Free Bonko Girl Character for Shade 3D, Unity 3D & iClone

Bonko Free 3D Character

How about an art and game ready character for free? Bonko is a cute, lightweight model with versions ready for use in Shade 3D, Unity 3D and iClone. Just import Bonko and you are ready to go. You get a general FBX model (perfect for animation), iClone ready FBX and a native, rigged Shade 3D version.

Get Modeling this Summer with Shade 3D for Only $49

Shade 3D Basic for $49

Learn something new this summer like 3D modeling, and get started with Shade 3D Basic for only $49!

Shade 3D Basic includes powerful tools for modeling, rendering and animation. And if you also use Poser, you also get PoserFusion, allowing you to animate your characters in Poser and then render them with Shade’s beautiful Radiosity renderer.

This special offer ends soon. Learn more about Shade 3D on the Mirye website. Get started with the trial version, or order now for only $49.

Shade 14.1.2 Update Now Available for Download

Shade 14.1.2 Now Available

Shade 3D ver 14 is a complete modeling, rendering and animation solution for Mac OS X and Windows.  You can now download the latest update, Shade 3D ver 14.1.2 from either the main Mirye Software website or through

This release includes performance improvements and fixes for the main Shade 3D application as well as the ShadeGRID network rendering system. A complete list of improvements are available on the Mirye Software website (log in required).

For a limited time, you can also get Shade 3D Basic for Windows or Mac OS X for only $49, a 51% savings over the full $99 price. This is a limited time offer. Continue reading

Interview: Shade 3D Team Member Beluga

Beluga InterviewShade 3D Channel has posted a two part video interview of Beluga, a member of the Shade 3D team in Tokyo, Japan. The interview is in English. Shade 14.1.1 introduced the powerful 3D Printing Assistant feature which allows you to interactively test and fix models for 3D printing.

You’ll learn about how Beluga uses Shade 3D for 3D printed toys.

Continue reading Updated; Download Old Versions 140422 is the official download site for Shade 3D.  Our web team made several improvements to the site over the weekend instead of hunting for Easter eggs. What makes this different from the download link over on Mirye Software?

  • repository is based on the United States; the Mirye Software repository is based in Europe. North American customers may notice some speed improvements in downloads
  • repository includes the current version of Shade 3D as well as older versions, all the way back to Shade 8.5!

You can also find Shade 3D Browser, an older viewer application for Windows on



Shade 3D ver 14.1.1 Released, Fixes, Improves 3D Printing and 3D Modeling

Shade 3D ver 14.1.1 3D Printing Assistant

Mirye Software, publisher of Shade 3D announces the immediate availability of Shade 3D ver 14.1.1, an important update to the next generation premier professional 3D modeling, rendering, animation and 3D printing tools.

Shade 3D ver 14.1.1 introduces 3D Printing Assistant, a powerful diagnostic, analysis and automation tool for ensuring 3D models are ready for printing to 3D. It allows users to interactively analyze and correct common problems that can result in poor 3D printing results.

This feature is also optimized for exporting to formats such as STL which are used by partner services such as Shapeways, the world’s leading 3D Printing marketplace and community. Continue reading