1. Straightforward to use drag and drop tools

As you'd expect with any CAD software PlansXpress comes with a huge collection of construction and standard line drawing tools. With the easy-to-use interface you simply select drawing and editing tools from the menus of icons and then position them on-screen.
For example, 1) select your wall type from the menu,2) it prompts you to confirm some dimensions, then 3) place on your plan. You can use the mouse to click walls into place or even simpler you can draw walls with the arrow keys. Just enter the distance and click OK!


2. It’s easy! And designed just for builders, developers and design technicians

PlansXpress is incredibly easy to use. You don’t need lots of experience of CAD as it’s been designed with builders in mind. Using the drag and drop tools you can quickly start producing professional building plans and elevations yourself.

You'll unearth CAD skills you never knew you had AND it will save you money on outsourcing. Easy features include:


Automatic hatching and detailing

PlansXpress has built-in building knowledge and draws the detail and hatching you’d expect on your plans automatically.


Huge symbol library

The symbol library helps you add building sections, chimneys, doors and windows, stairs, electrics, plumbing, drainage, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, kitchens, bathrooms, furniture and landscaping plus more


Add dimensions to your drawings with just one mouse click

Point at an element on your drawing and then simply click the scroll wheel on your mouse and select 'Add Dimensions' to place accurate dimensions on the plans. You'll be amazed how quickly you can add dimensions to your whole set of designs.


Easy elevations

With your plans drawn, PlansXpress will amaze you with the professional 2D elevations it produces without you having to draw a thing!


Builds 3D model as you go

PlansXpress automatically creates a 3D model simultaneously! As you draw your design, the program automatically creates a 3D model in a docked windows so you can check your design as you go. It also gives you a feel for the space and layout.


One click to 3D Photorealistic

3D models and photo-realistic renders can be achieved in seconds with the 3D PhotoVisualiser optional extra. It's just a mouse click away! That will impress your clients!