Welcome To The Cedia Designer

The most powerful cinema design tool available!

Enter your design information into the interactive web tool and the software will design a technically perfect home cinema or media room, producing full PDF and Word documentation, rendered, to-scale visuals of the finished cinema, and a 3D CAD model of the room.

The CEDIA-owned software (formerly known as The Cinema Designer) is available for CEDIA members at a significant cost reduction. Once you are part of the CEDIA community your company gains access to dozens of member benefits designed to maximise your success.

Interested in becoming a CEDIA member in order to unlock cost savings on a TCD subscription? Click here!

                                                                                                About CEDIA

CEDIA is the international trade association and central touch point for over 3,700 member companies worldwide who design, manufacture and install technology for the home. Established in the USA in 1989, CEDIA is the leading global authority in the industry. The Association was introduced to the UK in 1996 and has grown into an international association that serves as the go-to home technology source for consumers and professionals alike.

What Is The Cedia Designer?

  • The CEDIA Designer (TCD) is a cloud-based design tool that allows home cinema professionals to design any dedicated cinema or media room in minutes.
  • TCD allows users to create technically impeccable dedicated cinema or media room designs, support documents, and aesthetic renders that reflect the way the finished room will look.
  • TCD calculates and produces in minutes what would take an experienced cinema designer weeks to complete.
  • TCD creates a 3D CAD drawing for any cinema or media room in under 30 seconds and is available to users anywhere in the world.
  • TCD helps to provide relevant documentation for home cinema designs being submitted for the CEDIA Awards.

Key Features

Saves Time

TCD calculates and produces in minutes what would typically take an experienced cinema designer weeks to design, also significantly reducing wasted man hours for projects that might not take place.

Proposal-Ready Documents

TCD produces a professionally presented PDF, including isometric drawings, photo-quality renders of the finished room, audio and video calibration reports, along with detailed design parameters and calculations for the room.

3D CAD Drawings

Spending days or weeks creating CAD drawings and working out the mathematics associated with technically correct cinema designs? TCD creates a 3D CAD drawing for any room in under 30 seconds. Try TCD and see for yourself!

High Channel Count Immersive Audio

Confidently design technically accurate 32 channel count immersive audio home cinemas; Using TCD is the only way home technology professionals can accurately design technically perfect high spatial resolution residential cinemas in minutes.

Large Equipment Database

TCD has the backing of the finest manufacturers in the home cinema industry, and includes the most up-to-date products from these prestigious brands.

D-Tools Integration

Export a TCD design into D-Tools via a CSV file, calculate pricing, tax, required labor and associated costs, and import TCD’s 3D CAD drawings into Visio.

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