Sweet Home 3D

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Sweet Home 3D
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Version: 5.5.2 updated
Upload Date: 23 Oct 17
Developer: eTeks
Distribution Type: Freeware
Downloads: 392
Size: 49312 Kb

Rating: 3.0/5 (Total Votes: 6)

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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:

  • Fixed photo creation at the two lowest quality levels when two monitors are used.
  • Fixed how lights in groups are rendered at the two best quality levels in the photo creation tool.
  • Upgraded Java 3D to version 1.6.0 for the Mac OS X distributions running under Java 6 (Mac OS X 10.6.8 to 10.13), leaving the JAR Executable as the only version able to run Sweet Home 3D under Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5, and/or PowerPC.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

What is new in version 5.5:

  • Made doors and windows always cut out the both sides of the walls to which they are added.
  • Prevented opened doors to be deformed when their property doorOrWindowWidthDepthDeformable in a furniture library is set to false.
  • Ensured walls created with a double-click on a room don't overlap existing ones.
  • Added Plan > Join walls menu item to join selected walls at their intersection or join aligned walls broken in two parts.
  • Added the ability to rotate furniture around a horizontal axis with new spinners in furniture modification pane and a new indicator available on a horizontally rotated object (except for doors, windows, staircases and groups).
  • Added the horizontallyRotatable property in furniture libraries to prevent some models to rotate around an horizontal axis.
  • Added the ability to set the scale of a texture in texture modification pane.
  • Replaced 0° / 45° / 90° radio buttons used to rotate a texture by a spinner.
  • Allowed decimals in spinners used to enter angles.
  • Saved recently used textures in user profile to restore them at program start.
  • Added Creator text field in the furniture and texture import wizards.
  • Added the optional Creator column in the furniture list to display the creators of the 3D model of an object and the textures applied on it.

What is new in version 5.4:

  • Set the minimum value of visitor's field of view to 2°.
  • Fixed wrongly displayed rectangular textures when rotated.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented to close the Untitled window after opening a file under Mac OS X.
  • Fixed a bug that applied the resolution scale factor too many times on user interface.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented to move the points of a polyline.
  • Replaced JRE 8u112 by JRE 8u121 in Sweet Home 3D installers bundled with Java under Linux.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

What is new in version 5.3:

  • Ensured that the selected items are visible in the plan after using Zoom in or Zoom out tools.
  • Changed how textures on borders of room floors are displayed so they never look distorted.
  • Displayed walls with half transparent pattern while drawing them or while placing doors and windows, when a background image is used.
  • Initialized the scale and origin of background images imported at new levels with the values of the background image available at the closest level.
  • Improved the mouse management of the virtual visitor in plan at small scales.
  • Added a Home.xml entry validated by the DTD SweetHome3D.dtd to SH3D files, and added file association for future SH3X files.
  • Added HomeObject super class to let developers manage their own properties on home objects.
  • Copied texture image files at OBJ format export instead of generating new ones.
  • Fixed the area computation of rooms drawn with a hole in their middle.
  • Fixed blocking errors that happened for textured floors in the plan with Java 7/8 under Ubuntu.
  • Fixed the color of menu items under Ubuntu and better drag and drop support under Linux using Java 8.
  • Upgraded Java 3D version to 1.6.0 fcs / JOGL 2.3.2 for Windows and Linux versions, and for the Mac OS X version run with Java 7/8.
  • Displayed Java 3D version in About dialog box.
  • Added Sweet Home 3D icon in installation folder under Linux.
  • Replaced JRE 8u74 by JRE 8u51 in Sweet Home 3D installers bundled with Java under Windows.
  • Replaced JRE 6u45 by JRE 8u112 in Sweet Home 3D installers bundled with Java under Linux.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

What is new in version 5.2:

  • 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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