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Design Estimating Pro: McCormick’s Digital Takeoff Tool

McCormick’s Digital Takeoff Tool

Design-Build in One Comprehensive System with Design Estimating Pro

Get detailed job information as you count and measure with ease by running your takeoff and estimating in one program – from PDF to proposal.
  • The easiest way to do material takeoffs directly on the screen
  • Save at least 50% of your time compared to manual methods
  • No more switching back and forth between programs
  • There is no separate interface program required
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Features of Design Estimating Pro

Design Estimating Pro is built directly into all of McCormick’s estimating poducts and provides easy-to-use point-and-click digital takeoff.

Simplified Takeoff

  • Add multiple plans, sheets, images, and any additional job information
  • Easily complete linear takeoff with multiple points
  • Point and click directly on your drawing for easy counting
  • Auto-count and Auto Home Run features help speed up takeoff

Intuitive Program

  • Simply point and click where you want items and assemblies on your drawings
  • Work on multiple drawings and sheets simultaneously
  • Overlay drawings to compare plans, view changes, identify revisions and prevent
  • Installation conflicts
  • Reuse existing takeoff pieces with The Hotlist

Streamlined Counting and Measuring

  • All items and assemblies have their own symbol characteristics
  • Mark drawings with our preloaded symbols or expand your library with your own custom symbols
  • Customization for line width and opacity
  • Ability to include text overlays on takeoff
  • Add and organize as many plans as you see fit

Customizable to Scope

  • Compatible with all trades
  • Fully customizable items and assemblies
  • Draw freehand or select prebuilt shapes and images to add important details to your drawing
  • The drawing tools tab comes with system-defined styles for quick use or create your own user-defined style to fit your needs
  • Create custom, specific markups within DEP’s marker set up folder
  • Customize all job elements before performing your takeoff

Ready to See Design Estimating Pro in Action?

If you want to perform more accurate runs in half the time, schedule a demo today.
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Why McCormick Systems

For more than 45 years, McCormick Systems has created best-of-breed products that give our clients the most complete estimating and digital takeoff experience.
  • Create bids in minutes instead of hours
  • Enjoy expert support at every step to make sure you’re getting the most out of your software
  • Our products have proven effective world-wide. We’ve helped thousands of contractors just like you all over the US, Canada and other parts of the globe
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Access Your McCormick Software Anywhere with Internet

Save time and money with McCormick’s cloud-based software — no more expensive hardware required.
  • Automatic database back-ups and software updates
  • Unlimited storage
  • High-level data security
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Whether you’re ready to start your McCormick software journey or wanting to learn more about your existing McCormick products, resources are available to help you get the most out of your software.

Integrated Solutions

A member of the Foundation Software family of products, McCormick software integrates with other industry-leading construction software so you can build an all-in-one office.

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Take a look at some testimonials to hear how McCormick products have helped simplify and improve the estimating and digital takeoff processes of different clients
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