Macworld Masterclass: Create an accurate floor plan

Traditionally, applications that enable you to create floor plans shortly and simply are marketed by customers, however, are then primarily based on the technical language of these conversant in computer-aided design. Not so MagicPlan, a sensible free app that makes use of the camera of your iPhone or iPad to seize a digital picture of a room (or an total floor or an total home) via the corners and different essential parts akin to doorways after which place all of them collectively to kind an approximate plan. You can then measure the actual room with a tape measure (a 1-time process) and produce an accurate calibration that may lead to an excellent floor plan.

Here you can find every kind of features (together with the chance to download plans as PDFs or AutoCAD-friendly DXF files), however, on this tutorial we clarify how you possibly can create a easy room with a door, make a plan, and precisely calibrate after which add 1. Space of Representatives.

Essential data

Device: iPhone / iPad
Difficulty: between-
Required time: 15 minutes

What you want:

iOS or greater
MagicPlan (free)