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What is costX used for?

What is costX used for?

iTWO costX, formerly CostX, is a takeoff and estimating solution designed for those working in the construction industry. iTWO costX can be used for a range of different applications, including flooring, roofing, landscaping, shopfitting, structural steel, quantity surveying and masonry.

Why is costX important?

Using CostX could save you up to 80% of that time in some cases. CostX can compare old and new drawings, recognise exactly where they have changed, and combine that with your measurements to notify you which ones need reviewing. Even the reviewing process is simple.

What is costX file format?

CostX® supports both Vector PDFs (PDF files exported from a CAD package) and Raster PDFs (scanned images that have been converted to a PDF) and extracts the maximum level of intelligence from them.

Is costX viewer free?

Free to use and distribute! Our free iTWO costX® viewer option makes it easy to share comprehensive projects with any stakeholder that you see fit. iTWO costX® users who wish to share live-linked cost-breakdowns, building revisions and more with clients are able to do so without incurring a cost.

Who owns CostX?

Exactal is an Australian-based software developer now operating in the UK that produces CostX, an intelligent tool that assists cost estimates from 2D or 3D CAD data.

Is AutoCAD a BIM?

The short answer is that, no, AutoCAD is not a BIM. It’s a facilitator of BIM. Computer-aided design (CAD) drawings—like those generated in AutoCAD software—are an integral part of a BIM system.

Is BIM and Revit the same?

Are BIM and Revit software? We often come across people addressing Revit as BIM all together. But the fact is, Revit is not BIM. BIM (Building Information Modelling) is a process/technology/ platform and Revit is one of the many BIM tools/applications available like ArchiCAD, AECOsim, Edificius etc.

How does CCS Candy work?

CCS’s Candy Estimation and Project Control Software provides a link between the Bill of Quantity (BOQ) and the construction program or schedule of work, providing a single user interface to eliminate departmental silos.

What is build smart?

BuildSmart is an enterprise accounting software that assists engineering and construction businesses with cost management, regulatory compliance, reporting, budget control and more.

When was costX invented?

July 2004
iTWO costX®, our flagship estimating software, first hit the market in July 2004. The platform allowed users to integrate CAD drawings into the estimating process, and stood above other options in the field due to support for bi-directional links between the estimate and the sections of the drawing represented.

What is costcostx?

CostX is a game changer for the modern consultancy service. The ability to be able to capture 100% of the design direct from the 3D model and live link those quantities direct to your estimate, creates transparency in the quality of Turner & Townsend’s service. Which in turn gives greater commercial confidences to our clients.

Why choose costx?

With CostX we can quickly analyse drawing revisions and simultaneously provide the cost impact. CostX are continually evolving the program and their maintenance program provides the necessary backbone to continuing those core business solutions for our offices nationally.

What is additwo costx®?

iTWO costX ® users can build estimates efficiently with our powerful spreadsheet-based workbooks, that are live-linked to the drawings and your own cost database to eliminate errors. Don’t takeoff the same area twice!

What is iTWO costx?

Construction Estimating Software. Faster, Smarter and More Accurate. RIB’s iTWO costX ® estimating software is the product of choice for a variety of construction professionals worldwide.