You can trace the imported floor plan or start from scratch using the program smart tools. Apply Materials and Add Furniture You can design and decorate the interior by optimizing the furniture arrangement and making smart color decisions. Live Home 3D turns the process of room decoration into fun. Rich Object Collections You can choose from a built-in library of couches, chairs, kitchen sets, appliances, doors, and other items. Results You Can Use Make changes to your home design project and share the results with clients, colleagues, friends, and family.
Live Home 3D is far more accessible and easier to use than professional CAD software on Macs but allows you to produce some highly impressive results. The app has been developed to harnesses the maximum available power of Mac or PC to produce some stunning 3D rendered mockups and walk throughs of your creations.
You do this either by tracing an imported floor plan or create one from scratch using the smart tools. You can measure out rooms and walls, add furniture, doors and windows. You can also set cameras and movie tracks to shoot the interior design views. You can get really creative with the interior by easily dragging around furniture, walls, doors and change color schemes or fabrics easily. A nice touch is that if you want more to choose from, Live Home 3D is integrated with Trimble 3D Warehouse which allows you to download thousands of 3D items for free.
For those that want to get really creative or do a professional job, this is an amazing resource because you can add almost anything to your home plans. Best of all, you can render a 3D video walk-through and share it instantly from the app on YouTube or Vimeo. You can switch views in order to see and walk around a structure in 3D and then tweak designs to perfection. This includes rearranging furniture, painting walls and adjusting the lighting to build a realistic, real-time 3D environment.
Furniture and Material Collections You can figure out the furniture arrangement and color scheme of any room on your Mac without lifting a finger or ordering any paint. You can drag and drop furniture, decorations, doors, and more from a library of over 2, objects and easily change the fabrics, colors, and finishes in over 2, included materials.
This also includes support for the Apple Pencil for greater precision. Live Home 3D Pro adds more powerful functionalities and features. Among many other things, the Pro edition offers more tools and output options with the possibility to design anything from a shed to a skyscrapers.
The 2D drawing tools include a cool Elevation View which allows you to explore the 2D side view of your house design. You can also do such things as insert panels, niches or openings into a wall or a skylight on a roof. There are more fine tuning tools in the Pro version for adjusting doors and windows and arranging furniture inside the house too. Another nice touch is the Light Editor which enables you to add a custom light source to any object and so that you can fine tune light attenuation, glow, and direction.
If you already use SketchUp Pro , you can also export your building plans directly into SketchUp Pro, re-touch it and then send it back.
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I wonder if creating just the floor plan, I can duplicate that before adding furniture, etc. Thanks in advance.