RailModeller Pro
RailModeller Pro
6.1.1

4.5

RailModeller Pro free download for Mac

RailModeller Pro

6.1.1
27 August 2019

Create trackplans for model railroad trains and slot cars (was RailModeller).

Overview

RailModeller Pro (was RailModeller) is an application for designing model railroad and slot car layouts.

Features
  • More than 250 libraries for model railroad track systems included featuring more than 6000 track elements and accessories,
  • A clean and intuitive user interface,
  • Sophisticated tools to quickly build awesome model train layouts,
  • Up to 99 layers per layout,
  • Support for all common model scales and even arbitrary scales,
  • Integrated support for setting up baseboards,
  • Assistants for placing tracks at different heights and creating grades,
  • Marking up of tunnel tracks with automatic creation of tunnel portals,
  • Automatically generated shopping lists,
  • A price database automatically synchronizing item prices across layouts,
  • A variety of track drawing styles,
  • Image import in various formats (PNG, JPEG, PSD, GIF, TIFF, PDF, and others),
  • Printing layout on any scale from a single sheet of paper to full 1:1 scale,
  • Exporting layouts in various image file formats at any resolution,
  • Virtually unlimited layout - up to several kilometers/miles in size!

What's new in RailModeller Pro

Version 6.1.1:
  • A new QuickFilter to the Library Catalog to quickly filter the current library for specific types of elements
  • Introduces an export to JMRI's PanelPro application for computer-controlled model railroads
  • Improves all aspects of the Community Layouts feature making it easy to browse the most popular layouts or model scales in a new leaderboard, find related layouts in the overhauled details view, or quickly spot the overall dimensions for layouts
  • Enhances the 3D Mode with a new settings panel offering additional control over how tracks are shown in 3D such as optionally hiding tunnel tracks, a new dark mode and other customization options
  • Allows tracks to be positioned anywhere between -10m and 10m
  • Enhances the functionality for editing baseboards
  • Adds a new 'Visible Layers' filter mode in the Part List
  • Extends Community Layouts with an optional web URL field
  • Optimizes the app for running on small laptop screens

12 RailModeller Pro Reviews

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Elagache
16 November 2011

Most helpful

I decided to get back into Model Railroading with a carefully thought out plan to avoid a "mission impossible." I choice my modeling subject, historical period, and scale strategically so that I could actually end up with a working model railroad. Having given myself a fighting chance, RailModeller was absolutely essential in ruling out all sorts of track layouts that would have ultimately been a dead-end. By trying out many combinations in the computer, I managed to narrow down to an arrangement that fit the space where the railroad would occupy. I tried several possible railroad designs. All this was only possible because of RailModeller. After getting started on my model railroad, the best made plans - still didn't work out. What started out as a logging camp and associated railroad eventually evolved into a museum that represented an earlier logging camp. RailModeller once more was invaluable in making the changes to the layout that was in progress. My layout is still not finished, but at least it has purpose and thanks to RailModeller, the design was tested before I started putting track on the benchwork. For the first time I have a reasonable model railroad and I very much thank the developers of RailModeller for this.
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Version 4.1.1
bev-8
19 March 2017
Bit of a con, purchased in $ but charged same amount in £
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Version 5.3.3
1 answer(s)
Isle of the Kakapo
Isle of the Kakapo
12 April 2017
Sorry, Apple allows developers to set a single, global price tier.
Our app currently uses tier 40, which (currently) equals USD 39.99 or GBP 38.99 or about 39 EUR in most countries of the EU.

A complete list of all currencies is available at e.g. http://www.equinux.com/us/appdevelopers/pricematrix.html
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rcaster
20 April 2015
MacUpdate says $25.99 to purchase and the app store has it at $29.99. What gives?
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Version 5.0.6
1 answer(s)
Isle of the Kakapo
Isle of the Kakapo
04 June 2016
US$25.99 was the introductory price to promote the new app and allow customers to upgrade to the new app.
The app is now back to its regular pricing - try RailModeller Express for our free edition!
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Dcuwcy
09 February 2015
This new version (5.03) is a very good, speedy Update to the former V4. Even it lacks some features of 4 till today - the author promised to change that with future releases - it has some nice improvements, like several open tracks, insert parallel tracks with specified distance, adding multiple parts with one clik, UI improvements and so on. Overall, no need to switch to Scarm anymore. First I want to give only 4 Stars, because of App store only, but it wouldn’t be fair.
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Version 5.0.3
Peter827
12 February 2014
I have been using RailModeller for a while, and as a Mac user, it gives me everything I need to plan my layout. There are many advanced features (3D view, helixes, levels) that require some experience. However, designing the basis layout is extremely easy thanks to the extensive track libraries. In my case (N-Scale, Europe), I have always found the pieces I was looking for. Thanks for bringing model railroad planning to the Mac!
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Version 4.1.9
Elagache
16 November 2011
I decided to get back into Model Railroading with a carefully thought out plan to avoid a "mission impossible." I choice my modeling subject, historical period, and scale strategically so that I could actually end up with a working model railroad. Having given myself a fighting chance, RailModeller was absolutely essential in ruling out all sorts of track layouts that would have ultimately been a dead-end. By trying out many combinations in the computer, I managed to narrow down to an arrangement that fit the space where the railroad would occupy. I tried several possible railroad designs. All this was only possible because of RailModeller. After getting started on my model railroad, the best made plans - still didn't work out. What started out as a logging camp and associated railroad eventually evolved into a museum that represented an earlier logging camp. RailModeller once more was invaluable in making the changes to the layout that was in progress. My layout is still not finished, but at least it has purpose and thanks to RailModeller, the design was tested before I started putting track on the benchwork. For the first time I have a reasonable model railroad and I very much thank the developers of RailModeller for this.
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Version 4.1.1
Tranz4m
26 June 2006
Nice program but No track libraries for Gargraves, Ross, Curtis 3 rail O gage. Also its 2D only.
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Version 2.3.3
Sjj-public
13 December 2005
Is there a way with this program to have it automatically fill in the gap? What I means is, I layout a section of track that almost completes a circuit, then the program automatically figures out what track to add, and how, in order to connect the ends. If not, is there a program out there that can do this? Preferably on the Mac, but Windows or Linux would be possible if need be.
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Version 2.3.1
1 answer(s)
M-u-Moore
M-u-Moore
04 June 2007
I think the "close gaps with pieces of sectional tracks" feature claims to to exactly what you are looking for?
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Version 3.0
Anonymous
11 October 2004
This is a top notch program for designing sectional track plans using a large variety of libraries in all scales. The 3D view of the finished track plan is a especially nice feature. Upgrades and improvements are in the works for the future and will add numerous enhancements to this program. Highly recommended.
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Version 2.1
Anonymous
18 April 2004
cool! the best track layout program for MacOS works also great for slotcar track layouts
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Version 2.0.1
Mafi
02 September 2003
long needed, excellent job. Does what it was intended for.
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Version 2.0
$39.99

4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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