CostX® is fully integrated 2D and 3D estimating software


Your 5D BIM Solution


With BIM (Building Information Modelling) fast emerging in the construction industry and various estimating software packages claiming to support BIM, you need to make sure your software will cover all the BIM bases. CostX® is renowned worldwide as a leading BIM estimating solution and is used in a variety of industries for this reason.


Not only can you view and takeoff from 3D models / BIM (including IFC) within the program, you can support 5D BIM using information from the model live-linked to user-defined rate libraries and workbooks- all within the one program. A networked environment allows instantaneous information sharing with others working on the server. CostX® also imports a multitude of drawing files and external rate information, and exports to a variety of formats, taking interoperability to a new level. It’s never been easier to bring BIM into your business with CostX®.


Some of CostX®’s BIM features include:

  • Design Package Support Design Package Support
    Supports BIM exports from all major 3D design packages such as Revit®, Archicad®, Microstation®, Tekla® and Google Sketchup® as well as all standard 2D drawings – all in a single integrated program.
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  • measurement video Advanced Viewing Tools
    Advanced viewing tools with transparent and filter modes make model navigation quick and easy.
  • measurement video User Defined Properties
    Add in user defined properties to the model.
  • In-built Templates In-Built Templates
    Use in-built templates to import model data or easily create Model Maps to customise your BIM takeoff.
  • Unique Revision Tool Unique Revision Tool
    Unique revision tool identifies changes and automatically updates quantities.
  • 2D and 3D mode 2D and 3D mode
    Measure in 2D and 3D mode from the same model. Measurements are highlighted in all views.
  • Workbooks Workbooks
    Workbooks live-link the quantities to user-defined rate and constants libraries.
  • Network Capabilities Network Capabilities
    Network capabilities allow multiple users to work on the same project at once.
  • CostX Viewer CostX® Viewer
    Free read-only CostX® Viewer allows others to view your BIM takeoff.


Please watch our BIM video for more information on CostX® & BIM. If you are interested in learning more about how CostX® can help you integrate BIM estimating into your company, please don’t hesitate to contact sales today.


See how some of our clients are using CostX® & BIM to their advantage



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View our presentation on An Evening with 5D BIM




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