Here is a list of best free kitchen design software for Windows. Using these software, you can easily design a kitchen by adding and arranging essential components required to make a kitchen.
These software provide various modules and accessories to design a kitchen like kitchen cabinets, fridge, counters, dishwasher, kitchen devices, sink, etc. By using these accessories, you can make your own setup of a desired kitchen. After exporting objects to kitchen, you customize their size, texture, material, color, etc. You can also design a layout for your kitchen by using drawing tools like lines, shapes, text, dimensions, push/pull, and more. You can also add dimensions and text to your project in some of these software.
These free kitchen design software provide 2D and 3D plane to create, view, and navigate through your kitchen designs. You can also view your kitchen design project from front, back, side, top, bottom, right, or left to make adjustments accordingly. Also, you can use tools like rotate, flip, move, select, pan, zoom, etc., to arrange components in your kitchen design.
My Favorite Kitchen Design Software:
SituHome is one of my favorite free kitchen design software. It provides some standard layouts of kitchen with a variety of real brands and products to add to kitchen design. SketchUp Make is another favorite because it lets you draw your own layout of kitchen or import accessories for kitchen to arrange and modify them.
You can also checkout list of free Interior Design Software, Home Design Software, and Furniture Design Software for Windows.
SituHome is a free kitchen design software. It provides some kitchen designs like gallery kitchen, open kitchen, standard kitchen, etc. to import and modify. You can fix the size of kitchen area by sliding the walls up to desired length. You can also customize properties of walls (split, hide, and flip wall) like material, roof type, pitch, components, etc.
You can customize each object like cabinets, sink, appliances, gas burner, dishwasher, etc. in the kitchen design. For example, you can change a component to one of its alternatives and choose a desired material (for benchtop, outer shell, etc.). It provides a variety of paints in different colors to design each object of kitchen like dark wood, oak gloss, rustic satin, timber satin, cork, chipboard, and more.
You can create, view, and navigate through your kitchen design in a 3D plane. Along with features like flip object, focus camera on object, etc., it also provides an interesting feature Interact. It lets you view opening of objects to make area adjustment in your kitchen design.
To save a kitchen design, it supports Home File (.home) format only.
SituHome is basically a 3D home design software which provides real brands and products to design a dream home. Home Page Download Page
SketchUp Make is basically a software to design 3D models. You can also use it as a free kitchen design software.
To design a kitchen using SketchUp Make:
Open SketchUp Make, click on ‘Choose Template’. Now, select the template which is for designing a kitchen from the list.
To draw your own layout for a kitchen, it provides various tools like Lines, Arcs, Shapes, Sandbox, Push/Pull (push and pull surface from faces of entities), Paint Bucket, Tape Measure Tool, Rotate, and many more. It provides a Default Tray window which lets you view entity information (layer, area, etc.), select desired style, import components (shelves, fence, frame, tile grid, etc.), select material (metal, pattern, tile, stone, glass, tile, wood, etc.), change shadow properties, and view instructions for designing a kitchen. Furthermore, you can edit edge, face, background, watermark, and modeling settings. It provides a Camera tool to pan, zoom, view (top, front, back, etc.), look around, etc. Other tools to mention are Dimension, Text (normal and 3D), Advanced Camera Tools, Lock/Unlock, etc.
To import a desired kitchen model, go to Window > 3D Warehouse, and search for kitchen models. You can select a desired kitchen model from the list and download it to import to make changes accordingly. You can change placement, size, material, color, style, texture, etc., of the components. You can also use above mentioned tools to add drawings, shapes, text, etc.
To import and export, it supports only SketchUp models in this free version.
Many of the features of SketchUp Pro (paid version) are also available in SketchUp Make for 30 days trial. So, to have better understanding of free features of SketchUp, you can check here.
Using SketchUp Make, you can also create various layouts, home designs, geo-models, furniture designs, landscape architecture, etc. in 3D. You can also checkout video tutorials on its website here. Home Page Download Page
Sweet Home 3D
Sweet Home 3D is an open source kitchen design software. To design a kitchen, go to Kitchen module and select the desired components to add to your kitchen. It lets you design a kitchen using essential objects like kitchen cabinets, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, cooker, sink, and clothes washer. It provides a separate sections to adjust size of components and to view output kitchen design in 3D. You can modify some other parameters for each component like color and texture, material, location, elevation, etc.
You can create walls, rooms, dimension, add text, add or modify background image, etc. You can also import a 3D model for a furniture piece in OBJ, 3DS, LWS, DAE, KMZ, and ZIP formats. You can work on multiple kitchen designs in different windows at a time.
In this kitchen design software, you can import only Sweet Home 3D format to modify. But, to export a kitchen design, it supports Sweet Home 3D and PDF formats. So, you can save your kitchen design in PDF format too. You can also create and save an image (PNG) and video (MOV) from 3D view of the created kitchen design.
Sweet Home Design is one of the best offline software for home designing. It lets you design various sections and rooms of a house like kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, stair cases, and more. Home Page Download Page
Blophome is an interior design software which can be used to design a kitchen. It provides a ‘Kitchen’ and ‘Modular Kitchen’ catalog, using which you can import kitchen accessories and make a setup for your kitchen. It lets you import objects like base units, drawers, sinks, glass cabinets, tall units, wall racks, wall cabinets, etc. and build your own kitchen design. You can customized each object by changing dimensions, texture, color, rotation angle, finish, etc. You can also use other options to lock/unlock an object’s position. It provides a 3D view to navigate through your kitchen design. You can rotate, pan, zoom in/out, etc. to view your design.
It lets you import only Blophome project (.bph) for editing purpose. You can save kitchen design as a Blophome project in your PC and also, share it through email. You can use Render (realistic/stereo) option in ‘3d project’ menu to save a kitchen design as an image (JPEG).
This kitchen design software also lets you design and decorate various sections of your house. You can make your own setup of a room, decorate it, and create a dream home design. Home Page Download Page
Planoplan is a free room planner which can be used to design a kitchen. To add components to design kitchen, go to Furniture > Kitchen & Dining > Kitchen Modules. Now, you can add different objects from given catalog to arrange your kitchen accordingly. You can choose 2D or 3D plane to make adjustments to added kitchen modules. After adding modules, you can customize their dimensions, material, color, texture, and also, rotate and flip them.
You can also set general preferences like interface scale, zoom speed, down floor transparency, etc. Also, you can also choose a desired interface language from English, Japanese, Portuguese, Chinese, German, and Finnish.
Using planoplan, you can create many more interior designs using different module from its catalog, like furniture designing, decorations, lighting, technics, etc.
You can create and save kitchen designs by creating an account its website. It lets you save up to only three projects for free. Home Page Download Page
Roomon is another free kitchen design software which provides a variety of kitchen accessories to make your own setup of a kitchen. You can add different types of objects from the catalog like kitchen cabinets, counters, fridge, oven, sinks, wall racks, exhaust hood, wall shelf, gas cooktop, exhaust pipe, etc. Later, you can customize their dimensions, light settings, and some environment properties.
This kitchen design freeware provides a 3D plane to manage, view, and navigate through a kitchen design project. You can rotate, tilt, roll, and move an object of kitchen design, and place it on the desired position in the kitchen.
It lets you save a project only on your registered account on Roomon.
Roomon is basically a free room designer software which lets you design different rooms of your house. It requires internet connection to create designs. Home Page Download Page