EstimatorXpress is the fastest, most accurate estimating software
1. Straightforward to use drag and drop tools
As you'd expect with any CAD software PlansXpress comes with a huge collection of construction and standard line drawing tools. With the easy-to-use interface you simply select drawing and editing tools from the menus of icons and then position them on-screen.
For example, 1) select your wall type from the menu,2) it prompts you to confirm some dimensions, then 3) place on your plan. You can use the mouse to click walls into place or even simpler you can draw walls with the arrow keys. Just enter the distance and click OK!
2. It’s easy! And designed just for builders, developers and design technicians
PlansXpress is incredibly easy to use. You don’t need lots of experience of CAD as it’s been designed with builders in mind. Using the drag and drop tools you can quickly start producing professional building plans and elevations yourself.
You'll unearth CAD skills you never knew you had AND it will save you money on outsourcing. Easy features include:
Automatic hatching and detailing
PlansXpress has built-in building knowledge and draws the detail and hatching you’d expect on your plans automatically.
Huge symbol library
The symbol library helps you add building sections, chimneys, doors and windows, stairs, electrics, plumbing, drainage, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, kitchens, bathrooms, furniture and landscaping plus more
Add dimensions to your drawings with just one mouse click
Point at an element on your drawing and then simply click the scroll wheel on your mouse and select 'Add Dimensions' to place accurate dimensions on the plans. You'll be amazed how quickly you can add dimensions to your whole set of designs.
With your plans drawn, PlansXpress will amaze you with the professional 2D elevations it produces without you having to draw a thing!
Builds 3D model as you go
PlansXpress automatically creates a 3D model simultaneously! As you draw your design, the program automatically creates a 3D model in a docked windows so you can check your design as you go. It also gives you a feel for the space and layout.