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  • License: Demo
  • Last update: 6 years ago
  • Total downloads: 103
  • Price: Free |
  • Operating system: Win All
  • Publisher: Francois Blateyron
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windows default iconShadows for Windows Publisher's description

Shadows is a program used to design sundials and astrolabes.

Shadows is a program used to design sundials and astrolabes. It can be used by everybody without any required technical skills. Shadows will calculate everything and print the drawing according the user's preferences. Shadows is used by thousands of users around the world.

Key points of Shadows

Totally free of charge in its entry level

The simplest tool for designing a sundial or an astrolabe

Calculates, draws and prints drawings at real scale

Simulates, displays and animates the shadow of the style

Data base of 2800 locations with latitude, longitude and time zone

Exports drawings to other drawing or CAD applications (in DXF or WMF format)

Plane sundials with polar style of any orientation or reclination

Analemmatic, cylindrical and bifilar sundials

Planispheric and universal astrolabes (front and back)

Rotation of the astrolabe rete and alidade

Complete solar ephemeris

Solar diagram with horizon mask

Graphs of Equation of time

Optimization of solar pannels orientation

Complete online help

Available in 13 languages (EN, FR, DE, IT, ES, PT, BR, DU, GR, HU, PL, RU, SV)

What's New in This Release:

В· New mariner's astrolabe (5105)
В· Improved drawing of the back of an astrolabe (5105)
В· Drawing of the noon line of the reference time zone (5105)
В· Drawing of the analemma curve shifted for the reference time zone (5105)
В· Selection of the analemma curve color (5105)
В· Ephemeris updated in real time are now available in freeware version (5105)
В· Correction of an error when loading a sundial file; regression introduced in 5105 (5120)
В· Correction of the DXF export of universal astrolabes (5120)
В· Correction of the database list display (5105)
В· Correction of the DXF export of planispheric astrolabes (5105)

System Requirements:

No special requirements.
Program Release Status: New Release
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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