Shade Basic

Version: 12.1.2 || Release Date: 2012-08-24 || License: Commercial with demo ($99) App Owner: mirye

Best 3D modeling, rendering and animation for beginners

Shade Basic
3D Creation: Model, Render and Animate

Create your own models using your imagination, import existing models, or import in 2D or digital photos to generate 3D models. Light scenes, 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.

First released in 1986, Shade is one of the oldest, most consistently used 3D products today on Mac OS X and Windows. Shade is published worldwide by Mirye Software.

Upgrade to Shade Standard or Professional add more features (displacement mapping, volumetric material, toon rendering, physics animation).

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

Materials and Surface Tools

* unlimited layers of materials, textures

* import unlimited texture maps as parallax bump maps

* projection mapping to set up your materials

Set Up Tools

* unlimited number of custom, static, animated cameras

* control shadow rendering

* volumetric lighting, support for negative lights

* camera control with tilt, video safe zones

Rendering and Animation

* radiosity and global illumination rendering

* 32/64/128 bit depth with color correction; HDRI image support

* Transformation animation, morphing and camera animation

* 3D stereo sounds with doppler effect

* real 3D stereoscopic rendering and exporting as .mpo (for Stereoscopic 3D TV)


* share with COLLADA software

* import SketchUp

* 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

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