Magic Plan App: Making Floor Plans on Your Phone

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Architects and designers everywhere know the amount of time it takes to get accurate floor plan measurements with a measuring tape, a pencil, and some graph paper,  but now there’s an app that gives you the convenience of measuring right in the palm of your hand in a matter of minutes.  The Magic Plan app, conveniently named, simply asks for certain areas of a specific room and is able to assemble a floor plan for you. The app also includes tutorials on how to use it effectively and get fully adjusted to it. Above is a video to give you an idea of how this magic app works and some images can be viewed after the break.

Cite: Furuto, Alison. "Magic Plan App: Making Floor Plans on Your Phone" 08 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 Aug 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=232110>

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    I’ve tried a very simmilar app for iphone, but it didn’t work properly. Maybe this one is better but i’m sure it’s not very precise.

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    the app is very interesting not the easiest and not the hardest to use i recommend it for any one

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    It isn’t precise enough not to measure the walls, but gives you the basic design and something to put the measurements on. :-)

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