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What's New in Live Home 3D v4.5.1

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.5

  • The new Additional Appliances in-app with over 300 home appliance 3D models.
  • Support for RoomPlan-powered room scanning on LiDAR-equipped devices (requires iOS or iPadOS 16).
  • Rulers and information bar are now available.
  • The Paste in Place command allows pasting items preserving their original position.
  • It is now possible to import images into 2D Elevation View (Pro version only).
  • Export to 3DS format was discontinued as obsolete.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.4.2

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.4.1

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.4

  • Added support for TBDR optimization, which improves rendering performance and reduces memory usage (on iOS and Apple Silicon devices).
  • Considerably optimized memory usage on UMA-compatible devices (all iOS devices and Macs with integrated video, running macOS 10.15 or higher).
  • It is now possible to group and rotate terrain and elevation objects.
  • Custom Terrain and Terrain Pit can now be resized.
  • Added an option to include terrain when exporting to Collada (.dae) format.
  • Improvements in import / export to various 3D formats.
  • Bosch laser rangefinders can be now used for entering measurements.
  • Added the possibility to accurately set a color in the Material Editor using RGB sliders or HEX value.
  • It is now possible to specify the exact position of a guide line.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.3.1

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.3

  • A new Asian Style Furniture pack with over 150 furniture and decorative items (free for Standard and Pro Features users).
  • 6 new Asian-style home and apartment templates.
  • The maximum number of shadow casting lights increased up to 64.
  • A new dialog for setting geolocation.
  • Fixed a bug with video export failing under certain conditions.
  • Other bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.2.1

  • Introduced 50+ Musical Instruments in-app purchase (available for all users who follow us on Instagram).
  • Fixed the problem with some items, not moving with the room in 2D.
  • Fixed the problem with some roof previews in the Roof Assistant.
  • Fixed the order of items imported as the Library Archive.
  • Improved import of SH3D files.
  • Other minor fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.2

  • Introduced 100 Christmas decorations in-app (free for Standard and Pro Features users).
  • Added compatibility with projects created on macOS Monterey.
  • Added snow materials to the Material Library.
  • Added a new collection of 2D representations for plants.
  • Added the ability to set the origin of the model exported to AR view.
  • Fixed the problem with sharing of AR view between several devices.
  • Improved the process of Library backup and restore.
  • Fixed the sporadic crashes caused by the import of 3D models in OBJ file format.
  • Fixed an issue with the export to OBJ file format for some projects.
  • Fixed an issue with the cameras export to 3DS format.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.1.3

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.1.2

  • Added support for iOS 15.
  • Fixed the problem with openings not seen in the Roof Assistant preview window.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.1.1

  • Fixed the problem with missing in-app content previews.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.1

  • Introduced the new in-app with 50 house templates.
  • Added support for physically-based materials imported/exported in FBX file format.
  • Re-worked and localized all template names in the Project Gallery.
  • Fixed an issue with artifacts appearing on the canvas during the compass rotation.
  • Fixed a rare problem with the camera losing 3D view while Zoom operations.
  • Improved the app performance during the drawing of polygonal contours.
  • Some materials in the Library were corrected and improved.
  • Fixed a rare problem with materials being shifted on slabs.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.0.7

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.0.6

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.0.5

  • Improved import of objects in *.FBX file format.
  • Improved import of projects in *.SH3D format.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.0.4

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.0.3

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.0.2

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4.0.1

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v4

  • Introduced Metal-based rendering for 3D graphics.
  • Revised materials receive physically based properties (roughness, metallic, normals).
  • New RoomScanner feature helps to scan a room and recreate its digital copy in the app (available on devices fitted with LiDAR scanner).
  • New wall type added, Сurtain walls allow creating non-structural walls.
  • New project level, Site separates Ground floor level from outdoor, which is convenient for outdoor design.
  • Added the ability to rotate and move the whole house or apartment on the 2D plan.
  • Introduced fast switching between stories right on the 2D floor plan.
  • Introduced the terrain editing functionality (available with Pro Features):
    • Elevation Point, Elevation Line and Elevation Spline tools assist with creating a landscape identical to the one around your house.
    • Added the ability to create cutouts, various pathways, and pits in the ground for swimming pools.
  • Reworked and improved the Material Composer (available with Standard and Pro Features).
  • Introduced Advanced Material Editor that allows the creation of realistic materials (available with Pro Features).
  • Updated 2D Elevation View now displays stairs and permits their resize.
  • The cloudiness property can now affect room lighting, like in the real world.
  • Revised and improved 3D objects.
  • Reworked Sample Rooms and Houses section of the Project Gallery.
  • Added new video tutorials.
  • Other improvements.
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What's New in Live Home 3D v3.8.3

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.8.2

  • Fixed crashes on the startup on iOS 14 beta.
  • Improved export to .usdz and .scnz file formats.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.8.1

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.8

  • Added a new collection of objects for exterior design (available with in-app purchase).
  • On new iPads, with LiDAR technology supported, placing an AR object now happens instantly. Improved people occlusion is more accurate than ever.
  • Improved support for the mouse on the devices running iOS / iPadOS 13.4 or higher.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.7.3

  • Added Export / Import feature for sharing materials and 3D objects between devices (export not available in free version).
  • Added support for the mouse on devices running iOS / iPadOS 13.4.
  • Improved Object Library (added new models of electric cars, lamps, etc).
  • Re-worked existing models in the Library.
  • Improved Materials Library (added new materials of wood, environment, etc).
  • Improved FBX export.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.7.2

  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.7.1

  • Improved compatibility with iPadOS.
  • Added new collection of furniture in Scandinavian style (available with in-app purchase).
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.7

iOS 13 and iPadOS are supported now:

  • Dark and Light modes are now available.
  • Multi-Documents support (full life-circle), thanks to multiple windows feature of iPadOS (available with Standard or Pro Features in-apps).
  • Introduced support for Productivity Gestures and three-fingers-tap editing overlay for quick and easy undo, redo, cut, copy and paste.

AR improvements (thanks to ARKit 3):

  • New sharing AR experience using the Collaborative Sessions (move or rotate virtual objects on one device and instantly see the changes on the others).
  • People Occlusion effect (mix people and virtual objects in the same AR scene).
  • Introduced geo-correct Sun lighting in AR scene, based on geolocation and AR lighting estimation.
  • Learn AR faster with introduced AR Coaching.

Other improvements:

  • Revised and improved 3D objects.
  • Added 50+ models to the Object Library.
  • Implemented mechanism for preserving the broken projects.
  • Improved Backup / Restore speed.
  • Added new video tutorials.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.6.4

  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.6.3

  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.6

  • Reworked Sample Rooms section of the Project Gallery (added new templates of kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, etc).
  • Templates of kid rooms are added to template collection.
  • Added about 100 new 3D objects (decorations, clothing, kitchenware, etc).
  • Added ability to apply materials to each side of the slabs individually (use Object Materials tab of Inspector to paint the whole contour).
  • Each side of the building block, opening, niche and wall panel can now be painted individually.
  • Improved algorithm for rounded walls creation.
  • Optimized drawing in 2D.
  • Other bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.5.5

  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.5.4

  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.5.3

  • Introduced Versions feature for iCloud users allows to conveniently revert to previous project states.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.5

NOTE. In order to open projects created in version 3.5, make sure you updated the app to the latest version on all your devices (iOS, Mac and Windows).

  • Material Picker added.
  • Introduced Align and Distribute commands for objects on floor plan.
  • Search field is now available in the Material Library.
  • Added the ability to rename custom materials in the Library.
  • Fixed an issue with the terrain export in AR.
  • Fixed an issue with the program sporadic crashes during room resize.
  • Improved interface for iPhones XS and XR.
  • Optimized performance. Faster 3D rendering achieved thanks to automatic reduction of the Level of Details (LOD) for objects with excessive number of triangles.
  • Optimized handling of large projects.
  • Other bug fixes and stability improvements.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.4.3

  • Fixed an issue with the download from the Trimble 3D Warehouse.
  • Minor bug fixes.

What's New in Live Home 3D v3.4.2

  • Added support for all new iPad Pro.
  • Improved workflow with double-tap on Apple Pencil (2nd Generation).
  • “Reveal in Library” option allows now to reveal any materials shown in the Object Materials tab of the Inspector in the program Library.
  • Fixed an issue with the Anti-Aliasing reset to defaults in the app Settings.
  • Multi-select and renaming of items is possible now in the Project Tree and Cameras tab of the Inspector.
  • Improved sharing of AR View on multiple devices.
  • Minor bug fixes and stability improvements.
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