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Streamlined Lighting Specification Software
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Why use a lot         ...when one will do!


Rather than using a suite of different apps

When your project information is stored in separate systems - multiple spreadsheets, documents and design software, finding, amending and archiving is never simple and certainly never rapid.

...why not use one that does it all

AP is the result of experiencing these very frustrations first hand - developed with the sole desire to streamline tedious paperwork. Where traditionally a full Lighting document specification package takes 2 weeks, AP achieves it in less than two days.

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What our users are saying 

"Without doubt Auto Practice has transformed and elevated our proposals to such a professional level that I would previously have thought unachievable and I'm convinced we've won work because of AP. ..."  

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Neil Landmann, Light-U Limited

"I can’t even begin to estimate the time and hassle that’s been saved in my lighting consultancy since I started using Auto Practice in Autumn 2017.

It’s changed the face of my business and allowed me to work on more projects simultaneously. ....."  

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Samantha Coles, Sam Coles Lighting

"Adding product, financials and detail has been made simple and intuitive, due to the fact that Auto Practice has been created by Lighting Designers/ Engineers with firsthand experience of the industry on all levels.  Once added, product can easily be applied or subtracted to a project allowing for the many changes that take place in the design quote to order process. ......"  read more

Grant Orsborn, Prewer & Orsborn

"Auto Practice is an essential tool for those engaged in lighting design and we highly recommend it.


Auto Practice brings all of the necessary data elements together in a single application ...."  read more

Nicholas Engert, Fourth Dimension Lighting Design

9 years in the making

Introducing AutoPractice

Introducing AutoPractice

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Reduce lighting document creation from days and weeks to hours and minutes. 

- one software solution for all your
lighting needs -

Lighting Designers

With just a few clicks, all of the following can be produced and tailored to a format to suit your individual brand identity:

Front End

  • Presentations - fixture or circuit

  • Schedules - fixture or circuit

  • Quick spec - build and email takes 30 secs

  • Quotes by fixture or circuit

  • Templated fee documents with fields to add phase fees

  • Quote requests

  • Load schedules - show driver type qty

  • Create BOM kits

  • Supplier tender docs

  • Snagging list for Contractors

  • Duplicate entire project with one click, then swap out fixtures for quick VE

  • O&M/ as built manuals - merged for print & bind.

Back Office

  • Orders

  • Picking slips

  • Delivery notes, complete or part

  • Room & Luminare 'sticky' labels with thumb nail images for site delivery

  • For deliveries AP integrates with   

  • Inventory - commit stock

  • Auto replenish

  • Invoices/credit notes

  • Integrates with Xero accounting software




The Problem



Repeatedly entering the same data into

different Apps is not only time and energy sapping, it is also a process prone to error. 



Your project information is stored in separate systems - finding, amending and archiving is never simple.


You look at developing your own solution, but it's prohibitively expensive and demands too much of your time.



'Off the shelf' software doesn't do what you need, is not really relevant and does not link with current systems.

Our Solution


Comfort in the knowledge that data is always accurate and stunningly presented. AP automates everything throughout the BPM chain.



Data stored centrally, available instantly with teams working simultaneously on the same project or individually on any project.


Modify AP to suit your business model with tailored templates to match your

own brand identity.


Connect dynamically with other systems - External SQL, ODBC/JDBC, XML, import, .csv


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we offer live demonstrations and a 45 day free trial!


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