Craftsman Site License Vs eTakeoff

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 25, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Craftsman Site License or eTakeoff?

Craftsman Site License is more expensive to implement (TCO) than eTakeoff, Craftsman Site License is rated higher (92/100) than eTakeoff (88/100). eTakeoff offers more features (4) to their users than Craftsman Site License (0).

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 Craftsman Book compares with eTakeoff?

Craftsman Book: Craftsman Book Co. – originally Cal Pacific Builders (1952-1953) – developed from a partnership between a construction contractor and licensed civil engineer. The first Craftsman book, California Home Estimator, was published in 1953. Since that time, Craftsman has published hundreds of technical and professional references for the construction ind...

eTakeoff: At eTakeoff, we believe in electronic plans. We believe they’re good for the property owner, good for the contractor and good for the environment. Because of this we provide a free plan viewer with free training. Electronic plans are becoming the predominant way to distribute plans during bid preparation. We see that expanding quickly into project ...

Who's more expensive? Craftsman Site License or eTakeoff?

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 Craftsman Site License and eTakeoff.

Craftsman Site License price starts at $78.50 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 Craftsman Site License is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Construction Estimating software. eTakeoff price starts at $190 per user/year , when comparing eTakeoff to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line: Craftsman Site License is more expensive than eTakeoff.

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 Craftsman Site License Vs. eTakeoff based on some of the most important and required Construction Estimating features. Craftsman Site License: We are still working to collect the list of features for Craftsman Site License. eTakeoff: Accounting Management, Bid Comparison, Bidding, Project Management.

Target customer size

Craftsman Site License's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, eTakeoff is suitable for businesses of all sizes and can support projects having budget up to $100 million.

Craftsman Site License

ITQlick rating
(3.2/5)

starts at $78.50 per license

Craftsman Site License is an on-premise construction estimating software and some of the features include reporting/analytics, price data/price books, audit trail, electrical estimating, accounting integration,...

Categories: Construction.

eTakeoff

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

starts at $190 per user/year

eTakeoff is a complete electronic viewer and takeoff solution for estimators across all construction disciplines. From our free Basic viewer to our Advanced and Premier products, there’s a solution for every ne...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps, Construction Estimating, Electrical Estimating, Takeoff.

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Craftsman Site License: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

eTakeoff: 4 Features

Accounting Management
Bid Comparison
Bidding
Project Management
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)
Functionality score
Software review
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Craftsman
ITQlick rating
3.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$78.50 per license
Functionality
3
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eTakeoff
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$190 per user/year
Functionality
11
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.