Home/Landscape Design Software for OS X

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Aeolius, May 14, 2004.

  1. Aeolius macrumors 6502a

    Jul 25, 2002
    Selections from Broderbund and Punch are all over the shelves, for Windows of course. What Macintosh options are out there, if any (for OS X, not the OS 9 "Design Your Own Home" series from Abracadata)?
  2. Sparky's macrumors 6502a


    Feb 11, 2004
  3. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    Dec 25, 2003
    Northern Virginia
  4. Aeolius thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jul 25, 2002
    and besides, none of those links actually lead to Home Design software for OS X.
  5. lisab macrumors newbie


    Jun 17, 2004
    Mac Landscape programs

    I've been looking into this very subject. What I found:

    Bel Terre Pro (Terraces). Advanced program. CAD. Extra libraries of symbols available separately. (www.terracesw.com)

    Mum's the Word Plus (Terraces). Simpler version of Bel Terre Pro. (www.terracesw.com)

    Design Your Own Home - Landscape (Landscape unit) (Abracadabra Ltd).
    (Other parts available separately). $9.99. On OS-X machines: Runs in Classic Mode; requires OS9 compatible printers.
    (Found on: www.theliquidater.com/dyohlandscape-macintosh.htm)

    Vectorworks Landmark. (Nemetschek North America). $395.00. OS8.6 or later.

    Flowerscape. (www.fscape.com). $34.26. Gardens only; not a full landscape program. Includes month-by-month appearance of the garden. Zones, plants. Search by type of plant, color, all kinds of things.

    DesignWorkshop (Artifice): Several versions:
    DesignWorkshop Lite: Free version. House to landscape. CD: 19.95.
    DesignWorkshop Classic Home Design
    DesignWorkshop Professional

    Totally online program: Nothing downloaded. Works on the internet. Your computer type doesn't matter.
    Plan3D (www.plan3d.com).
    Available for free if you don't have their server save your plan for updating. You can print it out.
    Subscription: 7 days: 7.95. 1 year: 79.95. Paying lets you save the plan on their server for updating.
  6. bandit1200 macrumors newbie

    Feb 12, 2006
    This is good...

    An old thread but if anybody is viewing it still ...

    Try Macdraft from microspot.The demo is free but save disabled.

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