Bluebeam Software, Inc.

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Bluebeam, Inc.
Industry Software
Founded 2002
Headquarters Pasadena, California, United States of America
Area served
Products Bluebeam Revu
Bluebeam Vu
Bluebeam Revu for iPad
Bluebeam Vu for iPad
Bluebeam Q
Studio Server

Bluebeam, Inc. is an American software company founded in 2002 and headquartered in Pasadena, California, U.S.A with additional offices in Chicago, Illinois, San Diego, California and Manchester, New Hampshire.[1] The company specializes in designing tools for creating, editing, marking up, collaborating and sharing PDF documents.[2] Their main product is Bluebeam Revu, an alternative to Adobe Acrobat.[3]

In October 2014, Bluebeam was acquired by Nemetschek for $100 million and the company's software has more than 1.2 million users.[4][5]


Bluebeam Software’s products include:

  • Bluebeam Revu for PDF creation, markup and editing.[6] Revu is available in three editions: Standard, CAD and eXtreme.[7] All editions include Bluebeam Studio for online collaboration.[8]
  • Bluebeam Revu iPad for PDF markup and editing on the iPad.[9]
  • Bluebeam Vu for PDF viewing on Windows and the iPad. Vu for the Windows platform includes Bluebeam Studio for online collaboration.[10]
  • Bluebeam Vu iPad, a complimentary iPad app for PDF viewing.[11]
  • Bluebeam Q is an enterprise, server-based solution for companies that want to centrally control and automate PDF publishing and processing.[12]
  • Studio Server is a server-based solution for firms that want to use Bluebeam Studio to collaborate and share information in a locally hosted environment.[13][14]
  • bFX integrates Bluebeam Revu with online project management systems, plans rooms and websites.[15]

Previous Products[edit]


  1. ^ Bluebeam Software. "Meet Bluebeam Software". Retrieved 13 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Bluebeam Products".
  3. ^ BK (10 March 2004). "Interview with Richard Lee, CEO of Bluebeam Software". Retrieved 15 May 2013.
  4. ^ Bluebeam Joins Nemetschek
  5. ^ Nemetschek successfully concludes acquisition of Bluebeam Software
  6. ^ Brandt, Clare (29 May 2012). "Mark Up PDFs--Even While Your Coworkers Do--With Bluebeam Revu". PCWorld. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  7. ^ "The Bluebeam Revu PDF Advantage". 2014.
  8. ^ "Edit, Markup & Collaborate on PDFs on Bluebeam Revu".
  9. ^ Bluebeam Software (28 April 2014). "Bluebeam Revu". iTunes App Store.
  10. ^ "Bluebeam Vu - Free PDF Viewer".
  11. ^ H-R, Britney (28 August 2012). "New Bluebeam Vu App for the iPad". Architosh.
  12. ^ Hagen, Carol (5 June 2013). "How Architectural and Engineering Firms Convert Thousands of Files to PDF Quickly". Carol's Construction Technology Blog.
  13. ^ "Studio Server - Bluebeam".
  14. ^ Carr, David F (6 June 2011). "Bluebeam Offers PDF Collaboration Behind The Firewall". InformationWeek. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  15. ^ Bluebeam Software. "bFX".
  16. ^ "BLUE BE AM SOFTWARE DEBUTS PUSHBUTTON P DF FOR S OLIDWORKS AT SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2003" (PDF). Bluebeam, Inc. Bluebeam, Inc. 16 January 2003. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 April 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2017.

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