BeLight Software

Live Home 3D


3.5 / 5
2 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Home and interior design.


Average Ratings

2 Reviews

  • 3.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $19.99/one-time
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • BeLight Software
  • www.livehome3d.com
  • Founded 2003
  • Ukraine

About Live Home 3D

Live Home 3D is the interior and home design software for both Mac and Windows. Draw CAD-like 2D plans, then surf 3D environment to get the look and feel of the interior. Automatically add one of the supplied roof types with the Roof Assistant. Place and arrange furniture, appliances and other objects in both 2D and 3D modes. Shoot interior movies, make floor plan and interior pictures, and export to 360 Panoramas. And even create stereo 3D video, 360 video and stereo 3D 360 video.


Live Home 3D Features

  • 2D Drawing
  • 3D Modeling
  • Bills of material
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Contact Management
  • Contract Management
  • Document Management
  • Drafting
  • Presentation Tools
  • Project Management
  • Quotes/Proposals

Live Home 3D Reviews Recently Reviewed!


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Maybe I expected more than I should

Jan 31, 2019
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: So Live Home 3D allows you to 'build' your home and do all the finishes, add furniture etc. I'm a complete interiors nut so I was really looking forward to seeing how my dream home could look in reality.

The software allows you to work in plan view and in 3D walkthrough modes so you can set out all your walls in 2D mode and then move into 3D to check out how it looks. There's also a hybrid mode which I could never really get comfortable with.

It was fairly easy to get going and design a basic structure. Picking colours and finishes wasn't hard and there's a wide range of furniture to pick from so you can end up with a walkthrough fairly easily.

It's not perfect, but it's also not expensive so is worth a punt.

Cons: The walkthrough mode is not easy to control - trying to get the angle right to see from all sides takes more effort than you'd think.

I also hit some snags when designing a more complex structure - the software tries to work out external or internal walls and there were quite a few instances where it got it wrong and I couldn't correct it. It would also be useful if there was a snap function so that internal walls could line up - at the moment it's trial and error.

The Software is very promising due to its simplicity and powerful features most importantly imp/exp

Apr 24, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 9.0/10 Not
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Pros: Simplicity and all the features that get the Job done "clicks" away. The Software is very promising due to its simplicity and powerful features most importantly import/export capabilities. Other attractive features are the "editing and or modifications" on the fly. Nothing complicated depending on the complexity of the project in question. First-time users will have a lot of fun experiencing the functionality of features that normally takes time to complete are visible prior to confirming the finish sections of any project component. Now that's cool!.

Cons: Honestly, the package is excellent and very very affordable yet provides varieties of functionalities or features at a realistic price tag. Now, the export features especially[.dea-collada format] crashes during export process to Autodesk 3d Max. As for OBJ format export to Autodesk? takes forever to load in Max] and never wait that long to load any project export file. The reason for my findings "Live Home 3D Pro" export options for say FBX format export file to "Autodesk 3ds Max 2018 version" will crash if [FBX 2010 through 2014]-compatibility are selected, but 2016 compatibility works with Autodesk 3ds Max. 2018. That can be annoying after all the hard work. It's important to point that out. Can be resolved easily.

Overall: In addition to all the bells & whistles packaged in the Software; I get a satisfaction of designing small & reasonable project quickly and professionally presentable on all levels. I recommend to anyone looking for or under tight budget looking for "Engineering & Architecture" software look no further.