Explorer Eclipse Review - why 4 stars?

Explorer Eclipse Review
ITQlick Score: 77/100
ITQlick Rating: (4/5)
Pricing: 9.2/10 - high cost
Category: Construction -> Explorer Eclipse
Ranking:Ranked 210 out of 443 Construction systems
Company: Explorer Software
Pricing: starts at $19,000 per license
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Explorer Eclipse pricing, Explorer Eclipse alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Feb 22, 2022

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What is Explorer Eclipse and its features?

Explorer Eclipse is a construction management solution for businesses of all sizes. It offers such services as project management, HR management, materials handling, document management, and others. The software was designed and launched by Explorer Software Inc headquartered in British Columbia, Canada.

What is Explorer Eclipse rating?

The rating of Explorer Eclipse is 4 stars out of 5 and the total score is 77 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Explorer Eclipse?

Customers of the software include construction businesses of all sizes. Major domains where it can be used include general contractors, highway and heavy construction, homebuilding, specialty contractors, service contractors, and others. Some notable clients of the software include Letnet Roofing Company, Kemnitz Air Conditioning, and Brubacher Excavating etc.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Explorer Eclipse makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Explorer Eclipse cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access Explorer Eclipse on your mobile/smart phone.

Is Explorer Eclipse the best Construction system?

Explorer Eclipse is ranked 210 out of 443 software in their category (Construction systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software offers centralized management and control of projects along with tracking of current projects and associated projects. Assistance is offered for pinpointing of problems and taking appropriate actions. For effective HR management, tracking is offered for vacations, employee skill sets, certifications, assigned equipment, and other project details. The software also facilitates reduction of downtime and tracking of equipment repair history.

Explorer Eclipse offers real time monitoring of plant operations and batch processing of ticket data for remote locations. Other important capabilities include daily job log system, time and billing management, inventory management, workflow management, estimating, sales order management, business analytics, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Explorer Eclipse: Procore, PlanGrid, BuilderTREND, CoConstruct, eSUB, AccuLynx, Fieldwire, BIM 360, e-Builder Enterprise, Raken. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Explorer Eclipse?

The cost of license starts at $19,000 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 9.2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Explorer Eclipse.

What should you ask Explorer Software during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Explorer Eclipse and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Explorer Eclipse in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

List of categories

Accounting & Finance
Concrete Cost Estimating
Construction Accounting & Job Costing
Construction Apps
Electrician Apps
General Contractor
Heavy Construction
Mechanical and HVAC Estimating
Plumbing Estimating
Roofing Contractor
Web Based Construction
Document Management

List of features

Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Billing & Invoicing
Budgeting & Forecasting
Purchase Orders
Time Tracking

Explorer Eclipse Vs. Alternatives

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Explorer...
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
77/100
Pricing
9.2/10
License pricing
$19,000 per license
Functionality
23
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Procore
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$667 per month
Functionality
33
PlanGrid
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2.6/10
License pricing
$39 per user/month
Functionality
16
BuilderTREND
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
31
CoConstruct
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
23

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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.