Illustration - Latest Releases

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.

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.

128bit Technologies Releases Candy Apple on the Mac App Store

Oct 29, 2013 - California based 128bit Technologies today introduces Candy Apple, a sweet new vector based graphic design and illustration app designed for Mac OS X. Perfect for novice or pros alike, Candy Apple lets anyone create drawings, logos, banners, buttons, icons and more. You can also edit and enhance photos, or convert images to draw-able vector paths. Available exclusively on the Mac App Store, Candy Apple is offered at the special launch discount of 50% off for a limited time.

Ashlar-Vellum releases Cobalt v8 Solo and Xenon v8 Solo for Mac/Windows

Oct 10, 2013 - Ashlar-Vellum announces Cobalt v8 Solo & Xenon v8 Solo, two new price points in their Designer Elements product line of 3D solid and surface modeling software. Featuring Ashlar-Vellum's award-winning Organic Workflow, both Cobalt & Xenon offer Class-A NURBS surfaces, ACIS solids and intuitive wireframe modeling in one seamless, non-modal package. Traditionally bundled with a companion license to Graphite, Cobalt & Xenon are now available individually at lower price points on both Mac & Windows.

Shade 3D ver 14 for 3D Modeling, Animation and 3D Printing Released

Aug 30, 2013 - Mirye Software and Tokyo-based e-frontier, Inc today announce the immediate availability of Shade 3D ver 14, the next generation of the premier professional 3D modeling, rendering, animation and 3D printing tools for Mac OS X and Windows. Shade 14 offers a complete, integrated solution for 3D artists, designers and film makers. The release also includes over 1.3 GB of HDRI background images and over 1 GB of example models, samples, textures and more.

Ortelius 1.8 Released - Vector Drawing For Maps and Plans

Aug 28, 2013 - Indianapolis based Mapdiva LLC today announces Ortelius 1.8, a major update of their map design software for Mac OS X. Ortelius is a vector-based cartography application that helps you create high-quality custom map graphics, plans, and scaled drawings. Ortelius offers a creative solution with superior quality graphics - perfect for reports, presentations, and publications. Ortelius helps you do more than just make maps - it help you communicate visually.