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No printers needed

No printers needed to scale the PDF, and no scale rules. Open the drawing in QuickScale and click on either end of a known measurement (eg door width).  This will scale the PDF for you automatically.  From then on, click on either end of the lengths and areas that you want to measure and QuickScale will calculate the dims and show them to you on the drawing.

Need help doing takeoffs?

Do you need help with your workload? Too busy to take the dimensions off your drawings? We have a list of customers who are willing to help you take areas and dimensions off your drawings. Please click on this link to our website and scroll down towards the take off service.   https://www.quickscale.co/other-services.html  

Do you print drawings to measure from them?

Do you print your drawings so that you can measure off them? Open the drawing in QuickScale and click on either end of a known measurement (eg door width).  This will scale the PDF for you automatically.  From then on, click on either end of the lengths and areas that you want to measure and QuickScale will calculate the dims and show them to you on the drawing. You can try this free - please...

What is a _qsbak file?

This is where your measurement data is stored in QuickScale. If the PDF has any glitches and shuts down before you are able to save, we should be able to retrieve your work from this file. Email the PDF and the _qsbak file to us and we should be able to help you. You will not be able to read the _qsbak yourself. sales@quickscale.co  

Can’t get your head around CAD? Are you old school when measuring drawings?

Take areas and dimensions quickly and easily from PDF drawings. Click on the points and corners of the measurements on the drawing and QuickScale will calculate the dimensions for you. Print the drawing to scale with the measurements. We are available for any questions, or help and support you may need, for as long as you need us, at no extra cost.

Construction Software is an expensive minefield and Quickscale is a gem

Quickscale’s drawing take-off and data collation and export functions make it the most competitive solution I’ve found. The options to switch view elements on and off and colour up your work as you go means uncluttered working (and nothing you’ve done is lost!). We used the Month-Trial to see and used all the features and it wasn’t long before we were investing the small amount...

Upgrade QuickScale

Do you have QuickScale Lite? If you would like to print the drawing with the measurements and/or export dimensions to a spreadsheet, you can upgrade to the Standard edition.  If you would also like to count items, add notes to the drawing, add measurements together, allocate categories etc, you can upgrade to Plus.  The cost is the difference between the one you have (Lite) and the one you...

Windows or antivirus update

If your PC does a windows or antivirus update and your QuickScale no longer works, do a QuickScale update on the update page of this website

Feedback from Thorpes Joinery

Love the programme and use it loads, bit of a god send as I work with pdf 99% of the time

Feedback from Fallelly Construction

Best measuring software I've ever used, fantastic product - Nick Boothroyd, Fallelly Construction

QuickScale Plus desktop edition for £29

Working from home and need to measure PDF and DWG drawings? We now have a 30 day licence for a QuickScale Plus desktop edition for £29.  This will download and work on any windows pc for 30 days. http://shop.anyscale.co/QuickScale-Plus-30-day-keycode  

Printing PDF’s and not winning the contract

Do you send your drawings to a printer to have them printed to scale?  How much does that cost – and you might not win the contract? QuickScale is a simple Windows program for calculating areas and measurements on PDF and DWG drawings.  Scale the drawing by clicking on either end of a known measurement and type in the distance.  From then on, click on the points and corners of...

Take Off Software of Choice Award 2019

Building Update has awarded QuickScale the Measurement and Take Off Software of Choice Award 2019.  They said "QuickScale is the UK’S leading software specialist in taking measurements and areas off PDF drawings"

Upgrade your QuickScale to a higher edition

Upgrade your QuickScale to a higher edition.  Only pay the difference between the edition you have and the one your want – you don’t have to buy a new licence. http://shop.anyscale.co/Upgrades-for-licences-purchased-after-November-2014/ Get features you don’t already have like printing the drawing, counting items, adding notes and text to the drawing, and many more. https://www.quickscale.co/...

Measurements not visible in QuickScale

If your measurements or the measurement lines are not showing in QuickScale, click on the view tab and ensure Show All is ticked, along with lines, areas etc

QuickScale now reads DWG drawings

QuickScale Standard and Plus will read a DWG drawing. Your dimensions and calculations are saved with the drawing as a new PDF.

New updates and improvements released

There is a QuickScale update available on our website. Standard and Plus customers can now open DWG drawings as well as PDF.   For Plus customers, categories has been simplified. To update, copy and paste your keycode into the update page on this website - for all customers - desktop and USB licences. To find your keycode, open QuickScale and click on the View tab, then click About. ...

DWG and DWF drawings

QuickScale Standard and Plus editions will soon support DWG and DWF drawings.  An update is due to be released shortly.

Feedback from Greig & Mills Ltd

Thank you for your help with my QuickScale, it really was great customer service - Vanessa Maskell, Greig & Mills Ltd

keycodes and errors within QuickScale

Please keep your QuickScale keycodes as you will need these for updates.  To update, copy and paste your keycode into the Update page on this website.  If you experience any problems or errors with QuickScale, DONT UNINSTALL THE PROGRAM because once the keycode has activated, it will not activate again.  Please do an update instead.

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