How does GeoHECRAS compare to Competitors?

How does GeoHECRAS stack up against the competition’s software? Now and then, clients considering the purchase of GeoHECRAS ask us this important question.

GeoHECRAS provides an interactive 2D/3D graphical user interface data wrapper to the industry-standard US Army Corps of Engineers HEC-RAS software. It tightly integrates with AutoCAD, MicroStation and ArcGIS, providing much more functionality, power, and time savings. Onboard training, technical support and engineering project assistance are also included free with the software.

As an informed engineer, you want to make the best choice for your needs. Check out what our clients have said about our software. We are confident that after you review how GeoHECRAS rates against the competition, you will choose GeoHECRAS.

Here are some items to consider when comparing GeoHECRAS to the competition’s software.

FunctionalityGeoHECRASThe Competition
Unlimited Undo / RedoYes?
MDI Multiple Model EditingYes?
Integrated 2D / 3D Viewing & EditingYes?
Map Coordinate ReprojectionYes?
What-If Scenario Manager AnalysisYes?
Digital Terrain Cross Section CuttingYes?
Construct XS from Multiple Data SourcesYes?
Built-In Elevation Data SourcesYes?
Integrated Terrain ModelingYes?
Automated GIS Mapping FunctionsYes?
Automated Floodplain & Floodway MappingYes?
Flood Hazard MapsYes?
Animated Flood MapsYes?
FEMA Flood Map SupportYes?
Automated FEMA Floodplain ModelingYes?
Automated Bridge DesignYes?
River Channel & XS InterpolationYes?
Adaptive 2D Meshing & PatchingYes?
Integrated Model CalibrationYes?
FEMA Accepted Numerical ModelYes?
Automated Watershed DelineationYes?
CAD & GIS IntegrationYes?
Export to Google EarthYes?
Built-in Cloud-Based Mapping ServicesYes?
Google Maps IntegrationYes?
Stunning VisualizationsYes?
No Other Software RequiredYes?
Free Onboard TrainingYes?
Free Technical SupportYes?
Free Engineering Project AssistanceYes?

In summary, GeoHECRAS utilizes the industry-standard US Army Corps of Engineers HEC-RAS software in an interactive 2D/3D graphical user interface data wrapper that tightly integrates with AutoCAD, MicroStation and ArcGIS.

Our mission is to continuously develop the product, adding additional functionality, features and capabilities. GeoHECRAS includes customized onboard training, toll-free technical support and engineering project assistance at no additional cost. In addition, special incentives are available to new customers to easily transition to GeoHECRAS.

GeoHECRAS Comparison

The best way for you to do an effective comparison between GeoHECRAS and the competition is to experience GeoHECRAS for yourself. We can show you the fantastic functionality that GeoHECRAS provides, but ultimately you need to make that decision—both from a cost perspective, get-up-to-speed perspective, and a technical/engineering support perspective.

About the Author Chris Maeder

Related Articles