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The TBC Community is for customers and end users to collaborate, teach, learn, and encourage one another with new and exciting workflows within TBC. The TBC Community is a professional space and contributors are required to maintain a constructive tone. Any intolerance, personal insults, and negative comments will be flagged and removed with all perpetrators being removed from the group without warning.

If there are TBC bugs or issues that need to be addressed, please first reach out to your local Trimble Authorized Dealer or communicate with a Trimble representative in a private message. 

Thank you for your understanding and support as we all build the TBC Community into a productive environment to learn and contribute to improving TBC’s survey and construction workflows.

TBC Field-to-Finish with Confidence 
Trimble Business Center's field-to-finish survey CAD software helps surveyors deliver high-accuracy GNSS data, create CAD deliverables, and leverage full data traceability throughout a project's lifecycle. 
Make better decisions, decrease costly mistakes, and increase efficiency in the office and on the job site. Powerful tools help you quickly and easily create accurate, integrated 3D constructible models for construction surveying and machine control. Managing your data across the project lifecycle has never been easier than with Trimble Business Center. Combined survey and construction functions lower operational costs and increase productivity, providing a larger set of tools for users to leverage.

For additional helpful resources, visit the TBC Knowledge Center.

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Announcements List

  • TBC Version 5.81

    Hi TBC Community!

    On behalf of the TBC Product and Engineering teams, I'm happy to announce that TBC version 5.81 is now available to download here or by selecting Support > Check for Updates within TBC.

    This minor release includes new features such as the International GNSS Service (IGS) adoption of IGS20 reference frame to support precise orbits, support for DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise (M3E) Series UAS, and inclusion of GPS exif attributes for mobile mapping image exports.

    In addition, TBC v5.81 includes bug fixes such as supporting the Trimble Access 2022.10 JXL and IFC properties in JOB files; importing and printing PDF plan sets, CAD grips and snaps; and correcting the subscription license failure when performing photogrammetry processing; and more.

    For more information, please review the Release Notes, as well as bulletins and downloads that are available to the public at

    The TBC Product Team
  • TBC Aerial Photogrammetry Workflow Website Live

    New to TBC Aerial Photogrammetry?  Think you know the capabilities of TBC Aerial Photogrammetry?

    Leverage all the new and updated content that the TBC team has to offer to learn how TBC can be your survey and construction workflow aerial photogrammetry solution with the new workflow website.
  • TBC v5.80 Now Available

    Hi all,

    On behalf of the TBC Product and Engineering teams, it is my pleasure to announce that TBC v5.80 is available for download today! This update was engineered with our commitment towards connectivity, simplicity and efficiency in mind. You can download v5.80 for Geospatial here, at Civil Construction Downloads, or using TBC's Check for Updates routine within the software.

    Some exciting features and highlights are listed here:

    • Scanning & Point Cloud Trimble X12 hardware support, shape-based feature extraction, manhole cover feature extraction, and the ability to select faces of multiple objects for 3D scan inspections.
    • Aerial Photogrammetry DJI M300 P1 trajectory post-processing and Wingtra drag + drop import.
    • CAD Select objects by layer group and update SketchUp import + export libraries.
    • Coordinate Systems Middle East country EGM2008 geoids, EPSG ID enhancements for Switzerland, ITRF2020 + successive realizations of WGS84 + IGS & RTX systems, and coordinate system database interoperability improvements.
    • Data Exchange & Prep Tag or rename imported files, Quadri Connector commands tab, RINEX v4.00 support, SX12-SiteWorks support and the ability to create a global vertical design.
    • GIS Support Trimble Access’ rectangular feature code controls.
    • Monitoring Customize display colors for displacement vectors and 1D, 2D, or 3D displacement values supported in reports.
    • Mobile Mapping POSPac MMS licensed features included in TBC Mobile Mapping subscription license option, position fix (PFIX) enhancements, process raw trajectory enhancements, and distance-splitting LAS exporter.
    • Survey + COGO Create COGO collections from existing linework, create nested COGO parcels, custom reference start points, streamlined linework creation, format + edit parcel names, WMS background maps and GVX file exporter (NGS).
    • Tunneling — Volume property added for design + as-built mesh, ability to create CAD cross-section diagrams, specifying arc direction in shapes and adding pipe set outs for designs.

    For more information, please review the Release Notes, as well as bulletins and downloads that are available to the public at


    TBC Product Team

  • TBC v5.70.1 Patch Now Available

    A TBC v5.70.1 patch is now available to download or by selecting Support > Check for Updates in the software. This version includes a few new general and mobile mapping features and also fixes various survey, construction, and mobile mapping bugs. See the patch notes for details.
  • TBC v5.70 Now Available

    Hello TBC Group,

    On behalf of the TBC Product and Engineering teams, it is my pleasure to announce that TBC v5.70 is available for download today! You can download v5.70 here - or use TBC's Check for Updates routine within the software.

    Some exciting features and highlights are listed here:

      • Scan Inspection WorkflowsPerform as-built analysis and reporting with point clouds and 3D models.
      • User Profile CustomizationFurther personalize and customize TBC and share with colleagues through your Trimble Identity (TID).
      • Geodetic EnhancementsEnsure data accuracy for every project with the updated datums, geoids, models and time-dependent databases.
      • Feature ExtractionUtilize even more automated tools to turn scan data into accurate, real-world deliverables.
      • Aerial Photogrammetry ExpansionEnjoy a more user-friendly, yet robust, UAS module which supports more drone sensors. Scanning capabilities have been added to the Aerial Survey subscription offering!
      • Tunneling WorkflowsTake advantage of tunneling workflows that are more connected than ever to field operations, providing an end-to-end solution for tunnel and mine projects.
      • Mobile Mapping FeaturesBenefit from improved navigation and data visualization tools when in production mode.
      • Georeferenced PDF Snaps are now available as an option as part of point snaps
      • Create Corridor Sub Template is a new command to create reusable corridor shapes saving time and data entry for complex roadways
      • WorksManager Design Manager has newly built in QA checks to make sure the correct data is being sent to the project
      • WorksManager Design Status is a new command to be able to check the design publish status within TBC
      • Shrink Wrap is a new command to quickly draw boundaries around point and line objects or inside a void of data
      • Categorize Takeoff Layers now has support for takeoff surface boundaries 

        For more information, please review the Release Notes, as well as bulletins and downloads that are available to the public at

        TBC Product Team

      Latest Discussions List

      • Hello Jason, this sounds strange. A couple questions: Do you have physically in the project folder TIF ortho images? If yes, you can still add them to your project by drag&drop. Can you provide us with some log files which are stored temporarily ...

      • I've been frustrated with the same issue. Every time I open a project the View Filter defaults with all of the Layer Groups expanded. I'd love to see the View Filter have an option to save the expand/collapse setting of the different Layer Groups. ------------------------------ ...

      • Awesome, thanks for the tip Ronny! ------------------------------ Riley Thoss ------------------------------

      • Done. Thanks. The information transmitted through this mail is confidential and may be legally privileged. Access to this mail other than the intended recipient is unauthorized. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify us or erase contents. ...

      • Hi Saif Please select the point cloud first that you want to use, the "Extraxt Ground" command will then be available. Regards ------------------------------ Albert Olivier TBC Technical Product Manager ------------------------------

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