New Video Tutorial Available: Introduction to RailModeller Pro

2024-05-08 08:00

We're excited to announce the release of the first video tutorial in our new series dedicated to helping users master RailModeller Pro for macOS.

This initial video provides a comprehensive introduction to the app and its key features, guiding new and experienced users in creating model train and slot car layouts.

What the Tutorial Covers:

  • Drawing Canvas: Learn how to design and organize your layouts on the canvas.
  • Toolbar: Explore tools like "Smart Insert" for easy track insertion, editing tools for layout modifications, and options for graphical shapes and text.
  • Zoom Controls & Display Modes: Visualize layouts from different perspectives with top view, side view, and 3D mode.
  • Part List & Search Feature: Keep track of layout elements and quickly find specific items by name, product number, or description.
  • Library Catalog & QuickFilter: Access and filter track libraries by scale and type for seamless element selection.
  • Drag-and-Drop & Repeat Functions: Add tracks to your layout with drag-and-drop or appending, and use the repeat function for quick section creation.
  • Sidebar: Manage properties and layers in "Element" and "Document" modes.
  • Canvas Sizing: Adjust canvas size with auto-resizing or fixed modes.
  • Status Bar: Get real-time feedback.
  • Help Menu: Access the RailModeller Pro user guide for detailed instructions.

Check out this first video tutorial to get started with RailModeller Pro and unlock the full potential of your model train layout designs.



Stay tuned for more tutorials in this series, where we'll dive deeper into advanced features and layout techniques.

Introducing Release History Overview

2024-04-22 09:00

We're always looking for ways to make it easier for you to stay informed about our app's updates and improvements. That's why we're pleased to announce that we've added a new feature to our user forum: a comprehensive overview of our app's release history.

This topic provides a convenient and easy-to-reference list of recent app's updates, including bug fixes, new features, and other changes. Whether you're looking to see what's changed since you last updated or want to stay up-to-date on the latest features, this resource has got you covered.

In addition to our always-updated "What's New" section on the product page in the Mac App Store, this release history overview is now available on our user forum for easy reference.

We hope you find this new resource helpful and appreciate your continued support!

More than 1000 Community Layouts Shared

2024-02-01 09:00

We are excited to share an update on our Community Layouts feature!

Since its inception, users have enthusiastically embraced the opportunity to share their model train layouts. With over 1000 layouts now shared, the RailModeller Pro community continues to thrive, fueled by the creativity and dedication of our fellow hobbyists.


Layouts are organized based on model scale and track system utilized, simplifying the process of discovering layouts that align with your specific interests.

To explore community layouts, simply click the dedicated button provided in the Welcome window, or alternatively, access it through the File menu in RailModeller Pro.

Additionally, the Train Layouts app for iPad provides users with the functionality to seamlessly browse and download model train layouts directly onto their tablet device.
Train Layouts requires iPadOS 13 or newer and is available on the App Store.

RailModeller Pro 6.4 requires macOS 10.13 or newer and is available on the Mac App Store.

Building a Lionel FasTrack O Scale Train Layout: New Tutorial

2023-09-22 09:00

Join us as we introduce our newest tutorial video for RailModeller Pro, available on our YouTube channel. This tutorial focuses on recreating a Lionel FasTrack layout on your Mac.




The video provides practical guidance on RailModeller Pro, allowing you to develop your layout design skills effectively:

  • Navigating the Canvas:
    Gain insights into how to effectively utilize the drawing canvas for precise layout planning.

  • Adding Background Images:
    Learn how to integrate background images into your track plan as a starting point for your designs.

  • Track Colorization:
    Easily differentiate tracks using RailModeller Pro's Auto-colorize feature.

  • Boosting Productivity:
    Discover how RailModeller Pro's built-in tools, including the repeat function, drag-copy, and other shortcuts, can enhance your workflow.

  • Beyond the Basics:
    Delve into advanced features and functions within our track planning app to take your designs to the next level.

To watch the tutorial and improve your RailModeller Pro skills, visit our YouTube channel here.

If you're interested in compatible track systems for RailModeller Pro, you can find the up-to-date, complete catalog on our website in the libraries section.

Stay tuned for more updates, tutorials, and tips from RailModeller Pro.
Happy modeling!