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Archicad is ‘Scary Fast’ on Mac

Graphisoft, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solution developer for architecture and multidisciplinary design, is featured by Apple in their recent global launch, in which the tech giant unveiled the latest MacBook Pro and the iMac. Supercharged by the M3 family of chips, Apple chose Archicad to demonstrate unprecedented speed and versatility on the new Macs.

Apple has revealed significant technological advances in the MacBook Pro and the 24-inch iMac featuring the M3 chip, showing how the software seamlessly works with the hardware, resulting in a powerful and efficient workflow. The high-speed performance delivered by the combination of Archicad and Apple Mac devices promises to turbo-charge architectural design.

The ad highlighted the design workflows used in the Cox Graae + Spack-designed Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC. “We’re excited that Apple has recognized Archicad as the perfect BIM software solution to show off the speed, power, and versatility of the new MacBook Pro,” said Marton Kiss, Vice President of Product Success at Graphisoft. “Archicad is the obvious choice for architects using Mac computers,” he added.

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Archicad’s powerful built-in tools and user-friendly interface make it the most efficient and intuitive BIM software on the market. Featuring out-of-the-box design documentation, one-click publishing, photo-realistic rendering, and best-in-class analysis, Archicad lets architects focus on what they do best: design great buildings.

With a continuous focus on project manageability, Archicad’s most recent updates deliver highly requested additions, increasing design team efficiency. Improved consistency and new productivity tools make designing with Archicad faster and more enjoyable — even for architects switching from other design platforms. “Graphisoft is available on all platforms, and native Apple Silicon support for Archicad means users can take advantage of Apple’s latest hardware innovations,” Kiss said. Learn more about what’s new in Archicad.

Archicad Collaborate
This subscription-based offer combines the power of Archicad, BIMx, and BIMcloud SaaS for fast, efficient, and secure access to shared projects in real time — all at an affordable price. Unlike other BIM software providers that charge additional fees for cloud services, Archicad Collaborate lowers the barrier to entry by offering award-winning BIMcloud SaaS as part of the Archicad subscription price in the user-friendly online Graphisoft Store. Learn more about Archicad Collaborate.

Apple + Graphisoft
The relationship between Apple and Graphisoft can be traced to the 1980s when Steve Jobs came across an early version of Archicad. His first impressions of the software led him to throw Apple’s support behind the further development of Archicad. Graphisoft was a small company with limited resources, working within the economic and political confines of what was then communist Hungary. Jobs also introduced Graphisoft to Apple’s worldwide distribution network.


About Graphisoft
Graphisoft® empowers teams to design great buildings through award-winning software solutions, learning programs, and professional services for the AEC industry. Our award-winning products and solutions support OPEN BIM for workflow transparency, longevity, and data accessibility for built assets. Archicad®, the architects’ BIM software of choice, offers a complete end-to-end design and documentation workflow for architectural and integrated architectural and engineering practices of any size. BIMx®, the most popular mobile and web BIM app, extends the BIM experience to include all stakeholders in the building design, delivery, and operations lifecycle. BIMcloud®, the AEC industry’s first and most advanced cloud-based team collaboration solution, makes real-time collaboration possible across the globe regardless of the size of the project and the speed or quality of the team members’ network connection. DDScad solutions support users with intelligent Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) design tools, integrated calculations, and comprehensive documentation of all building system disciplines. Graphisoft is part of the Nemetschek Group. To learn more, visit