Active Takeoff Vs PlanHub (Jul 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 07, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Active Takeoff or PlanHub?

Active Takeoff is more expensive to implement (TCO) than PlanHub, PlanHub is rated higher (88/100) than Active Takeoff (84/100). PlanHub offers more features (1) to their users than Active Takeoff (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is PlanHub!

Looking for the right Construction Estimating solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Quoter Software Inc compares with PlanHub?

Quoter Software Inc: We, at Active Takeoff, do not seek awards and prizes. Our pride lies in numerous praises from our satisfied customers, and we are pretty sure you will feel the same about us! As for most useful and serviceable software, Active Takeoff was born from an idea which came from an actual need. We have been in the estimating software industry for the p...

PlanHub: PlanHub is a free, cloud based application that allows general contractors to share project files and information with subcontractors. PlanHub is absolutely 100% FREE… There are no hidden fees and no upgrade charges! At PlanHub we believe our service should always be free to General Contractors.

Who's more expensive? Active Takeoff or PlanHub?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction Estimating software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Active Takeoff and PlanHub.

Active Takeoff price starts at $649 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 Active Takeoff is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction Estimating software. PlanHub price starts at $1,199 per year , when comparing PlanHub to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line: Active Takeoff cost is around the same cost of PlanHub.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Active Takeoff Vs. PlanHub based on some of the most important and required Construction Estimating features. Active Takeoff: We are still working to collect the list of features for Active Takeoff. PlanHub: Construction.

Target customer size

The software is a viable product for small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises. and PlanHub's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Active Takeoff

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $649 per license

Active Takeoff software is an estimating and takeoff solution that is designed for companies in the construction industries. The solution offers a number of functionalities that include an excel integration too...

Categories: Construction, Construction Estimating, Earthwork Estimating, Takeoff.

PlanHub

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $1,199 per year

PlanHub is a cloud-based construction estimation software for all contractors and supplier businesses to share project files and information, post and make bids, advertise available projects for sale, and searc...

Categories: Construction, Construction Online Project Management, General Contractor.

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Active Takeoff: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

PlanHub: 1 Features

Construction
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Active
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$649 per license
Functionality
5
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PlanHub
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$1,199 per year
Functionality
4
TurboBid
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
12
Fast
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$295 per license
Functionality
3
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BIDBUILDER
ITQlick rating
3.6/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$1,295 per license
Functionality
3
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.