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Old 02-04-2013, 01:03 PM
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Irrigation Design Software

Trying to find a good user friendly design software. Any recommendations?
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:50 PM
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Irrigation F/X is what we are using now. It depends on how far you plan to go with design work, but IMO opinion it is best to use AutoCAD based software.

www.irrigationfx.com
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:50 PM
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Irrigation F/X is what we are using now. It depends on how far you plan to go with design work, but IMO opinion it is best to use AutoCAD based software.

www.irrigationfx.com
I have been trying the RainCAD trial version. Do you know how it compares to irrigationfx ?
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:00 PM
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:25 PM
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anyone ever use a program called Vectorworks? Our Landscape designer uses it for his work, as it links in with our main computer program, Asset. He says it has an irrigation layer too, I just have not had the time to take a look
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Old 02-07-2013, 10:02 PM
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I have been trying the RainCAD trial version. Do you know how it compares to irrigationfx ?
Are you using RainCAD or Pro Contractor Studio? If you are using RainCAD, then I assume it is close to Irrigation F/X.

I ran PCS for awhile, but went with F/X to be able to work directly with dwg. files and for their excellent support.

I also went that route because several of the local guys using it highly recommended F/X.

Good luck.
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