Select a download update package by clicking on one of the selections listed below. The Bid4Build updates are split between the Program update and the Documentation updates. This is designed to reduce the file size and decrease the download time. You do not need to download the documentation unless a new documentation release has been identified in the program updates listing for the latest release.
Select this option to update your existing 3.5.1 estimating program installation. The current formal release is 3.5.1 however, ongoing updates are currently based upon a release date. You need to be enrolled in our support program to install program updates. Installation will prompt for your support password. The program update will only update the program file, and the latest release date will be visible in the top left corner of the program. Customer, project, supplier and other user-data you have entered will not be changed. You can determine if you would like an update by reviewing the Program Update Listing.
Make sure you have terminated the Bid4Build program before applying the program update. Click on the download button to run the update. It is not necessary to save the program installation file, but that may be required by your web browser. It is always recommended that you make a backup copy of your Bid4Build installation prior to applying an update.
You can backup the Bid4Build estimating system by making a copy of the folder "Bid4Build" in your "C:\Program Files" directory.
UPDATE SIZE - 2 MB
This will update your Bid4Build version 3.5.1 documentation. Not every program update will require an update to the Bid4Build documentation, so you should first determine if an update has been made to the documentation. This can be done by reviewing the Program Update Listing before downloading and applying this update. This update will not require termination of the Bid4Build program and can be applied at any time.
UPDATE SIZE - 9 MB
This will download the latest PDF file version of the Bid4Build documentation. This will enable you to print the Bid4Build help documentation to your printer.
UPDATE SIZE - 18 MB
If you need to re-install the enterprise estimating program, click on the link below. Warning...if a current installation of the estimating program already exists then running this process will delete customer, project and supplier user-data. If your intent is to just update your estimating program, then use the Program Updates installation process. You need to be enrolled in our support program to re-install the software. Installation will prompt for your support password.
PROGRAM SIZE - 77 MB
If you need to re-install the enterprise digital takeoff system, use the link below. You will need to be enrolled in our support program to re-install the software. An activation code will be required to re-license the software.
PROGRAM SIZE - 13 MB
Excel Estimate Import Utility
The Excel estimate import utility can be located anywhere on a computer where the Bid4Build estimating application is installed. The tool when activated will import the current estimate from the Bid4Build application into a pre-formatted spreadsheet. This tool was developed by one of our customers and is provided in a Zip file. The spreadsheet contains VBA macros so it must be enabled once the spreadsheet is opened before it can be used.
The Excel customer import utility can be located anywhere on a computer where the Bid4Build estimating application is installed. The tool when activated will import all the customers from the Bid4Build database. The utility is provided as a Zip file. The spreadsheet contains VBA macros so it must be enabled once the spreadsheet is opened before it can be used.
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