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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 9 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

Right-Suite Universal

Right-suite Universal work's great for new construction projects as well as block loads for retro installations. We do not use the proposal features, but it does work well. You can not draw on top of existing PDF plans, which would be very helpful. Overall it’s an excellent software for mechanical contractors. Highly recommend it
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Estimating

Project Estimator
5.2
Right-Suite Universal
2.0
Takeoff tools
Project Estimator
5.0
Right-Suite Universal
Job costing
Project Estimator
2.0
Right-Suite Universal
Cost databases
Project Estimator
7.0
Right-Suite Universal
2.0
Cost calculator
Project Estimator
6.0
Right-Suite Universal
2.0
Bid creation
Project Estimator
6.0
Right-Suite Universal

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

Right-Suite Universal

  • Designing mechanical plans
  • Generating load calculation reports
Anonymous | 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

Right-Suite Universal

  • Design looks outdated
  • Does have a learning curve
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Project Estimator

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Right-Suite Universal

Right-Suite Universal 9.0
Based on 1 answer
We’ve reached out to support a few times, and every time they are very responsive. All our questions are always answered, and issues are worked through.
Anonymous | 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

Right-Suite Universal

Right-Suite Universal is the leading software, so there are really no others for what it does. Coolclac also does load calculations but does not have any plan design features. Coolcalc works well but is not as feature-rich as Right-Suite Universal.
Anonymous | 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

Right-Suite Universal

  • Speeds up load calculations
  • Faster than hand drawing
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Project Estimator

General

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

Right-Suite Universal

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Project Estimator
9.0
Right-Suite Universal
9.0

Support Rating

Project Estimator
Right-Suite Universal
9.0

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