Metre2 Desktop and Cloud combine the speed and efficiency of a desktop application with the data security of the Microsoft cloud providing you with the optimum project toolset. Bill Production; IFC quantity extraction; Cost Planning; Trade Package Management with email distribution of trade package and associated information; Unit Rate build-ups and Gross adjustments are all available to support your pre-contract construction activities.


April 2019 (Version 2.1)

For all our users an efficient, reliable installation and automatic update mechanism is essential. Version 2.1 provides an improved delivery method ensuring metre2 are able to continue to provide applications benefitting from the latest technology.


March 2019 (Version 1.5.0.46)

Continuing our programme of regular updates, this release contains various user suggested improvements, strategic product enhancements and the odd bug fix.

Powerpoint Overview

  • Enhanced Cloud functionality, recording user; date/time and annotation to estimate iterations (backups) created when synchronising estimates.
  • Create .ZIP and upload function introduced to CloudFiles.
  • Change of Project and Estimate terminology to recognise the latest Project and Cloud analysis modules now available.
  • Redesign of the opening screen “Statistics Grid” for improved clarity.
  • Redesign Add Estimate window to introduce a new category BQ Imported 3 levels.
  • Create dedicated tile for access to documentation and help videos, product news access removed.
  • Importing via a compatible .EBC file all associated .EBQ file content.
  • The introduction of spell checking to edit boxes.

For further information on the following new applications contact metre2 directly.

  • Metre2 Project An attribute module allowing the addition, import, management of attributes and estimates for use with Metre2 Cloud Analysis.
  • Metre2 Cloud Analysis A browser-based analysis of precontract/estimating data.
  • Metre2 BIM Explorer Examine the content of IFC files, export detail to MS Excel or interface directly with Metre2 descriptions and quantities.

April 2018 (Version 1.5.0.40)

Continuing our programme of regular updates, this release contains various user suggested improvements, strategic product enhancements and the odd bug fix.

  • Trade Package Management Enhanced facilities for the identification of items with multiple trade packages assigned.

Trade Package Comparison Improvements

  • Trade Package Management New MS Excel based trade analysis feature.

Export Trade Analysis

  • Trade Package Management Enhanced facilities for the identification of items with multiple trade packages assigned.
  • Trade Package Management New MS Excel based trade analysis feature.
  • Trade Package Management Improved recognition of excluded items and resources.
  • Trade Package Management Option in Trade Package enquiry generation to use multiplied quantity values.
  • Unit Rate Pricing Lock Bill Functions feature moved to Item menu.
  • Misc. Improved error handling when internet connection fails.
  • Misc. Sending projects (from the desktop) will use the senders email/name rather than the Metre2 default.
  • Misc. Upgraded project indexing for improved cloud search content responses.

October 2017 (Version 1.5.0.32)

Continuing our programme of regular updates, this release contains various user suggested improvements, strategic product enhancements and the odd bug fix.

  • Send Retrieved Active Project To Support A local project file option available in the event of an unexpected operating system process.
  • Tag Allocation and Filtering Further refinement of the allocation, filtering and display of tags.
  • Trade Package Filling Options to fill unpriced vendor rates with quoted rates from other vendors or highest, lowest, average derived rates.

Rate Filling Overview

  • Export Enhancements Trade package export presentation has been enhanced.