What Software Is Used In Construction?

October 19, 2022

Construction software automates key aspects of construction projects, including takeoff, estimating, project planning and management, and even post-construction operations like billing and payment processing. This type of software integrates different applications and stages of the construction lifecycle, from pre-sale to build out and finally into post-construction operations.

But with the overwhelming choices out there, each claiming to be better than the next, how do you choose? To help narrow down the field, we evaluate some of the top construction software options out there to help you make an informed decision.


ProContractor is a cloud-based software platform designed for small and medium size contractors to streamline their business operations. It's an online tool for estimating, managing projects, tracking costs, generating reports, paying bills & invoices, accepting payments, and much more.

Some unique features of ProContractor include:

  • Account Management - Track expenses, income, cash flow, and balance sheet.
  • Mobile Application – So you can manage your finances from anywhere.
  • Profitable Project Management - Plan, schedule, and execute your projects efficiently.
  • Easy Estimating - Competitive advantage in the bidding process to win projects.
  • Flexible Billing Options - Accept various payment methods: credit cards, PayPal, bank transfers, and EFT.


You rely on your cost estimating team to help you win projects and fill your project scope. ProEst’s powerful, easy-to-use, web-enabled software makes it easier than ever for them to get their jobs done.

ProEst is built specifically for contractors who need an easy-to-use, powerful tool for their business. From construction proposals and takeoffs, costing databases and conceptual estimating, it has everything you need to get started quickly and win more jobs in less time.


With Vista you have a full suite of construction cost management software for contractors and subcontractors. It offers everything from job costing, project accounting, time tracking and invoicing.

With unmatched project cost control software, you can continuously over-deliver by integrating your project payroll and multi-companies capabilities, so all accounts are built from a single point of reference. Adjust Vista to fit your needs with its full range of customisable functions and reporting features.

Vista's job cost accounting software allows integration of all your systems which greatly affects your bottom line.


Novade is the world’s most trusted construction management software for the construction industry. It is the best way to plan, track, and monitor large and complex building projects. The leading developers, owners, operators, and contractors in construction rely on Novade.

Novade's Mobile Technologies' AI-powered platform delivers a single native iOS and Android app that easily integrates into any business system or project requirement. Its AI-based analytics platform, Insight, aggregates current and existing customer data, identifies performance patterns and trend analysis. It effectively benchmarks projects and suppliers so managers can easily develop scenarios for better planning, staffing and supply chain strategies.

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Our team of professionals has over 60 years of combined experience and over 150 construction software implementations throughout ANZ. Quest will ensure your construction software is successfully implemented, managed and optimised. Contact us today for more information.