Why use standard plans orto equip your site in fact? After all, you can create absolutely any project from scratch on the computer, satisfying your various desires. In order to pre-model your summer residence and imagine how it will look in the future, and have developed numerous software complexes for landscape design. And they are used by all - both professionals and amateurs. As a result, a project of absolutely any complexity can be created without leaving the computer or tablet. Consider the most popular programs. 1. Complete Landscape Designer 3.0 Reviews for this assistant for design and visualization of the site are mostly positive. In the program, which has both English and Russian versions, you can download a photo of an existing site and transform it in various ways using all available tool sets. Add a plant, pond or tracks? No problem! The interface is very friendly, especially if you get used to the fact that all objects have to be observed in a two-dimensional mapping. 2. X-Designer By the principle of using an extensive data library, almost all programs have been built, including X-Designer. Trees and pavilions, buildings and lawns - everything can be arranged so as to satisfy taste preferences as much as possible. The editor is three-dimensional, so you can change the height and terrain, and a huge selection of textures and colors can simulate thousands of variants of the site. A nice addition will be the function of changing the time of the year and the day to assess which side the shadow will fall from the tree to the lounger or how much the hedge will stick out from the snow. 3. Realtime Landscaping Architect The peculiarity of this program is that it has a video tour option that resembles in essence the same in the maps from Google. You can also look at the projected area from a bird's eye view or in real time - that is, taking into account the vibrations of plants from the wind or moonlight. Works and imports photos or drawings, and the existing library of objects is constantly expanding. But all these functions, unfortunately, go only in the paid version. 4. Our garden "Crystal 10.0 "If all programs for landscape design represent a similar set of attributes, the task of developers is reduced to a higher quality of visualization and filling the library. And in this regard, such a program looks like a full-fledged encyclopedia of building objects and garden elements, the drawing of which is very realistic. The choice of plants is huge, you can plant the entire site and see how it will change after months and years. As a bonus - an estimate calculator, a guide to growing and the ability to save your finished project even in video format. 5. Garden Design Pro What about tablets and smartphones? Since they are actively pushing personal computers out of the market, they are increasingly developing all sorts of applications, including design. The simplicity of Garden Design Pro is noticeable at a glance, intuitive keys will help you to transform the photographed section, and 3D animation will show what the result will be after the end of the landscape works. And another plus - the application is free. 6. Garden Planner 3 Very simple - if not primitive - the program. But sometimes this is exactly what is needed to quickly and clearly depict what will be on the garden plot. You just need to take what the program offers, and transfer it to the working field. A weighs Garden Planner 3 only 4 megabytes - a picture of the site and it takes a larger amount. 7. Sierra Land Designer 3D 7.0 Designers highly recommend this program. Only a few lessons are enough to deal with almost all functions. Adding objects, plants, trees works both in two-dimensional, and in three-dimensional mode. The position of the camera can vary according to user requirements, like the terrain, weather or time of day. 8. Punch! Home Design Three-dimensional planning of a house, apartment or plot - this program will cope with everything. Objects from the library can be changed according to their vision and saved, and renderers are able to process downloaded drawings and drawings, bringing out unique 3D projects. Working with them and with a complete site plan is not much different from all the programs reviewed today, but here everyone is picking up what is more to their liking. Here the interface and the library are in Russian, so try this software also. And what program do you use?