Best Civil Engineering Design Software
Civil Engineering Design software includes programs with functionality specific to the civil engineering industry, such as railway modeling, road and highway design, and mapping tools. Some of these products are stand-alone tools with extensive CAD technology tailored towards civil engineering, while others run atop other softwares to optimize them for civil engineering purposes.
Civil Engineering Design Software Grid® Overview
The best Civil Engineering Design Software products are determined by customer satisfaction (based on user reviews) and market presence (based on products’ scale, focus, and influence) and placed into four categories on the Grid®:
- Products in the Leader quadrant are rated highly by G2 Crowd users and have substantial Market Presence scores. Leaders include: AutoCAD Civil 3D and MicroStation
- High Performers are highly rated by their users, but have not yet achieved the Market Presence of the Leaders. High Performers include: AutoTURN, SkyCiv Structural 3D, and RoadEng Civil Engineer
- Contenders have significant Market Presence and resources, but have received below average user Satisfaction ratings or have not yet received a sufficient number of reviews to validate the solution. Contenders include: Autodesk InfraWorks 360 and Bentley InRoads
- Niche solutions do not have the Market Presence of the Leaders. They may have been rated positively on customer Satisfaction, but have not yet received enough reviews to validate them. Niche products include: Carlson Civil and GEOPAK Civil Engineering Suite