Sweet Home 3D has been updated to version 3.5. This 2D interior design application allows users to visualize their home furniture in 3D. Here are some of the features for Sweet Home 3D:

  • The user can  draw rooms, walls, drag and drop objects (windows, doors, and any type of furniture) on a 2D plan
  • Modify texture, size and colors of furniture, walls, ceilings, and floors. 
  • Preview changes made to your furniture in the 3D view
  • Import/Export 3D models with support of various file formats.

Sweet Home 3D is available in the official Ubuntu repository, but it is still the older version (3.4) currently available. You can install Sweet Home 3D 3.5 from this external PPA for Ubuntu 12.04/11.10:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/graphics

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install sweethome-3d

You can later start the application from the Unity Dash:

Software home page go here.


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