Illustration - Latest Releases
Microspot releases MacDraft version 6.1
Apr 29, 2014 - UK based Microspot Ltd. today announces the release of the latest version of their 2D Drafting, Design and Illustration software MacDraft Professional and MacDraft Personal Edition. With the new version of MacDraft you will be drawing faster, with more confidence and more creativity than ever before. Now OSX Mavericks compatible, version 6.1 introduces new gradient strokes and fills, improved DWG/DXF import and export to support the latest DWG file types and so much more.
Graphic Design App Candy Apple Updated to Version 1.2
Apr 22, 2014 - California based MacAppware today announces Candy Apple 1.2, an update to their popular vector based graphic design and illustration app designed for OS X. Perfect for novice or pros alike, Candy Apple lets anyone create drawings, logos, banners, buttons, icons and more. Users can easily edit and enhance photos, or even convert images to draw-able vector paths. Version 1.2 brings full support for Scalable Vector Graphics and fixes two reported bugs.
Macware Releases New Alphabet Art + Numbers Pack - Special Offer Price
Apr 10, 2014 - Add some graphic flair to projects without having to be a graphic designer. Macware has just released Alphabet Art + Numbers, a great new graphic content pack for Macintosh and Windows. Filled with over 2,000 png images, Alphabet Art + Numbers features a huge variety of images based on every letter of the alphabet and every number. The royalty-free commercial use content can be used for any project with no restrictions. For a limited time, Macware is offering the pack for 75% off retail price.
Shade 3D ver 14.1.1 Fixes, Improves 3D Printing and 3D Modeling
Mar 31, 2014 - Oregon based Mirye Software today announces 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 brings together a complete tool suite of modeling, rendering and animation tools in one integrated solution. Version 14.1.1 introduces 3D Printing Assistant, 3D printing diagnostic and analysis tools, new Poser 3D options for character animation and more options for 3D game developers.
Artboard 1.9 Released: Text Styles, Performance Boost and OS X Mavericks
Feb 21, 2014 - Today, Mapdiva releases the latest version of their app, Artboard 1.9. Artboard is a full-featured graphics design app for creating vector drawings and illustrations. The headline feature for Artboard 1.9 is the addition of text styles. Below the surface, the developers have provided massive performance improvements, especially when working with large files. Artboard 1.9 provides better full screen support, is optimized to work with OS X Mavericks, and adopts a modern flatter appearance.
New AutoCAD 2014 for Mac Tutorial Video Explores Planning and Design
Jan 24, 2014 - Infinite Skills has released a 10-hour AutoCAD tutorial video series available via instant streaming, download and DVD. Presented by author of CADaBlog and renowned trainer Brian Benton, the tutorial includes 108 lessons on drafting, editing, dimensioning and plotting and more. Following an introduction to the AutoCAD interface, students begin learning to draw in AutoCAD, picking up fundamentals and learning time-saving techniques developed by experienced practitioners.
Ashlar-Vellum Releases Graphite v9 Beta
Dec 05, 2013 - Ashlar-Vellum today announces the beta release of Graphite version 9, their 2D/3D wireframe drafting program on both Mac and Windows. Graphite offers extremely powerful, precision drafting with elegant ease-of-use. It provides an interface that lets creative people get the job done without worrying about how to run their software. Graphite v9 includes an updated user interface with optionally larger text and new, easy to read icons, tool tips with click-through hyperlinks to documentation.
Graphic Design App Candy Apple Updated to Version 1.1 on Mac App Store
Nov 26, 2013 - 128bit Technologies announces an update to Candy Apple, a sweet new vector based graphic design and illustration app designed for Mac OS X. Version 1.1 adds two minor changes: the first now allows the app to support Mac OS X 10.6 with a fix that prohibited running the app on Snow Leopard; and the second allows users to save the extensive Help file as a readable PDF on their Mac, allowing for quick reference to the many powerful features.
Free Shade 3D for Unity Now OS X Mavericks Compatible
Nov 05, 2013 - Mirye Software released the Shade 13 product line of professional 3D modeling, rendering and animation tools. Shade has been under constant development for over 27 years and originally developed by e Frontier in Japan. Shade 13 offers modeling, animation, rendering and effects is a complete, integrated solution for 3D artists, designers and film makers. Key new features include Advanced FBX Support, Vertex and Edge Beveling Tools, Shade Replicators, Render History and more.