LEGO Digital Designer 4.2.5

Virtual LEGO builder with an endless supply of bricks

  • Category:

    Educational

  • Version:

    4.2.5

  • Works under:

    Windows 8 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP

  • Also available for:

    Mac

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    7.3 (462)

Lego Digital designer is a 3D Computer Animated Drawing (CAD) app that can be used to create LEGO design models based on the popular LEGO bricks. Users can choose from a wide variety of colors and add extras, such as mini figures, tubes and even TECHNIC style pieces, to create both large and small designs.

Features

To create your unique Lego design, you use your mouse to navigate within the 3D work area to add pieces as you build. The tools allow you to zoom in, pan out or move around your design in any direction, so you can see it from all sides. Pieces can be chosen from an organized menu that goes according to size and various Lego categories.

Your Lego Digital Designer project can be printed or shared with friends and family via an online gallery. There is even an option to order your masterpiece so you can create it at home with real Lego pieces, exactly as you imagined it. This is a great app for budding architects or anyone interested in learning more about design.

Pros and Cons

As with any program, there are pros and cons associated with Lego Digital Designer. It is a free program, which is a huge advantage over similar programs, which can be quite costly, but it might not be for everyone. Overall, there are a lot of great advantages to this app, allowing users of all ages to enjoy playing around with an unlimited supply of Lego bricks to create unique 3D structures and designs.

PROS

  • Hundreds of different authentic Lego shapes and sizes available
  • Excellent, top quality 3D design environment
  • Choose from a wide array of colors and Lego styles
  • Basic built model designs available to help start your design

CONS

  • Accurate mouse control required for best results
  • Some users have complained that they are unable to see the Lego Digital Design of the Week due to the creation running off of the screen

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