Estimating Software FAQ's


Unit of Measure

Systems of Measurement: there are two main systems of measurement in the world: the Metric (or decimal) system and the US standard system.

TypeU.S. UnitMetric Unit
LengthInches, Feet, Yards, MilesMillimeters, Centimeters, Meters, Kilometers

EasyEst Estimating Software – works equally well with either. However data included Pricebooks(databases) use U.S. Units.

Is this system a peer to peer system? 
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.
Can I import pricing data like R.S. Means?
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.
Can I use Items from different Price Books in a bid?
Is it windows 10 & 11 compatible? Or is an update required to make it compatible?
EasyEst is a Windows 32 bit application and will run on any Windows version as long as that version supports 32 bit application
If multiple licenses are required. How much are they each?
The second license is include – additional licenses are 60 % off list price.
EasyEst on a Mac

Of course if your Mac can run Windows application you can, if not, your Mac has dual processors you can install Windows an 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):

We have users who are happy using Parallels.

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