• Navigation
  • open search





3DVIA Shape

Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
No Rating
Average User Rating:
out of 11 votes out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 16, 2011
  • Price:
  • File Size:
  • Downloads Last Week:
  • Platform:

Editors' Note: The Download Now link will download a small installer file to your desktop. Remain online and double-click the installer to proceed with the actual download.

Publisher's Description

read more +
User Reviews

Results 1–2 of 2

5 stars

"Takes practice, but totally awesome"

March 14, 2013  |  By tomysshadow

2013-03-14 18:55:02  |  By tomysshadow

 |  Version: 3DVIA Shape 4.0


3dvia Shape, if your specs are up to date, can be an awesome software for the beginners and the advanced to create a 3d model. In summary, it works by drawing 2d shapes and pulling them up in a direction to make it 3d (e.g. you could make a house by drawing a square and pulling it up to make a cube, then drawing a triangle and pulling it to make a roof). It also has many more options to use as well. It does not come with any toolbars or viruses included.


There are two main problems with Shape. First, you need a fast computer to use it, because it is a bit of a memory hog and often crashes. Luckily it autosaves so you shouldn't lose too much.
The other problem is that 3dvia Shape requires an account at . This can be done quickly but can be a pain if you just want to quickly try it out. Offline saving is possible, but the files are encrypted, forcing you to publish them online to download them in any useful format.


3dvia Shape can save models in two formats - 3dxml and DAE, the latter of which is far more useful, as it can be imported into Sketchup, Blender, Google Earth etc. For a while, downloading DAE required the Pro version, but it is now once again free and can be downloaded after publishing the model to . To do this, go to the Publish menu from within the software, and it will appear on your account at the site.

In the end it is a really powerful software and both the problems are small and could be easily fixed in the next version.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (0)  

1 stars

"to bad there are n't - STARS this would be rated - 8"

May 05, 2011  |  By madharry061756

2011-05-05 19:17:37  |  By madharry061756

 |  Version: 3DVIA Shape 4.0


None: WASTE OF TIME!!!!!!


Documentation said click offline there is no offline seems to be give us money!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Only if you like wasting your time otherwise DON'T BOTHER!!!!!

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (0)  

Results 1–2 of 2

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for 3DVIA Shape
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update Your Review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

see all reviews +

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.0
Version 4.0 adds multi-touch compatibility, nomad mode and the creation of anaglphs.
Publisher 3DVIA
Publisher web site
Release Date January 10, 2011
Date Added February 16, 2011
Version 4.0
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory 3D Modeling Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 497.5KB
File Name Setup3DVIA.exe
Total Downloads 113,683
Downloads Last Week 10
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

Add to my list Report a problem
read more +

Submit a problem report for 3DVIA Shape

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.


The Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software



Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report


Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.