ARki 4+

Architectural Design Made Easy

Darf Design LTD

Designed for iPad

    • 4.5 • 80 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



As seen on Apple's 2021 spring Keynote! 2019 Winner of the best digital tools by Architizer! ARki is the must have app for any 3d designer or Architect!

Create your own dynamic AR experiences with the ARki toolkit.
ARki helps you visualise 3d projects in Augmented Reality, so that you can view, share and communicate design with clarity. ARki basic toolkit is free to use, with a variety of features including;

* Import 3D Models - ARki supports FBX file format from softwares including, 3dsmax, maya, blender, sketchup, microstation, archicad, cinema4d, revit, rhino and more.
* AR/3D Mode - Mixed reality allows on-site visualisation so that models can be located in any environment or viewed in 3D
* scale models in AR - visualise models at any scale using AR.
* Offline storage of models -  Store models on your own device so that you can access models without internet.

Get ARki Pro:

Upgrade to the ARki Pro version and get unlimited access to a huge, constantly growing collection of interactive features to experience in AR.
The subscription allows full access to the ARki Pro toolkit:

- Real-Time Shadows - Create realistic shadows and real-time lighting.
- Save projects in any location using the Anchor tool. Save models to real-world images or world features.
- Create Multiple Layers- Import multiple 3d models to create interactive layers and toggles.
- Create and save Unlimited Projects
- Accurate scaling of projects so that you can view projects easily at 1:1 scale
- Accurately move and rotate, objects in the scene that give precise control over 1:1 scale experience
- Create a Material palette to show texture options in each model
- Import animated FBX files and play animations
- Add custom icons for individual layers
- Add custom information about your project
- Sync projects between devices so that you can access files remotely.
- Share projects with multiple users
- Record videos and take screenshots
- add annotations to models or the real-world
- Create interactive animations using the Explode Tool

Please contact us directly for support if you have questions about the app functionality
or to report Bugs, and request features.

- a monthly subscription for £17.99 GDP after 30-day free trial;
- or a yearly subscription for £199.99 GDP after 30-day free trial;

*Prices are equal to the value that “Apple’s App Store Matrix” determines as the equivalent of the subscription price in $USD.
* Subscription payments will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of your purchase and upon commencement of each renewal term. Subscription with a free trial period will automatically renew to a paid subscription.
*You can cancel your subscription or free trial in the iTunes settings at least 24-hours before the end of the free trial period. The cancellation will take effect the day after the last day of the current subscription period and you will be downgraded to the free service. 
* Please note: any unused portion of a free trial period (if offered) will be forfeited when you purchase a Pro subscription during the free trial period.

*ARki is supported on iPhone6S or newer, Ipad 2017 or newer iPad Pro or newer
*Arki requires the use of your device camera - so that you can experience projects in Augmented Reality

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What’s New

Version 10

ARki 10 showcases the winning HUB station models, designed as a Kit-of-Parts by 7N architects.
Create your own station designs from the kit-of-parts models using the new Modular Builder.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

Cuttlas.A ,

A New Way to Explore Architecture with ARki

I recently started using the ARki app to view architectural designs and I have to say, it's pretty cool. Instead of just looking at 2D plans or static 3D models, I can see the design come to life in front of me through my phone's camera. It's a unique way to experience architecture and get a better sense of the design. If you're into architecture or just want to try out some cool AR technology, give ARki a try.

Artito ,

One amazing app

I have been using this app for a while now, it delivers AR to a very high standard. The app has gone through numbers of updates and has improved massively.

BuzzBee1965 ,

File too large

From Sketchup you have to create an FBX file. From my 4mb Sketchup file the FBX file was 324mb. This application couldn’t upload due to the file being too large. Not sure if there is a solution but won’t be subscribing. Looks good but not able to try with one of my models. This is an update - Following the above the developer got in contact (via Apple) with an email address to contact them which I will be doing to resolve the issue.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for your feedback. We would be happy to look into why your sketchup file is so large. Please feel free to email us directly and we can provide you with export help.


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App Privacy

The developer, Darf Design LTD, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
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  • User Content
  • Identifiers

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