MacMall - Your #1 Apple Superstore

What is my final price?

Availability: {{availability}}
{{#isPDP}} {{/isPDP}} {{^isPDP}} {{/isPDP}}
List Price: {{listPrice}}
Note: Your email address will only be used to send information you have requested about this product.

Price Request Sent

Unexpected error encountered. Please try again later.

A price quote has been sent to this email address:


e frontier Shade 8 professional - Mac (SHP-M80-DE-R)

e frontier
No Reviews | Add Review

Share Today!

Retail Box/License [?]Retail Box/License  – This type of license is advisable for home and small office use (except where noted). The software package includes installation disc(s), may also include printed manuals and all other documentation and are often (but not always) eligible for free tech support from the manufacturer. The software may be packed either in a large box, mini box, cardboard, plastic box, DVD case, CD jewel case or sleeve.
e frontier Shade 8 professional - Mac

Widget Not Available!!!


Advanced modeling, lighting and rendering for architecture and design professionals. Includes all the features of Shade standard and much more!
  • MacMall Part #: 7285647 
  • Manufacturer Part #: SHP-M80-DE-R 
  • Platform: Macintosh 

Advanced modeling, lighting and rendering for architecture and design professionals. Includes all the features of Shade standard and much more! With RoomPlanner drag and drop building components to prototype architectural designs. IGES5.3 format support integrates into a CAD-based environment. Advanced rendering tools include RadiosityPro, CALLISTO2 and SHADE GRID for professional results. Output images up to any size!

Shade 8 professional offers one of the best values in its class. Consider these sophisticated features that you can only find in applications costing the multiples of what your pay for Shade 8:

Shade 8 Feature Highlights Include:

– Shade 8 is now Mac UB compatible, running at blazing speeds on Intel Macs.

– On Windows it offers 64-bit support (supported over 2GB memory rendering)!

– Create QuickTime VR panoramas or object movies directly from Shade

– Support for 3D sound (wav, au, aif, aiff), that users can import and mix with animation and output together into movie file.

– Path Constraints plugin - easy to create linked motion.

– Boolean and Bezier modeling, Polygon mesh modeling, Auto-smoothing of curves and more to detail projects.

– Global Illumination renderer includes Photon Mapping, Path Tracing, Raytracing and Radiosity-with-physics for photorealistic imagery. Callisto, the rendering plugin with global illumination and detailed settings, has been upgraded. A translucent shader and metallic shader have been added, and aberration is now supported.

– Network rendering and render queue with support for unlimited nodes (professional) or one additional node (standard). Shade also able to automatically search all available ShadeGrid servers that running on the same local area network and display the IP addresses in the preference dialog.

– Supports pixel depth in 32-bits, 64-bits and 128-bits for all rendering image output.

– PoserFusionTM, enabling hosting and playback of Poser scenes within Shade.

– OBJ, IGES5.3, DXF format support for integration into a CAD-based environment.

– 100 levels of Undo and Redo. ShadeExplorer U.I. improved with instant file preview and added keyboard control.

– Shade integrates with Poser, ArchiCAD, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as other 2D, 3D and CAD applications.

Advanced Modeling Tools
Use Boolean modeling, Polygon mesh modeling, and Auto-smoothing of curves for those projects focused on detail. Use Metaballs for physics-based modeling and organic natural designs. One hundred levels of Undo/Redo provide the ultimate in design flexibility.

Ideas Rendered Photorealistic
A powerful Global Illumination renderer, including Radiosity, casts soft shadows and natural color bleeding. Use Raytracing for light reflections and refractions. Output many formats to showcase your radiant designs.

Flexible 3D Design
From graphic design to illustration, architecture to city landscapes, Shade's diverse set of modeling tools allow you to create your dream design. Use intuitive Bezier tools to quickly bring ideas to life. On-line and tangent control points allow quick visualization and easy tailoring of curves and 3D surfaces.

Large Libraries of 3D Content
Shade comes with a rich selection of buit-in 3D content to get you started fast. Simply drag and drop furniture, cars, doors, windows, musical instruments and much more into your design. Save time by using these libraries to populate you environments!

Integrate with Poser
PoserFusion 2 provides the best integration of Poser characters into Shade. Enhance and change figures with a comprehensive set of mesh editing tools or create props using Shades powerful Bezier and polygon based modeling tools. Shade is a must have for every serious Poser user.

Technical Specs

Installation Requirements
Minimum MAC Processor Supported PowerPC G3
Macintosh Universal Yes
Minimum MAC RAM Required 256 MB
Full install MAC RAM Needed 512MB recommended
Minimum MAC HD Space Required 500 MB
MAC Hard Drive Space Recommended 5 GB
Additional Processor Information PowerPC G3 - Intel Core Duo processor (PowerPC G4 or later recommended)
Optical Drive Type Required CD
System Platform Desktop/Notebook
Software Compatibility Mac OS X 10.3.9/10.4 or higher
Display method
Required Video Card nVidia GeForce type, ATI RADEON type
Minimum Display Resolution Required 1280 x 1024
License Product? No
License Type Complete Package
  View/Download Coupon



Enhanced Products

Similar Products

Question & Answer


e frontier Shade 8 professional - Mac (SHP-M80-DE-R)

Advanced modeling, lighting and rendering for architecture and design professionals. Includes all the features of Shade standard and much more!

0 Question(s) • 0 Answer(s)

Back to top

Rules and Regulations

0 Question(s) from the Community

User Reviews


Save More with MacMall

Add Item
Free Shipping


Get exclusive discounts on your favorite Apple products today!

Your Biggest Source for Everything Apple!

MacMall is the #1 Apple Direct Reseller. We sell more Apple-branded products than any other direct Apple reseller. Since 1987, MacMall has been supplying Mac computers, Mac software, iPods, iPad accessories, and more Apple brand products and consumer electronics to consumers, businesses, and creative professionals.

At MacMall, we understand the increasing demand for the best quality consumer products at huge discounted prices. That's why we are proud to offer the lowest prices on our extensive selection of best-selling products, and hard-to-find Mac and iPod products you crave. Get yourself the new iPad or the new Apple TV for your family. Looking to upgrade your MacBook? Or just want to find out the best suited iPod/iPhone accessories for your hot gadget? Keep your iPad up-to-date with function and technology with our line of top-brand iPad accessories. Compare brands. Equip your Apple products.

More than the innovative products, MacMall goes beyond commerce and into affordable, high-quality business solutions. From customized business sites to financing & leasing to software licensing, technology certifications, configuration services, packaged service programs, and more. Enjoy easy management, easy installation, and easy implementation. Discover a whole new way to create and re-create your business.

Plus, with our 24/7 customer service hotline, we're always just a phone call away no matter when you want to reach us. Get the MacMall Advantage. Don’t miss out on the best deals, special prices, rebate savings, exclusive bundles, and dedicated service you won’t find anywhere else!


About Us
MacMall Blog
The Mall Report
Business Direct Login
Join Our Affiliate Network
MacMall Business Solutions
MacMall Advantage
Terms of Use and Sale
Privacy Policy
Site Map

Customer Service

Contact Us
Order Status
Return Policy

Follow Us