From 2D to 3D, in just one click
Vip3D is the 3D outdoor living design software that’s easy for everyone to use — AutoCAD experts and new designers alike. With its intuitive interface and powerful tools, it takes just one click to transform 2D project drawings into fully interactive 3D presentations that are ready to customize and share.
Design absolutely anything with the best 3D pool and landscaping design software, featuring 3 smart drawing tools and 5 powerful editing tools.
With 3D Pool and Landscaping Design Software Features, 3D objects update seamlessly so you can respond quickly to your clients’ requests.
Beautiful videos, stunning images, and immersive sound — take advantage of the streamlined, innovative 3D design software that gives you the power to present your design vision like never before.
Get access to high-resolution aerial imagery and surveyed terrain data
Simply type in your client’s address to access GIS data, plus 5 ultra-high-resolution images. Image detail down to 3” per pixel means you can calculate square footage, measure the perimeter, spot any potential limitations, and assess the outdoor living space — before you step foot onto the site.
Draw the property grade quickly when you import topographic lines from AutoCAD, scan in site maps, or use the GIS database to automatically generate terrain lines.
Seamlessly collaborate with your team by importing AutoCAD drawings and take advantage of Vip3D's materials, and stunning 3D renderings. Eliminate the need to learn complicated 3D visualization software.
Four mouse clicks from a custom pool
Four simple clicks give you a pool with customizable depth, realistic water color based on the time of day, and an interior finish that suits your client. Color-changing lights, sheer descents, deck jets, vanishing edges and more personalize your design, ready to add to your built-in Swimming Pool Template Library.
West Coast Pool
Custom results are easy with integrated deck design software
Beautiful wood materials, precise structural options, and user-friendly tools — including smart tools that update automatically as you design — make it easy to create the perfect custom decks, complete with the visually stunning details your clients love and the precisely accurate calculations your team needs.
Design welcoming, shaded areas for your clients
Make your pergolas, patio covers, and arbors stand out. From custom wood finishes to precisely placed slats — every detail is easy to design, select, place, and edit because Vip3D integrates smart tools with built-in pergola and patio design software.
Wall and Fence design software: Included
Classic wooden fences, brick walls, pool fences, child fences, and more. All are easy to design and customize with Vip3D’s intelligent design tools that automatically detect elevation changes. As you plan the walls, fences, and railings your clients need, Vip3D tracks your changes and adjusts calculations instantly.
Whether you customize your own design or choose one from the built-in template library, anything you can imagine becomes easy to add to your design. And because dedicated wall and fence design software is seamlessly integrated into Vip3D, customizing your walls and fences is intuitively easy.
Flowers, trees, shrubs, ground cover, and much more: Vip3D’s thousands of lifelike landscaping items are ready to add to your projects in one click.
Decorate your design by selecting from the thousands of hand-crafted items and objects in the built-in library to create a custom experience.
Import SketchUp files and design with 3D objects and models.
From wood to pavers, tile to walls — the material of each and every surface of your outdoor living design is easy to customize in 3D. The smart library contains thousands of materials, all sorted into easy-to-find categories that are as easy to search as to browse.
In just a click, add a new color to pavers, update the stone to match the tile, use the color wheel and swatches to create a custom look, save time by copying and pasting materials from one surface to another — even create custom materials by importing image files directly into Vip3D.
Explore projects in rich detail.
Interactive 3D gives you the power to create an incredible experience for your clients. Lead them as they walk or even fly through their future outdoor living space. Explore the personalized features. Transition from day to night, listening to the lush nature sounds. And invite them to imagine themselves enjoying their space as never before.
With professional 3D pool and landscape design software, it’s effortlessly easy to create storyboards, video recordings, unique interactive presentations, and so much more to give your clients a clear understanding of their project in extraordinary detail.
Capture the perfect angle to share
Showcase design features worthy of attention at up to 8K resolution with the professional landscape software that offers sophisticated artistic effects as well as easy sharing options. Capture any angle, any time of day or night, and choose the perfect camera points — ready to email, print, or even share on social media.
Create the perfect video
Smooth, professional videos are simple to create with Vip3D’s integrated 3D pool and landscaping software tools. Assemble shots to highlight details, rearrange featured locations in your outdoor living project, add and sync sound, and tie together even intricate projects effortlessly with the video storyboard — immediately ready to share on Vimeo and YouTube.
Surpass every expectation
Connect your client to every lifelike detail of your design with Virtual Reality for Vip3D. It’s easy to do: one click creates interactive 360° screenshots, images, and videos. And just one more click launches Virtual Reality, transforming your 3D presentation into an incredibly immersive experience.
With the Oculus Rift headset, invite your clients to explore your design from every angle. As they discover every surprise and feature you’ve included, they’ll see in vivid, realistic VR the perfect pool, landscape, and outdoor living space you’ve created for them. And it takes nothing more than a simple click.
Capture the perfect mood.
Reveal your design during the day, at dusk, and at night to showcase just how perfect your design is for your client. Professional pool and landscape design software offers powerful, precise tools so you can reveal the extraordinary, custom-picked details — including how their property will look as the sun sets and the lights you’ve chosen turn on.
And you can do more than shift the sun and moon to show the changing time of day with Vip3D landscape design software. Add landscape lights, path lights, flood lights, and color-changing pool lights to create the perfect lighting experience.
Reveal the art of your design
Transform your pool, landscape, or outdoor living design into a stunning work of art in just one click. Create your own hand-rendered style with the 19+ built-in effects or experiment with classic art tools — including watercolor, colored pencil, and charcoal — to create results your clients will love to share (or even frame).
Your design concept, your construction plan
Eliminate the hassle of drawing up construction plans by using the powerful, customizable outdoor living design software construction layer to add symbols and plumbing, electrical, and gas lines immediately and directly to your design. Add 3D views to clarify complex construction elements and your design will be ready to hand off to your crew.
Instant calculations give you the data you need, automatically. Smart Data makes it easy to tackle cumbersome hardscape calculations, from step risers to turn down measurements, without having to stop to run the numbers yourself. This is the construction design software that keeps up with you as you design.
Get deeper insight into projects with rebar calculations. Calculate even the most complicated volume measurements, including dirt displacement, concrete yardage, and gallonage. The construction software features you need, from the only outdoor living design software that handles the calculations for you. See the numbers you need, right alongside your design.
Real-time data, ready to build
Automatic construction specs update in real-time, giving you instant access to the data you need.
Estimating projects is easier than ever with the construction design software features that allow calculations to update instantly and automatically on construction pages, saving you hours of work. Change requests become painless, not a time-consuming hassle, when changes are calculated in real-time as you edit your design.
When you’re getting ready to build, the numbers you need are instantly ready for you. And because the automatic construction specs are fully integrated into Vip3D’s powerful outdoor living design tools, calculations update seamlessly.
Layout pools and hardscape automatically
Get precise, accurate measurements for your installers — in just one click. Any project, any size, any scale: it takes just one click to layout pools and hardscape. The Triangulation and Centerline Rulers included with pool and landscape design software make it easy to instantly edit, adjust, and rotate your automatic, precise measurements.
Print the site plans you need, ready for approval. Powerful outdoor living design software makes it easy to scan paper plans, add your design, and print.
Export your outdoor living designs to share them easily with engineering firms, architects or anyone else who still uses AutoCAD.
Measure every angle
Share an extra level of detail with your clients and installers, making certain that the design you’ve created is exactly right. Measure vertical components, show your installers exactly how thick the counter lip needs to be, and use 3D Measurements to keep everyone in the project on track.
Go beyond simple black and white plans
Artistic Fills take your construction plans beyond black and white. Built for the needs of professional designers, Vip3D offers powerful options that let you experiment freely to express your design vision.
Gorgeous, hand-drawn fill patterns make it easy to create the stunning look you want. Water Colors, Markers, Colored Pencils and Modern artistic fills are built-in so you can enhance your design with just one click. And completely seamless landscape design software tools let you see your construction plans with the same materials you assigned in the 3D materials stage, automatically.
The plant legend analyzes your work for you, automatically categorizing plants and objects. Keep track of any tree, bush, flower, or object in your design.
Reveal the full beauty of the landscape you’re creating for your client and add unlimited plant images to your projects with Vip3D.
Create and edit plant symbols, colors, artistic styles and container sizes. Keep all your custom changes saved so you never need to edit them again.