MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 4) Released

MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 4) – Version – has been released and is available for download from Bentley Software Fulfillment.

The main enhancements with this release are:

  • Certified to run on Windows 10
  • Patterning and Hatching have incorporated Annotation Scale like text, dimensioning, and cells.
  • Autodesk RealDWG 2016
  • Raster Manager can now attach layers from Bing Maps
  • The CONNECTION Client is installed for sharing projects on the Cloud.
  • Print PDF’s directly to the Cloud for CONNECTED projects

According to Bentley this is the last planned MicroStation release in the  V8i (SELECTseries) line. All future development will be in MicroStation CONNECT.


Updates to some of the vertical applications have recently been released as well.

  • Bentley Map V8i (SELECTseries 4) Update 3 – Version
  • Bentley Descartes V8i (SELECTseries 6) – Version

Both of these products are certified to run on Windows 10 and require MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 4).


For those of you waiting for the updates for GEOPAK V8i (SELECTseries 4) and InRoads V8i (SELECTseries 4) please note that both of these will require MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 4).

Do you need assistance with any of these applications?


Rod Wing

Rod Wing

Rod joined EnvisionCAD in March 2007 and has nearly three decades of experience working in the CADD industry. He led the IT evaluations of Bentley InRoads and AutoDesk Civil 3D at Wisconsin DOT in their overall CAiCE replacement evaluation. He also led the MicroStation V7 to V8 upgrade effort at Wisconsin DOT which included updating not only the CADD standards to accommodate the changes in the file format but also updating legacy MDL and macros to work in the new environment. Rod received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin in Cartography and a Master of Science in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences from George Mason University. Rod has extensive experience in CADD as well as the areas of GIS, cartography, plotting, scanning, raster editing/manipulation, publishing, and file/data translations. In all of these areas, he has produced custom tools and developed workflows to enhance productivity between diverse sets of applications. He instructs MicroStation classes ranging from fundamentals to advanced applications.

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4 comments on “MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 4) Released

  1. Ferdinand Francisco Jr Reply

    Hi, I would like to ask how to aquire this MicroStation V8i software for personal use and training , and if you have available training centers for this here at the philippines

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