CostX 2D

CostX 2D Estimating Software

The complete estimating
solution for 2D drawings

CostX® 2D enables you to quickly and accurately measure quantities using the most advanced electronic takeoff system available. Prepare estimates, bills of quantities and tenders easily and do it all in a fraction of the time and cost!

Why CostX® 2D?

CostX® 2D does not support 3D/BIM drawings or allow for auto-revisioning, but still contains Exactal’s world-leading 2D takeoff and integrated workbook. If your company does not receive 3D/BIM drawings but still wants to take advantage of the faster, smarter and more accurate estimating solution on the market, CostX® 2D is the best choice for you.

Key Features

  • 2D Takeoff

    Supports a range of 2D drawings, including scanned, PDF or CAD. Measure areas, lengths and counts with a single click!
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  • Workbook

    Powerful spreadsheet based workbooks are live-linked to the drawings.
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  • Subcontractor Comparison

    Subcontractor comparison workbooks can be generated with associated reports.
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  • Reports + More

    Report writer produces customised professional reports.

    Codes & zones allow work to be sorted & regrouped.


CostX® Licensing Options

Exactal offers standalone, network and portable licence options for all our products. Your organisation can have a combination of these if desired, and we can change your setup at any time to suit your needs. CostX® is easy to install and the installation process can be completed by the end user.

Standalone Licence

Standalone Licence

A Standalone licence allows a single user exclusive access to the software at any time. It is installed on a single PC and can be used only on that PC.

Network Licence

Network Licence

Network licences allow the software to be installed on multiple PCs, with a central database installed on a server (this may also be a normal PC). It allows a set number of current users.

For example, an organisation can have 5 licences shared amongst 8 users, with any 5 users able to access the software at any particular point in time. Network licences also allow multiple users to work on the same project together.

Portable Licence

Portable Licence

A Portable licence allows the software to be installed on multiple PCs but only becoming active when a USB key is inserted. It allows multiple users for the one licence.

For example, a portable licence can be used in the office, at home or out on site.

Tech Specs

System requirements

Compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8 & Windows 8.1, Windows 10. To receive a copy, contact our support team.

Product Solutions

White Paper

A guide to help you understand our products and how they can help you.

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What’s New

Release Notes

Find out the changes and new features in our latest release.

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Faster, smarter and more accurate.
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