Fastest way to calculate a measurement on a drawing? QuickScale It
Fastest way to get a length, width, area etc off a drawing? Open the PDF in QuickScale, plot the scale, click on either end of the length or width, or click around the points of the area and QuickScale will calculate the dimensions. It should take under 1 minute from opening the drawing to getting the dimension. QuickScale It www.quickscale.co
Do you pay more than £90pa for your take off software?
QuickScale licences are bought outright, not annually. The Plus desktop edition is £269 ex VAT. If you kept the same pc for 3 years, it would cost you the equivalent of £90pa. The Standard is £169 outright or the equivalent of £57 pa over 3 years. The Lite is £109 outright or the equivalent of £37 pa over 3 years. https://www.quickscale.co/ https://shop.anyscale.co/
Lite desktop, same price for the last 11 years
The cost of the Lite desktop has not increased since we began trading over 11 years ago. In January 2011 it started out at £79 and today it remains at the same price.
Windows 11 and QuickScale
If you update to Windows 11 and your QuickScale stops working, do a QuickScale update on the update page on our website. https://www.quickscale.co/update.html
QuickScale and Mac
QuickScale is a Windows program but we do have Mac customers who run QuickScale by dividing the Mac hard drive and run Windows programs alongside Mac programs. They divide the hard drive with Bootcamp, VMware Fusion or Parallels. If you would like to try this, you can download the QuickScale free trial and see how it runs on Mac. https://www.quickscale.co/trial.html
Dimensions not showing in QuickScale
If you measure a line, area etc and the dimensions are not showing, click on the View tab and tick line, path area etc
microns to miles/km
QuickScale will measure lengths and areas in microns and miles/km and everything in between.
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. email@example.com
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...
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"