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Piranesi free download for Mac


Version 6.0.3

Turn your conceptual 3D models into persuasive visualizations.

Piranesi overview

Piranesi excels at turning your conceptual 3D models into wonderfully atmospheric, stylised and (most importantly) persuasive visualizations, with a whole host of effects to allow you to focus the eye and the attention to the key elements of your design.

Piranesi can deliver both photorealistic and non-photorealistic renders of your fully-detailed images either for marketing use, planning applications or even award submissions.

Key Benefits:

  • Generate artist's impressions in a fraction of the time of traditional illustration production
  • Comprehensive range of tools, filters and effects
  • Puts visualizing power on your desk, giving you complete control of impression look and feel
  • No conventional drawing or artistic ability required - comes complete with extensive range of multifills and effects
  • Style recorder means that revised plans can mean revised impression in a matter of minutes
  • Low cost licensing: single user and concurrent user models

What’s new in version 6.0.3

Updated on May 04 2014

Version 6.0.3:


  • shadow generation is much faster
  • stop flickering in settings window while importing cutouts
  • avoid possible pause when tweaking or moving a cutout
  • in rare cases, a cutout could be drawn in front of the model when it was placed behind it
  • after deleting a cutout from a cutout group, remaining cutouts were duplicated
  • possible crash when deleting cutouts
  • possible crash when tweaking a 3D cutout
  • possible crash using Tweak Cutout contextual menu on Mountain Lion
  • style recorder "delete" menu now deletes selected styles, not all of them
  • style recorder "save" menu now saves selected styles, not all of them
  • possible crash when pasting a style with non-ASCII characters in its name
  • blend and opacity controls are available for Layer Blend command style
  • display image from thumbnail file if the style has one
  • possible crash in drag-and-drop with nested categories, and don't flatten categories
  • after style recording has stopped, recorded styles are not changed by undo/redo
  • don't let "delete" button delete all layers
  • resize layer list when Layer Manager window is resized
  • possible crash if EPix file changed or closed with Layer Manager hidden
  • change of layer visibility is undone as a separate step from painting
  • in some cases, drawing was not updated correctly after moving a layer
File Format Support
  • support for AutoCAD 2013 DWG in Vedute and as Cutouts
  • in File/Export, update width or height in step when keeping aspect ratio
  • Vedute and Cutouts improve DXF reader compatibility with older versions
  • File/Export of PSD could use duplicate layer IDs
  • Vedute and Cutouts improved 3DS support
  • update drawing correctly after Undo when painting on a transparent background
  • soft brush stamps now blend with each other when using dynamic colour spread
  • improve lock highlighting responsiveness on Mountain Lion
  • fix blending of soft brushes on transparent background, to avoid hard edges
  • option to use PDF 1.7 blending for darken, lighten, soft light, colour, hue, lightness, and saturation blend modes for compatibility with other applications. To use this, goto Edit/Preferences and uncheck "Blend modes compatible with Piranesi V5".
  • improve colour lock in transparent area
  • allow non-ASCII characters in colour names in colour palette files
  • hide Vedute windows when switching to another application
  • show Navigate window contents when it is tabbed with another window
  • fix reading of multibyte text from Piranesi 5 EPix file





177.4 MB

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App requirements

  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
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Jun 25 2008
Jun 25 2008
Version: 5.0.2
You know... I have no idea what this app is... I just saw that an update had released and I really liked the name. But after checking out the "sample screen shot" I still have no idea what this app looks like. You might want to make the sample shot like... 10 times bigger.
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