Active Takeoff a construction solution suited for companies of all sizes, from single-employee sub-contractors to multi-billion dollar organizations. It is installed on-premise and can be purchased either as a lease plan or an outright purchase plan.
The system is well suited for all kinds of construction managers, design firms, finishing contractors, homebuilders, real estate developers, and more.
Active Takeoff offers standalone estimating and takeoff applications, including onscreen takeoff, conversion calculator, automatic scaling, and 2D takeoff capabilities.
The system makes it easy to calculate areas like floors, roofs, walls, and siding so that users can generate accureate estimates for things like painting, tiles, drywall, and installation. The system supports most units of measurement, including metric and imperial.
Active Takeoff's estimating feature offers Excel integration, allowing any user to export their estimates quickly and easily.
A 14-day free trial is offered so users can experience its features before purchasing.
Ricky Lininger from ProVision Concrete
Employees number: 2-10 employees
This is one of my favorite take off software programs that I have used. It really comes in handy to get the bids completed faster.
Easy to up load plans
Don't really have any
If you want to complete bids faster then try this out, it is by far the easiest to upload plans.
Paul from NorthStar Electric
Employees number: 1 employee
Fairly easy to pick up basic functions. Help file is abysmal. Extensions are there, but aren't explained very well. One of the only takeoff programs I've found that can actually record wire drops and rises throughout the run.
It has electricians in mind. Can record wire runs and has a better organizational structure than Planswift.
Doesn't have a very detailed help file. Doesn't integrate with any major products except Excel.
Wayne from National Capital Insulation
Specialty: Other specialty contractor
I like the ease of use and small learning curve for this software.
Have not run into any problems as of yet so nothing.
I tried and compared pretty well every software of this type and found this one meets and exceeds my personal needs.
Mary from Timberline Concrete & Excavating
It was a very easy software to manipulate, I was able to maneuver around easily and show my co workers.
Nothing really, Over all I was very pleased, I would say maybe the set up was a bit challenging, but that is not the software's fault and luckly we have great IT!
Great Software, I am sure other will find it easy to work through also.
Adam from Timberline Concrete, LLC.
Good value, easy to learn and runs fast on any PC, love the printout and report from it
The report could be more custamizable, and maybe an online plan room
take your time and learn it fully before making a final decision