Live Interior 3D Standard

Licence: Shareware ($29.99)
Version 2.9.4 | Release Date: 2014-03-12 | Download

What's New in Version 2.9.4

•Added support for recently released SketchUp 2014.
•Updated integration with newly introduced Trimble 3D Warehouse.
•Added import for Google Earth KMZ files.
•Minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.9.3 | Release Date: 2013-12-04 | Download

What's New in Version 2.9.3

- Improved OS X 10.9 compatibility;
- Fixed issues with 2D auto-representations for imported objects;
- Multiple minor fixes and improvements.

Version 2.9.2 | Release Date: 2013-10-25 | Download

What's New in Version 2.9.2

- Added OS X 10.9 compatibility;
- Other multiple fixes and improvements.

Version 2.9.1 | Release Date: 2013-09-12 | Download

What's New in Version 2.9.1

- Added new Feet-Inches Decimal measurement setting (main menu File > Project Setup);
- Reverted accuracy for the Feet-Inches measurement setting;
- Fixed export to QTVR panoramas;
- Other multiple fixes and improvements.

Version 2.9 | Release Date: 2013-08-20 | Download

What's New in Version 2.9

• Added support for Trimble Sketchup 2013;
• Improved accuracy for the Feet-Inches measurement setting;
• Added Perimeter calculation for floors and ceilings to the 2D info bar;
• Added Area calculation for openings, doors, and windows to the 2D info bar;
• Fixed the rendering of auto-generated 2D representations on MacBook Pro with Retina Display for complex projects;
• Fixed updating auto-generated 2D representations when rearranging walls;
• Fixed issues with creating roofs;
• Fixed issues with inserting sky windows into dormers;
• Fixed issues with importing 3DS files that don't have any assigned materials;
• Fixed issues with exporting materials to the Render Boost plugin;
• Improved compatibility with older graphics cards (including Intel GMA 950, x3100);
• Other multiple fixes and improvements.

Version 2.8.2 | Release Date: 2013-06-25 | Download

What's New in Version 2.8.2

• Improved 3ds and Collada file import;
• Added support for mirrors and reflections when exporting to Collada format;
• Fixed the issue that caused locked walls not to adjoin to others;
• Fixed the grouping feature for locked objects;
• Fixed issues with automatically generated 2D representations;
• Significantly reduced the document size for alternative *.lizd format (File > Save As);
• Other minor bug fixes, stability and performance improvements.

Version 2.7.3 | Release Date: 2012-03-28 | Download

What's New in Version 2.7.3

- Fixed issues when moving in 3D using the keyboard shortcuts.
- Fixed issue with opening "Import 3D Object…" dialog in the main menu.
- Improved overall stability.
- Minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.7.2 | Release Date: 2012-02-08 | Download

What's New in Version 2.7.2

• Corrected object sorting in 2D when auto-generated 2D representations are enabled;
• Fixed auto-generated 2D representations for flat objects;
• Predefined cameras are now correctly exported to Collada format;
• Fixed the 'Reveal in Library' option for materials with reflections;
• Fixed the problem with duplicating materials when creating materials with reflective qualities;
• Fixed issues on Intel GMA graphics adapters, including switching from external graphics adapters on MacBook Pro machines;
• Improved overall stability;
• Minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.7.1 | Release Date: 2012-01-04 | Download

What's New in Version 2.7.1

General:

• Added support for Render Boost, a photorealistic rendering plugin. See details about the plugin (File > Export To > Render Boost (*.lga) in Save as Type pop-up);
• Added support for universal 3D exchange format Collada™. Now sharing 3D projects between popular 3D editing software and viewing interior views in Apple Preview becomes easier (File > Export To > Collada (*.dae) in Save as Type pop-up);
• Added a new alternative 2D view mode that displays furniture as if you were looking at it from above in 3D (View > 2D Representations: Auto-Generated);
• Camera controls added that allow you to set precise parameters for every user or movie camera. Camera elevation and horizontal and vertical rotate angles can now be controlled (Inspector > Cameras Tab > Camera Controls);
• Material list for individual selected objects in the Materials tab of the Inspector reworked to make it easier to work with multiple object materials. See "Working with the list of Object's Materials" and "Applying a Material to an Object" in Help;
• Added support for multi-touch gestures when working with Apple Mighty Mouse, MacBook touchpad, or an external trackpad. See "Live Interior 3D Keyboard Shortcuts" in Help for more details.

Enhancements:

• Support for using keyboard shortcuts and the Look Around mode simultaneously to simulate movement in FPS games;
• Added 'All Readable Documents Type' into the import Dialog so you can import any supported object as opposed to choosing a certain format;
• Added a compatibility parameter for exporting into Google SketchUp™ format. This indicates to which version a project should be saved;
• When pasting text copied from another program, the text annotation will be pasted with the original text properties;
• Added an 'Unlock' option to the 2D view context menu for any locked user or movie camera;
• When selecting multiple custom measurements in 2D, their total length will be displayed in the 2D view Info bar;
• Now the square area for walls, wall panels, and niches are displayed in the 2D Info bar. Selecting multiple objects of the same type show the sum.

Bug fixes:

• Fixed 2D rendering at high zoom levels;
• Fixed issues with displaying and altering object mesh sizes in the Type & Representation dialog;
• Fixed import of flat Google SketchUpTM objects with different materials on both sides;
• Improved program speed and stability;
• Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.6.6 | Release Date: 2011-09-02 | Download

What's New in Version 2.6.6

- Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and full-screen mode are now supported;
- Improved program speed and stability;
- Minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.6.6 | Release Date: 2011-08-25 | Download

Version 2.6.6 features the following enhancements:

-Added support for OS X 10.7 Lion, full-screen mode supported;
-Improved programs speed and stability;
-Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.6.5 | Release Date: 2011-07-05 | Download

What's New in Version 2.6.5

• Added "Jump to Selection in 3D" to the context menu and main Edit menu. This enables you to get quickly view a selected object in the 3D view;
• Added "Unlock" to the context menu in both the 2D and 3D views to simplify unlocking locked objects;
• Reworked the Fly Around mode so that it spins around the part of an object under the cursor;
• Changed the way the program measures walls. Walls are now measured from the inner point where they intersect with another wall while drawing;
• When adjusting or drawing walls, custom floors, ceilings, and wall panels, the amount of change in length when dragging the mouse now depends on the set zoom and selected scale for the project;
• Added additional auto-guides when drawing walls;
3D Preview in the Library panel can now show the view from selected user cameras;
• When annotations or floor labels are selected, font parameters are now highlighted in the system Font dialog;
• Alt + Mouse Scroll now zooms in to the point where the cursor is located;
• Light source parameters are now saved when merging multiple objects with lights into a single one;
• When opening saved documents, the 2D view is opened in the same position as when saved;
• Optimized import of Google SketchUp and 3DS files;
• Zoom to Fit Plan now ignores invisible objects;
• Minor improvements and fixes.

Version 2.6 | Release Date: 2011-03-14 | Download
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Version 2.5 | Release Date: 2010-10-06 | Download

What's new in Live Interior v.2.5 since 2.4:

General:

Introduced dormers support;
Added 16 adjustable dormers to the Object Library
(Object Library > Building Elements > Dormers category);
Added 5 new roof templates to the Roof Assistant;
Added Elevation control for roofs and dormers;
Updated Google SketchUpâ„¢ and 3DS import.

Interface:

Added a video tutorial window (Help > Video Tutorials in the menu);
Updated the Roof Inspector controls;
Added a roof side selection menu with a new roof side type (Hole) to the Roofs Panel of Inspector.

Improvements and Bug Fixes:

Added new soffit type to the Soffits selector in the Roofs Panel of Inspector;
QuickLook plugin reworked. Now it shows a split image with the 2D view of active storey and the 3D view from the last view point;
Updated the Split Mode workflow. Now you can use 2D/3D shortcuts while the cursor is over the desired view without selecting the view itself;
Improved the speed of opening the Type & Representation dialog;
Fixed the bug that caused modified object sizes to revert after changing the object type in the Type & Representation dialog;
Fixed measurement snapping;
Minor improvements and bug fixes;
Improved program stability and speed.

Version 2.4 | Release Date: 2010-06-09 | Download

What's new in Live Interior v.2.4 since 2.3.1:

General:

Introduced loft walls for loft stories;
Added a new Consider Collisions mode that keeps you from walking through objects in the 3D view;
Reworked object snapping;
Improved program performance in the 3D Mode due to the optimized clipping system;
Optimized the Material Library. Matte and glossy paint materials are now more vivid and bright;
Improved program performance in the 2D Mode while working with patterns.

Import & Export:

Updated Google SketchUp and 3DS import;
Updated export to VRML.

Interface:

Added text editing controls to the 2D Properties Tab of the Inspector;
Added “Makes Object Invisible” and “Lock Object” options to the context menu of objects;
Added the “Add Selected Objects to Library” option to the Edit menu;
Added a context menu for movie cameras in the Inspector camera list.

Improvements and Bug Fixing:

Optimized the No Lights & Shadows Mode for better performance;
Improved the process of creating auto-roofs;
Now reflections are disabled in 3D while working in “No Lights” and “No Lights & Shadows” modes;
Fixed bugs with object grouping;
Merged the Technics and Home Appliances categories in the Object Library into a single Appliances category;
Minor improvements and bug fixes;
Improved program stability and speed.

Version 2.3.1 | Release Date: 2010-01-14 | Download

What's new in Live Interior v.2.3.1 since 2.3:

-Adds the ability to use images from Finder and Safari as materials by dragging and dropping them onto objects;
-Updates German, French and Spanish Helps;
-Multiple other improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.3 | Release Date: 2009-12-16 | Download

What's new in Live Interior v.2.3 since 2.2.1

General:

-Introduced support for creating roofs. Added Roof Assistant to quickly add an auto-roof to your house (Inspector > Building Properties Tab);
-Added 200+ new roofing materials;
-Added foundation thickness and elevation parameters for building (Inspector > Building Properties Tab);
-Reworked the Inspector interface — added a separate control panel for manual roof adjustments (Inspector > Object Properties);
-Added the new “Fly Around” tool that allows you to view the entire scene or selected object from any angle with ease (3D Toolbar or Alt+Space);
-Now you can quickly substitute a selected object in your project with the selected one in the library via the “Substitute with selection in Library” item in the context menu;
-Added the ability to see the 3D view of a project when using Quick Look;
-Added “Photo-JPEG” codec for movie export;
-Reworked object snapping in 2D. Now objects that are about to snapped are highlighted;
-Added a snap sensitivity control to the Programs Preferences (Miscellaneous Tab).

Improvements and Bug Fixes:

-Now current display color profile is attached to exported screenshots to make them device independent and printed correctly;
-Rearranging objects in custom object categories updated. Placement position now shown while dragging and dropping objects;
-Now Material Picker shows the substitute color in the Inspector when pointing in 3D;
-Fixed the bug that caused door openings not to disappear after making all doors or windows invisible;
-Now materials with transparency are supported for building elements (walls, floors, ceilings);
-Improved the lighting of objects in niches;
-Multiple other improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.3 | Release Date: 2009-12-16 | Download

What's new in Live Interior v.2.3 since 2.2.1

General:

-Introduced support for creating roofs. Added Roof Assistant to quickly add an auto-roof to your house (Inspector > Building Properties Tab);
-Added 200+ new roofing materials;
-Added foundation thickness and elevation parameters for building (Inspector > Building Properties Tab);
-Reworked the Inspector interface — added a separate control panel for manual roof adjustments (Inspector > Object Properties);
-Added the new “Fly Around” tool that allows you to view the entire scene or selected object from any angle with ease (3D Toolbar or Alt+Space);
-Now you can quickly substitute a selected object in your project with the selected one in the library via the “Substitute with selection in Library” item in the context menu;
-Added the ability to see the 3D view of a project when using Quick Look;
-Added “Photo-JPEG” codec for movie export;
-Reworked object snapping in 2D. Now objects that are about to snapped are highlighted;
-Added a snap sensitivity control to the Programs Preferences (Miscellaneous Tab).

Improvements and Bug Fixes:

-Now current display color profile is attached to exported screenshots to make them device independent and printed correctly;
-Rearranging objects in custom object categories updated. Placement position now shown while dragging and dropping objects;
-Now Material Picker shows the substitute color in the Inspector when pointing in 3D;
-Fixed the bug that caused door openings not to disappear after making all doors or windows invisible;
-Now materials with transparency are supported for building elements (walls, floors, ceilings);
-Improved the lighting of objects in niches;
-Multiple other improvements and bug fixes.

Version 2.2.1 | Release Date: 2009-09-02 | Download

Added support for Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6).

Version 2.0.1 | Release Date: 2009-03-23 | Download
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