Portable Home Designer Professional 2019 v188.8.131.52 (x64)
Home Designer Pro is professional home design software for the serious DIY home enthusiast. Enjoy the same type of tools that the professionals use for home design, remodeling, interior design, outdoor living, and cost estimation. Home Designer Pro offers advanced design and smart building tools to produce detailed construction drawings.
DIY Home Design Software
Home Designer is 3D architectural software for residential home design. Discover why millions of do-it-yourselfers use Home Designer from Chief Architect software as the home design software product of choice to create their dream homes.
Professional Home Design, Interior Design, & Landscape Software
Home Designer Pro makes it easy to design and visualize your ideas with smart building and advanced design tools. The tools have commonly accepted defaults for most building practices to assist you in your home design projects. Create accurately scaled floor plans that automatically generate 3D models.
3D Home Design & Modeling
Whether you are creating a single room or an entire house, Home Designer automatically creates a 3D model once you draw your walls. And, once you are in 3D you can continue design work – adding cabinets, placing furniture, painting walls, or just visualizing your project. An extensive 3D Library of architectural objects make it easy so that styles, finishes, and other design details can be accurately visualized.
Interior Design, Kitchens & Baths
Home Designer uses smart design objects, such as cabinets, to quickly and easily create various styles, shapes and sizes. Create any style of cabinet by choosing colors, countertops, door styles, backsplash, crown molding and hardware.
Construction Drawings & CAD Tools
Home Designer has a powerful CAD software engine from Chief Architect that includes an array of tools. Use the CAD tools with Floor Plans, Cross Sections and Elevation Views to detail construction drawings, then estimate and build your projects.
Decks & Landscaping
Home Designer includes automated tools to create site plans, landscaping, decks and patios. There are over 3,600 plants with detailed information about each plant including integrated Hardiness Zone Maps. Decking tools include automatic deck framing and a materials list for estimating.
What’s NEW:3D Viewer Export. Save designs to the cloud and share them for using on mobile devices and websites using the Chief Architect 3D Viewer App.
Library Search Bar and Context Menus. Quickly search for library items by keyword, object type, or style. Choose to search for items in an entire catalog or in specific folders only. Customize search attributes for User Catalog content.
Find in Plan from the Materials List. Select items from the materials list and choose to Show in Plan to identify and locate them in your designs.
Save 360° Renderings to the Cloud. Easily save your 360° renderings to the Chief Architect Cloud, and share them or embed them into web pages.
Multiple Camera Defaults. Specify default values for each camera type; control, layer assignment, active Rendering Technique, and more.
Group Select and Edit Cameras. Select multiple cameras at one time and edit their properties, like height off floor or the Rendering Technique used.
Custom Watermarks. Create watermarks and display them on your work. Control location, size, angle, transparency, and include images in your watermark design.
Automatic Dutch Gable Roofs. Easily create a Dutch Gable style roof using the Automatic Build Roof tools; simply set the wall properties as “Dutch Gable”, adjust the values and build the roof.
Multiple Framing Types. Choose from a wide selection of framing types when designing your structure; from lumber to steel, to engineered materials like LVL, PSL, and VSL. Framing labels reflect the type of material specified.
Access to Full Selection of 3,600+ Plant Images.
Stretch CAD Tool. Similar to Edit Area; create a marquee that contains or excludes CAD endpoints and move the selection to stretch and scale the components within the selection area.
Selected Edge Highlight Indicator. See visual cues to identify the active edge of a selected object with highlight colors along the edge and filled edit handles.
Reshape Views Sent to Layout. Like other Polyline based items, add breaks and curved edges to Layout viewports to control cropping of their display on a layout page.
Railing Over Solid Wall. Generate Pony Walls with a railing as the upper wall type.
Turn off Posts for Railings. Easily specify whether railings or fences include posts with the “No Posts” control.