Third-Party Evaluations of Copan

The surveyors at Underhill are very productive with Copan for Windows and often provide the developers (who are also surveyors) with suggestions for improvements. Some third-parties also provide good feedback.

If you would like to publicly recommend Copan, or know where it has been given favorable reviews, please let us know.


  • "Thank you for Copan. It has been tremendously helpful to me in the jungle of Central America. Keep up the awesome work!"

    David Sawatzky, Independence Village, Stann Creek District, Belize

  • "Copan is a very surveyor-friendly program and works great for my Department's needs."

    Thomas J Croonquist, PSM, County Surveyor, Indian River County, FL, USA

  • "Free and surprisingly full-featured, Copan performs a wide range of land survey coordinate calculations."

    Mark J Scacco, PE, CE and Engineered Efficiency Inc, Itasca, IL, USA

  • "Wow... really cutting edge for a free software package!"

    Adam Vest, Surveyor, CalHar Construction, Melissa, TX, USA

  • "Your free software is great and is better than some that aren't free!"

    H Jude G Juntilo, Cebu, Philippines

  • "Congratulations on what is turning out to be a mighty fine program. Keep up the excellent work!"

    Brian Taylor, Chief Surveyor, Susquehanna Civil, York, PA, USA

  • "I've used other surveying software that costs $1000s, with awkward usability. Copan is a simple surveying program that gets back to the basics of what surveying is about."

    Nevan Bennett, Surveyor, Land Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

  • "The program is very effective and user friendly. I had been using another product for years but your program is more intuitive and user friendly. I was able to start using Copan without even reading the instructions. You answered my e-mail inquiry immediately and your competitors have never written back."

    Rick Jones, Surveyor, Land Reports Co, West Hills, CA, USA


Some directory sites are indiscriminate: they give every listing an award and are not mentioned here. Others are much more discerning: human editors review and grade the software. Here are the awards that Copan has earned:

  • BestFreewareDownload awarded Copan 5 Stars
  • Download25 awarded Copan 5 Stars
  • Download3000 awarded Copan 4 Stars
  • DownloadAtlas gave Copan an Editor's Choice award
  • SoftPicks gave Copan 4 Stars
  • WareSeeker gave Copan an Editor's Pick award
  • FamousWhy gave Copan a Famous award
  • FreeDownloadsPlace gave Copan an Editor's Review
  • SoftForAll gave Copan an Editor's Choice award
  • rated Copan 5 out of 5
  • SoftSea awarded Copan 5 Starfish


Certain directory sites have tested Copan and certified it to be completeley free of adware, spyware, and viruses:

  • CNet Download certifies Copan as clean
  • DoDownload certifies Copan as clean
  • Download3000 certifies Copan as clean
  • Download3K certifies Copan as clean
  • DownloadAtlas certifies Copan as clean
  • DownloadSofts certifies Copan as clean
  • DownloadRoute certifies Copan as clean
  • DownloadToPC certifies Copan as clean
  • FileAward certifies Copan as clean
  • FileCluster certifies Copan as clean
  • FreeDownloadsPlace certifies Copan as clean
  • GearDownload certifies Copan as clean
  • NetLinkz4u certifies Copan as clean
  • SharewarePlaza rated Copan 5 out of 5
  • rated Copan 5 out of 5
  • Softpedia certifies Copan as clean
  • SoftSea certifies Copan as clean
  • SuggestSoft certifies Copan as clean
  • TopShareware certifies Copan as clean