Sweet Home 3D

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Sweet Home 3D
Software Details:
Version: 5.2 updated
Upload Date: 4 Mar 16
Developer: eTeks
Distribution Type: Freeware
Downloads: 189
Size: 46546 Kb

Rating: 2.6/5 (Total Votes: 5)

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Sweet Home 3D helps you to design your interior quickly and easily: draw the rooms of each level of your home upon the image of an existing plan, change the color or the texture of each room, and drag and drop furniture onto the plan from a catalog organized by categories (windows, doors, living room, kitchen), in which you can import 3D models created by yourself or downloaded from various Web sites. All the changes made in the 2D plan are simultaneously reflected in a 3D view, and you can navigate in it either from an aerial view point, or from a virtual visitor view point. Finally, you can improve your home plan by adding dimensions and texts to it, print it along with the 3D view, create a photorealistic image of the 3D view with customized lights, create a movie from a virtual path in the 3D view and export the plan to SVG format or the 3D view to OBJ format to import them in other 2D or 3D software. Sweet Home 3D is available in English, Portuguese, Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Vietnamese languages.

What is new in this release:

  • Added Invisible option to the Furniture materials pane to hide some parts of a piece of furniture.
  • Made resizing of a piece of furniture with its resize indicator proportional when shift key is pressed.
  • Moved the viewport of the plan only when selected objects become invisible at screen when they are moved with the keyboard.
  • Changed the width of the rectangle of doors and windows in the plan to take into account the width of their doorOrWindowCutOutShape property when it's smaller.
  • Added com.eteks.sweethome3d.resolutionScale system property to apply a scale factor to the user interface of Sweet Home 3D.
  • Added a Java Web Start version able to display the user interface of Sweet Home 3D at a twice larger size for users with HiDPI screens under Windows and Linux.
  • Added samplerAlgorithm and filter properties to the renderer properties that can be set for Sunflow.
  • Fixed a bug that could enlarge uselessly the size of a SH3D file when the texture of a material was set to its default value or reused on an other object.
  • Ensured walls created by Plan > Split wall menu item are at the same level as the split wall.
  • Replaced visual properties set on a Home instance with simple String properties (developers are encouraged to replace calls to the deprecated getVisualProperty and setVisualProperty on a Home instance, by calls to getProperty and setProperty, because future file format might not save visual properties anymore).
  • New icon and logo designed by madudesign.
  • Modified installer program to delete old JREs at the end of installation process under Windows.
  • Updated the digital signature used to signed the application with a SHA-2 signature.
  • Replaced JRE 8u60 by JRE 8u74 in Sweet Home 3D installers bundled with Java under Windows.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

What is new in version 5.1:

  • Fixed a regression that prevented to easily select an object placed in a selected room.
  • Fixed a bug that generated wrong SVG files for plans containing texts with the default font.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent to reopen a SH3D file saved with its furniture list sorted on Color or Texture columns.
  • Removed unwanted surfaces displayed at the ground in 3D and matching objects at n-2 levels under the ground.
  • Fixed wrongly computed cutout of staircases in the upper floor for some layouts.
  • Fixed some 3D rendering issues on rooms at ground level under Mac OS X with Java 6.
  • Fixed the management of icons and models referenced more than once in SH3T and SH3L file edited with the Furniture Library Editor or the Textures Library Editor.
  • Updated German, Japanese and Swedish help pages.
  • Upgraded Java 3D to version 1.6.0-pre12 / JOGL 2.3.2 beta for the Mac OS X version run with Java 7 / 8.
  • Replaced JRE 8u51 by JRE 8u60 in Sweet Home 3D installers bundled with Java under Windows.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

What is new in version 4.6:

  • Fixed printing of textured floors under Mac OS X with Java 7 / 8.
  • Fixed an issue on the 3D view displayed in a separate window on a second screen under Mac OS X with Java 7 / 8.
  • Fixed a crash in the furniture import wizard on some configurations running Mac OS X with Java 7 / 8.
  • Upgraded Java 3D version to 1.6.0-pre11 / JOGL 2.2.4 for the Mac OS X version run with Java 7 / 8.
  • Increased max memory used by Sweet Home 3D under Windows 64 bit.
  • Updated certificate used to signed programs.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

What is new in version 4.5:

  • Replaced the Loader3DS library by a new one that better interprets colors, transparency and subparts placing of 3D models at 3DS format (caution: the customization of materials set on furniture at 3DS format in previous versions of Sweet Home 3D will be lost).
  • Increased to 50 the maximum count of stored points of view.
  • Added a margin of error to determine whether a piece of furniture overlaps an other one, when a user wants to place it on the top of the second one.
  • In the furniture list, appended an icon to the name of each piece with a defined information property, and displayed this information in a popup after a click on the icon.
  • Restored the previous size of the textures choice dialog box when resized.
  • Cleared search filter in the textures choice dialog box after a texture is imported.
  • Forced format for sizes exported to CSV format to display decimals instead of inch fractions.
  • Added an additional spacing to columns of furniture list at print time under Windows for better rendering.
  • Fixed a bug that could interpret SH3D files with correct imported zipped 3D models as damaged files.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented side by side alignment of superimposed pieces of furniture to work.
  • Fixed wrong computation of wall corner on some horizontal walls.
  • Ensured that the order in which pieces of furniture were added is kept after grouping them.
  • Fixed the management of mouse cursor during drag and drop operations in the catalog.
  • Delayed the disposal of the default home to avoid Java 3D fatal error in Mac OS X full screen mode.
  • Updated Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian and Polish localizations of the help.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

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