Sweet Home 3D Changelog

New in version 3.7

February 22nd, 2013
  • Displayed groups in the furniture table as expandable / collapsible tree nodes.
  • Used antialiasing in the 3D view when possible.
  • Fixed a bug that could create invalid SH3D files after the importation of a 3D model file containing non ASCII characters (like accentuated letters).
  • Fixed the management of multiple holes in polygons defined in imported DAE files.
  • Forbade window resizing while a SH3D file is opened under Mac OS X, to avoid program freezing.
  • Saved in a SH3D file only the textures of the SH3T file used by the home.
  • Released the version 1.0 (670 kB) of the Textures Library Editor, a separate tool that lets the user create and edit easily SH3T files.
  • Updated the new portable version of Sweet Home 3D (version 3.7, 116 MB) et Furniture Library Editor (version 1.9, 5 Mo).
  • Replaced JRE 6u35 by JRE 6u37 in Sweet Home 3D installers bundled with Java.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

New in version 3.0 (December 6th, 2010)

  • Added suport for round walls.
  • Added 3D view > Store point of view... menu item to save the current point of view, and 3D view > Go to point of view menu to go back to a saved point of view.
  • Added a compass displayed in the plan as a compass rose and associated to the geographic location of the home.
  • Improved photo rendering at the two best quality levels (windows and images transparency support, sun orientation depending on the chosen hour and date, lights management, matt / shiny appearance of surfaces).
  • Added 5 lights and 8 colored light sources to the default furniture catalog.
  • Displayed selected light sources with wireframe spheres in the 3D view.
  • Changed the indicator and the behavior of the bottom left corner of lights to be able to update their light power.
  • Added the Keep proportions option to furniture modification dialog to keep furniture proportions when their size is edited.
  • Added the Part of base plan option to furniture modification dialog to be able to lock a piece of furniture when the base plan is locked.
  • Included all non movable furniture in the locked plan.
  • Improved the computing of shadows on the floor of 3D models containing many vertices to avoid the program to hang at the second quality photo rendering level.
  • Improved the computing of the max altitude and the 3D rendering in Aerial view mode.
  • Updated wrong normals values in some 3D models of the default catalog to improve their rendering.
  • Added a cross hatch pattern for walls.
  • Print / Copy / Export of the background image if it's displayed in the plan.
  • Managed saving of homes data at regular time intervals in a private folder, with automatic recovery of homes in case the program crashed.
  • Added automatic deletion of temporary files created by Sweet Home 3D older than a week.
  • Kept shapes prefix of furniture exported at OBJ format, to restore prefixed shapes properties correctly at reimporation time.
  • Saved Sweet Home 3D preferences in a file independent from Operating System preferences to simplify the transfer of Sweet Home 3D configuration to an other computer.
  • Added com.eteks.sweethome3d.preferencesFolder and com.eteks.sweethome3d.applicationFolders system properties to set the folders where are stored Sweet Home 3D preferences and SH3F, SH3T, SH3L and SH3P files.
  • Increased the recent files maximum count to 10.
  • Waited for a first move of the mouse pointer before duplicating selected items when the ctrl key (or alt key under Mac OS X) is pressed.
  • Improved items move with the mouse when they are very small in the plan.
  • Increased the moves of selected items in the plan when the keyboard arrows are pressed with the shift key.
  • Reversed the effect of pressing the shift key for moves in the 3D view.
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  • Updated help pages (only in English and French in this version).
  • Removed the ID column from the columns list displayed in Furniture Library Editor.
  • Replaced JRE 6u21 by JRE 6u22 in Sweet Home 3D installers bundled with Java.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

New in version 2.6 (August 23rd, 2010)

  • Computed correctly holes made in a wall by doors and windows superimposed on top of each other.
  • Removed the shininess that appeared on walls and floors under some view angles.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented to save a video under Mac OS X.
  • Fixed a bug that stopped rendering 3D models with too large texture coordinates.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented to use some 3D models containing many shapes.
  • Improved DAE/Collada support for files exported from Solidworks and other tools.
  • Updated Furniture Library Editor to version 1.1 to fix a few minor bugs.
  • Replaced JRE 6u20 by JRE 6u21 in Sweet Home 3D installers bundled with Java.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

New in version 1.8 (April 5th, 2009)

  • This new version provides the ability to lock base plan and to export to SVG format, localizations in Greek and Chinese (Simplified).

New in version 1.7 (March 16th, 2009)

  • Automatic adjustment of the thickness and the orientation of a door or a window dropped upon a wall.
  • Automatic adjustment of the location and the orientation of a piece of furniture dropped along a wall.
  • Automatic elevation of an piece of furniture dropped on an other one.
  • Drawn the sashes of doors and windows with an arc of a circle (this feature is only available for doors and windows of the catalog provided from version 1.7 and for furniture libraries from version 1.0.3).
  • Drawn the front face of the selected furniture with a thicker line in the plan.
  • Drawn the bounding rectangle of a piece dragged in the plan, during its initial drag and drop.
  • Managed the drag and drop cursor with the icon of the added piece of furniture under Mac OS X.
  • Automatic move of pasted objects only when they can't be distinguished from current selection in plan.
  • Fixed a bug that wrongly changed the default wall height and wall thickness in preferences pane when the user changed the unit.
  • Other minor bugs fixes and enhancements.

New in version 1.4 (October 10th, 2008)

  • he archives of this release contain Windows / Mac OS X / Linux installers for Sweet Home 3D v 1.4, an interior design application. This new version provides bug corrections, texture images import, export to OBJ format, Swedish localization and other enhancements described at http://sweethome3d.sourceforge.net/history.html . Please read http://sweethome3d.sourceforge.net/download.html for more instructions about installation process.