I’ve done some research and I thought I’d pass along what I’ve learned.
Wood Stud Framing:
Intelliframer – www.intelliframer.com – A stand alone Wood Framing modeling program.
KeyPanel – www.keymark.com – More of a wood wall panel framing program. Geared more towards engineering and production of wall panels and trusses.
Metal & Wood Stud Framing:
Metal Wood Framer by StructSoft Solutions – www.structsoftsolutions.com – A Revit Structrure plugin that converts walls to stud framed models.
There is limited information on the quality of the programs from experienced users. We have not purchased any of the above yet, but we’re debating between Intelliframer and StructSoft. My issue is the quality of the software and the company behind the software. Are they going to disappear tomorrow, or is there longevity to the program that they are offering?
Good point - we definitely wasted some time/money investing in developing systems/standards for software that hasn't panned out. But I'm definitely going to have to look into the listed programs a bit more.