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Punch! Home Studio Essentials for Mac v20

Punch! Home Studio Essentials for Mac v20

Punch! Home Studio Essentials for Mac v20

Platform: Mac
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Punch! Home Design Studio Essentials for Mac v20

Design your home and landscape plans the fast and easy way. Discover the all-new Home Design Studio Essentials for Mac.
  • Includes professional designer quality home plans to provide inspiration – plus kitchen, bath and outdoor living templates.
  • Get creative with 1,200+ paint colors, 1,800+ materials and thousands of 3D objects. With the right tools, plans come together better than you thought possible.
  • All of your DIY home projects are covered - renovate or redecorate your home along with outdoor living areas, landscaping and more. Visualise your design before you start building and get professional results for every project.

Want more curb appeal, a dream kitchen or ideal outdoor living space? You can make your home look its best from every angle using Home Design Studio Essentials. The all-new version 20 has many new and improved features – all designed with the serious do-it-yourselfer in mind. Creating the home and landscape of your dreams is more straightforward than ever with simple timesaving tools!

  • Design or renovate the home of your dreams with our simple to use interface, drag and drop features and one click design capabilities! No design experience required.
  • Contains a wealth of tools and top features for designing new home plans, kitchen renovations, bathroom renovations, basement remodel and more
  • It's easy to get started! Create your own home plans, use our editable floor plans and layouts or take pictures of an existing room and add design features.
  • Save time and money by visualising your 2D and 3D designs and estimating costs before you begin.
  • Includes how-to video tutorials, user forum and free technical support to provide help when needed


NEW & IMPROVED Essential Tools and Features:

  • NEW! 2D Drawing Engine for high performance and high-quality rendering
  • ENHANCED! 2D Drawing with more patterns, color configurations, and customisation
  • NEW! rich text tool that supports multiple fonts and attributes
  • NEW! textures, templates, and objects
  • Dark mode support (Mojave users only)
  • DXF import and Export with support for the newest formats (includes AutoCAD 2018)

With this new design software, you can create your own home and landscape design with professional results! Renovate or redecorate your home, both inside and outside. Create outdoor living areas and so much more. There’s no limit to what you can do using your creative inspiration and Punch! So why put off that kitchen or bathroom remodel? Or maybe you’ve always wanted a new deck for backyard entertaining? With the capability to build up to 6 floors, you have the power to build almost anything.

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Fast, Easy, Amazing Design


Start quickly with editable floor plans and layouts, or use pictures of an existing house then drop in design features and details. New and more robust features let you build complete new kitchens, baths and landscapes in just a few clicks. Add rooms and decorate for a personalised look. Elements bridge together seamlessly with automatic snapping and alignment for drag and drop – all with sharper dimensioning. SmartWand™ technology quickly adds paint and other materials to walls, rooms or your entire house. Fine tune the home plan’s outside appearance with shutters, gable walls, roof panels and dormers. The new shutter selection lets you add perfectly aligned shutters in a snap. Build your own decorator windows to block winds and control light or add some charming detail.

Better Landscaping Options

Breath-taking yet practical landscaping can flourish in your planting zone. Design a work-ready plan that accounts for your climate, seasonal changes and topography conditions. The Automatic Growth Tool shows how your landscape will look now and in the future as plants grow and mature. Proper planning will ensure you buy only the plants you really need to complete your design. 

Maximise the appearance of outdoor spaces with drag-and-drop options and realistic lighting design tools to make planning your dream yard and outdoor rooms a breeze. The new interface, assistant features and one mouse click design capabilities are better than ever!

Create Your Budget Plan

Budget is a big concern for just about every homeowner. With Home Design Studio Essentials, you can forecast material costs and avoid surprises. The cost estimation tool breaks down building and renovation costs room-by-room. A comprehensive budget will help put your plans into action. The process will go smoother when you know what to expect.

An expanded selection of resources ensures that your process will be as enjoyable as it is efficient. Find exactly the kind of help you need, when you need it. Handy video tutorials show how to use tools to their full potential and complete project tasks. Tap into even more information through the Punch User Forum or contact Free Tech Support.


Four ways to start your Home Design project:

  1. QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
  2. Professionally Designed Plans: Need inspiration or an instant starting point? Utilise our editable house plans to fast track your design or browse them for room layout ideas.
  3. Floor Plan Trace: trace a favourite floor plan, or use one you've sketched
  4. PhotoView: Take pictures of the inside or outside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.
Auto Framing
Select metal, wood or custom framing options, including custom roofs, walls, and floor joists.
Auto Roof Gables and One Click Dormer Tool
Instantly add gable walls, roof panels, and dormers
Windows, Doors & Walls
Select from an extensive library of door and window styles. Customise the size, grille style, and other parameters to fit your plan.
Add rooms and decorate with one mouse click!
  • Drag and drop room creation
  • SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room or you entire house with one mouse click
  • Over 4870 3D furnishings and over 7640 materials plus textures and paints
  • Design buildings up to 6 stories high
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Start Your Interior Design Project!

  1. QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
  2. PhotoView: Take pictures of the inside of an existing house and easily add design features and 3D elements.

Object Library
Thousands of objects for every part of your design, inside or out. Remodel with new fixtures, lighting, ceiling fans, sinks, appliances and more.
Flooring Carpets & Rugs
Try tile, carpet, wood, stone, and other materials including brand name, real-world products.
Furniture Showcase
Add predesigned furniture groups with simple drag & drop. Easily arrange or edit your selections to suit your design.

Precision Lighting Planner
Add functionality and drama to your design. Works with exterior and interior designs. Precision controls for ambient light, shadows, fall off, radius, and more. Drag & Drop landscape light fixtures.
Cabinet Designer
Customise your cabinets with shelving, pantries, drawers, and appliances. Also perfect for media centers, bathrooms and garage organisation.
Storage Design
Gain more closet space by planning an inexpensive wire shelving system or lay out a garage that makes the best use of space, yet keeps things organised and within reach. Drag & drop shelving, workbenches and cabinets are included in the library.
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Start Your Landscape Design Project!

  1. QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan and begin designing your landscaping.
  2. PhotoView: Take pictures of the outside of an existing house and easily add outdoor design features and 3D elements.

Photo View Editor
Use a photo of your home and design landscaping, decks and pools around it.

Auto Edging & Planting Templates
Zone-specific plant groupings with simple drag & drop placement.  A variety of shapes for freestanding corners and more.

Planting Library
Includes a full selection of flowers, shrubs, and trees you can add to your design. You can also add your own favourite plants to the database!
  • PlantFinder™ searches plants for your area, using parameters you specify, ensuring growing success.
  • Sorting feature lets you select growing parameters, international zones, sunlight, climate, water, and soil conditions.
  • Photo-realistic images of real-world plants that can be viewed from any angle.
  • Colour-coded zone maps make plant selection easy and foolproof. Over 10,000 plants in 10 zones.
  • Get complete information about every plant in the database with the Plant Details dialog.

Plant Growth
Plan smart! Plan your design and see it grow over time. Perfect for previewing shade.

Build dramatic retaining walls that define and accent your home. Choose stone, brick, or other materials. Then add your plantings to finish the look.

Start Your Deck and Patio!

  1. QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan and begin designing your outdoor space.
  2. PhotoView: Take pictures of the outside of an existing house and easily add design features and 3D elements.
Outdoor Living
Turn a drab backyard into outdoor entertaining space with included objects for kitchens, fireplaces, furniture, and more. Add pavers, decks, and landscaping to your design.
Deck & Patio Templates
Predesigned, drag & drop, editable designs you can use as is or customise to your personal style!
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  • Macintosh® OS X 10.9-10.14 (Mojave)
  • Intel® Core™ Duo processor or faster
  • 256MB VRAM,
  • 3.5 GB Hard Disk Space
  • 1024x768 millions of colours display resolution,
  • Keyboard & mouse


File size is 1.8GB and it will take up to 1 hour to download onto your Mac