e frontier has released Shade 3D for Unity, a new, stand-alone 3D graphic software package with direct support for Unity.

This new release is being offered free to the public and aimed at game developers and artists for creating characters, scenes and props within the Unity game development workflow. Shade 3D for Unity is based on the full version of Shade, a 3D modeling, rendering and design software.

Unity currently boasts over one million registered users. Developers can create content for Mac OS X, iOS, and Android platforms. It is available now at no cost in the Mac App Store (www.tinyurl.com/Shade3DwUnity). A Windows version is in the works.