Looking for a PlanSwift alternative?

You've just found the one. Try ease-to-use Buildee and start doing your takeoff and cost estimating faster.

How is Buildee different than PlanSwift?

No bells & whistles

To keep our software user-friendly, we intentionally don't include every possible edge case.


We're in 2023, you shouldn't have to install anything on your computer.

Supports PC & Mac

All our features are available on both PC & Mac.

Run multiple takeoffs in parallel

Switch between multiple takeoff projects.

This is how simple is it to do takeoff using Buildee 👇

How to do takeoff with Buildee

Buildee takeoff software enables you to measure a wide range of elements in a blueprint, including:

Linear Measurements: Lengths of walls, pipes, wires, and other linear features.
Area Measurements: Total area of floors, walls, ceilings, and roofing.
Volume Measurements: Volume of concrete, gravel, or other bulk materials.
Count of Objects: Number of items like fixtures, windows, doors, and outlets.
Electrical Runs: Lengths and types of electrical runs.
Plumbing Lengths: Total length of plumbing lines.
HVAC Ductwork: Length and size of HVAC ductwork.
Paint Coverage: Surface area to be painted, for estimating paint quantities.
Flooring: Square footage for carpeting, tile, or hardwood floors.
Roofing Dimensions: Measurements for roofing materials.
Landscaping Areas: Area measurements for landscaping projects.
Insulation Coverage: Amount of insulation needed based on area.
Window and Door Sizes: Dimensions of windows and doors for replacements or new installations.
Foundation Dimensions: Measurements of foundation areas and perimeters.
Fencing Lengths: Total length of fencing required.
Ceiling Heights: Measurement of ceiling heights for material calculations.
Beam Lengths: Lengths of structural beams.
Wall Finishing Area: Wall areas for plastering, paneling, or other finishes.

Ready to try Buildee for your next takeoff project?

Try our software for free. No commitment.

Buildee is ideal for anyone doing takeoff or estimation in these trades:

General contractors

...and many more!

Loved by 1,000+ construction companies

We take immense pride in the fact that our customers love and trust our product.

Buildee customer reviews

Our G2 reviews showcase the love our customers have for our product.

This is what they are saying...

"Faster at bidding."
"I make fewer mistakes."
"Quicker to update."
"Much easier to do takeoff."
"Improved collaboration."
"More efficient at my job."
"A true timesaver."
"Takeoffs are always accurate."

Buildee is the simplest takeoff software on the market.

Don't just take our word for it. Try out your next takeoff with our product for free.