Proplanner is now an Advantive Company.


What We Offer

Free Subscription

Proplanner provides our Flow Planner, Workplace Planner, and ProTime Estimation software free to universities. To use the software, universities will need AutoCAD licenses available to students. AutoCAD Lite is not supported. 

Request university licenses by emailing us at with the subject line EDUCATION, along with letting us know which solution licenses you need. 

For free technical setup or support, we offer resources in our blogs section and on our YouTube channel

Want to check out the software before deciding? Head to our Download page for a 30-day free trial.

Paid Subscription

Our paid subscription includes everything in our free subscription along with access to our technical support team for 5 hours per academic year. Our team is available Monday-Friday 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. CST and can help you install, answer any questions, present demos, and more. We also offer customizable webinars for your class, assistance with CAPSTONE teams, supporting senior design teams, and 1-on-1 webinars for lab assistants, graduate students, and professors.

If you would like to set up a paid subscription or learn more about pricing, please email us at with the subject line: EDUCATION. In your email please specify which solution(s) you need, number of licenses for students, and let us know you would like to go with technical support paid subscription.

Flow Planner

Automatically generate material flow diagrams and calculate material handling travel distances, time, and cost in AutoCAD.






Workplace Planner

Generate walk-path diagrams and calculate worker walk times, lean value-added percentages, travel distances, and ergonomic safety assessments in AutoCAD.

ProTime Estimation

Perform calculated and observed time studies and value-added and man-machine analyses.




Additional Resources

Proplanner has introduced our new forum. This is a dedicated space for users to ask questions, join discussions, and more all in one place.

Flow Planner and How it Works with Dave Sly (56:16)

We’ll be reviewing the basic capabilities of how to use Flow Planner to diagram a quantify material flows in production and warehouse facilities. We’ll also be covering tips and tricks on how to quickly import data and evaluate several common types of materials handling scenarios.

Getting Started with Assembly Planner (34:44)

Learn what the setup process is like from the initial download email to importing data.

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