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

Accurate cutlists

Cabinet vision essentialReduce production time and eliminate waste when your cutlists are right the first time.

Presentation Drawings

Cabinet vision essentialUtilise the CAD features to produce professional shop and presentation drawings.

Quality Renderings

Cabinet vision essentialImpress your next potential client with your presentations and win more projects.

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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.

 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

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.
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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


Please Note, if you experience any technical issues that may stop the Solid Essential Trial from completing all its steps: please complete this form and we'll be in contact with you


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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