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.
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.
Lauri over at Shade 3 Channel takes you through a quick 5 minute drive through some of Shade 3D ver 14′s mesh modification tools. Watch all the way through to the end because you’ll get to a quick summary of all the tools used. Continue reading
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 Shadetrial.com.
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
Shade 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.
Shadetrial.com 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?
- Shadetrial.com 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
- Shadetrial.com 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 Shadetrial.com.
Juan Manuel created a great introductory video on how to improve the quality of shadows in your Shade 3D ver 14 renders (his technique will also work with earlier versions). Check out Juan’s video on Youtube:
Achieve the highest quality rendering results with Poser and PoserFusion for rendering still and animated native Poser scenes – easily. No Python, not arcane steps. Check out this step by step video. Continue reading
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