Apex MobileSketch for iPad by Apex Software (iPad)
Released: Nov 28, 2011
Version: 1.2.1
Size: 7 MB
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Ranking - Business (iPad)

Apex MobileSketch for iPad

Apex Software
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Apex MobileSketch™ is designed as a companion product for Apex Sketch v5.x (Windows Desktop Application). Visit our website for more information.
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Apex MobileSketch™ is not a generic drawing program for the general consumer. It is designed for mobile professionals who need to quickly draw floor plan sketches and calculate areas from measurements they gather on site. MobileSketch for iPad continues a 25 year history of sketching solutions that have been setting the industry standards for Residential & Commercial Real Estate Appraisers, Property Tax Assessors, Insurance Inspectors, Energy Auditors/Solar Installers, Firefighters and other related industries. Simply put, if you are in these or similar industries and need a FAST and EASY floor plan sketching and accurate area calculation solution, MobileSketch is the tool for you.

Intuitive Drawing Functionality
• Quickly draw Areas by inputting distance & direction with the built-in touch panel.
• Multi-Tap arrows for minor adjustments or Tap & Hold for automatic alignment.
• Define closed areas for instant & precise area calculations.
• Pen-up/Pen-down functionality allows you to draw from anywhere at any time.
• Easily draw any angle using Rise & Run measurements or specifying the degree of turn.
• Draw curves as you encounter them using Arc Height measurements or Arc Angle.
• Draw only the walls necessary to complete the areas. No tracing common walls required.
• Create Positive or Negative Areas for accurate Net Area adjustments.
• Heads-Up-Display for constant feedback of distances, angles drawn and alignment indication.
• Call-to-Close Tools and Auto-Close operation to instantly draw lines or complete Areas.

Helpful Annotation Tools
• Text Library for quick labeling and other annotation.
• Scaled Symbol Library for easy illustration and additional detail.
• Pinch Resizing and two-finger rotation of Symbols and Text Labels

Powerful Editing Capabilities
• Insert & Delete operations for quick error correction and/or adjustments.
• Reopen defined Areas from any wall for pinpoint editing.
• Save valuable time using Clone Area for instant creation of identical/similar Areas.
• Flip & Mirror makes drawing duplexes & “cookie cutter” properties a simple task.

Other Valuable Features
• Email Sketch Files
• Import MobileSketch files into Apex v5 (desktop sketching application - see developer site)
• Calculation Summary for quick verification while still on site.
• High Contrast UI for enhanced outdoor visibility
• And much more…

What's new in version 1.2.1
- Corrected minor issue with device rotation
Our verdict: Meh!
  • Apex MobileSketch for iPad is a poorly rated app (2.5-star).
  • The app is pricier than similar apps available on the App Store.
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