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How to get a copy of your software

 

STEP 1:

After purchasing one of our house design software products, please follow the instructions below in order to download copy. Please make sure you only download and install the purchased software. If you have also ordered a Backup DVD/USB, please allow 5-7 working days for it to arrive. With your order you should have received an email containing your Product Serial Code (License Key). This is required to fully activate your software. Please ensure you keep this serial code secure for any future re-activations or support requests which may require you to provide this information. 

3D Architect Home Designer software

If you have purchased 3D Architect Home Designer Basic (rrp £84.98 inc. tax) then use the following link to download the software:

3D Architect Home Designer Basic  - Download here

Getting started manual - Download Here

Comprehensive reference manual - Download Here

 3D Architect Home Designer Expert software 

If you have purchased 3D Architect Home Designer Expert (rrp £154.99 inc. tax) then use the following link to download the software:

3D Architect Home Designer Expert - Download Here

Getting started manual - Download Here

Comprehensive reference manual - Download Here

 Home Designer Pro 

If you have purchased 3D Architect Home Designer Pro (rrp £309.98 inc. tax)  then use the following link to download the software

3D Architect Home Designer Pro - Download Here

Getting started manual - Download Here

Comprehensive reference manual - Download Here

 

 To install, simply click the downloaded file, run the setup and follow the on-screen instructions.

 

STEP 2:

With your order you should have received an email containing your Product Serial Code (License Key). This is required to fully activate your software. Please ensure you keep this serial code secure for any future re-activations or support requests which may require you to provide this information.

1. Once you have installed the software using the relevant download link in STEP 1, locate and run the program.exe (shortcut is placed on your desktop e.g. below).

 

2. On program startup, an activation dialog box will appear similar to the one below

3. Click the 'Activate' button

 

4. In the next window that appears, locate the serial code that was provided with order / emailed to you and copy and paste serial code in to box circled below

5. Click the 'Next' button to start the automatic activation process below. This will require an internet connection.

Note: If you do not have internet connection, the serial number can also be activated manually. Click on the 'by Other means' link below box where you enter your code and follow the on-screen instructions.

6. Once the activation process is complete, the program will start after a short while.

7. The next time you start the program, the activation dialog box will not show again.

 

STEP 3

Please take a look at the User Guides section and Video tutorials on our website for current documentation. There is a getting started guide and also a user reference manual that contains more detailed topics on construction tools e.g. placing single wall, placing walls at set distance, using guidelines, placing a window and door, using dimensions etc.

Our technical support department aims to acknowledge and respond to all technical support emails within 24 hours (Mon to Fri, 09:00 – 17:00). We also have an optional support package that provides you with numerous benefits to ensure you are able to get the most from your software package. Please see our Support Package for further details.

 

Here are some sample projects to have a look at:

The software includes a number of sample projects but we have included a couple more for you to look at and examine before you start your own design. Click on the links below to download the file. Start your version of the software, select 'Open...' project from 'File' menu or through the Project Assistant that appears, locate downloaded file (ends in .anp) to load project.

 

Sample Project 1 - Download project file 1 here (House_GF1.anp)

Architecture software 

 

This simple project consists of a ground floor only with some 3D furniture items in living area and a kitchen layout demonstating use of 2D symbols from library.

 

Sample Project 2 - Download project file 2 here (House_roof.anp)

Architecture software 

 

 

This project is based on Project 1 above but with a first floor and roof construction added. Different materials have been applied to the outside walls and roof and a paving texture has been quickly applied to the ground area outside the building using the terrain brush. Advanced tools are also available for plotting and landscaping.

 

Should you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us.

Eleco Software Ltd