RIB CostX 2D

CostX 2D Estimating Software

The complete
2D Estimating

RIB CostX® 2D supports quantity surveyors and estimators looking to measure quickly and accurately in 2D using our industry-leading electronic takeoff system, as well as live-linked workbooks, subcontractor comparison and professional report production. Users who decide to integrate BIM or auto-revisioning at a later date can easily upgrade to our full RIB CostX® platform.

Faster, Smarter & More Accurate.

Why Choose RIB CostX® 2D?

RIB CostX® 2D offers the same industry-leading 2D takeoff capability, integrated workbooks and professional report production of our flagship platform. For quantity surveyors and estimators who don’t require support for 3D/BIM estimating or auto-revisioning, RIB CostX® 2D provides all of the features required to streamline processes.

  • 2D Takeoff

    Support for scanned, PDF, CAD and other 2D drawings. Streamline measuring processes by calculating areas, lengths and counts with a single click, cutting takeoff times by up to 80%.

  • Workbooks

    Spreadsheet-based workbooks are live-linked to drawings and supported by detailed repositories of data, ensuring all necessary information can be found in the one place.

  • Subcontractor Comparison

    Generate workbooks for subcontractor comparison and integrate them with associated reports. The comparison tool saves time and allows the user to make a well-informed decision on specialised work.

  • Reports + More

    Produce customised, professional quality reports that showcase your enterprise.

    Sort and group works based upon codes and zones, ensuring all ongoing work is categorised correctly and easy to locate.


Get The Licence Option That’s Right For You.

RIB offers standalone, network and portable licence options for the RIB CostX® range. Your organisation can have a combination of these if desired, and we can change your setup at any time to suit your needs. RIB 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. Portable licences can also be used in a network setting.

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

Tech Specs

System Requirements

Compatible with Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Windows 11 (MAC OS is not supported at this time). To receive a copy, contact our support team.

Product Solutions

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What’s New

Release Notes

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