BidScreen XL

A takeoff and estimating software for construction.

About BidScreen XL

BidScreen XL is an Excel add-in app that measures and color codes areas, lengths and counts directly in MS Excel from plan files. The measurement and color coded drawings are saved with the Excel cell. Excel formulas are then applied to the measurement cell to arrive at calculated quantities and estimated costs.

BidScreen XL works with any Excel workbook and a collection of customizable takeoff and estimating spreadsheets are included. BidScreen XL also works with many files types including PDF, vector PDF and AutoCAD DWG.

BidScreen XL is ideal for estimators seeking to document the takeoff in any Excel workbook. It uses the latest technology, is easy to use, is affordable, and has ongoing updates.

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Target Market

Users of BidScreen XL includes very large, midsize and small commercial contractors. Half are general contractors and half subcontractors primarily engaged in divisions 2-9. Most customers are engaged in lump sum bidding. BidScreen XL is ideal for any commercial contractor that prepares an estimate from plan files.


BidScreen XL starts at $400/installation/year. There are three ways to license the software

  1. Annual lease
  2. Purchase the installation license with one year of support and updates. Ongoing support and updates $150/license/year
  3. Concurrent user licenses

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