Realtime Landscaping is one of most popular landscape design software solution, developed by Idea Spectrum. The program designed for both homeowners and professional landscape designers. The users are not required to have CAD experience to use the program. It allows you create 3D landscape designs with realistic lighting and shadows, day and night visualization and more.
The software is classified into several editions including Architect, Pro, Plus and Photo version with different features and price. You can choose based on the level of your needs. Architect edition is a complete landscaping design for professional. It includes all features and has higher price than the other packages. Let see some highlight features of each package in the following:
Realtime Landscaping Architect
The package is designed for landscape professionals; it provides a complete landscaping design solution. It is the largest package compare to other three. The program includes all of the features in Realtime Landscaping Pro, Plus, and Photo, and also comprehensive support for designing landscape plans and CAD drawings plus 12,800 objects, including 5700 ultra-high resolution plants and 1200 accessories.
Realtime Landscaping Pro
This package is smaller package than Realtime Landscaping Architect regarding to landscape plans and CAD drawings features. The package is not included design professional landscape plans, installation instructions and CAD drawings. But it includes all of the features in Realtime Landscaping Plus and Photo, as well as extensive support for water features such as swimming pools, ponds, waterfalls, and sprinkler systems plus 8600 objects, including 4000 ultra-realistic plants and 1200 accessories.
Realtime Landscaping Plus
Plus edition is designed for user who has fewer needs than Pro version. The package is not included water features such as ability to add sprinkler systems, fountains, waterfalls, custom swimming pools, spas, ponds, streams, and more. But it includes all of the features in Realtime Landscaping Photo, and also the ability to design landscapes in full 3D plus 7600 objects, including 3600 ultra-realistic plants and 1200 accessories.
Realtime Landscaping Photo
This package is designed for user who has basic landscaping design needs. The program makes it easy to import a photo of your property and design the landscape. No CAD or design experience required. You can design a garden, add a new yard, plant trees and shrubs, and even view your landscape at night. This is also included 5600 objects, including 3200 ultra-realistic plants and 1200 accessories.
All the packages run on Windows operating system including Windows Vista and Windows XP. And there is no trial version available at its official website.