Synchro PRO software


Synchro PRO is a hybrid construction project management solution designed for businesses in the contruction industry that handle complex residential, industrial, commercial and public works projects. The solution can either be deployed on-premise or hosted in the cloud.

Unique to Synchro PRO is its “4D” project scheduling visualization capability, which allows users to import their computer-assisted design files into the system in order to have a visual, time-lapsed representation of what the project should look like at any given point in its life cycle.

Synchro PRO also features a “clash” reporting capability that automatically detects potential construction complications in a project, while its “what-if” analysis functionality lets users plan for potential risks and delays. Additionally, Synchro PRO supports integration with various planning and scheduling systems.

Services are offered on a monthly suscription basis. Pereptual license is also offered by the solution for a one-time fee. Support is available via phone and email.

Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7 , Windows Vista , Windows XP , Web browser (OS agnostic) , Windows 2000 , Windows 8 , Windows 10

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  • Zohair from Whitng-turner

    June 2018

    Synchro Pro is the one of the best software for 4D BIM Model! Great tool visualize project schedules

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    Pros

    Synchro Pro allows users to create project schedules. External schedules can be imported in and could be tied to the 3D models. This can show the sequence of work in an animation or PDF format. The editing options for the final output are very helpful, and quality of the output is very high too.

    Cons

    Syncing in data and updating files can be frustrating. Model data representation can also get tedious at times to handle

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Daniel from JE DUNN CONSTRUCTION

    June 2018

    Greatly facilitated the visualization of a construction project sequence of tasks.

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    Pros

    The biggest Pro is that it's the most visual scheduling software out there for construction. It utilizes 3D models to communicate the sequencing of activities in a project, and it's fairly simple to adjust the activities themselves, their duration, and how they are shown on the screen.

    Cons

    Interoperability is probably the only issue I've encountered. Since you require data from a model to operate in Synchro (or you at least want it to make use of its full range of features) you sometimes can have issues with importing models.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Verified Reviewer

    February 2018

    Great for visualizing a schedule

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    Pros

    My team uses this software to create a visual 4D Construction Schedule. The process can be tedious and take time, but the result is valuable. The software can also be used to check how "good" a schedule is and forecast daily demands based on your model.

    Cons

    Synchro has a lot of tools, so learning the software can become overwhelming. Also, there are not very many tutorials on youtube. However, once a workflow is established, it becomes easier.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Abhi from ASU

    Specialty: Engineer

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    December 2017

    Easy 4D modeling

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    I would recommend this software.

    Pros

    I used it for school project but it is really great. It is easy to learn and implement it. It has lots of tutorial videos provided by Synchro.

    Cons

    I felt little difficulty in changing schedules but I think it was because I am new to this software.

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  • Sri Ram from University

    Specialty: Engineer

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    December 2017

    Build 3D to 4D

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    Worth trying and learning about this software.

    Pros

    It provides more foresight of the management tasks. It has potential to find out clashes between two tasks.

    Cons

    It don't have any cons but it is a new software so it requires training which takes time. But customer support is still fast.

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  • Shasank from Arizona State University

    Specialty: Engineer

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    September 2017

    More useful

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    The final outcome is good and useful to improve predictions regarding project management.

    Pros

    It's very easy to learn this software. It's so versatile in terms of functionality. Customer support is really helpful and guides through steps to get the work don.

    Cons

    Sometimes its slow on the system because it needs little high configurations. So system upgrade is recommended for a smooth workflow.

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  • Dinakar from United CADD Services

    Specialty: Engineer

    Number of employees: 1 employee

    September 2017

    4D Planning

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    Only tried on trial version. I would appreciate if Full fledged Education version is available to institutes like us.

    Pros

    Importing schedule data from all common sources including P6, Asta, MS Project, and Excel.
    Importing 3D models and equipment models of any complexity and file format
    Linking 3D/BIM model data to schedule data in a fast, efficient manner to create accurate and clear 4D construction sequences

    Cons

    Not yet tried to Conduct a 4D-Based Progress Review to validate your construction schedule with all project participants
    Work with resource-loaded schedules to manage costs, labor and material and produce earned value and quantity tracking plots alongside the 4D schedule and construction sequence.

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  • Geoff from DCI Group

    Specialty: Construction manager

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    September 2017

    Life After SureTrak - Windows 10 caused our Company to Look for new Scheduling Softwore

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    Going to keep using the product since Suretrak doesn't work and hope I can figure out the tips and tricks to make this my daily driver scheduling software.

    Pros

    Synchro Pro was free for us to trial and test out. The problem was we had upgraded to new Windows 10 Surfaces and none of them would allow Suretrak to install. Synchro Pro has tons of options and allows you numerous scheduling tricks and methods.

    Cons

    Learning curve from MS Project, P6, or Suretrak.
    Does not allow importing Suretrak schedules to convert to Synchro Pro.
    Hard to figure out options and customization.
    Searching for help or tutorials is hard from the menu items

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  • Dustin from Batson Cook Construction

    Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees

    July 2017

    I am an engineer in the construction industry and have used Synchro for scheduling.

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    Critical path method scheduling, resource allocation and 4D Scheduling

    Pros

    I like the ease of use and simple user interface. The filters and shortcuts make normal functions easier and more streamlined. The system doesn't give multiple options for simple tasks. It gives the basic options and allows for simply use. The benefit of this software over similar software such as Primavera P6, is the simplistic nature. Primavera uses hundreds of options, where as Synchro keeps it to the point.

    Cons

    The thing I like least about the software is the architecture of the programming. My computer would not run the software due to an integrated graphics card versus a dedicated card. Once I received a new computer from our IT team, the software worked great, but requiring a dedicated graphics card can be prohibitive.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Synchro, Synchro

    February 2018

    Thank you Dustin- glad to hear all is running smoothly now.

  • Panupong from Southern Concrete Pile PCL.

    March 2015

    Work smoothly with lower conflict.

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    With Synchro's simulation we can do better communication by understanding the same working process and work smoothly with subcontractors and less conflict between us and owner.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Synchro, Synchro

    March 2015

    Thank you Panupong.

  • natinun from SCP

    March 2015

    Best planning tool ever.

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    It is very useful planning for construction project. This help us solving important issues in advance. We can find the best construction process for each site. This help us lower cost of labour and machine renting.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Tanakorn from AppliCAD Co.,Ltd.

    March 2015

    Advantages of Synchro

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    CAD and CPM Platform Independent 3D Model Originate & Control CPM Originate & Control Synchronise CPM with Scheduling Systems

    Review Source: Capterra
  • SOMSAK from AppliCAD

    March 2015

    Good construction planning tools

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    Virtual construction simulation can help project planner see how perfect construction process he planned. It is very advantage to know before and correct the process. It helps saving time and cost of fixing problem while construction. It helps creating more understanding between owners, contractors, consultants and sub contractors

    Review Source: Capterra
  • PHAISAN from Applicadthai Co.,Ltd.

    March 2015

    Market share in THAILAND.

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    1.Nature of THAILAND construction According construction project management in THAILAND now is not useful 3D model that effect to make resources model. 2.Price Price of Pro 4D base per year that big problem because NAVIS Work is cheaper price per licence then buy subscription

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Synchro, Synchro

    March 2015

    Hello Phaisan, Synchro PRO and Navisworks are very different products. Synchro PRO is a 4D Scheduling system while Navis is a design review tool- you cannot schedule, edit or optimize your plan in Navis.

  • carol from RED STACK Taiwan

    February 2015

    Synchro PRO good system from redstack taiwan

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    good system . help me to use project management. Do more with less WE need Chinese version

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Synchro, Synchro

    February 2015

    Hi Carol, Thank you for the terrific review. I wanted to make you aware that Synchro is offered in Chinese- you can choose the language inside the program. If you need help please contact our support team at support@synchroltd.com. Regards, Sue

  • Mark from AEC Controls, Inc

    February 2015

    Improving Our Industry: The Next Level of Project Coordination

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    Synchro¿s 4D Construction Management Software is the premiere product currently out on the marketplace. It¿s extremely simple to use, and brings an entirely new level to preconstruction planning and coordination. Imagine being able to visually review, and constantly improve your project plan 5, 10, or 100 times prior to breaking ground so that when you actually do break ground, there are ultimately no surprises¿ that¿s exactly what makes Synchro¿s 4D tool so invaluable to any construction project, of any size. The primary benefits of implementing Synchro¿s 4D software are: 1) Visually review your plan, and communicate that plan clearly and quickly, 2) Resolve conflicts before construction, 3) Highly engaged and focused team delivery, 4) Measurable time and cost savings (Improve your bottom line!), and 5) Improved quality, safety, and predictability for your project(s). Synchro¿s 4D software seamlessly integrates with other industry scheduling software, taking their biggest weakness ¿ a true CPM engine geared towards risk management reporting over the life cycle of a project ¿ and making it a strength. Don¿t take our word for it - Try it for yourself today, and experience first-hand the improved project delivery results that, if you¿re like us here at AEC Controls, you won¿t be able to live without on any of your future projects.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Børre from Exxica AS

    February 2015

    Smooth synchronizing at home and in my office without any

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    I use Syncro to sync my phone both at home and in my office. Both runs wonderful and without any attention from me. I have a Samsung Note 3 and Windows 8.1 pro. It is wonderful and no trouble. I have had this system running every day for about two years now. There was some issues in the system when I started. Syncro support fixed it at once and showed a superb service. I had the IT boss in my office to fix may IP address at the phone. Then I went home and fixed it to the same address at home. I can leave both home and office knowing that my phone calendar and contact list is up to date. I can do changes during my traveling and know that when I look at my computer either at home or in my office, I know that the information in my computer also is up to date. Syncro Pro runs instantly and demand very little resources. If you use MS Outlook and want to stay synchronized on your phone, I recommend Syncro Pro.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Phil from PCSS Consultancy Sdn Bhd

    February 2015

    Synchro Provides Visibility & Accountability

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    Our clients have commented on the visibility Synchro provides them especially identifying construction clashes not usually recognised through traditional planning packages as Planners can overlook certain logic links that 'allow' the construction clash to occur. Accountability plays a major part in any construction project and Synchro provides the vehicle to which responsible managers can identify problem areas long before an event is to be undertaken. Take for instance the construction and welding of steel structure above workers installing mechanical equipment several floors below. This activity cannot (and should not) be constrained through logic links in traditional schedules but can be identified in Synchro allowing for either protection or rescheduling of the work. The simplicity and user friendliness of the software functionality provides outstanding value to any construction project.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Synchro, Synchro

    February 2015

    Thank you Phil.

  • Matthew from PPM

    February 2015

    Synchro

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    Great product and flexibility in terms of 4d planning and functionality. Great service.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • sanjay from reliance

    February 2015

    synchro excellent software

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    Synchro is excellent construction management software

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: Synchro, Synchro

    February 2015

    Thank You Sanjay. We appreciate your support. I passed the message on to our entire team. Sue Dengenis

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