News & Events

Jul 3, 2003
Terrain Tools Version 4 Beta Released
Version 4 has been in development for more than 2 years and is a significant step forward in functionality. The new version includes a variety of improvements such as survey adjustment history, attribute handling, import/export (Shape and AutoCad DWG) , DTM performance improvements, image rubber sheeting, coordinate projections and support for Lat/Lon, color shading and slope vector display. More information is available at their web site see:

Nov 1, 2000
Freeware Surveying and Mapping Software Debuts
The Freeware Edition of Terrain Tools (available for download from allows coordinates to be entered using the mouse, typed in, or imported from external files such as DXF or ASCII. Scanned topographic maps, air photos and other bitmap images can also be incorporated. New features include enhanced drafting, entry of traverses in raw survey format (bearings and distances), custom linetypes, symbols, automatic labeling, and…

Nov 1, 2000
RoadEng Upgrade 2000 Released
Softree Technical Systems Inc. of Vancouver B.C. has announced the release of Upgrade 2000 for RoadEng™ their surveying, mapping and road design software. This new version provides improved functionality, speed and reliability. In addition to numerous improvements to save time for the day to day user, Upgrade 2000 contains major enhancements for of terrain modeling and profiling. These enhancements allow the user to create plans for bridge sites,…

Feb 1, 2000
Terrain Tools 3D Released for Beta Testing
Softree Technical Systems Inc. of Vancouver B.C. has announced the beta release of Terrain ToolsTM 3D, a surveying, mapping and terrain modeling program developed for applications in the natural resource industries including forestry, geology and environmental science.

Jun 6, 1999
​USDA Forest Service Purchases RoadEng
In May, Softree Technical Systems, of West Vancouver BC. completed the sale of 19 new RoadEng licenses to the USDA Forest Service Regions 1 (Northern) and Region 4 (Intermountain). This sale brings the total number of systems in use by the USDA to over 200.