Nordic Sizer

Nordic Sizer is a software program built to design individual structural elements (joists, beams, columns, studs, slabs, and panels) using the full range of Nordic engineered wood products.

Nordic Sizer software application analyzes and designs members for specified loads in accordance with CSA O86 (Canada) or NDS (United-States) standard, and automatically checks load cases and load combinations in accordance with NBC (Canada) or IBC (United-States). Features include floor vibration checks and fire resistance calculations.

For Canadian Wood Council tutorials

User Guide

Canadian Training Videos

US Training Videos

For more information

Step 1 – Download & Install

Nordic Sizer - Canada 7.1

Nordic Sizer - USA 7.1

Last updated: May 2018

A keycode is required for using the software.
For a trial version, use “DEMO” as the keycode.


Fill in the form, making sure to cut and paste your Software ID that appears upon opening of Nordic Sizer.


You will receive your keycode by email within the next business day.

If you are having trouble installing the software, please contact the technical support.



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Characteristics and Features:

  • Inventory management
  • Customized inventory
  • Cut optimization with user preferences
  • Order process management
  • Multi‐user interface
  • Import of material lists from CSBuild, CSD, and Sapphire
  • Reports for inventory, purchase orders, job
  • processing, cutting lists, etc.