MicroStation V8i Vs SpaceClaim Engineer (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 30, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - MicroStation V8i or SpaceClaim Engineer?

MicroStation V8i is more expensive to implement (TCO) than SpaceClaim Engineer, MicroStation V8i is rated higher (88/100) than SpaceClaim Engineer (82/100). Both tools offer the same amount of features.

Looking for the right Computer aided design 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 Bentley Systems Inc compares with SpaceClaim ?

Bentley Systems Inc: Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive architecture and engineering software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. Founded in 1984, Bentley has nearly 3,000 colleagues in more than 45 countries, $500 million in annual revenues, and, since 2001, has invested ...

SpaceClaim : SpaceClaim has become the leader in 3D Direct Modeling solutions for rapid concept design and geometry manipulation, with adoption rates within engineering, product development, and manufacturing companies soaring. In 2011, SpaceClaim increased sales 110% year-over-year and more than doubled its sales channel.

Who's more expensive? MicroStation V8i or SpaceClaim Engineer?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Computer aided design 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 MicroStation V8i and SpaceClaim Engineer.

MicroStation V8i price starts at $250 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 MicroStation V8i is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Computer aided design software. SpaceClaim Engineer price starts at $2,445 per license , when comparing SpaceClaim Engineer to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Computer aided design software cost.

Bottom line: MicroStation V8i is more expensive than SpaceClaim Engineer.

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 MicroStation V8i Vs. SpaceClaim Engineer based on some of the most important and required Computer aided design features. MicroStation V8i: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. SpaceClaim Engineer: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

MicroStation V8i's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, and SpaceClaim Engineer's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

MicroStation V8i

ITQlick rating
(3.5/5)

starts at $250 per user/month

MicroStation V8i is an award-winning cloud-based Computer aided design software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. MicroStation V8i received a rating of 3.5 from ITQlick team. The...

Categories: Computer aided design.

SpaceClaim Engineer

ITQlick rating
(3.1/5)

starts at $2,445 per license

Ansys SpaceClaim is a 3D design software that provides 3D modeling with modern technology and advanced tools that users can harness to create and modify imported geometry.

Categories: Computer aided design.

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MicroStation V8i: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

SpaceClaim Engineer: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
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
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MicroStation
ITQlick rating
3.5/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
6.6/10
License pricing
$250 per user/month
Functionality
4
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SpaceClaim
ITQlick rating
3.1/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$2,445 per license
Functionality
4
Solid
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$5,300 per license
Functionality
4
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Autodesk
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
83/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
$1,323 per license
Functionality
4
Autodesk
ITQlick rating
3.1/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$65 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.