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Old 10-14-2016, 06:20 PM   #1
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Looking for a software to get measurements to bid on commercial projects that's user friendly, any recommendations?? Was going to try View 360, but its not compatible with computer.
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Looking for a software to get measurements to bid on commercial projects that's user friendly, any recommendations?? Was going to try View 360, but its not compatible with computer.


What kind of filetypes (pdfs, cad etc) are you usually opening?


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I use Adobe Acrobat Professional (not Adobe Reader) I already had it and didn't want to spend money. It allows you to set the scale and take measurements. It doesn't aggregate all that data automatically like some of the fancier tools, but good for going through large PDF sets quickly.


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Here's a couple more threads about the same:

http://www.contractortalk.com/f17/lo...3818?_k=tuguoo


http://www.contractortalk.com/f17/es...0181?_k=fhwnva


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We looked at Planswift, Bluebeam, Buildsoft and in the end decided on takeoffs.io https://takeoffs.io

In the end, I decided I didn't want spend hours doing the onscreen takeoff and takeoffs.io just automates the whole thing.
Why couldn't you get a better website for your app?

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