PRO Landscape

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Find frequently asked questions about PRO Landscape, or download our product brochure.  For existing customers you can see what's new in the latest version.  

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What's New in Version 23


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FAQ

  • Photo Imaging
  • General
  • Estimating
  • CAD
  • Tablet Apps

Photo Imaging

Can I add to the image library?

The PRO Landscape library is totally customizable. PRO Landscape gives you the ability to add photographic images of any type to the library as well as edit the database information about the plants. We also offer a FREE image service to help you get your pictures into PRO Landscape.

Can I use a picture of my customer’s house?

Absolutely! Just take a digital photograph of your customer’s home or commercial building and use it as the background for your landscape design. PRO Landscape includes over 12,000 photographic images that you can drag and drop on top of your photograph.

General

Will PRO Landscape run on my Mac?

PRO Landscape is a Windows application. To run PRO Landscape on the Mac OS® you will need Parallels Desktop or the equivalent running Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10.  All other requirements are the same as for PC.

Can I install PRO Landscape on both my desktop and laptop computer?

Yes, PRO Landscape is licensed for one user, but you can install it on 2 computers. In the event you require multiple users, additional copies of PRO Landscape are available at a discounted price.

Why should I choose PRO Landscape?

Professional and Complete: In addition to producing the most professional looking designs and proposals, PRO Landscape is:

  • Easy-to-Learn, Easy-to-Use: PRO Landscape includes video tutorials, free technical support and is the most user-friendly design package on the market today.
  • Customizable: You can customize the plant data, pricing, and even add your own images to the over 12,000 highest quality images included with PRO Landscape.
  • 3D Capable: Only PRO Landscape lets you magically transform your 2D photo imaging or CAD projects in to a true 3D image.
  • Mobile: Use the free PRO Landscape Companion app on your iPad/Tablet. 


Who uses PRO Landscape?

  • Residential and Commercial Landscape Design: PRO Landscape is used by thousands of landscape contractors, designers, and architects for both new and renovation projects in residential and commercial designs.
  • Garden Centers and Nurseries: Many garden centers and nurseries are using PRO Landscape to provide design services for their customers.
  • Lighting Contractors: Night and holiday lighting contractors are finding the benefits of being able to show their customers what their lighting projects will look like at night.
  • Educational: PRO Landscape is an integral part of the curriculum at hundreds of educational facilities at High School and College levels.

Do you have a free trial version?

No, but we do offer a no hassle 60-day money-back guarantee. If you are unsatisfied with PRO Landscape for any reason you may return it for a full refund of the purchase price within the first 60 days.

Is there technical support available?

Yes, your purchase of PRO Landscape entitles you to free technical support. Technical support services are available via phone, email, and the PRO Landscape website. This service is free and available to you as long as you own the software.

What is PRO Landscape?

PRO Landscape Version 21 is the latest version of Drafix Software's industry-leading design software for the landscape professional. PRO Landscape gives the user the power to easily and effectively design and bid a project; and most importantly communicate those design ideas to the customer in terms they can understand. No other landscape design software product offers this complete set of tools:

  • Realistic Photo Imaging: PRO Landscape’s photo imaging is the ultimate sales, design, and communication tool because it lets you provide your customers with a photorealistic view of your proposed project.
  • True 3D Photo Image Rendering: PRO Landscape gives you the power to view your photo imaging projects in 3D from any angle. Show your customer what their landscape would look like if they were looking out their front window.
  • Night & Holiday Lighting: PRO Landscape’s photo imaging also includes night and holiday lighting. You can place light fixtures and automatically illuminate the design from a picture you took during daylight.
  • Easy-to-Use CAD: PRO Landscape creates a professional 2D site plan that accurately represents the installation of plantings, sprinkler systems and hardscapes.
  • 3D CAD Rendering: PRO Landscape gives you the power to your CAD projects in 3D and rotate 360 degrees.
  • Customer Proposals: PRO Landscape generates professional presentations that include a cover page, 
quotation, material list, plant information, and much more.
  • PRO Landscape Companion for iPad: Offers a truly mobile design platform by providing compatibility with 
your iPad/Tablet. Your customers will be amazed as you walk around their property and create a design on the fly. PRO Landscape Companion integrates with your desktop/laptop version of PRO Landscape. 


Do you offer training?

PRO Landscape includes tutorial/training videos and digital User and Getting Started manuals, which together make PRO Landscape very easy to learn. Most users learn the software on their own, but for those customers who require assistance in mastering the program; classroom, one-on-one or online training is available.

Is PRO Landscape available in other languages?

Yes, PRO Landscape is sold internationally and is available in English, Spanish, Italian and German.

What are the System Requirements?

  • Intel, AMD, or equivalent processor (32 or 64-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7/Windows 8/Windows 10
  • 2 GB RAM Minimum (6 GB RAM or higher)
  • 1024x768, 16M colors or higher video
  • DVD drive
  • Sound card for multimedia tutorials
  • Mouse, pen tablet, or other pointing device recommended
  • 9 GB of available hard disk space

Estimating

Can I link my estimates to my other programs?

PRO Landscape links to the major programs used in the green industry including QuickBooks®, SLICEplus®, Horticopia®, and Clip®.

Can I provide plant information to my customers?

Absolutely, PRO Landscape automatically generates plant information with pictures plus the rest of what you need for a professional-looking customer proposal (cover page, materials list, etc.).

Do I have to create a CAD plan in order to generate a bid?

No, PRO Landscape lets you bid from either a photo image or CAD project. You can also create a quick bid without doing a design at all.

CAD

Will I need to buy a separate CAD program?

No, PRO Landscape has a complete, self-contained CAD program that includes all the necessary tools. There is no need to buy anything else.

Do I need CAD experience to use PRO Landscape’s CAD?

No, PRO Landscape is created specifically for landscape design. The tools, buttons, and menu items inside use landscape-specific terminology making it easy for users with no CAD experience to jump right in and create professional scaled drawings.

Tablet Apps

Do the apps come with free support?

Yes, both PRO Landscape Contractor and PRO Landscape Companion users get free technical support.  

What’s the difference between PRO Landscape Companion and Contractor?

PRO Landscape Companion is a free app for users that own a copy of PRO Landscape.   PRO Landscape Contractor is a standalone app for users who don’t need the full capabilities of PRO Landscape and are only looking for a visual landscape design app.

Can I try the apps without paying?

The PRO Landscape Contractor app can be used without a subscription.  You will have access to the full capabilities of the app, but the image library will be limited.  Once you subscribe you can use any of the 11,000+ image library.

To use or try PRO Landscape Companion you must be a registered user of the full version of PRO Landscape.

Can I set climate zones in the app?

Yes, you can set one or more climate zones so you will just see plants for your area.  There is also a zone map document if you have any questions about what zone you are in.

Can I search the image library?

Yes, you can search by common or botanical name.