EstimatorXpress Version Comparison Table


 

Features
EstimatorXpress Version 6
EstimatorXpress Version 7
EstimatorXpress Version 8
EstimatorXpress Version 8.5
EstimatorXpress 2015
EstimatorXpress 2017
EstimatorXpress 2018
Price Tracker technology linking latest material prices* (NB. You must have Support & Updates in place to keep this 'live'.)
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Live link to merchant catalogues (Jewson, Graham, TradePoint or Travis Perkins†*(NB. You must have Support & Updates in place to keep these 'live'.)
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
X-connex data-sharing technology - connectivity with PlansXpress
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
X-connex data-sharing technology - connectivity with Health & Safety Xpert
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
X-connex data-sharing technology - connectivity with ProjectXpert
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
X-connex data-sharing technology - connectivity with ContractsXpert
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
New estimating calculators including Timber Frame and lofts†
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Search facility for Workbooks
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
New estimating calculators including bay windows, universal roof, PVC- front & backdoors, replacement doors & more
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
64 bit Windows compatibility
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Office 2010 compatibility
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Improved job sorting
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Basements & Retaining Walls Workbooks Bonus Pack†
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Office & Shopfit Workbooks Bonus Pack†
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Stage Payment Calculator Bonus Pack†
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PlansXpress 2 compatibility
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
New estimating calculators- attics, staircase, internal double doors, Steel & Glulam beams
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
New estimating calculators - updated plastering & drylining, bathrooms, kitchens, cladding, decking, boilers, staircases & more
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
SIPS & ICF Workbooks Bonus Pack†
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows 8 compatibility
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Office 2013 compatibility
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PlansXpress 4 compatibility
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Part L Building regulations update
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
New estimating calculators for bi-fold doors, coping stones, skirting and other moulding for walls
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mini Specs for Brickwork and Roof tiling picking
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Speed improvements
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
PlansXpress 3 compatability
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Invoice Generator Bonus Pack†
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
New estimating calculators for Crystal Direct PVC-U windows, doors, conservatories, bi-folds, roof lanterns and more
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Live link to merchant catalogue to Crystal Direct (PVC-U)†*
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Improved door & window selection
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Office 2016 compatability
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows 10 compatability
 No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mini Specs for 'Roof Guttering', 'Fascia, Bargeboard and Soffits to Sloped Roofs' and 'Fascia, Bargeboard and Soffits to Flat Roofs'.
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Updated Building Regulations text for linkage to PlansXpress
 No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
IMPROVED look of the software for high resolution screens (setting different DPI settings)
 No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
New drainage, sewage treatment plant estimating calculators (inc Soakaways/pumps/tanks)
 No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Improved build phases for renovation and demolition
 No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mini specs for "no decoration"
 No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Improved connectivity with Health & Safety Xpert 2016 onwards
 No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
New ribbon toolbar navigation
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Estimating wizard improvements to remember preferences
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Auto-named workbooks and worksheets
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
NEW estimate backup functionality
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
NEW EstimatorXpress LIVE additional licences for data-sharing with colleagues†
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
NEW Manager/Collaborator toolset available†
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
'My Projects' screen now displays the start date of each project
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
'Project Summary' screen now displays the start date of each estimate
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
'Filter Bars' dialog from within a bar chart in a project now allows filtering and sorting of build phase name & job number
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Cash flow graphs from within a project now show a separate cumulative line for each estimate
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Charts by build phase from within a project gives the option to merge similarly named build phases from multiple projects together
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Printing a project bar chart allows you to split the printout over multiple pages
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
New Quick Quote Estimating Project Templates for super-fast estimating†
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Improved New Estimate Wizard
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
New excavation method Mini Spec- choose from JCB, Mini Digger or manual excavation
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
New estimating calculators - internal stripping out, domestic carpeting, plastered ceiling renovation and gutter & fascia renovation
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Workbooks improved and updated to include excavation mini spec
 No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Updated electrical sockets Workbook (including USB sockets)
 No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
New Velux Window Workbook (includes Velux Window picker to allow the user to choose from over 500 Velux windows)
 No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
New workbooks added to Quick Quote: Velux Windows & Floor Screed
 No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Quote enhancement - you can now enter assumptions, omissions & provisional sums
 No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
New EstimatorXpress Main Menu
 No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Location property on a worksheet now allows longer names to be entered
 No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Compatible with PlansXpress v.5 [Only applies to EstimatorXpress 2018 v.9.09.0]
 No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Pathway to get new features (prices ex VAT)

  *Requires active Support & Updates in place † Optional extra To buy, simply click the links above to purchase in our online shop. Alternatively, if you'd like to discuss in more detail you can ring the Accounts Management Team on 0117 916 7892.


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Modified on: Tue, 18 Sep, 2018 at 9:21 PM