MicroStation V8i Review - why 3.5 stars?

MicroStation V8i Review
ITQlick Score: 88/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.5/5)
Pricing: 6.6/10 - high cost
Category: Computer aided design -> MicroStation V8i
Ranking:Ranked 1 out of 32 Computer aided design systems
Company: Bentley Systems Inc
Pricing: starts at $250 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: MicroStation V8i pricing, MicroStation V8i alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 06, 2020

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What is MicroStation V8i?

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 software cost is considered average (3.3/5) when compared to other solutions in their category.

What is MicroStation V8i rating? ()

The rating of MicroStation V8i is 3.5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 88 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are MicroStation V8i's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is MicroStation V8i the best Computer aided design?

MicroStation V8i is ranked 1 out of 32 software in their category (Computer aided design systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to MicroStation V8i: Solid Edge ST4, Autodesk Revit, SpaceClaim Engineer, Autodesk SketchBook Pro 7, Autodesk Inventor, SketchUp Pro, MagicDraw, Poser Pro 2012, Corel CorelDRAW Technical Suite X7, TurboCAD Pro 21 Platinum Edition. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of MicroStation V8i?

The cost of license starts at $250 per user/month. 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 6.6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for MicroStation V8i

What should you ask Bentley Systems Inc during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with MicroStation V8i and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching MicroStation V8i in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

MicroStation V8i's list of categories:

Computer aided design

MicroStation V8i's list of features:

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

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