Red Rhino Vs Active Takeoff (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 06, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Red Rhino or Active Takeoff?

Red Rhino is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Active Takeoff, Red Rhino is rated higher (91/100) than Active Takeoff (84/100). Red Rhino offers more features (9) to their users than Active Takeoff (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 Red Rhino compares with Quoter Software Inc?

Red Rhino: With a little courage and a determined mindset, Red Rhino was brought to life way back in 1999 so that we could concentrate on developing sites on a full-time basis and enjoy life at the same time. Red Rhino has proved that we have the business knowledge and staying-power which many others don’t have - there aren’t many web design agencies in the ...

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...

Who's more expensive? Red Rhino or Active Takeoff?

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 Red Rhino and Active Takeoff.

Red Rhino price starts at $59.50 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Red Rhino is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Construction Estimating software. Active Takeoff price starts at $649 per license , when comparing Active Takeoff to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line: Red Rhino is more expensive than Active Takeoff.

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 Red Rhino Vs. Active Takeoff based on some of the most important and required Construction Estimating features. Red Rhino: Project Management, Scheduling, Accounting Management, Bidding, Change Orders, Contract Management, Document Management, Estimating. Active Takeoff: We are still working to collect the list of features for Active Takeoff.

Target customer size

The Red Rhino software solution is best for small to medium sized electrical contractors that own their business. The software is a viable product for small and medium businesses as well as large enterprises.

Red Rhino

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $59.50 per month

Red Rhino Software by Hard Hat is a CMS (construction management solution) that offers integrated software features for takeoff, project management, bid management, estimating, and customer management. The soft...

Categories: Audit Management, Billing & Invoicing, Construction, Electrical Estimating.

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, Electronic Statements.

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Red Rhino: 9 Features

Project Management
Scheduling
Accounting Management
Bidding
Change Orders
Contract Management
Document Management
Estimating
Scheduling

Active Takeoff: 0 Features

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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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Red
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
4.8/10
License pricing
$59.50 per month
Functionality
18
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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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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.