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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 7.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Project Estimator

If you are considering purchasing this (very expensive) software, there is a 100% chance you are doing so because you have been awarded a Government contract that dictates you use 4Clicks Project Estimator. There are plenty of easier to use estimating packages out in the world, but you can't use any of them if you have a contract that requires 4Clicks.
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

Project planning, project management, and tracking. Live git integration and project monitor make it possible to develop software using Agile methodology. Also if you are on a very small budget, then one should not go for this tool. But great support.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Estimating

Project Estimator
5.2
Backlog
Takeoff tools
Project Estimator
5.0
Backlog
Job costing
Project Estimator
2.0
Backlog
Cost databases
Project Estimator
7.0
Backlog
Cost calculator
Project Estimator
6.0
Backlog
Bid creation
Project Estimator
6.0
Backlog

Project Management

Project Estimator
Backlog
7.3
Task Management
Project Estimator
Backlog
9.0
Gantt Charts
Project Estimator
Backlog
9.0
Scheduling
Project Estimator
Backlog
8.0
Team Collaboration
Project Estimator
Backlog
6.0
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Project Estimator
Backlog
4.0
Document Management
Project Estimator
Backlog
8.0
Email integration
Project Estimator
Backlog
6.0
Mobile Access
Project Estimator
Backlog
8.0

Pros

Project Estimator

  • The estimates it produces are simple and easy to follow. The formatting is good.
  • The tech support provided is very attentive.
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

  • Gantt chart
  • Github support
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Project Estimator

  • The software feels 20 years old. It has not kept up with modern times, and practically functions like an old DOS program.
  • Clunky interface, arcane commands.
  • Even their training info focuses on hotkeys like this is 1995. Even though I am of an age to remember computers in 1995, the younger generations of managers/estimators are not. It is time to bring the software into the new century!
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

  • Price is very high for small teams and department of short term contracts.
  • GUI can be more intuitive.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Project Estimator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Backlog

Backlog 8.0
Based on 1 answer
I would give 9 but one less because of the high price.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Project Estimator

WinEst uses much the same database (RS Means/Gordion type) and has a similar interface. It is a bit cheaper.
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

All of them have their own uniqueness.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Project Estimator

  • As stated before, if you are buying this software, it is because you have a contract forcing you to. While it does work, it is clunky, awkward, and very expensive.
  • The price of the software and databases has always been high, but with the fairly recent acquisition of 4Clicks by Gordion (who also bought RS Means for their databases), there is literally no competition. Prices will continue to be very high, with no check on how high they can go.
  • Again, can't fault 4Clicks tech support, as I think it is the best in the industry. They know their product and they respond to issues immediately. Considering what we spend a year for this product, however, you would expect nothing less.
Tim Corbett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

  • Software interns get easily used to this tool.
  • One who works in the SDLC gets recognized and it's easy to track rank board.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Project Estimator

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Backlog

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Project Estimator
9.0
Backlog
8.0

Support Rating

Project Estimator
Backlog
8.0

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