Punch! Home Design Studio 17.5
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The fun way to plan your next home design, landscaping project, remodeling, or decorating projects before you start!
What's New for version 17.5
• Enhanced Floor Management: Now you can create up to 12 floors. Create independent structures such as outbuildings and detached garages. When you change the elevation on one level, other connected levels will also change.
• Drag and Drop 3D Objects and Plants: Now you can drag and drop 3D objects and plants directly into the 3D viewpoint. Objects will automatically position themselves on the top of surfaces like countertops and tabletops. Objects placed on walls, will automatically rotate to match the surface’s angle.
• New Welcome Screen: Easily create new projects, access recent projects, sample plans, and training materials. Get started quickly with QuickStart and in 60 seconds learn how to create a complete floor plan.
• Endless Electrical Switches and Outlets: Choose from an extensive library of electrical switches and outlets, fully customizable using paint or other materials. Wall, floor, or ceiling mounted supply registers and return vents also now available.
• QuickStart Is Even Better: Set exact dimensions in inches AND centimeters. New snap feature ensures that rooms line up quickly by snapping them together.
• Drawing editing improvements, add points to curved segments.
• More precise room dimensions and improved metric options.
• Enhanced decorating library, more than 500 new 3D furnishings
• And Much More!
• Fast Start Up: Start with an existing floor plan or create your own dream home from the ground up; quickly and easily.
• EASY Planning: Design tools are organized on easily-accessible plan tabs.
• FUN Decorating: Decorate the fast and easy way! You can customize your designs to suit your taste with drag and drop furniture, paint and materials. Drop in entire groups of furniture with the click of a mouse.
• Versatile Landscaping: Create outdoor living spaces, entertaining areas, decks and landscape designs.
Customize every detail of the property!
• Help When You Need It: Unlike other products, Punch! provides an integrated Training Center. Easily access videos, written instruction and real-world tips for your design projects.
• SmartWand: This tool allows you to apply a material to a surface, similar surfaces in the room, or the entire house with a mouse click.
• QuickStart 3D view: Preview your room layouts as you drag and drop rooms together to create the perfect floor plan. Users can see inside their plan and adjust the rooms before automatically building the walls and roof.
• RoomView: 3D navigation tool. Select a room in 2D and get an instant Aerial view looking down in to the selected room or rooms.
• Extend your living space with the Room Addition tool.
• Room Estimating for project costing: A new extension to the Estimating tool. Room Estimating keeps track of materials like paint, wallpaper, countertop materials, cabinet stain and more.
• Leader dimension tool: Now a smart leader tool. When you click on an object in the drawing, it will automatically insert the text for you. Add a callout to a Plant, and the common and Latin names are displayed for you to enter. The same will be true of objects, doors, windows, etc.
• Punch! RealModel© takes your design and automatically creates all the needed templates to build a 3D scale model!
• Tackle your home projects with hundreds of How-To tips from industry experts.
• Share your floor plan designs! Send as a PDF to family, friends or your contractor/designer.
• Integration with Punch! Landscape Quote: Take your planting projects to the garden center to estimate. Punch! Mobile Landscape Quote will import plant names and quantities from your Punch! drawing as well as mulch planting bed sizes. Just add prices as you shop at the garden center to see a real-time estimate of plant and mulch costs.
What's New in Version 17.5.10
- Fixed a document management issue for Snow Leopard and Lion users.
- Fixed several issues causing QuickStart to crash in some specific cases.
- Fixed an issue where opening files with certain wall configurations would cause the software to hang.
- Fixed a crash when opening a version 11 or 12 file containing Global Sun Position data.
- The Global Sun Position feature now sets the lot and overhead sun angles correctly.
- HVAC, electrical, and plumbing components no longer appear in 3D view when filtered out in the 3D display options.
- Enabling the objects 3D filter no longer causes the top planes of cabinets to disappear.
- Removed “Animate Background” from the 3D filter options since the backgrounds are no longer animated.
- Importing materials, plants, and backgrounds is now easier and more streamlined.
- Improved QuickStart usability on Yosemite systems.
- Fixed an issue where imported background images would appear cropped in 3D view.
- It is now possible to open other designs not in your recent list from the Welcome window.
- Category: Graphics & Design
- Updated: Apr 01, 2015
- Version: 17.5.10
- Size: 1.63 GB
- Language: English
- Seller: Encore
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6.8 or later