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What Makes SkyCiv Different?

SkyCiv is currently used in over 160 countries and supports the vast majority of functionality required by structural engineers. Whether this is flexible 3D modeling and analysis, steel or concrete member design, foundation design, steel connection design, or wind and snow load generation, SkyCiv has the muscle for your projects. With the future in mind, SkyCiv is developed to meet the everyday needs of structural engineers.

  • Cloud Based - nothing to install, works on Mac, automatic updates
  • Easy to use, easy to learn
  • Flexible monthly and annual pricing
  • Mobile App with powerful analysis and design capabilities
  • Quick and Responsive Live Chat Customer Support
  • API Technology that supports design automation
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Discover key benefits of SkyCiv Structural 3D

At SkyCiv, we've been committed to innovating and challenging existing workflows to save engineers time in their work processes and designs.
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Cloud Computing

  • SkyCiv operates on a cloud, therefore offering full functionality through a browser
  • The only Structural Analysis software that works on Mac and Mobile Devices
  • No installations, maintenance, or updates required
  • Newly released features or updates are available immediately to users at no cost
  • Version Control and Sharing Capabilities
  • Flexible monthly and annual subscriptions
  • Access from any device - no dongles or USBs required

Live Support and User Feedback

  • Live Chat support available for paid users – reduce the lead time to just a few hours
  • No more filling out “Contact Us” pages to get assistance on your project
  • Live support comes at no charge, no maintenance or support fees
  • Share your file with SkyCiv support directly to get help with your project in minutes
  • User suggestions are the primary driver for new features and updates. Help us shape software as you want
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Easy to learn, fast to use

  • SkyCiv's software is extremely intuitive and easy to use
  • Clear input and clear output, with detailed reporting for full clarity
  • 95% of SkyCiv users were reported to take an average of only 8 days to learn the software, making it 17x faster to learn than traditional software
  • Quick modeling features mean you can work quickly and efficiently

Cost Effective and Inclusive Pricing

  • The single price includes all the listed features and capabilities
  • Flexible pricing options: 6-month contract month-to-month, annual. No need to pay for more than you need for perpetual ownership
  • The price point for the entire SkyCiv suite is 2 to 5 times cheaper than the alternatives
  • Add seats quickly and easily as you need them
  • No hidden fees or maintenance costs, all-inclusive pricing
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Automation and API Possibilities

  • Nearly every functionality offered can be called using the SkyCiv API, directly integrated into your proprietary solution
  • Used to automate modeling and design process to drastically reduce engineer hours
  • Integrate with other platforms or your existing systems
  • Work efficiently and gain a competitive advantage
  • Get support from the SkyCiv API Team
  • Interested in learning more? Get in touch with us
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Feature comparison between SkyCiv and traditional software

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No Download/Installation
Clear User Interface
Monthly Subscriptions
Live Chat Support
Detailed Design Reporting
Fully Integrated with SkyCiv Design Modules  
Easy Pen Tool Modelling
Assemblies and Templates
Datasheet Input
Revit Link
Tekla Link
DXF Import 
DWG Import  
Catenary Cable Analysis
Plate Analysis
Meshing Capabilities
Buckling Analysis
Non-Linear P-Delta Analysis
Non-Linear P-Delta Analysis
Dynamic Frequency Analysis
Response Spectrum Analysis
Static Loads
Auto Wind Loading
Moving Loads
Temperature Loading
Strain + Displacement Loading
Pre-Stress Loading
Response Spectrum Loading
Open Structure Loading
AISC 360 Steel Member Design
AISC 360 Connection Design
ACI 318 Concrete Design
AISI Cold Formed
NDS Wood Design
Masonry Design
Aluminium Design
ASCE 7-16 Wind Loading
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Case Studies

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Trusted by Thousands

Used by Engineers around the world, in more than 160 countries.

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“The ease of use and the presentation of the results are both awesome. I have had ongoing interaction with the support team and everyone is excellent!”

Mitch Frumkin, CEO of Kipcon

SkyCiv TexasAM University Software Testomonial

"It is used for various civil and mechanical engineering courses and the students love it. We are happy with the continuous updates to SkyCiv as well, highly recommended."

Dr Kenneth R. Leitch, Assoc. Prof. at Texas A&M

MT solar

“SkyCiv has been a great tool to help efficiently and clearly document and update design results for a member of a small company with multiple responsibilities.”

Lydia Fahrenkrug, Engineer at MT Solar

SkyCiv StructSure testimonial

“It was easily the most intuitive package available to learn; it is particularly easy to build the 3D model and define nodes, members, supports, materials, sections, then apply loads & combinations.”

Stuart Agars, Managing Director of Struct-Sure Limited

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