Solid Essential Online

Solid Essential is Planit's entry-level design for manufacturing software tool.

It may be our entry-level design to manufacture software product, but we don’t call it Solid Essential for nothing.

It comes packed with the “essential” tools every cabinet maker needs.

Offering cabinet maker's the essential software tools for building cabinets, Solid Essential allows for room design & layout, plan, elevation & 3D rendered views, generation of cabinet reports, cutlists, material & hardware requirements, plus basic estimating information.

And as a part of the Cabinet Vision range, you’ve got options when it’s time to add additional features.



We are currently waiting the impending release of Version 11 of Solid Essential Online, which adds a wide range of new features and functionality. We're in the process of putting the finishing touches on it, and can't wait for you to get it in your hands. Please fill out the form below and we'll send you an email with the download link for Version 11 as soon as it's released! .   

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Version 11 will see Solid Essential Online move to a rental product:

3 Months = $226.15 USD / 12 months = $588 USD


Please Note, we are currently experiencing some technical issues that sometimes stop the Solid Essential Trial from completing all its steps.
If you do have any issues, please complete this form and we'll be in contact with you

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Need help during your 30-day trial, call our Help Desk on 1300 716 932 or email our services team at


 Key Features of Solid Essential

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• Includes the power of Photovision
• Design your own cabinetry and save to your favourites
• Option for Face Frame or Frameless Construction Definition
• Drawer Box and Roll Out Construction Definition
• Door/Drawer Front Style Definition
• Extensive Design Views Available (Plan, Elevation, 3D, Rendered, etc.)
• Easily apply textures to surfaces
• Customise your own title block
• Straight, Angled, and Peninsula Walls
• User Defined Custom Assembly Catalogs
• Full Cabinet Sectioning Control
• 2D CAD Functionality
• Step up to add on CNC functionality

Click here for more information on the other CabinetVision products.


For more than 35 years, Planit has been developing, implementing & supporting specialised software solutions for the cabinet & joinery industry.

Developing a single interface, offering a true screen to machine solution* with no reliance on 3rd party applications, has given thousands of Planit customers a competitive edge.

For more information on Planit software or to find out which level will suit your business, email or call our office on 1300 855 411. 


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