software available for those wanting to explorer the BIM world.

Document Management

Planning & Design



Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP)

Construction (Simulation, Estimating and Construction Analysis)

Facility Management


The category were organizing thinking about the BIM process timeline. Designing, Building and Maintaining with the overall category of document management.

This list is not thought to be the ultimate one and highly likely there software missing here. Please feel free to suggest additional software or comment the list.