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Carlson Survey Alternatives & Competitors

(10)3.9 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Carlson Survey? Tons of people want Civil Engineering Design Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Civil 3D, MicroStation, OpenRoads Designer, and AutoTURN are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Carlson Survey.

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Top Alternatives to Carlson Survey

  • Civil 3D
  • MicroStation
  • OpenRoads Designer
  • AutoTURN
  • ACTCAD Professional

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Carlson Survey

Browse options below. Based on reviewer data you can see how Carlson Survey stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users in industries like Civil Engineering, Construction, and Building Materials, and find the best product for your business.
    #1
  1. Civil 3D

    (259)4.3 out of 5
  2. Civil 3D civil engineering design software is a civil design and documentation solution that supports Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflows.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Nick A.
    NA
    Easy and interactive interface, Lots of support from Autodesk and pear support, Virtually any questions I have I can get answer on the net, One tool for terracing Roads Infrastructure, services ,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, Civil 3D is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #2
  3. MicroStation

    (234)4.0 out of 5
  4. MicroStation is a modeling environment explicitly for the architecture, engineering, construction, and operation of all infrastructure types including utility systems, roads and rail, bridges, buildings, communications networks, water and wastewater networks, process plants, mining, and more. MicroStation can be used either as a software application or as a technology platform.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    CC
    When it comes to handle large size design file, microstation does a better job than AutoCAD. Easy to handle number of reference files attached to a base file. One of the best option it offers is...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, MicroStation is:

    More expensive
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    #3
  5. OpenRoads Designer

    (115)4.0 out of 5
  6. OpenRoads is a transportation, civil analysis and design software, designed to enable the project delivery of road networks through construction-driven engineering and deliver all the information needed to support operational workflows.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Kris S.
    KS
    InRoads is a great program to process any point surveys or 3-dimensional surveys. Very similar to geopak software in the sense you can process and create surface models for any project requiring...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, OpenRoads Designer is:

    More expensive
    #4
  7. AutoTURN

    (46)4.3 out of 5
  8. Advanced vehicle swept path and turn simulation software for the transportation and engineering professional.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Andrew S.
    AS
    I like that Autoturn is simple in the fact that it comes pre-loaded with many catalogs of vehicles to choose from. It is nice that I don't have to go searching to download and install the vehicle...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, AutoTURN is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #5
  9. ACTCAD Professional

    (40)4.5 out of 5
  10. ActCAD has been consistently providing CAD Solutions for years and is the leading Indian CAD Software trusted by over 1 Million happy users worldwide. A power-packed genuine CAD Software available to you at a reasonable price.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    UC
    I am using ActCAD Professional CAD Software for the last 6 months. They provided 30 days free trial with the same features as the paid version. It is a very cost-effective compare to AutoCAD...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, ACTCAD Professional is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #6
  11. Autodesk InfraWorks 360

    (36)4.3 out of 5
  12. InfraWorks 360™ preliminary engineering and design software improves your infrastructure project outcomes throughout the asset lifecycle. Make decisions in the context of the real world, not the CAD world. Combine and connect data to better create, view, analyze, share, and manage information anywhere, on any device using the power of the cloud.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Colby B.
    CB
    I like that models can be created with terrain from a google earth type interface. It's great that the model brings in/creates buildings and roads. I love that some hydrology/drainage can be done...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, Autodesk InfraWorks 360 is:

    More expensive
    #7
  13. Site3D

    (25)4.3 out of 5
  14. Site3D is a fully featured software product for the engineering design of road systems and housing developments.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Stephen K.
    SK
    I like the interactive features of this tool that helps me deliver projects in a fraction of time of traditional systems.

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, Site3D is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #8
  15. OpenFlows WaterCAD

    (21)4.3 out of 5
  16. Utilities and engineering firms around the world trust OpenFlows WaterCAD as a reliable decision-support capability for their infrastructure. Design new water systems and manage existing water networks effectively to reduce disruption risks and energy use. OpenFlows WaterCAD’s ease-of-use helps you successfully plan, design, and operate water distribution systems: · Increase capacity to adequate service levels. · Supply clean potable water without interruption. · Deliver high quality designs cost effectively. OpenFlows WaterCAD is a subset of OpenFlows WaterGEMS

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Joyce W.
    JW
    OpenFlows WaterCAD is simple software and nice tool on water demand assessment and excellent water distribution systems optimization solution. The best thing its how the tool offers the user...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, OpenFlows WaterCAD is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #9
  17. MicroDrainage

    (23)4.2 out of 5
  18. Advanced drainage design software that optimises the performance and effectiveness of drainage systems, including SuDS – both greenfield and retrofit.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    CC
    Micro-drainage is quite self-explanatory for a novice. Used to design soakaway drainage.

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, MicroDrainage is:

    More expensive
    #10
  19. CityEngine

    (21)4.1 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response
  20. Esri CityEngine improves urban planning, architecture, and design. Use its 3D visualization power to see the relationships of projects, assess their feasibility, and plan their implementation.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    MT
    CityEngine is a staggered application that can be utilized by the two novices and further developed clients. The initial ones may value its auto-create contents however the product has quite a lot...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, CityEngine is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #11
  21. Autodesk Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection

    (21)4.5 out of 5
  22. Integrated BIM tools for building design, civil infrastructure, and construction

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    WB
    The collection gives us access to our most commonly used titles and having more seats than we might likely have if we purchased individually allows us to cross train designers to move from AutoCAD...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, Autodesk Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #12
  23. RoadEng Civil Engineer

    (18)4.6 out of 5
  24. RoadEng is a tool that help civil engineer to make civil design projects faster and easier, its a civil design package for surveying, terrain modeling, corridor design and site planning ideal for roads (public and industrial), rural highways, rail and pipeline projects, streams, and many site design applications.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Patel G.
    PG
    -Extremely powerful software for Engineering designs, and it has a number of helpful tools on its friendly interface. The product provides the user with quite powerful functions like Collecting of...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, RoadEng Civil Engineer is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #13
  25. GeoHECRAS

    (18)4.8 out of 5
  26. GeoHECRAS is an AutoCAD, MicroStation and ESRI ArcGIS compatible interactive 2D/3D graphical user interface data wrapper to the US Army Corps of Engineers HEC-RAS.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    TN
    CivilGEO customer support is top-notch. Whenever I had problems or needed help, I was connected to a knowledgeable engineer in a timely manner no matter what time of the day was. Regarding...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, GeoHECRAS is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #14
  27. OpenFlows SewerCAD

    (15)4.4 out of 5
  28. OpenFlows SewerCAD is Ideal for system design and the rehabilitation of sanitary sewers.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Martin S.
    MS
    OpenFlows SewerCAD its an effective Engineering tool easy to use and it helps on design quality improvement and easy for the designer to analyze designs with the solution. This product can operate...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, OpenFlows SewerCAD is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #15
  29. OpenFlows StormCAD

    (15)3.7 out of 5
  30. OpenFlows StormCAD offers a complete approach to storm sewer design and analysis, from rainfall to outlet.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Anacret M.
    AM
    Important tool for use in displaying your stormwater designs in a graphical way.

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, OpenFlows StormCAD is:

    More expensive
    #16
  31. Civil Designer

    (10)4.7 out of 5
  32. An integrated design system for civil engineering infrastructure, including roads, earthworks, sewer, water & stormwater networks.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Shakil P.
    SP
    Plumbing and drainage systems designing tool, simple to set up and its pricing plan is wonderful. The tool provides professional Roads design and also very nice in project visualization for better...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, Civil Designer is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #17
  33. SkyCiv Structural 3D

    (13)4.6 out of 5
  34. SkyCiv Structural 3D is a cloud-based Structural Analysis program that allows users to model and solve complex 3D structures. It is completely online; requiring no installation to use.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Om P.
    OP
    The best thing about the software is that it is a cloud software, there is no need to install the software. The software almost have all the features that a civil engineer requires. Using SkyCiv...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, SkyCiv Structural 3D is:

    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #18
  35. midas Civil

    (13)4.2 out of 5
  36. The prime focus of MIDAS Information Technology Co., Ltd. (MIDAS IT) includes civil/structural/mechanical engineering software development along with analysis & design support.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    UC
    I like the amount of flexibility it provides for designers. Also, the templates and shortcuts to make a quick model and analysis make it a great choice for bridge engineers like me to use MIDAS as...Read more
    #19
  37. HydroCAD

    (10)4.2 out of 5
  38. HydroCAD combines the best of TR-20, TR-55, and SBUH, plus built-in hydraulics, graphics, automatic database, and on-screen routing diagram in a single program. (see comparison table) The result is the fastest, easiest, and most capable stormwater modeling system available. We call it HydroCAD because it brings the benefits of Computer Aided Design to hydrology, while not requiring any other CAD software. However, HydroCAD-10 now offers direct extraction of subarea data directly from AutoCAD®, without any other software.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Priyanshu J.
    PJ
    Easy understanding & Easy Oprating for learner, easley can operate with youtube learner.

    Reviewers say compared to Carlson Survey, HydroCAD is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #20
  39. Softree Optimal

    (4)4.3 out of 5
  40. Softree Optimal is a Mathematical Optimization tool for Geometric Design that optimize the vertical alignment of a road created in any civil design program to minimize construction costs, save engineering time, and evaluate design parameters like never before.

    Categories in common with Carlson Survey:
    Kevin O.
    KO
    The RoadEng package already includes some very precise calculations that, once the context is understand, can be easily laid out to display a "best practice" design. When Optimal kicks in, the same...Read more