Average Ratings

3 Reviews
  • 4 / 5
    Overall
  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 2.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $2,585.00/one-time
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • SoftPlan Systems
  • www.softplan.com/

About SoftPlan

Designed for residential and light commercial construction industry.


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SoftPlan Features

  • 2D Drawing
  • 3D Modeling
  • BIM Modeling
  • Client Management
  • Contract Management
  • Document Management
  • Drafting
  • Manufacturing Design Data
  • Project Management
  • Proposal Management
  • Visualization / Presentation

SoftPlan Reviews Recently Reviewed!

I've used this product for years designing homes and remodels. Once learned can do plans fast.

May 16, 2017
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: Can make floorplans quickly. Easy to copy one plan's notes to the next. Software runs fast on a basic desktop computer. Clients like to see basic layouts when I submit bids. Don't have to upgrade constantly if you're happy with the features in the version you purchased and no yearly fees. Easy to paint and add texture to elevations or 3d. SqFt calcs easy, and material lists available once plan is done.

Cons: Older versions (13) don't have easy was to convert to PDF, way too many steps to get to a PDF. Upgrade prices are very high for a small contractor. Complex roofs can be hard to draw unless you do it full time or have lots of experience drawing roofs. Scaled Plot Plans can be hard to create correctly unless you do it often.

Overall: Able to completely create house building plans ready to submit to City.

Architect opinion of SoftPLAN

Jan 06, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: Very intuitive.

Cons: Not very easy to use for small commercial.

Overall: Very easy to use 2D. 3D is somewhat difficult. Customer support is not good. Overall very happy with the software.

I am a registered architect practicing for last 30 years in large and small offices. I now own my own office and use SoftPLAN.

Recommendations to other buyers: Customer support is lacking.

Easy of use and professional

Jun 12, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Fast, smart and easy to use, the only snag is that demo version does not allow you the real feel like Archicad!