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Review SmartDraw Online Edition doesn't have the whizzy 3D features of its rivals but it's a solid technical drawing app that's good for creating floor plans.
Review It's limiting you to one retailer, of course, but the IKEA Home Planner app is a surprisingly clever option for fans of its Scandinavian designs.
Review Easyhome Homestyler is a flexible and powerful interior design app brought to you by a big retailer with deep pockets.
Review Roomstyler 3D Home Planner is a simple, straightforward way to plan your room furnishing and decoration. Paid apps do more but this does plenty.
Review HomeByMe allows you to create beautiful, photorealistic versions of your designs to see exactly how each room will look.
Review Floorplanner is a hugely capable and user-friendly interior design app with a superb object library, cross-platform support and confusing pricing.
Review Packed with time-saving features, TurboFloorPlan Home & Landscape Pro 2019 is particularly well-suited to designing decking.
Review iScape brings your landscape design ideas to life using AR – but you may find its limited functionality frustrating.
Review SketchUp lets you model your landscape design ideas for free, and indulge your imagination – but pro use gets expensive.
Review Powerful and user-friendly in equal measure, Realtime Landscaping Pro is a dream for any landscape design project.
Review Total 3D Landscape & Deck Deluxe is a cheap and cheerful entry-level landscape design package priced for beginners, but expect only basic functionality.