Lego Digital Designer Software

We all know and heard of the Lego building bricks and many of us grew up playing with them ourselves. And today they are still has poplar as they were when we were kids, with many different sets and themes to buy. The Lego Digital Designer software is a digital program that lets you build with the Lego bricks on a 3D virtual grid and build already design sets or your own design using the virtual bricks. And the best part is this software is  free. Also there are no pieces to pick up or lose or step on, it all stays on your computer.

Lego Digital Designer is quite simply the best virtual building system out there with its Click to Stick method of 3D modeling winning praise from children, parents and designers. And with the virtual design platform behind a growing number of Lego products makes this software something you can use and enjoy over the years.

Lego Digital Designer is the official Lego for Windows, for many this smart software will be a clear first choice. The graphics and controls are excellent, navigating in 3D on the virtual grid, moving building blocks and turning them through 90 degrees with the drag and drop technique.

A kid friendly user manual is provided, and there’s also a series of short video tutorials on the Lego Digital Designer site to help you get started. The company does try to attract you towards their product line, but it's easy enough to go on your own and build your own design. Check out the picture of my Indy car that i built with this software. It is best to read the help file because there are a lot of tools that you need to know how to use them and what to use them for. It took me about five minutes and I was already able to start building with the virtual bricks.

In Build mode, there are lots of tool options and other stuff to explore. You can save your new Lego constructions as you go. It's also fun to take prebuilt models apart, and of course you can also reconstruct them or make up your own designs.

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Switch to View mode to see your constructions against several different backgrounds and you can even put some sound effects has well. You can get the whole construction to explode in a flash and then gently come back together again. You can also take screenshots as well. You can if you want to upload and share your Lego Digital Designer creations over the internet, check out the rules for uploading your projects first. It’s up to you to design the build and enjoy the thrill of building with the virtual bricks it's easy and hours of fun. For some kids, this free software might be a fun first step towards the world of creative 3D computer graphics and CAD programs

You can download the Lego Digital Designer software here, just to let you know this is a very big download 120MB and that is just because all that is packed into this program. If you can, download it and give it a try you may enjoy it just like you did when you were a kid building with the real Lego blocks. And this also might be something nice for the kids to do on a stormy day. Have fun and enjoy!

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quicksand 5 years ago

Hi Tom, this sounds interesting! Should keep many online marketers offline! Ha! ha! ha!


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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi quicksand nice to see you, thanks for stopping by and to for your comments. The Lego software is very easy to use and can be a lot of fun for kids of all ages. I found it very interesting to that is why i checked it out.


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carrie450 5 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

It's amazing the technology that we have today. It seems there is no limit to what is possible. Great hub Tom.


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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi carrie thanks for stopping by. Yes it is very amazing what technology can do and sometimes is very helpful.


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twentyfive 5 years ago

Wow this is awesome! An amazing software not only for kids but for everyone as well :) Good for the mind ;) Thanks for sharing. Glad it's free :)


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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi twentyfive nice to see you, this software is something alright,it is a great tool and also a nice thing to do for all ages to be creative and see what they can do with this software. Thanks for your comments and for stopping by.


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andyoz 5 years ago from UK

Well I never new Lego had done something like this. Excellent Hub and a good read.


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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi andyoz nice to see you, thanks for your comments and for stopping by. Lego has gone digital with this great software and made a great tool to expand ones imagination in using the virtual bricks.


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Glemoh101 5 years ago

I like this helpful information , thanks.


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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi Glemoh101 thanks for your comments and to for stopping by!


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thougtforce 5 years ago from Sweden

Tom, How interesting to read this hub! Imagine that Lego has taken the step into the digital world! Lego has always been that solid, old fashion toy, which never change their ground idea. And from this hub it´s seems like they have succeeded in retain their main idea even in digital form. Great hub! Voted up!


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Unleashed Victory 5 years ago

This is amazing. I had no idea that this was available, but I intend to give it a try. I really enjoyed your post!


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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi Unleashed Victory nice to see you and thanks so much for your nice comments. Glad you enjoyed my hub hope you enjoy the Lego software.


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pol1ce 5 years ago from the Right Place

Love Lego, nice hub.

Sure i will be there waiting ;)


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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi pol1ce thanks so much for stopping by and to for your comments !


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toknowinfo 5 years ago

Wow Tom, this is a really cool software. I am very impressed about all the things you know about. Thanks for sharing this. It sounds like so much fun. I am a little hesitant to download the big file, but it is tempting. Rated up and useful.


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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi toknowinfo nice to see you, I am kind of a software junkie so i know about a lot of different free ware programs . Thanks so much for your great comments and i always enjoy see you stop by my friend !

Take care and enjoy the rest of the day !!!


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Victoria Stephens 4 years ago from London

Hi kasmir56,

I wasn't aware that Lego software was available for the computer. That's brilliant, I will be sure to download it, I think I'll love it, erm... I mean my nephew will love it :-) Thank you for sharing this information.x


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi Victoria nice to see you, so glad to hear you found this Lego software useful.I'm sure you and your nephew will have lots of fun together building and using this software. Thanks so much for your nice comments and to for stopping by !

Have a great week my friend-HUGS !


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Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

I downloaded this for my nephew and he he was thrilled with it, huge lego fan. Thanks for sharing this cool and fun hub, voted up, useful, awesome, and interesting :)


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi Olde Cashmere nice to see you, glad to hear you liked this software in this hub, hope your nephew has many hours of enjoyment using it . I to thought it was awesome and very easy to use and anyone who liked Lego would love this software . Thanks for your vote up and useful, awesome, and interesting, also thanks for your nice comments and thanks so much for stopping by !


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jsasson 4 years ago from Florida

very cool, I don't think the kids would stop playing with is, and there's no pieces to step on left on the floor!


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi jsasson nice to see you, yes you are right the kid will enjoy this Lego software and there will be no mess on the floor or pieces to pick up . Thanks so much for stopping by and to for your nice comments !


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unknown spy 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

Wow interesting designer software. Would really love to try this one too. sounds fun


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi M. nice to see you, if you do decide to download this you will really enjoy this software. It is so easy to use and hours of fun. Glad you enjoyed this hub. Thanks so much for stopping by and to for your nice comments !


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RTalloni 4 years ago from the short journey

How very cool for kids big and little. I'm linking it to my recent crafts for kids hub right now. As a matter of fact, you've inspired me to add a capsule for hubs on helping kids be creative. :)


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi RTalloni nice to see you, Nice to here you found this hub on Lego software cool. Thanks for your linking to this hub has well. Thanks so much for stopping by and to for your nice comments !


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Brett.Tesol 4 years ago from Somewhere in Asia

What a funny, but kinda awesome idea. I could see kids playing with this for hours, especially if they are going to get extra sets ... they can plan their designs and what they need/want.

Shared, up, and awesome.


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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi Brett nice to see you, Yes and the best part of using this software to build with is there is no Lego blocks all over the floor. Thanks so much for the vote up and awesome and share ! Also thanks for stopping by and to for your nice comments !


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internpete 3 years ago from At the Beach in Florida

Looks like fun! I used to love playing with Lego's when I was a kid, might have to pass this along to my young cousins. Voted up!


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi internpete nice to see you, it is a great piece of software and i have played around with it a bit and it is pretty easy to do has well. But the best part is there is no mess on the floor and no Lego blocks to step on. Your young cousins will love this . Thanks so much for your vote up ! Also thanks for stopping by and to for your nice comments !


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

hi tom..how come you stop writing here in HP? :(


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi my friend, i have not stopped writing here on HP but just have been very busy. I have a few articles i will be publishing soon.

Have a awesome weekend my friend !


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unknown spy 3 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

wow..will definitely check it out! have a nice day tom!


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts Author

You have a great day to !


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dwachira 3 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

Hi Kashmir,

I believe such software can be very effective in the mental growth of a child. It is amazing what new products are there to make the kids catch up with the world unlike the conventional ways. Voted up, useful and shared.


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi dwachira nice to see you, yes i do agree with you that such software can help kids in many ways and for this software there will be none of these Lego blocks on the floor to step on. Thanks so much for your vote up,useful and shared ! Also thanks for stopping by and to for your nice comments !


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Seeker7 3 years ago from Fife, Scotland

Hi Tom, hope you're having a lovely Easter.

This is a fascinating hub - I always did love lego as a kid!! I'm really jealous of the kids today, what a fabulous idea to give them. Not only that but I do think in a fun way it's a great way for children to learn and develop.

Great hub + voted up!!


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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts Author

Hi Helen nice to see you, glad you enjoyed this fun article, i have tried this software and it is so entertaining and fun to use. Thanks so much for your vote up ! Also thanks for stopping by and to for your nice comments !

Hope you are also enjoying a wonderful Easter Sunday !

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