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Home Design Downloads

Mary Nett, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / October 05, 2012

House design and home plans can be created using several pieces of software, some of which are aimed at professionals while others offer large numbers of predefined objects to work with so that beginners and home owners can have a chance at making their own designs too.

Download solution synonyms: Interior Design Software, Home Plans and Sketches, Architecture Design Software, House CAD Program, House Model Renovation

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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Autodesk Revit Architecture
Autodesk Revit Architecture
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(10 votes)
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Autodesk Revit Architecture is a program that specifically designed for Building Information Modeling (BIM). Revit Architecture helps you capture and analyze design concepts and accurately maintain coordinated design data through documentation and construction.

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AutoCAD Architecture
AutoCAD Architecture
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(11 votes)
Shareware

AutoCAD Architecture is a professional application created for architects. AutoCAD Architecture offers quite a variety of options in order to create virtual spaces and buildings. You can choose to manually build these designs or build them with the help of the predetermined shapes you have at your disposal in the library.

Pros:
  • Vast library
  • Predetermined shapes and rooms
  • Various add-ins
  • Large number of tutorials
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Ashampoo Home Designer Pro
Ashampoo Home Designer Pro
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(7 votes)
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Ashampoo Home Designer Pro is a utility that can help you plan building, renovating, or decorating your house, flat, or garden. The program grants you a quite sizable library of components for building rooms, stairs, roofs, or for shaping terrain. You can also view the result of your design in either 2D, or 3D.

Pros:
  • The user interface comes in three different languages.
  • Catalogs with different models of the needed components are available.
Cons:
  • Some labels in the catalog could have names that clearly define the items, instead of codes.
  • Some will find it difficult to find their way around when it comes to details.
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Ashampoo Home Designer
Ashampoo Home Designer
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(4 votes)
Shareware

Ashampoo Home Designer is home decoration software. It can help you create and design almost any space. The vast library of objects can surely help you see what would work in a space or not. The fast speed with what the objects load will get the job done in no time.

Pros:
  • Vast library
  • Easy to use
  • High speed
Cons:
  • You cannot create individual floor plans - you have to work with predefined room shapes.
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PRO100
PRO100
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(7 votes)
Shareware

PRO100 is a powerful 3D interior and furniture design program. You can use PRO100 to create furniture from scratch, create your own catalogs, plan the supplies, arrange interiors and support your direct sales - in all of these stages the program gives you an instant visualization, different views, calculations and reports.

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Google SketchUp
Google SketchUp
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(361 votes)
Freeware

Google SketchUP is software that allows you to build incredible 3D models in a fast and simple way. It has a complete tutorial in which you can learn how to use all its tools in no time. You can give your first steps exploring the tridimensional design world. Thanks to its simple tools, you can create 3D models of buildings, cars or any other thing you can think of.

Pros:
  • Easy to use, Great support for users.
Cons:
  • There are many ways of finding help and support, sometimes it can be overwhelming.
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myHouse
myHouse
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(3 votes)
Shareware

myHouse is a CAD type piece of software for Windows aimed at designing houses and planning home renovations. The application includes predefined components necessary for home design and also allows you to create custom ones. Several types of walls, pillars, windows, doors and other components can be used in the design process.

Pros:
  • You get the chance of designing your home yourself according to your needs, preferences and creativity.
Cons:
  • The utility will be considered intuitive by many, but where details are concerned, experience with similar utilities is needed.
  • The images could use more realism.
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3D Home Design by Livecad (free version)
3D Home Design by Livecad (free version)
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(4 votes)
Freeware

Discover a world where power and simplicity of use come together, blending completeness and accessibility for all. LiveCad links together technology, know-how and user-friendliness to bring to you the richest and most intuitive 3D architecture software.

Latest Comments:

Guest Сan we save our projects in this?

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progeCAD Professional 2011 DWG CAD

AutoCAD LT compatible, high quality CAD software for technical CAD drawing - building architectural civil and industrial engineering design. Print PDF from CAD, free architectural tools, CAD symbols + ACIS 3D modeling.

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3DVIA Shape for Maps
3DVIA Shape for Maps
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(18 votes)
Freeware

3DVIA Shape for Maps is an great utility for Bing Maps 3D that you can use to create virtual buildings. With 3DVIA Shape for Maps you can build anywhere in the world and share your final work with your friends through your Microsoft Live account. You should have previously installed Bing Maps 3D on your computer.

Pros:
  • Great set of features
  • Various tutorials
  • Possibility to preview the details of your project
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CADEMIA
CADEMIA
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(1 votes)
Shareware

CADEMIA is a powerful CAD application with a full functionality for civil engineering and architecture. It is a program designed for true-to-scale technical drawings and documenting. The program also offers training, customization and individual application development.

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Sweet Home 3D
Sweet Home 3D
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(105 votes)
Open source

Sweet Home 3D is a home and interior design program that can help you to place all your furniture, walls, doors and appliances in minutes and gives you a real time 3D preview of all your plans. You can create walls of desired dimensions and directions, use textures for your walls, hang paintings on them and much more.

Pros:
  • Very good application for beginners in interior designing.
  • You can use your own 3D furniture and objects in your design.
  • Easy to use, but with professional features.
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SpexWorld! House

A great new Children's Educational Software for simple 3D Design. Design the rooms in a house, furnish single or multiple rooms or use a simple room planner to design a whole floor plan. Set a budget and display the furniture on a simple spreadsheet.

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CadStd
CadStd
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(7 votes)
Shareware

CadStd is a general purpose, easy to learn CAD/drafting program for creating professional quality mechanical designs, house plans, blueprints, schematics and charts utilizing ANSI drawing standards. The Lite version is free and can read any drawing created by the Pro version. CadStd Lite can export files as DXF so you can share your drawings with friends who have other CAD programs like Autocad.

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Home Design 3D Compact

With a few clicks, Compact Home Design 3D allows you to implement the project of your home, furnish it and visit it with a virtual tour. Thanks to the ultra realistic 3D rendering and ease of use, the construction of your house including the garden, has never been so easy! Home Design 3D Compact allows to realize the project of your home, decorate it and display it in 3D.

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Better Homes and Gardens Landscaping and Deck Designer
Better Homes and Gardens Landscaping and Deck Designer
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(1 votes)
Commercial

Better Home and Gardens Landscaping and Deck Designer provides even more tools for all outdoor projects including Landscaping, Decks & Patios, Water Features, Outdoor Living, Site Planning and Cost Estimating. Find your plants with a newly designed search tool. Import your own photos and arrange plants exactly the way you want.

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smallblueprinter
smallblueprinter
Freeware

Design your house plan blueprints with smallblueprinter,then take a 3D walkthrough your design, check out an isometric view and print out your plan. Students can design a floor plan of their classroom, home, etc and then wander through in 3D mode. There is also an option for a more detailed plan with plenty of options for them to choose from.

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CADMAI
CADMAI
Freeware

CADMAI is a CAD framework which can either be used as a standalone CAD application or as an integration module for 3rd party applications or SOA environments. CADMAI is a relational CAD system, which has its main focus in the parametric 2D and 3D design. OpenCascade herby serves as the solid modeler basis.

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Bentley Architecture

Bentley Architecture is an advanced, yet intuitive and easy-to-use architectural building information modeling (BIM) application that empowers architects and designers to create with unlimited freedom, to explore more design options, to make better informed design decisions, and to predict costs and performance.

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