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What is Stringer Survey?
Stringer Survey represents a collection of survey focused applications that enhance your drawing environment:
Stringer Topo - delivers fast, easy to use field-to-finish topographical surveys, reducing your raw survey data to COGO points, automating the creation of 2D and 3D linework representing the point features, as well as adding breaklines to a TIN surface, all ready for final documentation and plotting. Associated functionality includes survey quality reporting, point export, import/export to numerous formats, traverse editing and drafting for cadastral plans
Stringer DSpec and RSpec - these allow you to attribute objects in the drawing to describe 'as built' surveyed road and stormwater features to meet ASpec standard specification, which is a requirement for many local government organisations throughout Australia
Stringer Eplan - turns your drawing objects into fully enumerated survey data describing radiations, points and parcels, and outputs directly to ESRI .shp files for submission to your state's Land Titles Office. Digital title plan lodgement is being implemented throughout the Australian states and capital territories - this is a LandXML based format to digitally describe existing and new parcels of land suitable to approve subdivision and issue certificate of title.
Which versions of Autodesk software does Stringer Survey support?
Stringer Survey applications support different versions of AutoCAD, MAP 3D, and Civil 3D. Check out the supported formats in the Downloads page.
AME Surveys is headed by Jon Rasmussen Bsc (Survey), who is the lead programmer for Stringer Survey applications. Jon is also a registered Land Surveyor with continued involvement in field and office survey work.
Civil Survey Solutions is an Australian based Authorised Autodesk Developer and BricsCAD Developer, and provides additional programming, documentation and customer facing services in support of Stringer Survey.
Who will provide technical support for Stringer Survey?
What happens if I don’t want to pay the software support subscription?
Stringer Topo is regularly updated, and there is a major update annually (normally aligning with the next year release of Autodesk products) - during the subscription period you are entitled to all Stringer Survey software updates, training and webinar recordings. If you choose to discontinue subscription your Stringer Survey license will continue to operate on the platform product you installed it on, and you would not receive any further software updates.
Unless stated otherwise, the Stringer ASpec family of applications and Stringer EPlan are both Rental products - they will expire at the end of your subscription period and require renewal to continue operation. Anything you have created during your subscription period is stored in the drawing and is not edited or removed if subscription lapses.
How Long Does my Activation Key Last?
For Stringer Topo, your Activation Key is permanent - it never stops. Stringer Topo also supports Home Use Licensing.
For rental licenses, there will be an agreed duration for which the license will operate (normally 12 months). After that, the Stringer application will not run.
For evaluation licenses, you have 30 days of full functional use. After that period you will need to contact us to arrange permanent licensing.
Is Stringer Survey standalone or network
Stringer Topo is available Standalone or Networked.
Stringer ASpec family of products and Stringer EPlan are standalone-only products.
For standalone licenses, the software is activated (licensed) on one computer only.
For network licensing, the license is managed by a server computer. Multiple workstations can access the license/s on the server.
Can Stringer Survey work in imperial only units?
Stringer Survey products are able to work in both metric and imperial units, and includes plotting outputs and design criteria suitable for many countries/regions using the metric system.