3D mapping for engineers

More than just mapping.

Terrain Tools® is a software toolkit for 3D mapping, terrain modelling and land development. Terrain Tools® includes a variety of 3D mapping functions, as well as engineering design functions.

Includes functions for: surveying, coordinate geometry, image manipulation, digital terrain modeling, contouring, volume and earthwork calculations, design, grading, visualization and report generation.

• 3D site design
• Stockpiles
• Mine surveying
• Quantity takeoffs
• Pad and pond design
• Geological mapping
• Surface contouring and visualization
• Landfill site design

Key Benefits

  • Quick learning curve

    Be up and running in hours with little or no training with Terrain Tools’ easy user interface.

  • Powerful for big datasets

    Comfortably processes LiDAR data sets with millions of points. Setup boundaries and selectively thin points.

  • Engineering design functions

    More than just mapping. Functions include: site grading, earthwork structure design and calculations.

  • Easy user-interface

    When it comes to menus, dialogs, modes, buttons and options our philosophy is "the fewer the better".

  • Compatible

    Move information seamlessly between other applications with DWG, Shape and LandXML formats.

Product Options

Terrain Tools 3D terrain mapping software

Terrain Tools® 3D

A happy marriage of 3D mapping and engineering. Easy, friendly,and inexpensive. Create 3D terrain models and engineering designs for a wide variety of projects.

Forestry mapping software - site design, cable analysis

Terrain Tools® Forestry

Includes the same functionality as Terrain Tools® 3D, but also includes an extra module for manual p-line data entry, as well as a special function for cable logging.

Field Survey Note Entry for iPad - Terrain Tools Field

Terrain Tools® Field

Terrain Tools® Field allows you to enter and verify traverses in the field using an iPad or Windows 10 tablet.
*Available Exclusively to Support Subscribers.

Terrain Tools® Screens

3D and Plan Views

System Requirements

Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 Operating System
2 GB system RAM (4 GB recommended)
Minimum 800 x 600 resolution (more recommended)
Processor or motherboard built-in video is adequate
1 GB disk space