7 websites to make floor plans online free and easy to use

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Making a floor plan might not be easy, but there are a number of websites that promise to make the process simpler. And the best: online and for free. Below, we list 7 tools that allow you to create 2D and 3D projects without having to download any heavy programs on your computer. Check out!

5D Planner

Planner 5D is an interior design platform designed for hobbyists. Available in Portuguese, it allows people without technical knowledge to create plans of houses and apartments in 2D or 3D.



You can start a project from scratch, use ready-made templates, or upload a file. With the click and drag system to easily insert elements such as windows, stairs and partitions, as well as furniture.

There are also exterior decoration items, measuring ruler, automatic screen capture button, among other features. The result can be shared by link with your friends or saved as a PDF.

  • 5D Planner (free, with option to purchase items): Web

floorplanner

Floorplanner is a floorplan editor that also stands out for being easy to use. Creators promise projects ready in a matter of minutes. You can make them from scratch or from a ready-made template. To insert new rooms, just click and drag, until they are the correct size.

Structures such as doors and windows and the thousands of furniture options available can also be included by being dragged to the desired location. It is also possible to choose the color of the walls, as well as the type of material that you want to apply to the floor.

  • floorplanner (free, with option of paid plans with additional features): Web

Sweet Home 3D



Despite the older look, Sweet Home 3D is a complete free tool that is easy to use, even for laymen. When drawing the project in 2D, the program simultaneously displays its perspective in 3D.

The range of furniture and structures, such as doors and windows, is less than that offered by competitors, but the simple way of inserting them should make up for it. The service is available in Portuguese and allows you to download the result in its own format, SH3D.

  • Sweet Home 3D (free): web

Lucidchart

Lucidchart is an online diagramming app that lets you easily make diagrams, including floor plans. Available in Portuguese, it has ready-made templates as well as the creation of projects from scratch.

Whether to insert a new room, structural elements or decoration items, just click and drag. Dimensions can also be changed with a few clicks. Although the variety of elements available is not great, the practicality of the tool can compensate for this detail.

Anyway, if you don't find what you need, you can upload images to the project. Another advantage is the possibility of saving the result in popular formats such as PNG, JPEG and PDF.

  • Lucidchart (free, with option of paid plans with additional features): Web

Room Styler

Room Styler is a fully featured, user-friendly online application. The platform offers ready-made room models, which can be dragged onto the floor plan, or the option to draw the walls manually.


In tabs on the side menu, you will find essential elements such as doors, windows and other architectural items. Plus the huge furniture options. Just for bathroom, there are 17 categories, including showers, cabinets, toilets, etc.


Not to mention customizations of aspects such as floor material, wall color, type of carpet, among others. The content is done in 2D, but a virtual camera, which can be moved through space, shows a 3D perspective of the environment.


  • Room Styler (free): web

Floor Plan Creator

Despite not being available in Portuguese, Floor Plan Creator is one of the easiest floor plans to use. There aren't too many elements to choose from, not too many customization tools. But that's what makes it ideal for anyone who wants to start creating projects like this.

If you prefer, the user can draw the rooms by hand and the system adjusts the format automatically. Even though it is simple, it allows you to include doors, windows, stairs, furniture, as well as decorative items. With one click, you can see the project in 3D.

In the free version, the content can be saved in JPEG or PNG.


  • Floor Plan Creator (free): web

Visual Paradigm

Visual Paradigm is an image editor used to create everything from flowcharts to floor plans. The platform offers ready-made models of specific rooms in the house as well as the complete residence. But, if you prefer, you can start a project from scratch.

To insert elements in the plan, just click and drag. The result can be saved as PNG, JPG, PDF or SVG, directly on the device or in your Google Drive account.

  • Visual Paradigm (free, with option of paid plans with additional features): Web

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