RIB CostX Takeoff

CostX Takeoff Estimating Software

Measure from
3D/BIM and 2D
Drawings On-Screen

RIB CostX® takeoff provides a streamlined version of our industry-leading software for users who only need to perform measurement. The software supports takeoff for 3D/BIM models as well as 2D drawings, allowing users to save time and money, improve accuracy and reduce paper handling.

Faster, Smarter & More Accurate.

Why Choose RIB CostX® takeoff?

If you only require RIB CostX® for measurement purposes but still require 3D/BIM compatibility, RIB CostX® takeoff is the most cost-effective option for your circumstance. RIB CostX® takeoff supports users who wish to compare drawings and highlight the changes to identify variations that need attention. The software is also compatible with RIB CostXL, our additional software add-on that lets users link dimensions and quantities directly into Microsoft Excel® spreadsheets.

  • 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%.

  • BIM / 3D Models

    Accurately estimate quantities and costs based on BIM files that incorporate large repositories of data. Improve design quality, reduce errors and add value across all processes in the construction lifecycle.

  • Auto-Revisioning

    Our powerful revision mode can be used to draw comparisons between drawings and highlight new changes. Users can be confident that necessary changes are clearly defined throughout the design process.

  • Additional Features

    Can be integrated with RIB CostXL to link dimensions and quantities directly into Microsoft Excel® spreadsheets.


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.

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