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Complete 3D Outdoor Living Design Software



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Expert help to get you up to speed fast

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Foundation Classes    
Fundamentals $665 Free $665 Free
Tips & Tricks $285 Free $285 Free
Construction $285 Free $335 Free
Advanced Classes    
Terrain & Rockwork $285 Free $285 Free
House Design $285 Free $285 Free
Outdoor Living $285 Free $285 Free
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Training

Video Training Series

Learn on your own with fast, targeted videos.
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Live Training

Master 3D design in live online classes with expert-level trainers.
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Design

Import GIS & 3D Terrain Data (Additional Cost)

Super high resolution property imagery (down to 1" per pixel) and 3D Terrain based on public survey data
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Import Background Plot Plans

Import the client's plot plan to trace it or draw on it for permitting.

BMP, DXF, JPG, PNG, TIF

BMP, DXF, JPG, PNG, TIF

BMP, DXF, JPG, PNG, TIF

Import 3D Images

Insert 2D backgrounds or pictures of the home into your 3D designs.

BMP, JPG, PNG, TGA

BMP, JPG, PNG, TGA

BMP, JPG, PNG, TGA

Import AutoCAD

Have an AutoCAD file? Import a design, property, house, pool, or construction blocks.

DXF

DXF

DXF

Environment Backgrounds

Forests, beaches, and mountains: choose a background to create an immersive presentation.
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Fence, Railing and Wall Tools

Use innovative fence, railing, and walls tools to create something new or show existing structures.
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3D Terrain Lines

Draw 2D topography lines and see them come to life in 3D elevations.
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Wood Decks

Draw a 3D wood deck in 4 clicks. Customize joists, beams, skirts, and surface boards. Easily add smart railings and staircases.
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Pergola/Patio Cover Tool

Draw a 3D pergola in 3 clicks. Set angles, slats, or even a solid cover, whether freestanding or connected to a structure.
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Hardscapes

Draw and calculate hardscapes that work intelligently with other shapes and can follow grades, supports, borders, and scoring.
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Hardscape Borders/Coping

Customize your hardscape borders, scoring, and custom coping.
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Carve Tool

Cut other shapes quickly with the intelligent carve tool.
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Planters

Draw raised or lowered planters that follow the terrain or are cut from hardscapes. Easily calculate volume or much.
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Custom Modeling Tools

Draw literally anything with the powerful custom shapes stage.
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Outdoor Kitchens

Build and calculate outdoor kitchens quickly with tools and kitchen accessories.
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Area, Perimeter Calculations

With one click, get area, perimeter, turn downs, and any other calculation you need.
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3D Measurement Tool

Measure vertical height in 3D and embed the results into construction plans for crystal-clear communication.
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Night Time Lighting

Turn on house, landscape, and decorative lights when the sun sets.
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Create and Save Custom Templates

Save anything to a template and your design process will get faster with every project.
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Property Line

Ensure your offsets and easements are accurate. Draw or trace a property line that displays the bearing and distance.
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Time of Day

Day, night, or dusk: easily control the sun and moon to change your view of your project.
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Swimming Pools

Design a 3D pool in four clicks - with all the calculations you need.
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Swimming Pool Depth Contour

Customize the exact contour depth.
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Water Features

Add fountains, deck jets, sheer descents, bubblers, and more.
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Koi Ponds

Draw and decorate ponds with integrated tools.
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True Shadows

Show where the shadows will be on July 4th. True shadows show you the exact lighting your client can expect.
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Fast Edit Mode

With one click, toggle off rendering effects for fast drawing.
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Objects

Highly Detailed 3D Objects

Characters, furniture, and more: drag-and-drop sourced 3D objects to customize in your design.

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Detailed HD Materials

Enhance your design with materials physically accurate up to 4k HD.

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Import Custom Textures

Import materials or images into your 3D world.

BMP, JPG, PNG, TGA, TIF

BMP, JPG, PNG, TGA, TIF

BMP, JPG, PNG, TGA, TIF

Plants and Trees

Place plants and trees with variations to make your design look natural.

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Planting Zones

Show only what you need in your library with Planting Zones.
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Fire Effects

Add fire pits, fireplaces, and more.
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Customize Object Colors

Find the perfect color tone with our color picker.
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Customize Material Colors

Adjust the tones of our pre-made materials.
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Import Sketchup/FBX/OBJ

Import SketchUp items from an architect or the 3D Warehouse.
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3D Grass

Add depth and realism to your design with 3D Grass.
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Strip Lights

Snap the smart strip lights to objects.
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Steam and Mist

Set the perfect mood.
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Presentation Tools

Real Time Interactive Visualization

Explore the design in real time with your client.
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Photo Capture Support

Capture any angle.

JPG, PNG

JPG, PNG

JPG, PNG

Photo Resolution

Get crisp and clear images in up to 8K.

960×540, 1920×1080, 3840×2160

960×540, 1920×1080, 3840×2160

960×540, 1920×1080, 3840×2160, 7680×4320

Video Render Format

Create stunning MP4 videos.

MP4

MP4

MP4

Video Resolution

Share videos at the best resolution.

540p, 720p, 1080p

540p, 720p, 1080p

540p, 720p, 1080p

Sound Format

Choose from our library of sounds or import your own.

MP4

MP4

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Video Editor

Set the key point with the video tool and preview in real time before you render.
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Multiple Storyboards

Save multiple scenes in one design.
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High Quality Rendering Mode

Enjoy extra crisp and realistic real-time rendering mode.
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Oculus Virtual Reality Support

Set your client in their design with VR using an Oculus Quest 2.
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High Quality Photos and Videos

Render the highest quality photos and videos.
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Professional Camera Settings

Adjust the F-stop, zoom, depth of field, and exposure levels.
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Camera Filters

From color tinting to sketch effects, set the mood of your design with color filters.
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Sky Effects

Customize stars, clouds, and even the phase of moon.
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YARD Augmented Reality App (Additional Cost)

Place and rotate pools and more directly onto your client’s property in AR.
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Construction

Calculations

Calculate anything: displacement, gallons, turn downs, area, perimeter, and more.
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Automatic Triangulation & Centerline Tools

Measure any shape using A/B points with the automatic, totally customizable triangulation tools.
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Print Construction Plans

Print plans at any scale and any size.

Any Scale, Any Page Size

Any Scale, Any Page Size

Any Scale, Any Page Size

Export Construction Plans or Designs

Export your design in the format you need.

DXF, JPG, PDF

DXF, JPG, PDF

DXF, JPG, PDF

Construction Page Template

Choose your construction page template or save your own.
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Layers

Add symbols & plumbing, electrical, and gas lines in an easy markup layer system.
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Customizable Plant Symbols

Create and edit custom symbols.
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Plant Container Sizes

Customize symbols for each container size.
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3D Artistic Fills

Enhance 2D construction plans with artistic fills.
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Plant and Object Legend

Add smart plant and object legends automatically.
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Automatic North Symbol

Automatically add the North symbol to your construction plans.
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Callout Tools

Add callouts that support text or images.
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Pool Depth Profile

Get the swimming pool side depth profile.
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Automatic Spec Sheets

Automatically populate construction spec sheets on construction plans.
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Custom Calculations

Save object sets to remember combined calculations or fill in custom construction fields automatically.
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System Requirements

Minimum System Requirements (Version 2 only)
OS Windows 8.1 or 10
Processor Intel Core i5 (8th generation or greater)
RAM 8GB (or greater)
Video Card GeForce GTX 9 or 10 series (or comparable Radeon)
Disk Space 11GB of free space
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to sign up?

Your account will be billed a set-up fee ($95) plus the cost of your membership (monthly or yearly).

Do I have to sign a long-term contract?

No. Vip3D, VizTerra and Pool Studio landscape design software are pay-as-you-go. There are no long-term contracts or commitments on your part. You simply pay month-to-month. If you cancel, you’ll be billed for the current month, and you won’t be billed again.

Can I use Vip3D, VizTerra, and Pool Studio on a Mac?

We do not offer a Mac version. We do have Members that use the Apple 15.4-inch or 16-inch MacBook Pro Laptop with the latest version of Bootcamp for Windows 10. We regularly update our Hardware Blog with the latest information on Mac compatibility. If you send us your Mac specs, we’re happy to help you determine if the software will run on it.

How do I get updates?

Updates are automatically downloaded and installed for you over the internet.

Can I use the software without an internet connection?

Yes. You just need to be connected to register your landscape design software and get free updates.

Any questions before you sign up?

If you have any questions or need help just email us at support@structurestudios.com or call us at 800-778-8996.

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