Vertigraph, Inc., located in Dallas, Texas, is a leading worldwide supplier of quantity takeoff and estimating solutions for the construction industry. Vertigraph’s software automates the quantity takeoff, estimating and bidding activities. With over 5,000 users, Vertigraph’s customers are involved in commercial, industrial and residential construction and include many leading general contractors, subcontractors and construction managers.

Why Bidscreen?

BidScreen XL gives you the power to takeoff your electronic plans directly in Microsoft Excel. Electronic plan files supported include pdf , tif, bmp, jpg, pic, dwg, dxf and others. With BidScreen XL, you can zoom and pan the image while you’re working in Excel.

Takeoffs are a snap, just click on a spreadsheet cell and electronically measure and identify areas, lengths and counts from your electronic drawing files with your mouse. The measurements and digitized takeoff drawings are saved with the Excel cell and can be edited and printed. And, you can apply colors, count symbols, line styles and area fill patterns to your drawings. Sample estimating Excel template files for general contractors, concrete, roofing, painting and other subtrades are also included. BidScreen XL is simple, efficient and no additional hardware is needed. So, go electronic and make your takeoffs easy.

Key Features

Microsoft Excel Add-in

Open and measure direct from and into your Excel spreadsheets!


Import all popular digital drawing formats from scanned images to AutoCAD

Flexible Measurement

Takeoff straight lines & curves with ease!

Excel Integration

Integrate with Excel with live links!

Print to PDF

Export your measurements in PDF to clients for easy presentations

Smooth learning curve

One of the easiest & efficient takeoff software on the market!

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BidScreen XL gives you the power to takeoff your electronic plans directly in Microsoft Excel.