Combined power and ease of use...
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.3D Home Design by LiveCAD® :
the solution for easily designing plans in line with regulatory standards, whilst benefitting from a range of professional tools to design, display, present and realise all your building projects!
In this brand new 3.2 version
, discover an unequalled realism thanks to its new and even more powerful 3D engine. It also features an interface which is even more intuitive, an interior work wizard, materials manager, a smart project browser, and a catalogue with an even more complete range of objects...3D Home Design by LiveCAD® :
a true professional solution for all types of buildings! 2D/3D simultaneous plans :
2D plans with quotations, grid, 2D/3D simultaneous viewsNEW : Import your digital plans
, and use them to trace your work with automatic scaling !
Interior work and construction done directly in the 3D viewEditing the length of a wall
with the numeric keypad: by using the wall's inside, outside or internal dimensions !
2D and 3D dynamic interior dimensioning
Variable wall depths
Draw rooms in just one operation Indoor furnishing :
Choose among 1 000 000* 3D objects
and textures for decorating and furnishing each room...NEW :
Tools for creating door openings in walls
: design the shape and size of the openings yourself !
Preview zone for fixture/fittings while consulting the catalogue
Rapid creation of split levels and interior partitionsNEW : Advanced tools
for creating staircases
: whether it's a straight, L-shaped or spiral design you're looking for, you can create made-to-measure staircases of all types !
Creating beams, low walls and posts
Intuitive application of friezes, skirting boards, mouldings, cornices and a basement to fully customise all the rooms of your home
Creating mezzanines and balustrades
is made easier, try out all of your ideas !
Materials pipette: quickly apply textures or materials to all the elements of your project
Personalise the placing of wall and floor coverings from various angles Outdoor furnishing :NEW :
Design the garden of your dreams with the advanced terrain editing
Create intuitive garage entrance slopes
** in just 2 clicks ! NEW :
Catalogue complete with trees and plants - bring your projects to life !
Panoramic or hemispherical background for a more realistic 3D tour
Creating terraces and balconies
Use a range of advanced tools to modify the land area (areas of higher land, mounds, ditches, etc.)NEW : Add a made-to-measure built-in swimming pool
*, garden furniture, and more.
Buldings and roofs :
Manual and automatic roof creation with a single clickNEW :
Install a mansard roof
Gable computation for an automatic roofNEW : Skylight window module
***: dream up and design your skylight windows with the shape, size and openings to suit your project
Unlimited number of buildings and floorsECOLOGY :
Installation of solar roof panelsNEW : Fully customizable doors and windows !
(shapes, sizes, designs, types of openings)
Parameters can be set for hundreds of models of staircases, doors and windows compliant with US standards Kitchens and bathrooms :PRECISE :
Design and furnish your future kitchen to the nearest inch : Whether it's a American style kitchen, a kitchenette or corner kitchen, every design is possible ! Hundreds of fixtures
and fittings for bathrooms : sinks, mirrors, bidets, showers, straight and corner bathtubs, accessories etcCOMPLETE : Complete customization
of all kitchen and bathroom elements, for a made-to-measure creation ! (dimensions, handles, colour, etc.)
Photo-realistic 3D graphics :PHOTO-REALISTIC IMAGES :
Advanced 3D rendering tools
using Raytrcing technology, for the most advanced photo-quality rendering for a consumer software10 different 3D
rendering modes in real-time
Export and printing of 2D plans
Printing 3D renderingsReal-time management for shadows
, the type of lamp and the power of the lighting !
3D multi-camera mode, view your project from 4 different angles at the same time
Log renderings in image formNEW :
"Performance" mode for the 3D display 100% Simple and powerful :An interior work wizard :
automatically place objects on all surfaces (wall, floor, tables, etc.)
Extremely intuitive interface for fast handlingSmart project browser :
make an inventory of your project's objects in an instant
Tracing tools (snap, grid) that are easy to use and produce high-precision resultsReal-time 3D rendering
so that you can see and check the current layout
Automatic help lines when creating roomsCustomise all the objects
in a few clicks (dimensions, textures, etc.)
A compete materials manager for customising all of your interior (wood, fabrics, leather, etc.)
Discover 3D Architecture with the step-by-step illustrated guide
enabling you to start using the software's immense capabilities straightaway Internet follow-up :
Automatically update the software for FREE
Get to grips with the software easily thanks to the wide range of tutorial videos available
Access an online help and video tutorials
Stay connected to the Live Cad community thanks to the integrated Web browser!