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Better Homes and Gardens Picture Painter [Old Version] by Chief Architect

Software Details

Brand: Chief ArchitectMedia: CD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows 98
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Take a picture of your home and paint it using Picture Painter. Interiors or Exteriors, Better Homes and Gardens Picture Painter, allows you to quickly visualize new colors, textures and materials before you repaint or remodel. See how a new color will look with all your current furniture and accessories. Easily import your own photos and then point-and-click to change the look of your home using the built-in photo editing tools. Select from name brands like Benjamin Moore to visualize your room before you begin. Change your cabinets, countertops, or flooring with the built-in Library of over 4,000 materials and colors. It’s fun and easy.


Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP

Product Features

  • Fun and easy home-painting software; no design experience needed
  • Visualize new colors, textures, and materials before repainting or remodeling
  • Choose brands like Benjamin Moore, Sherwin-Williams, and Cultured Stone
  • Simply take a picture and point-and-click to make changes
  • Built-in photo editing tools; built-in library of 4,000+ materials and colors

Editorial Review

What if you could see what your home projects will look like before you even buy your first can of paint? With Better Homes and Gardens Picture Painter software you can see in an

Change indoor colors with the click of a mouse. View larger.

You can explore creative options on the exterior of your home, too. View larger.
instant what your house would look like with a new color, or with new windows, flooring, countertops, doors, and more.

See Better Homes and Gardens Picture Painter in action (Flash movie).

With Picture Painter, you can let your creativity run wild. Start with a picture of your home, then quickly and easily start changing walls, windows, doors, flooring, countertops, and wall-coverings. You can even change your siding and stone style. With Picture Painter's intuitive tools, you can easily compare colors, textures, trim, and more to find the perfect interior or exterior combinations for your next project. All the changes you can imagine are just a few clicks away. You can use pictures of your own home or try sample photos. Simply specify which regions you want to paint, and immediately begin trying different colors. The whole process of visualizing your project is easy, and it only involves three easy steps:

  1. Take or scan a picture. Use your digital camera and snap an interior or exterior photo.
  2. Load the picture on your computer. Copy your photo to your computer and mask the areas to paint.
  3. Choose colors and materials. Visualize new colors and materials on your own photo before you paint!

Picture Painter includes over 1,000 paint colors including paints from Benjamin Moore and Sherwin-Williams. You can also experiment with thousands of materials and colors from several other brand name manufacturers, such as Armstrong Flooring, Warner Wall-coverings, Corian and Zodiaq countertops, Mohawk Carpets, Cultured Stone, and Daltile.

More Details

Publisher: Chief ArchitectCategory: Home & Garden DesignBinding: CD-ROM

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