TOP 5 Alternatives & Competitors To CYPE/Arquimedes (Functionalities & Pricing) [2023].

It is one of the most used programs in the construction world, just like Presto. It allows you to develop, measurements, budget, certifications, as well as to follow the maintenance of a building.
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In the following article, we are going to show you the best alternatives in the market for those builders who need a more economical option that fits their business model.

Here we go!


1. Tribboo

Tribbo is a web application that allows you to carry out your measurements and estimates in an effective, simple and flexible way. You can generate construction estimates in 1 click and save time throughout the entire construction management process. 

As it works through your browser, there is no need to install anything on your computer, allowing you to use it on your Mac, Windows or Linux. You won't have to worry about backups or updates. 

It is much more than just an application to make measurements and budgets, it also allows you to manage your entire construction company and request online quotes from your suppliers and update them with the needs of the market. 

You can upload your prices or BC3 files from old projects and also create your own price bank within the platform. So it is a very interesting tool, if you are looking for a way to get started in this kind of platforms.

Tribboo is the only software for mac.

And the best part ! It's totally FREE, you can request early access to the platform via the Tribboowebsite.

2. Sis Construction

Another interesting alternative is the ERP software from Sis Construcción, a very complete tool with a variety of customized modules.

Here you can also plan your construction project economically and automate business processes.

One of its best advantages is that it offers a payment plan that adapts to the use you make of it. The only thing is that depending on the plan you can pay more than 6000 euros.

The major drawback is that it cannot be used fully online and is intended for large construction companies.



It is a simple but very powerful tool. It allows you to make measurements and budgets, import measurements made in Excel, and make work certifications.

Also in its latest versions it has joined the BIM world and you can make measurements from Revit. It has an automatic budget update system and the measurements are automatically updated when your BIM model changes.

The price is not available on the website, you have to write to them in order to get a personalised quote.


4. Construcloud

It is a cloud-based tool that allows you to quote, tender and manage your business.

One of its strong points is that it is linked to the website, but in contrast, the interface is not very intuitive and difficult to use.

It has a free version for small businesses with 3 simultaneous works and also offers a €99.95/month plan and a €199.95/month plan.


5. Solmicro

Another good alternative to Cype is Solmicro, although it is not specialized in the construction sector, it has different modules that can be adapted to your company.

One of the disadvantages we see is that it is not software and may have certain shortcomings.

The price varies according to the number of modules to be purchased. You have to request a quote through their website.



 You can also read our article : The 7 best ERP software for construction companies