Design Cad

Australian Landscape Design Software

We are an Australian developer of landscape design software for landscape professionals. Applications and tools include:


Typical gCADPlus design

Landscape CAD software for professional landscape designers. Hundreds of professionally drawn symbols including irrigation symbolsAustralian native species, and more. We emphasize our designers’ ability to create sustainable designs by including tools to select species appropriate for the site and rate the design for sustainability. gCADPlus features an in-built database and works with a free ‘roll your own’ plant database. Comprehensive support is provided via ‘how to’ movies on YouTube, online help, and face-to-face support if required.  gCADPlus is quality landscape software created especially for Australian landscapers. gCADPlus runs on Macs and Windows – it is free to try.

Special 20% off offer:  Use the discount code 20off on the shop page of the gCADPlus website.


Affordable Landscape design software for garden designers. Features a comprehensive library of symbols, great entity snapping tools, an ability to open several drawings at once, precision control over layers, line types, colors, line widths, layouts (pages), automated plant scheduling, dimensioning, change text styles, and more. Website, Comprehensive guide. Affordable ($AUD 49.95)


A personal plant database application designed to work with landscape design software programs such as gCADPlus and GardenCAD. Store information about those plants that you actually know and work with within your local design setting. Use SppDb’s simple interface and search tools as a ‘memory jogger’ to find species that solve a particular landscape design problem. Add new species and update SppDb as you become familiar with their characteristics and growth patterns to build your intellectual property. Easily export and import data to and from landscape design CAD software such as gCADPlus and GardenCAD, companion landscape design applications.


It is possible to export an image from our CAD software tools, gCADPlus and GardenCAD, and import it to Sketchup, a free 3D modeling application. You can learn about SketchUp here using an online course we developed several years ago.


A tool to keep track of clients in a landscape maintenance business.


A free landscape design software tool for generating surface meshes for terrain modelling in landscape design,

 AutoCAD 2D

Free plant symbol libraries for use with AutoCAD in the metric and Imperial (USA) environments.

Landscape Design Course

This free landscape design course is ideal for you whether you want to create your own garden, pursue a career in landscape design or start your own business as a landscape construction provider. No fees are charged, so you can study at your own pace and with assistance from an online tutor when required.

Digital design work helps the environment Digital design work saves paper and is good for the environment.

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