What are the best construction apps for iPhone?

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    #1Construction Master Pro

    Construction Master Pro

    This app will allow you to solve every problem related to construction, which makes this app perfect for architects, builders, carpenters... You will be able to calculate areas, volumes, angles and many more basic stuff.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    $24.99

    Carolyn Day
    Written on July 16, 2018
    "The Construction Master Pro is an award-winning advanced feet-inch-fraction construction-math calculator with powerful built-in solutions perfect for completing layouts, plans, bids and estimates. Calculate circles, roofs, stairs, and more. Works in and converts between feet-inches-fractions and decimals, including metric. Use it in the field or office to save time, reduce costs, prevent re-work and maximize profits."
  2. 14

    #2PlanGrid

    PlanGrid

    PlanGrid lets you manage all your document without using paper. This free app allows you to share plans, photos, and any type of text in a very easy way!


    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Philip Hicks
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "This app is really advanced in construction capabilities. It's a much better alternative to paper. No other option compares."
  3. 12

    #3Weather Underground

    Weather Underground
    Weather Underground provides hyper local forecasts and current conditions, interactive radar, customizable alerts, and much more to ensure you’re always prepared for whatever the weather brings.
    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    James Harper
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "Weather Underground is a great weather app. I don't see how it qualifies as a construction app in any way though."
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    #4DEWALT Mobile Pro

    DEWALT Mobile Pro
    This free calculator is a useful tool designed for construction pros. Among others things,  this complete app comes with a scientific calculator and lets you share calculation results by email.
    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Ruth Nelson
    Written on November 21, 2017
    "DEWALT Mobile Pro is a construction app that can be used with the iPhone. I have tried this app, but it isn't nearly as helpful or effective as other similar apps I have used. I wouldn't recommend using this app. There are definitely better construction calculating type apps out there."
  2. 10

    #5Architect's Formulator

    Architect's Formulator

    This app has everything an architect will ever need: over 400 electric, carpentry and plumber formulas that are basic for every construction.

    Apps

    iOS

    $9.99

    Bertha Zepeda
    Written on July 11, 2018
    "Absolutely love this app. I was originally just looking for a calculator with some special functions, so finding an app that actually has all of the calculations pre written so I just have to plug the numbers in was amazing. I don't know how I managed before!"
  3. 7

    #6BIMx

    BIMx

    BIMx is the ARCHICAD viewer, which will display all your 3D creations. You will be able to navigate through to your building, and look at it using cardboard technology. This app is perfect to share you models, as you won't need to print them and waste lots of money. 

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    María Acevedo
    Written on November 14, 2017
    "BIMx is a free construction app that I use on my iPhone. It basically does what it's supposed to. I do think if you're in architecture or construction that this is a great app to use. "
  4. 6

    #7BuildCalc

    BuildCalc

    This app provides a fully-equipped calculator, which will allow you to solve every problem related to construction. 

    Apps

    iOS

    $24.99

    Thomas Carpenter
    Written on July 3, 2018
    "This app is perfect for anybody in the construction field. It has different features to calculate the different dimensions you would need when constructing a house such as stairs and conversions. It's very useful and a definite time saver."
  5. 5

    #8Snapseed

    Snapseed

    Snapseed is a complete and professional photo-editing software application developed by Google that will upgrade your regular photos, with lots of filters and special effects. It has 29 tools like healing, brush, structure, HDR, etc.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Hannah Daniels
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "The heat coming from instagram lately can be overwhelming. The pressure to have the perfect picture and the time it takes to get that picture an take over your life. Snapseed is a application that aims to give you some breathing room. Their app allows you to upgrade your editing skills and helps produce a heart worthy photo. "
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    #9ArchiSnapper

    ArchiSnapper

    ArchiSnapper is an app for architects, engineers, and contractors in creating reports onsite and making access to blueprints. The files can be uploaded to Cloud storage and can be shared with smartphone, tablet, or PC. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Jeroen De Paepe
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "This is a simple but very useful solution for field reports, inspection reports, and punch lists."

Summary

Best What are the best construction apps for iPhone
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Construction Master ProApps 18 Paid
2PlanGridApps 14 Free
3Weather Underground Apps 12 Free
4DEWALT Mobile ProApps 10 Free
5Architect's FormulatorApps 10 Paid
6BIMxApps 7 Free
7BuildCalcApps 6 Paid
8Snapseed Apps 5 Free
9ArchiSnapperApps 0 Paid
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