Features Introduced in Recent Versions of Chief Architect

These series explore the many features added into recent releases of Chief Architect.

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4 Videos

Features Introduced in X12

New features in X12 include Automatic Trey Ceilings, build framing per room, 3D solid editing, a new Style Palette tool, waterfall counters, updates to stairs, cabinets, and moldings.

Video No. 167


7 Videos

Features Introduced in X11

New features added into X11 include: new Saved Plan View controls; improved Room specification dialog, selection tools, materials, and rendering options; new wall tools and door types; notes and note schedules.

Video No. 156


10 Videos

Features Introduced in X10

Explore the new features introduced in Chief Architect X10.

Video No. 148


9 Videos

Features Introduced in X9

New features introduced in Chief Architect X9 include: enhanced migration options, a wall niche tool, shelf ceilings, and 360 panorama renderings.

Video No. 130


12 Videos

Features Introduced in X8

Chief Architect X8 introduced a number of new features, such as enhancements to the CAD editing tools, library browser and camera views, ability to send live views to layout pages, and auto story pole dimensions.

Video No. 118


6 Videos

Features Introduced in X7

New to Chief Architect X7 are features such as the Active Layer Display Options side window, a new Object Eyedropper tool, export of high resolution rendered views, and improved wall definition dialog.

Video No. 49


29 Videos

Features Introduced in X6

Chief Architect X6, now available on Mac OS, introduced an updated and more modern user interface, library migration, and productivity tools like custom backsplash, room divider walls, and various improvements to walls, doors, schedules, and more.

Video No. 8

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