RailModeller Pro
RailModeller Pro
6.3.0

4.5

RailModeller Pro free download for Mac

RailModeller Pro6.3.0

19 October 2020

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

Overview

RailModeller Pro is a planning tool 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,
  • TruScale libraries (signals, accessories) adapting automatically to all model scales
  • A clean and intuitive user interface,
  • Sophisticated tools to quickly build awesome model train layouts,
  • Virtually unlimited layout dimensions - up to several kilometers/miles in size,
  • Up to 99 layers per layout,
  • 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,
  • Integrated stock management for your inventory of tracks.
  • 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,
  • Export to JMRI's PanelPro app for controlling model trains (DCC)
  • Community Layouts with hundreds of track plans created by a community of fellow model railroaders

What's new in RailModeller Pro

Version 6.3.0:

This update features a range of improvements throughout the app including:

  • Auto-Colorize Layouts: A new function to automatically colorize layouts by element type, radius, article number, or layer using multiple color palettes and custom color shades helps in communicating the structure of a layout and distinguishing individual elements with a simple to use assistant
  • Improved Library Catalog: The Library Catalog now shows the shorthand or alias where published by the manufacturer so you don't have to remember that article 61113 is a 'G100'. A new filter option allows to hide elements not tracked in stock and negative counts can now be shown for all articles regardless of whether they are currently tracked in your stock. The latter can be enabled in the app's preference when 'Show required..' is selected. As a bonus the Library Catalog now displays a summary for the active track library when hovering above the selected library's name
  • Baseboard Assistant: The baseboard assistant has been extended and now displays a large preview to help matching a new baseboard with existing layout content. A new inside corner baseboard templates (as used by e.g. the T-TRAK system) has been added, additional improvements include a new offset/alignment option as well as a number of minor changes
  • Better JMRI Export: The export to JMRI's PanelPro application for controlling model railroads via DCC has been expanded to provide more control over the generated output. It now includes user-defined scaling enabling you to individually match your RailModeller Pro layout for JMRI's unit agnostic Layout Editor, options to show tunnel segments and to include only visible portions of the layout. The export has also been improved to be more robust when generating JMRI XML files
  • Inspector for Generic Bumpers: A dedicated inspector is now available for the recently introduced generic bumper (buffer stops) decorations that can be added to any straight, curved or flex track. It allows customizing the appearance of generic bumpers by offering settings to e.g. select the type of bumper (earthen, classic bracket, Hayes) or its position inside the track
  • Other changes in RailModeller Pro 6.3 include improvements to Cloud Layouts with an optimized view for individual layouts and swifter feedback for various actions, extended layer defaults, minor improvements and bug fixes when exporting layout files to multi-layer PhotoShop (PSD) images, and other enhancements

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How would you rate RailModeller Pro app?

12 Reviews of RailModeller Pro

3
bev-8
19 March 2017
Version: 5.3.3

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Bit of a con, purchased in $ but charged same amount in £
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3
bev-8
19 March 2017
Version: 5.3.3
Bit of a con, purchased in $ but charged same amount in £
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rcaster
20 April 2015
Version: 5.0.6
MacUpdate says $25.99 to purchase and the app store has it at $29.99. What gives?
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5
Dcuwcy
09 February 2015
Version: 5.0.3
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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5
Peter827
12 February 2014
Version: 4.1.9
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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5
Elagache
16 November 2011
Version: 4.1.1
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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4.5
Tranz4m
26 June 2006
Version: 2.3.3
Nice program but No track libraries for Gargraves, Ross, Curtis 3 rail O gage. Also its 2D only.
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Sjj-public
13 December 2005
Version: 2.3.1
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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4.5
Anonymous
11 October 2004
Version: 2.1
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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5
Anonymous
18 April 2004
Version: 2.0.1
cool! the best track layout program for MacOS works also great for slotcar track layouts
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Mafi
02 September 2003
Version: 2.0
long needed, excellent job. Does what it was intended for.
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contact@railmodeller.com
27 August 2003
Version: 2.0
'About Box' can be closed by clicking on the green checkmark at the lower, right bottom.
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Anonymous
25 August 2003
Version: 2.0
I would have loved to check out this software -- IF I could have gotten past the About Box. No matter where I clicked or what combination of key-clicks I tried, I could not get the About Box to go away! :(
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4.5

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