Editor: Shadows is a program 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 acclaimed by thousands of users around the world and by numbers of professional sundial makers and astronomers. Shadows has been awarded by the French Astronomical Society (Society Astronomique de France).
Key points of Shadows
Free of charge in its entry level Two advanced levels: Shadows Expert and Shadows Pro Acclaimed as the most simple choice for The Design of sundials and astrolabes Calculates and prints the drawings at real scale Simulates and displays the shadow of the style Interactive astrolabe (rotation of the Rete and Alidade using the mouse) Exports drawings as BMP, JPG, EMF and DXF (AutoCAD) Offers complete Ephemeris of the Sun and draws the Solar Diagram Supports plane sundials with polar style of any orientation and reclination, analemmatic sundials, cylindrical and bifilar sundials. Support planispheric astrolabes (front and back) Includes a location database of more than 2500 Locations with latitude, longitude and time zone Provided with a full on line help Available in 12 languages