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When first launching the Deck Planner Software, you will need to set up an account with a unique user login and password.
The initial loading screen (the first screen you see with a loading bar) will take a few minutes as the main code and data for the app needs to download.
Yes. However, users won't see saved designs from the other machine until they login or restart the application.
Please refer to the in-app tutorial for all questions regarding how to view your deck design.
The tool does not require that the functions be visited in order. You can visit, or revisit, any of the sections at any time and in any order. Use the bottom right menu bar to undo or redo the full range of design features in the Deck Planner Software.
No. The software platform does not offer any WebGL support for iOS or Android in the browser.
The Deck Planner Software enables the user to add multiple horizontal levels to their deck designs. Select the "ADD LEVEL" icon to create additional levels.
Yes. Click the "Show Menu" button and save as a new design. The auto-save function will also automatically save your design throughout the design process.
Yes. You must save your work using different version names in order to see them simultaneously.
Each deck design is unique to the user account and only the user has access to their deck designs.
When launching Deck Planner Software, select "load designs option." Once in the software, select the "Show Menu."
The full output report includes the 3D view of the deck design, plan views, permit submittal pages and a full bill of materials (lumber, decking, railing and hardware).
No. The new Deck Planner Software version is built on a more robust platform and therefore, the files are non-transferrable. You can click the link here to access your older designs.
If you're an existing user prior to June 15, 2019, please register for a new account as we've moved to a new platform and version of our Deck Planner Software. If you're a user who registered after June 15, 2019, and you've forgotten your username and password, please click the Reset button.