Operating Systems: Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7
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Designing that dream home has never been simpler! Whether designing from the ground up; remodeling; or renovating; Punch! Home & Landscape Design Essential will help bring that dream home to life! It's easy to get started with the QuickStart feature that can quickly drag and drop rooms to complete the layout. Need ideas? Use one of the editable professionally designed floor plans for inspiration and a fast start. Utilize the extensive library of brand name products, materials, furnishings and accessories to complete the ultimate design and then visualize the project in 2D, 3D and then print professional plans.
Start your project:
QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
PhotoView™: Take pictures of the outside of an existing house and add design features and details.
Photo View uses a home photo around which landscaping, decks and pools can be designed.
Planting Library includes a full selection of flowers, shrubs, and trees.
PlantFinder™ ensures growing success.
Sorting feature helps select sunlight, climate, water, and soil conditions around the world.
Photo-realistic images of real-world plants can be viewed from any angle.
Color-coded zone maps include over 10,000 plants in 10 zones.
Complete plant information is available in the Plant Details dialog.
Drag and drop plants includes thousands of trees, shrubs and flowers.
Use the Automatic Growth tool to see how the landscape will look in a few years.
Personalize the topography with slopes and berms.
Add pre-made landscape gardens with a single mouse click.
Build dramatic retaining walls in stone, brick, or other materials, and plantings to finish the look.
Design fences with custom material, color, photos or even draw a custom design.
Save time and money by visualizing your designs in 2D and 3D and estimating costs before you begin.
NEW OPTIONS FOR RAILING, DECKS AND STAIRCASES
7 new railing styles. Offset spindles, glass, wire, composite, and custom material sections.
Improved control over deck construction methods. Can now specify fascia height on decks, post width and height.
Glass panes added to windows, doors, and skylights for more realistic look in standard rendering.
Importing options – PDF, Sketchup 2022
More control over text and font options.
Additional auto dimensioning options.
Added additional print scale options. 35 available scales (up from 4 Metric and 4 English).
Updated and modified shortcuts.
Adjusted zoom mechanics to try and create smoother zoom through range.
3D Viewpoint - Shift key will now change view tilt in walkthrough in helicopter or aerial view.
Updated welcome screen.
FOUR WAYS TO START YOUR PROJECT:
QuickStart - Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
Professionally Designed Plans - Need inspiration or an instant starting point? Utilize our editable house plans to fast track your design or browse them for room layout ideas.
Floor Plan Trace - Trace a favorite floor plan included in the software.
PhotoView - Take pictures of the inside or outside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.
AUTO ROOF GABLE:
Instantly add gable roof panels.
Select metal, wood or custom framing options, including custom roofs, walls, and floor joists.
AUTO ROOF GABLES AND ONE CLICK DORMER TOOL:
Instantly add gable walls and roof panels.
WINDOWS, DOORS & WALLS:
Select from an extensive library of door and window styles. Customize the size, grille style, and other parameters to fit your plan.
Use window and door designer power tools to create custom doors.
ADD ROOMS AND DECORATE WITH ONE MOUSE CLICK!
Drag and drop room creation.
SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room or your entire house with one mouse click.
VIEW IN 2D, ELEVATION AND AERIAL:
ESTIMATE COSTS, BUILD A 3D MODEL, CREATE BLUE PRINTS:
Includes a full selection of flowers, shrubs, and trees you can add to your design. You can also add your own favorite plants to the database!
PlantFinder™ searches plants for your area, using parameters you specify, ensuring growing success.
Sorting feature lets you select growing parameters, international zones, sunlight, climate, water, and soil conditions.
Photo-realistic images of real-world plants that can be viewed from any angle.
Color-coded zone maps make plant selection easy and foolproof.
Plan smart! Plan your design and see it grow over time. Perfect for previewing shade.
Build dramatic retaining walls that define and accent your home. Choose stone, brick, or other materials. Then add your plantings to finish the look.
Turn a drab backyard into outdoor entertaining space with included objects for kitchens, fireplaces, furniture, and more. Add pavers, decks, and landscaping to your design.
DECK AND PATIO TEMPLATES:
Predesigned, drag and drop, editable designs you can use as is or customize to your personal style!
SIMPLE DRAG AND DROP TOOLS!
ADD ROOMS, PAINT COLOR, FURNISHINGS, LANDSCAPE PLANTINGS AND MORE!
3D CUSTOM WORKSHOP:
Build virtually any object or modify existing objects from the library. Use photo-realistic materials including wood, fabric, paint colors, stone, brick, and more.
Go green in one click; watch your design go green with design tips and objects; recycled glass counter tops, bamboo flooring and more! Make your home more energy efficient with new appliances or update your windows, doors and more!
SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room, or your entire house, with one mouse click!
COST ESTIMATION AND MOBILE LANDSCAPING QUOTE
INSTANT 2D/3D VIEWS PLUS THE ABILITY TO CREATE TEMPLATES FOR A 3D MODEL OF YOUR DESIGN
PRINT BLUEPRINTS OF YOUR DESIGNS
INTUITIVE INTERACTIVE HELP
DO IT YOURSELF TIPS
Includes hundreds of DIY how-to-tips from the experts
Product Questions and Answers
This item has a 30 day money back guarantee. You can try the software for up to 30 days. Within 30 days you can request a refund from within your account.