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Chief Architect X2
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Chief Architect X2

System Requirements:
Windows
  • Windows XP/Vista
  • 2 GHz processor
  • 2 GB of Memory
  • 8 GB of available hard disk space
  • 256 MB of video memory
  • OpenGL 2.0

Billing Cycle

Subscription

$ / month
Subtotal: $
RRP: $
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Terms of Use:

Supported Systems:

Windows

Included Languages:

English
Available: 50+
Chief Architect is specifically designed for the residential and light commercial design professional. Chief Architect makes it easy – use the 3D visualization to sell a project to clients and use construction drawings to be more cost effective in your design work. Move a wall, add a room, redesign a kitchen, change materials, estimate costs, create construction drawings.

Features

Ceilings – flat, trey, coffered barrel
Automatic Dormers and Roof Returns
Materials Lists for cost estimating and bidding
Material Schedules: Windows, Doors, Cabinets, Rooms, Fixtures, Furniture and Plants
Dimensions for One-Click Auto Dimensioning , End-to-End, Interior, Point-to-Point, Baseline, Angular and Centerline
Built-in wall types with layers: interior, exterior, pony walls, ICF, SIPS or design custom walls types
Advance stair tools for curved, flared, split and straight
House Wizard to quickly layout plans or for space planning
Automatic Framing for walls, roofs and floors
Electrical and HVAC tools
Design with Smart Objects (BIM) windows, cabinets, doors, framing have properties and behave intelligently
Seamless and simultaneous editing in 3D or 2D
Photo-Realistic 3D Rendering
Artistic Rendering – watercolor, painting, line drawing, technical illustration, duotone and Glass House
3D views for elevations, overviews, cross-sections, framing and Doll House
Material Painter – apply colors, materials and textures from any image or website
Color Chooser – Choose manufacturer colors, materials or textures for your design – or from a digital photo
3D Model Maker
Record 3D views for virtual tours
CAD solids – to produce slabs, moldings, shapes for customizing and detailing designs
CAD drawing tools for lines, polylines, splines, arcs, sun angles, shapes and points
Convert CAD objects to architectural objects – draw a molding profile and save as a molding to apply to cabinets
Visual CAD Snaps
Over 500 Built-in CAD Details
"CAD-to-Walls" Import; import an AutoCADฎ, DXF or DWG and easily map the layers
Cross Sections & Elevations
Create construction documents with the Layout tool – send any view to the Layout – define scale and link to the drawing to update as your design changes
Multiple Layers and Layer Sets – mask layers to create the view you need
Use a PDF print driver to print to any size paper
Electrical, Audio, HVAC and Plumbing plan tools
Terrain Modeling, Landscaping Tools and Site Planning Tools
ICC – International Residential Code Checklist
Time Tracker to monitor time spent drawing on specific projects
Create any style of cabinet with powerful Cabinet Designer tools. Select from a library of hundreds of door and drawer styles – or choose from specific manufacturer catalogs
Smart Cabinets – Design with Smart Objects (BIM) windows, cabinets, doors, framing have properties and behave intelligently
Create shaped cabinets, custom countertops, back splashes, cabinet feet or choose fixtures and appliances. Over a 1,000 Styles or Choose from the Built-in Cabinet Library
Create any custom cabinet including curved cabinets
Curved Cabinets and Cabinet Hardware
Block cabinets and other like objects together to create architectural blocks – for future use – a great time saving feature! Great for kitchen islands
Automatic deck framing
Customize deck planking and materials
Choose from a variety to deck railing styles
Set the north pointer and define seasonal settings for realistic shadows
Complete set of terrain tools – easily import or create terrain data
Over 3,700 Landscaping Plants
Plant Encyclopedia, with detailed information about each plant including integrated Hardiness Zone Maps

What customers say

Kenneth, US
As long as the buyer carefully reads the download and installation instructions there should be no problems. Once installed the Access 2010 that I purchases interfaced seamlessly with my other Office 2010 programs.
Sandra, NZ
I had some trouble downloading the software myself but the customer support team helped promptly and solved all my issues to the highest level of satisfaction. Thanks.
Curtis Moreland, US
I am happy to say that my computer has the product I purchased and is working well. Thank you so much for caring and following up. I will be a repeat customer just for that :)
Bob, DE
Support was very helpful in installing the program I bought. The person stayed with me until the program was succesfully installed.