The Good: A robust, user-friendly and highly advanced home designer application with large set of interesting features. This simple yet powerful application can be installed easily.
The Bad: Punch lacks video tutorials and live chat support.
The Verdict: Punch helps you design your home and landscape perfectly and in the most intuitive manner imaginable. This software is packed with rich and varied tools and features that make your design process quick and easy. Punch is without a doubt the winner of the best home design software in our review of 2014.
What makes Punch the best home design software?
When reviewing Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium is the best house plan software available in the market today. This unique software provides you with an easy and fun way to refurbish your entire home including your bath, kitchen and even your outdoor living area. Its improved welcome screen helps you create new projects with ease. It also enables you to access your recent projects without any difficulty. Furthermore, the new welcome screen helps you access training materials and sample plans so that you can operate the software smoothly.
Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium consists of intuitive tools that make the task of remodelling your kitchen, bath and even the entire home, easy. The Designer’s Toolkit enables you to try out your home decorating ideas quickly and with ease. With his tool, you can design your landscape garden, insert room additions and furniture pieces only with a mouse click. Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium makes your home renovation and landscaping projects more interesting. It consists of SmartWand technology that allows you to decorate your entire house or a part of it simply by dragging and dropping.
Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium consists of QuickPalettes, a customizable set of colors and objects that can be instantly applied to any room of your house plan. This house design software allows you to view your house design in aerial and dollhouse view. It consists of QuickStart Preview that allows you to obtain an immediate aerial view of any room selected by you in 2D. It is ideal for working in curbed spaces such as the closets or bathrooms. Its RoomView feature enables you to open up the 3D version of the QuickStart layout so that you can view the interior parts of your plan and modify the rooms before structuring their roof and walls. Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium’s viewing features makes it the best 3D home design software.
This home designer software consists of a huge object library with over 2,000 objects that can be added to the interior as well as the exterior of your house. The object library comes with a broad collection of unique objects including furniture pieces, kitchen appliances, bathroom accessories, railings and much more. This application also provides you with a big plant library that features over 1,000 plants to be added to your outdoor living area. This application comes with a ‘grow’ feature that helps you view how the plants and trees in your yard would look after several years of growth. Moreover, you can also add patios or decks to your home design with the help of this application.
Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium also enables you to share your 2D designs by exporting the designs to 2D image format such as jpeg, bmp, png and tiff. It also provides you with the option to manage the size of the file. You can also use interior and exterior lighting simulation options so as to assess the look of your house.
Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium provides several support facilities to assist you. If you ever come across any technical problems while operating this software, you can go through the FAQs available on the manufacturer’s website. Besides this, there are several ‘how-to’ articles that help you learn more about this software. Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium also comes with a user manual so that you can quickly obtain all the required information while using the software. In case you want to communicate with a support representative, you can utilize their telephone and email support options.
Punch Home & Landscape Design Premium is a robust and versatile house plan software that is packed with countless features to make your experience fun and exciting.
Why choose Punch as your home design application?
Simple and easy to install.
Powerful and user-friendly.
Ideal for professionals and experienced users.
Has all essential features and tools.
Enhanced metric options.
Enables you to set up a basement easily.
Allows you to drag and drop 3D objects straight into 3D.
Enhanced object library with a list of more than 300 3D furnishing objects.
Improved editing tools allow you to add points to curved sections.
Designer Too Kit allows you to personalize your living spaces as per your requirements.
Provides extra control over fonts, placement of text and overall visibility.
Provides clear-cut room dimensions.
Allows 6 floors in Floor level management.
LiveView Multiple Monitor Support.
Read below for the features, specifications and system requirements.
Enhanced drawing tools enable you to edit your custom shapes with ease.
QuickStart allows you to drag simple shapes together so that you can lay out the space in your floor plan.
Combines 2D and 3D views enable you to preview your design while you modify your home plan.
Designer’s Toolkit helps you personalize your spaces.
QuickPalettes allow you to create limitless color schemes.
Manufacturer: Punch! Software
License Qty: 1 user
Operating System: Windows
Package type: Retail
Windows® XP or higher¹, Intel® Pentium® III, Celeron® or compatible 1.0 GHz processor or higher (multi-core processors supported), 256 MB of RAM, 2.8 GB of Hard Disk Space, VGA Video Card displaying at least 1024x768 with 32-bit colour, DVD-ROM drive, Mouse with wheel recommended, 64 MB Video Card Memory, Internet access and Internet Service Provider account required². ¹Administrator privileges are required to properly install the program on Windows® XP or higher. ²User is responsible for all Internet access fees and phone charges.
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