Looking for Which Quantity Takeoff Software for your Project ?
If you are looking way to improve the productivity of carry out the quantity take off or measurement for your project, that’s is wise to look into software to assist you in the long run.
We are not objecting the normal way of taking-off the quantity and estimation, as pdf software or manually takeoff can also perform a good job equally fairly.
When to consider
the more sophisticate or advance software ?
1. BIM ( Building Information Model) enable data
to interpret and BIM data
2. Client and other Counterpart ( consultants) are using BIM
Need a quick update on the cost and estimation changes.
3. Perform different mode of measurement
Such as pdf, jpeg, Tif and other non-conventional image format.
4. Better and Dynamic Takeoff quantity Report
Following are the measurement software using locally ( Singapore). The functions and availability may be varies from one to another, do try the demo software before purchase it. We will explain the feature of the each of the following software at seperate blog.
1. Autodesk Quantity Takeoff ( refer to our previous blog)
2. Cost X Takeoff
3. Buildsoft Takeoff 2
When considering the quantity software, it should be able to perform the essential taking off for QS job, estimation, drawings and also other integration feature such as follows:
- Construction accounting
- Import Library data for easy estimation
- Various form of report and drawings presentation
The additional feature may not necessary for some clients, but it can be value added and perform the better outcome on the day it come.
The software shall increase your team productivity, enable delivery more value added services for your client, easy reporting and presentation at quick response, sharing and retrieving the data more effectively.