Bluebeam Revu - Top Competitors (May 2022)

Bluebeam Revu Review
ITQlick Score: 88/100
ITQlick Rating:
(4.7/5)
Pricing: 5.8/10 - average cost
Category: Construction Estimating -> Bluebeam Revu review -> Bluebeam Revu competitors
Ranking:Ranked 12 out of 72 Construction Estimating systems
Company: Bluebeam, Inc.
Pricing: starts at $349 per seat
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Bluebeam Revu review, Bluebeam Revu alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 13, 2022

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Bluebeam Revu VS Alternatives in 2022

Bluebeam Revu competes with other construction estimating systems like Autodesk Construction Cloud, PlanSwift, and OnCenter. We will compare these Construction Estimating systems in some specific aspects below:
  • Functionality: Bluebeam Revu offers features like Design Review, QA/QC, Takeoffs, Document Management, Drawing Management, Submittal Review, RFI Postings, Punch Process, Project Handover, Site Logistics, Assembly Takeoff, Collaboration Tools, Digital Signature, Document Management, etc. Autodesk Construction Cloud offers features like Project Schedule Management, Cloud Learning Center, Improve Safety Performance, Breakdown Data Silos, Mitigate Risk, Ensure Quality, etc.

    PlanSwift offers features like Print or Export Takeoffs/Estimates, Drag & Drop Parts/Assemblies, Point & Click, Electrical Estimating, Electronic Plans, Historical Database, Issue Management, Project Management (available in Autodesk Construction Cloud), Reporting/Analytics, Subcontractor Management, etc. OnCenter offers features like eQuotes, Integrates with On-Screen Takeoff & Accounting Programs, Powerful & Accurate Calculations, Manufacturer Material Databases, Professional Reports & Proposals, Subcontractor Management (available in PlanSwift), etc.
  • Customers/Industries: Bluebeam Revu targets Architects, Engineers, General Contractors, Specialty Contractors, Estimators, Superintendents, Owners, Enterprises, etc. Bluebeam Revu has customers like Interstate Electrical, Ribuna AG, The Walsh Group, Mechwest, Cottee Parker, ClearTech, CCI Mechanical, Aksa, Arup, Ballymore, Hurley Palmer Flatt, Forcia (London Arcade), Solid Earth, Mission Bell, Premier Mechanical, etc. Autodesk Construction Cloud targets General Contractors, Subcontractors, Designers, and Owners in Healthcare Residential, Education, and Heavy Civil. Customers using Autodesk Construction Cloud are AECOM, Balfour Beatty, Clayco, Land lease, Mace, etc.

    PlanSwift targets General Contractors, Concrete, Drywall, Electrical, Flooring, HVAC, Landscape, Painting, Plumbing, etc. PlanSwift has customers like ProBuild, Logic Electric, Evergreen Technology, Seaboard Construction Group, Builders First Source, Stock Building Supply, Universal Forest Products, etc. OnCenter targets General Contractors, Concrete, Doors & Hardware, Walls & Ceilings, Paint & Coatings, Landscaping, Flooring, Masonry & Stone, Roofing, Firestopping, and Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP).
  • Cost: Bluebeam Revu starts at $349 per seat. Autodesk construction cloud starts at $470 per year, $39 per month on annual billing, $600 per year, and $50 per month on monthly billing. PlanSwift starts at $1595 at a one-time flat rate. PlanSwift offers a free trial and version. The license cost information for OnCenter is unavailable.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Bluebeam Revu and all its alternatives are cloud-based. OnCenter and PlanSwift have an On-Premise version for Windows and Linux.
  • Scalability: Bluebeam Revu and its alternatives can accommodate organizations of all sizes.
  • Support: Bluebeam Revu offers support channels like Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, and Phone Support. OnCenter offers 24/7 (Live Rep) and Chat. PlanSwift and Autodesk Construction Cloud offer Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, and Chat.

Bluebeam Revu alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Bluebeam Revu that are worth checking out: TurboBid for SMBs, Fast Track Estimating for large size business, PlanHub for growing companies, and eTakeoff for low budget organizations.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Functionality
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Bluebeam...
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$349 per seat
Functionality
10
Best for SMBs
TurboBid
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
12
Best for Enterprise
Fast Tra...
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$295 per license
Functionality
3
Growing
PlanHub
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$1,199 per year
Functionality
4
Free version
eTakeoff
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$950 per license
Functionality
11

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