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Award-winning iOS App Shapr3D—Coming to Apple Silicon Macs

Shapr3D, the award-winning CAD tool for the iPad Pro, is now coming to Apple Silicon Macs.


Shapr3D, the world’s first professional CAD (computer-aided design) tool designed specifically for the iPad Pro and the first CAD app ever to receive the coveted Apple Design Award, was selected by Apple to be featured again in their latest unveiling of the new Apple Silicon Macs.

“One More Thing” launch event represents a huge turning point for Apple and applications developed for their operating systems.

Shapr3D on New Macs

Powered by the new M1 chip by Apple, which is already two times faster than comparable Intel chips, Macs will now be able to get hardware changes with the same regularity that iPhones and iPads get, including dramatic speed improvements, better energy consumption, and specialized processing units for things like machine learning.

In tandem with the Apple Silicon Mac launch, Shapr3D is releasing its first macOS version of its award-winning pro-3D app.


Shapr3D is one of the fastest-growing CAD tools in history with over 20,000 customers for an app that has worked exclusively on the iPad Pro until today. Now the with macOS support coming, Shapr3D will follow a new growth curve with expanded capabilities.

“Apple Silicon powered Macs will be the most trusted device for engineers and designers who value a premium design experience and want to be at the forefront of technological innovation,” says István Csanády, Founder and CEO of Shapr3D. “We created a mobile-first CAD solution on Apple’s iPad Pro device as we wanted professionals to have a mobile-friendly tool to design with, and our latest growth numbers are proof the industry needed more options. We’re excited to now be offering Shapr3D for macOS and delighted Apple sees us as the future of CAD.”

Kálmán Kéménczy, Head of Product at Shapr3D, remarks: “With Shapr3D now available on multiple platforms, a broader set of users will have access to Shapr3D’s tool and latest product developments. We’re excited to be able to bring a true engineering workstation that allows for others to create and transform on a larger screen, powered by the enhanced processing and graphics power the new Macs will provide.”

“This application alone is justification to own an iPad and it’s now the primary reason I even pick up my iPad at work,” says customer Steve Davis, Creative Director of Shelfology. “The UX fits perfectly into my ideal workflow, and now others on the team can get Shapr3D on the desktop, so we can prototype together. What’s not to love?”

For discerning users who place emphasis on a sleek design experience, Shapr3D’s renowned ease of use and intuitive user experience will translate seamlessly to its macOS version. The folks at Shapr3D are completely bullish about the performance power of the Apple Silicon macs and Architosh will have more to share about that in the very near future.

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