Learning Videos & Blog Posts

Start your home design learning journey or broaden your skills in our library of videos and blog posts!

Working Drawings from a BIM model

Envisioneer has two environments: Model View, where you construct and edit your BIM model, and Worksheet View, where you create your working drawings based on the BIM model. Each environment has tools that are relevant to the task at hand. A set of working drawings...

Envisioneer v14_c2 Release Notes

Improvements and Fixes • Ability to export all existing Catalog items including purchased items to a text file. • Ability to import all existing Catalog items including purchased items from a text file. • Improved the rendering process of Timber Framing objects when...


There are great schedule tools in Envisioener to help your create window, door and member schedules for your working drawings. Watch this video to learn how to use the schedules tool to your advantage:

Understanding SmartViews

Watch this webinar archive video to understand what a Smartview is and how you can use them to develop your working drawings. SmartViews are an efficient way to add model views to your worksheets!

Site Data Tools

Watch this video to learn how to import site data points and use them as the topography of the site. https://youtu.be/exvQOc1fCD4

Understanding Lighting Design in Envisioneer

Watch this video to understand all of the settings behind lighting that will help you to create accurate lighting in your space and striking renderings. There are a variety of settings that help to direct the light in a scene, determine the light level of a light...

Importing and Exporting BIM Files

When you want to share catalog content with another person or you want to incorporate new catalog content that Cadsoft provides you need to use .bim files. Watch this video on how you can import and export content to your catalog. https://youtu.be/5utl25ycMDQ

Split Level Construction

This video will show you how to effectively build a split level home or any form of construction that incorporates knee walls or stacked walls. https://youtu.be/M-B8lykjAFw

How to Add Additional Text and Dimensions to your Working Drawings

Watch this webinar recording on how to add text and dimensions to your working drawings! https://youtu.be/G9EdYAPK1YY  

Customizing a Titleblock Video

Watch this webinar recording on how to customize a titleblock in Envisioneer! https://youtu.be/4uxNpFAmuo4