Home Designer 2017

Home Designer 2017 is now available! Whether you have a PC or Mac, a single license will run natively on either platform. Scroll down the page to learn more about the new features in Home Designer 2017.

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Home Designer 2017 New Features Summary

Detailed Features List (PDF)

  • Home Designer Interiors
  • Home Designer Suite
  • Home Designer Architectural
  • Home Designer Professional

Layout features in Home Designer 2017.

Set Heights by Absolute or Relative Position. When editing objects, specify heights or offsets based on Absolute location in plan, or the object's relative position to other plan locations.

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Live Color Elevations and Perspective to Layout. Send any view to layout page; views will retain scale, can reflect Render Techniques, and can be automatically updated in real-time.

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New Cross Section Slider features of Home Designer 2017.

Sun and Shadow Controls per Camera. Using the "Sun Rotates with the Camera" setting, you will always have a bright scene without being in shadow.

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Cross-Section Slider with Multiple Cutting Planes. Choose up to six cutting planes in the Cross-Section Slider view and adjust the cutting distance for each plane to create unique and detailed views.

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New Paint-One-Wall feature in Home Designer 2017.

Paint One Wall. Quickly change the material on the surface of a single wall in a room.

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Home Designer 2017 now supports a 3DConnexion mouse in camera views.

3D Mouse Support. Use a 3Dconnexion Mouse as your input device to efficiently navigate camera views.

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3D Navigation Overhaul. As you navigate in 3D, the camera follows your movement.

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Home Designer 2017 new cabinet features.

Cabinet Face Item Locking. Lock editing on cabinet face items as you modify a cabinet to more easily control the manipulation of the cabinet front. Size of appliances inserted into cabinet fronts are given higher priority, preventing them from being resized less frequently as the cabinet's face items are modified.

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Top and Bottom Hinged Cabinet Doors. Design cabinets with awning and hopper style doors.

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Specify Cabinet Top Height. Quickly adjust wall cabinet heights to the same level using the floor to top control in the Cabinet Specification Dialog.

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Home Designer 2017 can now create corner windows!

Cabinet Doors on Narrow Cabinets. Specify doors or drawers on cabinets narrower than 6".

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Objects Bump at Casings. Move cabinets, furniture, or other objects and bump to stop their movement when encountering door and window casings.

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Corner Windows. Bump windows together at wall corners and choose to include or remove the corner post at the sash joint to create a glass corner.

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New Library features for Home Designer 2017.

Export Entire User Library. Easily backup and transfer User Library at the top level of the User Library Tree.

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Symbol Object Specification Editable from Library. Edit specifications like Height Off Floor and Label for unlocked library items and save with the object in the Library Browser.

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