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.
A quick look at many of the new features that have been added to Chief Architect this release.
A more indepth look at many of the new features added to Chief Architect for this release
A number of new Preferences settings were introduced in Version X6.
Discover a variety of ways to save time while creating and editing your plans and layouts, all introduced in Version X6.
Beginning in Version X6, the Material Painter can be used to paint the upper and lower parts of a pony wall. The default materials can also be restored using the same tool.
A variety of new features for windows was introduced in Version X6, including framing, passthroughs, louvers, shutters, components, and more.
New features and functionality for the Library Browser and its content were introduced in Version X6.
New functionality for doors and door schedules were introduced in Version X6.
Take a look at the rendering and ray trace tools in Chief Architect
The Toolbar Configurations installed with the program are designed to help make tools quickly and easily accessible; however, for greatest efficiency, you may want to customize them to meet your own particular needs.
Save custom wall types to the library for quick access in all plans without exporting wall types.
Designate walls as bearing walls to have framing lap or but in that location.
Group similar objects, re-order columns and rows in the schedule, choose which objects to include in the schedule and modify their description.
Have more control over what objects dimensions locate by adjusting your dimension defaults.
Organize your layout pages by using page templates and the Project Browser.