4 Apps that Bring CAD to Your Smartphone

These Apps will help you accurately measure this kitchen, whether you’re planning a home sale or a renovation.


Put down that tape measure and retire it to the recesses of your junk drawer or hallway closet. These apps will replace your archaic measuring tape and deliver the best of CAD software to your smartphone and tablet. Who needs CAD software on your desktop computer when you have these apps?

Floor Plan Creator for Android allows you to choose between predefined room shapes or your own drawings to create floor plans. Insert furniture and sync your floor plan to the cloud. You can export your floor plan as an image, DXF or SVG file. Additionally, the app measures your rooms for a more accurate floor plan. And it’s free to download.

Check out the video here: http://youtu.be/IiNWUOoqP_Q

Download Floor Plan Creator for Android.
MagicPlan by Sensopia measures the dimensions of a room with a snap from your Android smartphone or iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Just stand in the middle of the room, take a picture of it from all sides and the app will measure it and draw a floor plan. Your floor plan can be saved in PDF, JPG and DXF format and you can even create an interactive web version of it. Although the app is free to download, you can purchase plans On Demand or select the monthly subscription that fits your needs.

See MagicPlan in action here: http://youtu.be/DMv82x96oK8

Download MagicPlan for iPhone and Android.
Floorplans Pro by GreenTea Software LLC creates high-definition floor plans using images or sketches from your iPad. Additionally, it measures the dimensions of a room with the swipe of your finger across the screen. Make notes on your floor plan or add furniture, doors, windows or staircases. The app creates a PDF or JPF of your floor plan that you can sent via email. Download Floorplans Pro for $12.99 in iTunes.

Download Floorplans Pro for iPad.
CAD Expert – for Floor Plans edition by pei yongyang allows you to create a floor plan by swiping your finger across the screen to draw the room. This app incorporates many features of proper CAD software so that you can layer finishes and fabrics on furniture and flooring, measure accurately and fully design a room from your iPad or iPhone. It also lets you create a shopping list for your room, make notes, import custom palettes and transfer or publish your design to other iPads. Download CAD Expert – for Floor Plans for $9.99 to get a complete interior design experience.

Download CAD Expert – for Floor Plans edition for iPad or iPhone.

This is just a small sample of the floor planning apps available for download. If you have a favorite app that you use to measure and draw your floor plans, share it in the comments below.
Have you downloaded the Referral Maker™ App yet? While it may not be able to draw a floor plan, it does help you work by referral. Fully integrated with Referral Maker CRM real estate software, the Referral Maker App puts your database (along with your daily lead generating activities) into your pocket. Visit Referral Maker for more information.

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