NEW! 650+ 3D Objects & New Paint Colors (1200+)
NEW! Roof Improvements & Tools
- Automatic roofing now detects gable walls and builds gable roof panels.
- Freehand roofs now handle curved edges.
- Dormer Tool: Automatically creates roof cutout, walls, roof and windows. Tool calculates pitches and elevations based on the location the dormer is placed. Interactive tracking dimensions help user precisely place the dormer.
NEW! New content library management system (materials, objects, paint, plants, etc.)
- Find what you need faster and easier – tag your favorite items for quick access
- Now divided up into three sections; stock, user, and downloaded.
- Double library previews
- Speed of search and access is faster.
- Easier access and management of libraries
- No sub-category depth limitations
- User library is accessible through all titles
- Retain custom libraries when upgrading to new version
NEW! Interface Update
- Reconfigured controls makes editing details easier.
- Size and positioning of interface elements allows easier access to controls.
- Quickly control visible elements such as HVAC, Plumbing, etc.
New button art for all tools. Larger buttons, tool’s function easier to interpret.
NEW! Wall heater tool
Quickly access variety of wall heaters and radiators.
NEW! Drawing Methods
Tools now use advanced drawing methods previously only available to certain tools. Allows user to quickly create shapes with just 2 mouse clicks (rectangles, squares, ovals, etc). These methods have been extended to: Railings, floors, freehand roofs, roof cutouts, decks, property line, ground fill, patio, edging, and topography excavation.
NEW! Intuitive interactive help system
- Mouse over any tool for a quick tip and access to user’s guide or online tutorials.
- Right click on any object for access to help or tutorial.
Other added features:
- Object Description Tips – Mouse over any object on the plan to see a description of it.
- Improvements to tracking and dimensioning behavior. Allows user to edit their design easier and with more precision.
- Custom Workshop Pro discontinued.
- Dynamic welcome screen
- News feed html section
- Access to online assets and community
- Introduction tutorial videos
- 25 New Sample Plans