Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture and Ashampoo 3D CAD Professional, for the more advanced version, provide numerous tools and an extensive catalog of objects allowing the design of quality 3D plans. Its handling and interface are complex for beginners, however tutorials and an assistant are integrated to guide the user step by step. In short, this software proves to be very complete and efficient for carrying out architectural plans.
The ideal tool for architects and entrepreneurs
When building or installing a house or apartment, the design of quality plans allows you to have an overview of the final result which will be useful for the owners, the building permit and the building contractors. . Thanks to the Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture software, the user is able to design plans of apartments, houses, buildings and gardens.
The first steps of a project
Even if the interface may seem confusing at first, the software provides an assistant who guides not step by step in the realization of a project. First, the user must enter the project data in the form of a 2D plan, mentioning the dimensions, scale and location of the different rooms in the habitat. During this step, it is also possible to define the number of floors and the shape of the roof.
Once the basics of the plans have been made, it is possible to add a plethora of elements, starting with walls, ceilings, doors or even stairs using a tool provided for this purpose. The user has a well-supplied object library for the purpose of enhancing 3D plans with plants, characters or interior, kitchen and bathroom furniture.
A large catalog of elements, furniture and textures
Numerous materials and textures allow you to personalize rooms and gardens according to different needs. The software also offers tools for calculating volumes and areas as well as shadows, for better implantation of photovoltaic panels for example.
In its Professional version, called Ashampoo 3D CAD Professional, several advanced features are available: the creation of customizable roofs with stretched functions, the design of custom windows and openings as well as the export of CAD projects to 2D DXF and DWG formats. or directly to Cinema 4D software.
Finally, Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture offers an interface which is mainly intended for users who already have CAD knowledge. These advanced functionalities allow the creation of personalized 3D CAD plans and allow a faithful visualization of the final result. Finally, both versions are available in a 10-day limited trial version, which can be extended 30 days after registration on the publisher's site.