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Construction Takeoff & Estimating Software

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  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Municipal

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Example of our Estimating & Takeoff Software

PlanSwift construction takeoff and estimating software calculates everything you need to get an estimate together, labor, square footages, perimeters, volumes of simple or complex areas, beams, rebar, studs, gallons of paint, concrete, insulation, gravel and length of copper wire (or anything in between).

With PlanSwift you will be able to start your takeoff as soon as you hear about the job. No more waiting for prints or plots from the Architect or Engineers. You are finished in a fraction of the time it used to take and your accuracy will improve using PlanSwift.

What if the cost of materials or labor rates change? No problem, update a field in the software and reprint the report.

How is this possible? With PlanSwift takeoff software, you start by downloading the electronic blueprints directly from the planroom or practically any other digital plan right into the software. Then you immediately begin your calculations by pointing & clicking on-screen! No digitizer needed (you can still use one with our software if you wish).

* We also import almost any other file type: Excel, CAD file, a Plan file, a PDF, a JPG, etc.

PlanSwift takeoff software, estimating software is the most widely used takeoff software in the construction industry, with the price of construction materials now days it make sense to get the best estimate possible. The days of manually doing takeoffs are in the past, jobs come fast with furious deadlines for quotes, using our software will allow you to quote more jobs faster with accurate pricing according to your digital takeoffs hence leading to less waste, more income, and a better bottom line.

Estimating FeaturesTakeoff ToolsPurchaseUser InterfaceNavigation
Estimating ReportsNetwork and Job StorageLicensingSupportIntegration

Estimating Features
• Create custom assemblies
• Import Excel Items
• Calculate Labor
• Calculate Material
• Calculate Taxes
• Create custom formulas
• Includes standard reports
• Create unlimited number of custom reports
• Add Markup Percent
• Manual Adjustments
• Metric Support
• Export report to Excel
• Link to Database Lists
• Supports product item numbers
• Supports cost codes
• Integrates with 3rd party programs
• Excel integration
• Print to PDF
• Point of Sale export
Takeoff Tools
• Auto Count
• Drag and drop assemblies on items
• Labeled point counts
• Scaled point counts
• Add hyperlink to items
• Custom point count symbols
• Send Takeoff Data to 3rd party applications
• Calculate Roof Areas
• Calculate Cubic Yards
• Easily adjust takeoff items if needed
• Use magnifier while in takeoff mode
• Multiple measurements
• Customize inputs on forms
• Audit Trail with time stamp and user name
• Organize data by division
• Organize data by Phaze
• Organize data by Location
• Organize data by Zone
• View and manipulate multiple pages
• Apply hatch patterns to items
• Label Items
• Customizable page legend
• Ortho Mode
• Snap to CAD lines
• Snap to axis
• Box takeoff mode
• Custom Line Widths
• Separate linear takeoff items
• Easily copy and paste takeoff items
• Hip and Valley Calculator
• Standard Digital Takeoff Capability (Area,
  Linear, Segment, Count)
• Undo Functionality
• Pitch Calculator
• Triangulate Tool
• Advanced Joist Tool
• Beam Tool
• Annotations / Notes
• Intuitive Page Scaling with No Ratio (1/8" = 1',
• Deduct Areas from Areas (Cutouts)
• Mouse Hints Prompting you "What to do
  Next" while Performing Takeoff
• Arc Tool (Radiuses)
• Built in Digitizer Tablet Integration
• Free-Hand Drawing
• Yearly Maintenance (Updates & Support)
• Subsciption Option Available
• Easy Online Purchase
• Minimal Training Required (Provided Free)
User Interface
• MS Office 2007 Ribbon Bar Interface
• Overview Window (Small Preview of the Entire
• Customizable Tool Bars
• Multi-select Capability
• Color Themes for Interface (Black / Blue /
• Add columns to the "Open Job" dialog...
  example"Estimator" or "Due Date
• Add Plugin Buttons to Toolbar to Launch
  External Applications
• View and takeoff mulitple pages
• Friendly Mouse Wheel Zooming
• Hover Navigation (Hover over Arrows on the
  Image to Scroll Around)
• Auto-Scroll Feature
• Forward & Back Buttons (Like Browser
  Navigation for Pages)
• Bookmarks
• Jump to an Item on the Plan from the
  Estimate with a Click of a Button
• Hyperlinks to External Websites or URL's
• Hyperlinks to Other Pages (Like Bookmarks)
• Quick Pan - Right Mouse Button
• Adjustable Pan and Zoom Speeds
• Quick Search (Search all Toolbar Commands)
• Search for Pages
• Group Takeoff Items in Folders
• Folder Structure for Grouping and Organizing
  Plan Pages
• Tabbed Browsing of Multiple Plan Images
• Customizable Keyboard Hotkeys
Estimating Reports Included
• Division
• Location
• Folder
• Phaze
• Material
• Labor
• Equipment
• Subcontract
• Markup
• Cost vs. Sell
• Summary
• Customer Copy
• Request for Quote
• Create unlimited additional custom reports
Network and Job Storage
• Store jobs on network locations
• Store jobs on a removable drive
• Free cloud storage for 30 days
• Easily move jobs to other storage locations
• Easily copy jobs to other storage locations
• Online product activation
• Web based licensing system
• Manage licenses online
• Automatically Remove License when exiting
• Work offline
• Online Help Files
• Over 100 'show me how' videos
• One click remote assistance
• Online Forum
• Phone Support
• Email Support
• Support Chat
• Excel
• Plugin store
• MC2
• Sage 100 (Master Builder)
• Sage 300 (Timberline)
• Alliance Millsoft
• Turbo Bid
• Super Build
• ProjectPAK
• Import drawings from Planrooms