3D Creation: Model, Render and Animate
Create your own models using your imagination, import existing models, or import in 2D illustrations or digital photos to generate 3D models. Light your scene, arrange your cameras - then render! Use 3D modeling tools to build organic, curved models as well as mechanical and architectural designs. Shade gives you the tools; you provide the imagination. Shade is scalable to projects of any size - great art, film or game content development.
With its original release in 1986 in Japan, Shade is one of the oldest, most consistently used professional 3D products available today on Mac OS X and Windows.
Register on Mirye.net to access 2 GB of Shade content and ShadeGrid Rendering Server.
Shade Standard or Professional edition is also available with a number of powerful features (displacement mapping, volumetric material, toon rendering, physics animation or so). See App URL for additional information.
Shade Modeling Tools
build models using curved surface, polygon mesh, meta-ball and boolean modeling tools
import illustrations and build models out from them as templates
use digital photos to generate objects based on the real world
Shade Materials and Surface Tools
create surfaces with unlimited layers of materials, textures
import unlimited texture maps as parallax bump maps
use projection mapping to set up your materials
Scene Set Up Tools
unlimited number of custom, static, animated cameras
control the quality of shadow rendering
beautiful, realistic volumetric lighting, support for negative lights
camera control with tilt, video safe zones
Outstanding Rendering and Animation
brilliant radiosity and global illumination rendering support
32/64/128 bit depth with color correction; HDRI image support
Object transformation animation, morphing and camera animation support
3D sound object renders stereo sounds with doppler effect
real 3D stereoscopic rendering and exporting as .mpo (for Stereoscopic 3D TV)
Share with Other Applications
share with COLLADA compatible applications
import SketchUp models
import Poser® figure with animation
export Wavefront OBJ file to corroborate with other 3D tools
import/export as QuickTime movies
export QTVR panorama cubic-panorama and object movie
import Adobe Illustrator files(.eps) for conversion into 3D
For more details of Shade 3D features and it's differences compare to other levels of Shade, please see the comparison table at http://mirye.net/compare-shade-12-versions
Get Shade 3D mobile for Free
Pocket companion software to bring your 3D files to iPhone and iPad with Shade 3D mobile for iOS! Check Shade 3D mobile on iTunes App Store.
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Bug Fixes.
Shade (com.e-frontier.shade3d) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.
Operating System: Mac
Default Install Path: /Applications/Shade3D.app