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TCD Pricing

With so many advantages to using TCD, cinema installers are flocking to use the tool. So how much is it?

Single Use = One design with up to two edits.
Monthly Subscription = 30 designs per month. Minimum term of three months
One-Off Yearly Payment = 365 designs per year.

The CEDIA-owned software (formerly known as The Cinema Designer) is available for CEDIA members at a significant cost reduction. Once you are part of the CEDIA community your company gains access to dozens of member benefits designed to maximise your success.

Interested in becoming a CEDIA member in order to unlock cost savings on a TCD subscription? Click here!

All prices are in US Dollars:

Our Pricing Plans

Media Room
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CEDIA Members

  • N/A per use
  • N/A per month
  • Free per year

Nonmembers

  • $150 per use
  • $55 per month
  • $625 per year
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Media Room Plan

Our most basic plans offer you a quick way to design basic media rooms — that is, designed for multiple entertainment options in mind. ... More

Features included in Media RoomOpen
  • Account management and job history portal and the ability to edit previous room designs (each edit is also one of your uses of the tool);
  • 5.1/7.1 legacy codec;
  • Adding features such as flat panel displays (up to 105”), in-room floorstanding speakers, and single subwoofers;
  • 3D DXF of the room, client PDF documentation with equipment and technical calculations, and the ability to export to MS Word your client’s PDF document for subscribers;
  • Speaker placement table with distances from listening position in PDF, CAD screengrabs of each room elevation in the PDF, and client PDF calibration reports;
  • Interactive seating configuration and sofa seating configuration (with/without arm rests);
  • Fixed screen vertical height adjustment, sightlines and viewing angles; and
  • CSV file export to D-Tools' SI 2017.
Media Room Pro
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CEDIA Members

  • $70 per use
  • $45 per month
  • $350 per year

Nonmembers

  • $200 per use
  • $70 per month
  • $700 per year
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Media Room Pro Plan

Building a more complex media room with features such as in-wall speakers or immersive audio? The Pro Plan is for you. ... More

Features included in Media Room ProOpen

 

ALL of the features in the basic Media Room Plan, PLUS:

  • Adding features such as on-wall loudspeakers, in-wall and custom speakers, center-channel speakers above or below a flat panel display, ceiling speaker placement, and flat panel displays (up to 105”) WITH an optional drop-down screen;
  • Immersive codecs up to 7.1.4 and 9.1.4, enabling of Dolby Atmos and DTS:X;
  • Adding multiple subwoofers and acoustic treatments;
  • Adding multiple tier seating configurations, different front row seating configurations, and sofa or armchair cinema seating configuration; and
  • RT60/500 Sabine Equation, custom screen size selection, user-selected MLP Row (main listening position), projector placement options (on-ceiling, pole-mounted or in-ceiling motorized lifter), projector lens throw calculation, and projector fL (foot-Lamberts) calculation.
Cinema Room
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CEDIA Members

  • $110 per use
  • $55 per month
  • $425 per year

Nonmembers

  • $250 per use
  • $85 per month
  • $775 per year
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Cinema Room Plan

Moving into the universe of designing and building dedicated home cinemas? Start here. ... More

Features included in Cinema RoomOpen

 

ALL of the features in the Media Room AND Media Room Pro Plans, PLUS:

  • Interactive room render configuration tool (color of seats, walls, carpet and screen image, plus ceiling and/or coffered lighting), and a render configuration tool;
  • True-to-room renders including manufacturer’s seating and User-selected seating position for screen view render;
  • Screen size calculation for acoustically AND non-acoustically transparent fixed screens;
  • Baffle wall construction; and
  • Enabling for Auro 3D.
Cinema Room Pro
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CEDIA Members

  • $145 per use
  • $65 per month
  • $500 per year

Nonmembers

  • $300 per use
  • $100 per month
  • $850 per year
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Cinema Room Pro Plan

The ultimate TCD tool, the Cinema Pro Plan enables quick and accurate designs of true reference-quality cinemas. ... More

Features included in Cinema Room ProOpen

 

ALL of the features in the Media Room, Media Room Pro, AND Cinema Plans, PLUS:

  • An immersive VR render;
  • Through-wall projector placement;
  • Adding high channel count above 11 channels/Trinnov Whitepaper (channel count calculated by manufacturer recommendations OR user-selected count);
  • High channel count above 11 channels/Harman's JBL Synthesis SDP-75 (channel count calculated by manufacturer recommendations OR user-selected count);
  • High channel count front-wide speaker selection;
  • Audio Excellence's Congard Code;
  • Optional additional side surround speakers (not discreet channels) per row;
  • Immersive CODEC up to 32/48 channels;
  • DCI-compliant equipment;
  • First reflection points; and
  • Access to the CEDIA Whitepaper (members only).

From The TCD Blog

Jun 24, 2019

Krix Joins The CEDIA Designer Database

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Krix has announced that it has joined global cloud-based design software, The CEDIA Designer’s online database, facilitating technically accurate Krix home theatres and media room designs in minutes.

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