Estimating Software FAQ’s
Frequently asked questions
A few answers to questions you may have, please contact us to speak with an experienced construction estimating software person.
Systems of Measurement: there are two main systems of measurement in the world: the Metric (or decimal) system and the US standard system.
Type U.S. Unit or Metric Unit
Length Inches, Feet, Yards, Miles Millimeters, Centimeters, Meters, Kilometers
EasyEst Estimating Software – works equally well with either. However data included Pricebooks(databases) use U.S. Units.
Technically EasyEst does not have file sharing(2 users in the same bid at the same time), but since you can have your bids on a server another user can open the bid once you are out of it.
Since EasyEst Estimating is so flexible it means that you can add or copy items, change their location, item number or description. Because of this flexibility it is impossible to import data without over writing all the customizing you have done to your very valuable data.
EasyEst is a Windows 32 bit application and will run on any Windows version as long as that version supports 32 bit application
The second license is included – additional licenses are 60 % off list price.
Of course if your Mac can run Windows application you can, if not, your Mac has dual processors you can install Windows and boot to the Windows operating system.
You can also use a program like Parallels Desktop and Windows 10 on the Mac.
Here is a link to Parallels(opens in a new browser tab): http://www.parallels.com/
We have users who are happy using Parallels.