NBS Annotator

NBS Annotator is a free tool which allows you to annotate your CAD models, schedules and bills of quantities using clause references from NBS specifications or schedules.

Compatible with

It supports the following NBS document types:

  • NBS Building Files (SPEC, STDSPEC, PRLM and STDPRLM)
  • NBS Domestic Cost Tracking Files (SDLX)
  • NBS Engineering Services files (ESSPEC, ESSTDSPEC, ESPRLM and ESSTDPRLM)
  • NBS Landscape files (LSPEC, LSTDSPEC, LPRLM and LSTDPRLM)
  • NBS Scheduler and NBS Scheduler Preliminaries files (SDL and PLM)

NBS Annotator can be used to export these documents to the following formats:

  • Microsoft Excel (CSV)
  • Autodesk Revit keynote (TXT)
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture keynote (MDB)
  • Bentley Microstation keynote (SPC)
  • Nemetschek Vectorworks Notes Manager (TXT)

It is installed as part of the suite of programs called NBS Tools.

For help getting started please see the in-program help section once you have installed NBS Annotator.