Sweet Home 3D is a free interior design application that helps you place your furniture on a house 2D plan, with a 3D preview. Sweet Home 3D is aimed at people who want to design their interior quickly, whether they are moving or they just want to redesign their existing home. Numerous visual guides help you draw the plan of your home and layout furniture. You may draw the walls of your rooms upon the image of an existing plan, and then, drag and drop furniture onto the plan from a catalog organized by categories. Each change in the 2D plan is simultaneously updated in the 3D view, to show you a realistic rendering of your layout.
Sweet Home 3D features:
- Draw straight, round or sloping walls with precise dimensions using the mouse or the keyboard.
- Insert doors and windows in walls by dragging them in the plan, and let Sweet Home 3D compute their holes in walls.
- Add furniture to the plan from a searchable and extensible catalog organized by categories such as kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom...
- Change color, texture, size, thickness, location and orientation of furniture, walls, floors and ceilings.
- While designing the home in 2D, simultaneously view it in 3D from an aerial point of view, or navigate into it from a virtual visitor point of view.
- Annotate the plan with room areas, dimension lines, texts and show the North direction with a compass rose.
- Create photorealistic images and videos with the ability to customize lights and control sunlight effect according to the time of day and geographic location.
- Import home blueprint to draw walls upon it, 3D models to complete default catalog, and textures to customize surfaces.
- Print and export PDFs, bitmap or vector graphics images, videos and 3D files in standard file formats.
- Extend the features of Sweet Home 3D with plug-ins programmed in Java, or by developing a derived version based on its Model View Controller architecture.
- Choose the language displayed in the user interface of Sweet Home 3D and its rich help from 18 languages.
Sweet Home 3D 6.5 changelog:
- Added information about Java and Java 3D providers in About dialog box.
- Added com.eteks.sweethome3d.singleInstance system property which makes each launch of Sweet Home 3D run in a separated process when set to false.
- Fixed toggling magnetism when Alt key is released under Windows.
- Fixed a drawing bug of solid polyline joints.
- Adjusted the image scale of items of the plan copied to the clipboard to prevent out of memory errors.
- Accepted DAE files with empty mesh sources.
- Fixed a bug which removed the color or texture of a wall adjacent to a modified room.
- Fixed the top view in the plan of the mirrored furniture rotated around its Y axis.
- Used lower case for texture names exported to OBJ format to avoid possible conflicts on case insensitive systems.
- Fixed the deletion of folders in work directory when they contain subfolders.
- Ensured the message about version updates is displayed in front of preferences dialog under macOS.
- Added preferences to manage IDs and item names in SH3F and SH3T files in the Furniture Library Editor and Textures Library Editor.
- Added the ability to read default catalogs contained in Furniture.jar and Textures.jar files with the Furniture and Textures Library Editors.
- Added native support for Apple Silicon computers running with ARM processors.
- Notarized Sweet Home 3D installer under macOS.
- Replaced Oracle JRE 8u202 bundled in Sweet Home 3D installer by Azul OpenJDK 11.0.10 under Windows 64 bit and Azul OpenJDK 15.0.2 under Mac OS X ≥ 10.9.
- Upgraded JOGL library running with Java 3D 1.6.1 to version 2.4 RC 20210111, forcing Sweet Home 3D to use Java version ≥ 8 under Mac OS X ≥ 10.9 as well as with Java Web Start.
- Replaced Java 3D version 1.6.1 by version 1.5.2 for the distributions running with Apple Java 6 under Mac OS X 10.4 to 10.9.
- Updated the Ant scripts of Sweet Home 3D and Library Editors to allow project compilation with JDK 9 and above.
- Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.
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