Home Designer

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Automated Home Building Tools

With Automated building tools, any time a wall is moved the Roof, Framing and Foundation automatically update. Plus, with Home Designer Pro and Architectural you will find several manual building tools to further customize your home project.

Video No. 10170


17 Videos

User Interface

Explore the various aspects of the Home Designer User Interface; learn how to navigate the program, use and customize Hotkeys and Toolbars, and work with custom file templates.

Video No. 206


15 Videos

Dimensions and Text

Learn how to create and manipulate CAD-based objects like lines, boxes and text, and how to use dimensions to ensure accurate drawings.

Video No. 207


12 Videos

Walls, Rooms, Floors, and Foundations

Using walls to define room areas, how room definition can be used to create multi-level structures, and how to add multiple floors to your drawing.

Video No. 208


7 Videos

Framing and Decks

Create deck rooms, generate and display framing members in both 2D and 3D views, and manually edit framing in Home Designer Pro.

Video No. 209


10 Videos

Roofs and Ceilings

Control how roofs and ceilings are automatically generated, place dormers, and create cathedral, tray and coffered ceilings.

Video No. 210


11 Videos

Architectural Objects

Place door and window openings, stairs, electrical objects, from the toolbar and learn how to place and edit objects from the content library.

Video No. 211


5 Videos


Learn the various ways to to customize and apply material colors and textures, and generate a list of materials for cost estimates.

Video No. 212


9 Videos


Learn how to set cabinet defaults, modify cabinet face items, countertops, backsplashes, and feet, and embed fixtures and appliances into cabinets.

Video No. 213


9 Videos

Cameras and Lighting

Create and navigate 2D and 3D camera views, create walkthrough videos and export 360 panoramic views.

Video No. 214


12 Videos

Terrain and Landscaping

Define a terrain perimeter, create and manipulate terrain elevation data, and create terrain features such as roads and sidewalks, garden beds, and water features.

Video No. 215


10 Videos

Importing, Exporting, and Printing

Print documents or create PDFs, import custom 3D objects, export 360 panoramas and 3D Viewer models.

Video No. 216


125 Videos

Home Designer Pro

In this video series we explore the features of Home Designer Professional; topics include navigating the interface and using dimensions and text tools, drawing walls to create rooms, generating decks and manipulating framing members, placing cabinets and fixtures, generating terrain, as well as exporting and printing your drawing.

Video No. 200


95 Videos

Home Designer Architectural

In this series we will be exploring Home Designer Architectural; you will learn how to navigate the programs interface, use CAD, text, and dimension tools, draw walls and define rooms, automatically generate roofing, place and modify cabinets, and create terrain and landscaping features.

Video No. 201


78 Videos

Home Designer Suite

This series explores the features of Home Designer Suite. Here you will familiarize yourself with the interface and learn the basics, such as how to place and manipulate objects, creating 2D and 3D views, and drawing and dimensioning walls to define room areas.

Video No. 202


57 Videos

Home Designer Essentials

In this series we will look at the features of Home Designer Essentials. We will be exploring the interface and showing how to draw walls, define room areas, place objects such as cabinets and fixtures, and apply and modify materials.

Video No. 203


39 Videos

Home Designer Interiors

In this series we cover the interface and features of Home Designer Interiors, focusing on placing and manipulating library objects, interior dimensions, and interior elements, such as stairs, cabinets and fixtures.

Video No. 204