Produce and Share Intelligent Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams
Create open and intelligent piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) faster with increased design collaboration and operations efficiency with OpenPlant PID.
What is OpenPlant PID?
OpenPlant PID helps you produce intelligent piping and instrumentation diagrams faster and makes them widely accessible to all. Quickly accelerate your plant design process by:
- Using an intuitive user interface to reduce project start-up time
- Maintaining consistency of 2D and 3D designs
- Managing and editing design data through a cloud-based data manager from anywhere
- Managing tags consistently and accurately
- Accelerate plant design process and deliver more accurate PIDs to operations
- Ensure safety by maintaining accurate as-built PIDs
- Complete projects faster by making intelligent PIDs accessible
- Save time demonstrating compliance with quick and accurate reporting
*Prices vary per region. For more options, see licensing and subscriptions section.
— Ashish Katake, Lead CAD Designer, MWH Global
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Frequently Asked Questions
OpenPlant PID is an easy-to-use, data-driven application for the rapid production of intelligent piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs). You can capture and reuse information in an open format. OpenPlant PID helps you reduce the time required to create your critical documents and enables the sharing of all process information across the lifecycle of your asset.
Where can I get OpenPlant PID training? Where can I learn how to use Bentley plant design software?
If you want to receive tailored training or attend OpenPlant PID courses, Virtuosity offers extra training and mentoring services. You can choose from tailor-made training, on-demand learning, consulting services, mentoring and more.
The price of OpenPlant PID varies per region. While there are various types of licensing available, a common choice is the 12-month practitioner license offered through Bentley’s eStore. When you purchase through the eStore, you get a Virtuoso Subscription which means you get both the software AND the training, expert services, and custom mentoring you need to get started quickly.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 SP1 (64-bit), Windows Server 2012/2008
4 GB minimum, 16 GB recommended
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2, Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications core, Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications localized. Microsoft Internet Explorer, minimum v11.0, with 128-bit cipher strength. Microsoft no longer supports any versions prior to v11.0. Internet Explorer is not installed as part of the product pre-requisites.
Intel or AMD processor 1.0 GHz or greater. OpenPlant PID is not supported on a CPU that does not support SSE2.
12 GB minimum, 12-22 GB depending additional installations such as Companion Feature and Companion Product.
See the graphics card manufacturer for latest information on DirectX drivers. 512 MB of video RAM or higher is recommended. If insufficient video RAM or no graphics card supported by DirectX can be found, OpenPlant PID attempts to use software emulation. For optimal performance, graphics display color depth should be set to 24-bit or higher. When using a color depth setting of 16-bit, some inconsistencies will be noted.
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