Applications for Life has announced Boxshot 4.0.22 (, an update to their Mac compatible utility that makes virtual shots of 3D shapes.

Using ray-tracing rendering technology, Boxshot lets you render software boxes, book covers, magazines, CD, DVD and Blu-Ray boxes, cans, bottles, mugs, bags and more.Version 3.0 boasts a simplified lighting scheme.

Boxshot 4 features a real-time preview, runs on Mac and Windows computers and doesn’t require Adobe Photoshop or any other software. It comes comes in three editions — Home, Professional and Ultimate — with pricing starting at US$49. A demo version is available for download.