Full Tech Specs

Key Features:

  • Create detailed 2D floor plans.
  • Beautiful real-time 3D rendering.
  • Build up to two stories with a loft (unlimited stories in Pro).
  • Apply materials and change object representation in the 2D environment.
  • Apply materials, move objects, adjust light, walk around, and much more in the 3D environment.
  • More than 2,400 objects and 2,100 materials.
  • Import models seamlessly from Trimble 3D Warehouse™ (previously Google 3D Warehouse™).
  • Create exterior designs of any complexity.
  • Import models of your own in COLLADA, FBX, OBJ, SH3D, USDZ or 3DS formats.
  • Fine tune interior lighting by setting the light color and luminosity of every light fixture.
  • Quickly design a customizable roof with the Roof Assistant.
  • Save images of your interior from various angles in JPEG, TIFF, PNG, or BMP.
  • Render a realistic video walkthrough of your entire home.
  • Export to COLLADA, VRML Version 2.0 or X3D format.
  • Print the floor plans and 3D views at various scales.
  • Create niches or cutouts in your wall using the 2D Elevation View.
  • In-depth app Help documentation and quick tech support service.
  • Project Gallery with house projects and sample rooms.
  • Export to FBX, OBJ, USDZ, SCN and SCNZ.

Roofs and Dormers:

  • Putting a roof over your head is as simple as choosing one of 12 customizable roof templates in the Live Home 3D Roof Assistant.
  • Add custom segments to fully customize your roof.
  • 16 customizable dormers.

Real-Time 3D Environment:

  • Natural-looking physically based materials.
  • Adjust the lighting, add and move objects, apply materials, and more right in 3D.
  • All changes, made in 3D or 2D, are rendered in 3D in real time.
  • Walk through your 3D interior.
  • Save angles as user cameras and jump to those views at a click of the mouse.
  • Adjust light fixtures throughout your project to get a realistic light scene.
  • Add corner windows and complex openings using the program’s advanced technology.
  • Reduce the number of vertices and triangles of any object using the Level of details slider in the Type & Representation dialog. Helps to speed up the work with the project and minimizes its size.

Included Objects and Import Capabilities:

  • Over 2,400 objects and 2,100 materials.
  • Seamlessly import from the large library of Trimble 3D Warehouse™ (formerly Google 3D Warehouse™).
  • Create your own materials.
  • Set the exact size of a material tile to know how much of the material is needed for your house renovation.
  • Import own objects in COLLADA, FBX, OBJ, SH3D or 3DS format.
  • Add a light source to any imported object and gain more control over existing light sources with the Light Editor.

Augmented Reality (AR):

  • Scan the room with the iPhone or iPad fitted with the LiDAR scanner and instantly get a copy of it in the app.
  • Project your house or 3D objects into a real world surrounding using the AR view.
  • Share the project view with your colleagues and friends using the Collaborative Sessions.
  • Get the geo-correct Sun lighting in the AR scene, based on geo location and AR lighting estimation.
  • Export to USDZ, SCN or SCNZ formats to create AR content.

2D Tools:

  • Precise positioning thanks to smart guides and object snapping.
  • Choose various views (scalable vector 2D or toy-like 2D using overhead views from the 3D view).
  • View real-time measurements for walls, ceilings, and floors when drawing in the 2D view.
  • Rotate the house or an apartment on the plan and place it in the necessary position.
  • Select the necessary measurement units (inches, feet, meters, etc.).
  • Draw complete rooms using the Room tool.
  • Use Arc Wall tool for drawing round walls.
  • Create arch segments for the contour-based building elements such as panels, niches, openings and blocks.
  • Draw balconies, porches, and other internal and external design elements using the Block tool.
  • Create custom roofs of any size and shape anywhere in the project.
  • Use the smart Dimension tool to set the distance between underlying objects or walls.
  • Read dimensions from Bosch Bluetooth laser rangefinders (PLR 50C, GLM 50C, GLM 50-27C, GLM 50-27CG, GLM 100C, GLM 120C, GLM 150C, GLM 165-27C, GLM 165-27CG, GLM 400C).
  • Create an identical landscape around your house with the help of advanced terrain editing tools.

Export and Share the Result:

  • Export 3D views to JPEG, TIFF, PNG and BMP up to 1024 x 768 (16384 x 16384 in Pro version).
  • Export 2D plans to PDF, JPEG, TIFF, PNG and BMP.
  • Export to 360° Panorama JPEG images (up to 2048 px (8192 x 4096) in Pro).
  • Create stereo video up to 640px (1280 x 640), in Pro up to 2048px (4096 x 2048).
  • Create 360° video up to 640px (2560 x 1280), in Pro up to 1024px (4096 x 2048).
  • Create a video track and export to a movie file up to 960 x 540 (Ultra HD 3840 × 2160 at 60 FPS in Pro version).