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DIY Fence Designer®

It’s not the edge of your property. It’s the beginning of your home.

You look over them, around them and through them. It’s easy to forget how a well-built fence changes what visitors think of your home. With Big Hammer Pro Fence Design Service, you can design, plan and build the perfect fence - yourself.

Fence designer handles all the details, allowing you to create a custom fencing arrangement that provides privacy and a well-built accent to your home. Whether it’s the placement of your fence posts, choosing between a wooden fence or materials best for your design and climate, Fence Designer is designed for you.

We thought of everything else.

Design the fence from materials you love, with just the gate you need. Big Hammer Pro Fence Design Service takes care of everything from post placement to a cut list to 3D design and photo imaging. All you’ll need is your imagination.

All the features you need - online and at your fingertips.

Big Hammer Fence Design offers complete design flexibility, without the need to purchase expensive software or licenses. Just imagine a tool that designs fences, complete with materials lists and striking 3D visualization -- and it’s all online! Unleash your imagination in design and materials: choose a wooden fence or a name-brand material, color, size to create something uniquely yours.
  • Web-based design application
  • Pencil style method of drawing designs
  • Choose from multiple fence, fence posts and gate styles: wooden fence, a wide array of fencing posts
  • Multi-view, with realistic shading and 3D rotation
  • Detailed printouts for building permits and critical location of fencing posts
  • 3D home and photo visualization
  • Trees, shrubs & ground cover landscape
  • Advanced design for professional fence builders

Build It Better.

Features Of Our Free Fence Design Software

General Features
  • Easy to Use Interface
  • Help Files & Tutorials
  • Getting Started Application Tips
  • Add Customer Information to Design
  • Select and Use Brand Name Materials
  • Wizard Design Mode
  • Branded Launch Page

Visual Feature Highlights

  • Photo Real 3D View
  • Virtual World (Rotate the Fence at Any Angle) 3D View
  • Photo Realistic Material Textures - view your choice of wooden fence and fencing posts
  • Continuous or Single Step Rotation
  • Photo Sharing
  • Home Visualization
  • Support for Shadows and Movable Light Source in 3D
  • Wire Frame View

Multiple Views & Printouts
  • Plan View
  • Fencing Posts Layout View
  • 3D View Enables Better Placement of Fence Posts
  • Dimension View
  • Complete Bill of Materials
  • Metric Reports Available
  • Print All Views Using Desired Paper Size
Fence, Fence Posts and Gate Customizations
  • Multiple Fence Styles Can be Included in One Design
  • Multiple Gate Styles Can be Included in One Design
  • Multiple Fence Posts Can be Included in One Design
  • Wizard Design Mode
  • Freeform Design: Pencil Style Fence Design
  • Specify Gate Locations with Multiple Fencing Styles
  • Specify Styles and Sizes Including Chain Link, Panel, Vinyl, PVC and More
  • Specify Styles of Fence Posts, Size of Fence Posts, And Location of Fence Posts
  • Specify Hardware
Additional Features
  • Select from Actual Outdoor Living Products & Place Them in the 3D Design: Grills, Hot Tubs, Patio Furniture and More.
  • Interface with Database Administration Tool
  • Bill of Materials Exports all Fields
  • Import & Export Material Pricing
  • Materials Selections Include Product Images and Learn More Links
  • Quick and Easy Registration and Activation
  • Draw Lot Lines and Property Markers For Placing Fence Posts
  • Add Design Notes to Views and Printouts
  • Enterprise Design Sharing - Sales Associates and Pros Can Work with DIY Customer Designs
  • Marketing Messaging
  • Regional Material Selection
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System & Application Requirements

First Time User?
We need to make sure your computer has the required Microsoft® components installed.

Operating System Prerequisites
NOTE: This is a high-end graphical application that requires a newer PC and additional Microsoft© components.
Required Software Components
  • Big Hammer Security Certificate
  • .NET framework 3.5 SP1 Client Profile
Hardware & Software Requirements
NOTE: Internet Explorer must be set as your default browser.
Recommended System Requirements
  • Microsoft Windows 7®, Windows Vista or Windows XP® Service Pack 3
  • Intel® Core2 Duo® processor or AMD Athlon™ 64x2
  • 2048 MB RAM
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space on System Drive
  • nVidia GeForce™ 9 series or ATI Radeon™ HD 4000 Series video card w/ Open GL 1.4 & Direct X9
  • Broadband internet connection > 2Mbps
  • Mouse or compatible pointing device w/ scroll wheel
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • .Net framework 3.5 SP1
Minimum System Requirements
  • Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows XP® Service Pack 2
  • Intel® Pentium®4 2.0 GHz processor or AMD Athlon™ 2000+
  • 1024 MB RAM
  • 1 GB of available hard-disk space on System Drive
  • Discrete nVidia or ATI video card w/ Open GL 1.2
  • Broadband internet connection
  • Mouse or compatible pointing device
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • .Net framework 3.5 SP1
Additional Notes:
  • Mac is not supported.
  • Intel Integrated Video is not supported.
  • For the best 3D experience, you should update to the latest video drivers (see your video card manufacturer’s website).