[Industry-Wide Standard Pencil+ Arrives For Mac] New Product "Pencil+ 4 Render App for Mac" Released


Sendai, Japan - July 10, 2024 - P SOFTHOUSE released today "PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Render App for Mac", its first Mac-compatible version of "Pencil+ 4", a rendering software that is widely used in the Japanese anime industry. With it, the free add-on "PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Line for Blender" can now also be used with Blender for Mac, making top quality line drawing possible in a Mac environment for the first time.

This product also includes official support for "PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Material for Blender". By combining high-quality lines and cel-shading, artists can create the distinctive art style seen in Japanese animation and illustrations.

Development Background

"PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Render App", along with "PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Line for Blender", an add-on for the open-source 3DCG software "Blender", were developed in collaboration with khara, inc., the studio behind the movie "EVANGELION:3.0+1.11 THRICE UPON A TIME". It was released for Windows in 2023 and a Mac version was later developed and released to respond to popular demand.

Blender, which can be used by anyone, is being increasingly adopted not only by individual users but also by the Japanese anime industry. With the introduction of the Mac version of "Pencil+ 4 Render App" which has been attracting a lot of attention since its release for Windows, top quality line rendering can now be used in a wide range of production environments, and it is expected to be used in new creative fields such as animation, motion graphics, product design, and graphic design.

Product Page

PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Render App


Operating Environment


Standalone License(Tax included)
Download VersionJPY 67,760

*Only standalone licenses are available for this product. There is no network license version.

Free Trial Version

A free 14 days trial version of the "PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Render App" which is required for drawing lines with "PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Line for Blender" is available.

*There is no trial version of "PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Material for Blender".

Related Products

PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Line for Blender


*Important: A license for the "PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Render App" is required for rendering Pencil+ 4 lines. (Line drawing cannot be done with the add-on alone).

PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Material for Blender


Related Utility Software

Pencil+ 4 Bridge for Blender

"Pencil+ 4 Bridge for Blender" is an extension add-on used to transfer "Pencil+ 4 Line" settings between Blender and 3ds Max, Maya, and Unity.

Configuration To Use From Blender

"PSOFT Pencil+ 4 Render App for Mac" is a standalone application that receives data necessary for line drawing from "Pencil+ 4 Line for Blender" and returns the line drawing results.

About PSOFT Pencil+

PSOFT Pencil+ is P SOFTHOUSE's non-photorealistic (NPR) rendering engine which can reproduce the distinctive appearance of Japan's hand-drawn anime style using 3D computer graphics.

For over 21 years, "PSOFT Pencil+" has been adopted for numerous animation productions using 3D, becoming widely recognized as an industry-standard tool. It has received high praise from many creators due to its extensive track record and reliability.

Contact Information For This Release

P SOFTHOUSE Co., Ltd. https://www.psoft.co.jp/en/

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