create precision design plans and rich visual documents

illustration software for architects

Canvas X Pro is chosen by architects around the world to create precise and easily editable architectural design plans and power effective client collaboration that increases speed to market.

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design planning software that improves speed to market

Our architecture customers tell us they want to design and deliver great-looking projects for their clients while maximizing efficiency and maintaining their competitive edge by working as fast as possible.  

The design planning process, which can involve repeated revisions based on client feedback as approval is sought from all key stakeholders, can often determine the pace at which a project gathers momentum.

Canvas X Pro addresses this by enabling users to create flexible design plans which are easy to reconfigure in real-time with clients and other stakeholders, whether in person or when working remotely.

2D illustration and 3D visualization combined

Architectural production software lacks the flexibility of Canvas X Pro when it comes to creating a range of professional visual assets. And other graphic design software lacks the precision, technical features, and 3D visualization which make Canvas X Pro the perfect addition to any architecture practice’s visual software portfolio.  

The ability to manage text and layout, to import and edit photographs, to create and edit vector graphics, to draw to scale, and even to accurately measure footfall distances between points shown on a plan make X Pro a uniquely versatile illustration solution. And it even gives you the freedom to import and visualize 3D CAD models created in a host of CAD applications, including Revit.

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powerful features

measure real distance

The unique Canvas measure path tool lets you instantly understand the distance between two points on your architectural plan to help you model movement through spaces.

precision tools

Intelligent dimensioning tools allow you to visualize real measurements fast. And with the annotation lens you can highlight and call-out key parts of your drawings with just two clicks

versatile drafting

Canvas X Pro offers enormous versatility, enabling you to create precision technical drawings as well as design plans and 3D visualizations


“Canvas X Pro helps us drive faster decision making, it speeds time to market for large projects and it gives us an advantage that is tangible. It really does translate into revenue.” Principal, leading medical facilities architectural pracitce

collaborative creativity

Envision is about working together.

You can share the documents you’re working on with colleagues and team members wherever they’re located. They can interact, mark-up, feed-back, clarify, and sign off. Perfect for working in distributed teams, for checking product details with your engineering team and for clearing the finished document with sales and business development teams.