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Shadow is expanding 🚀 Austria - Available in Austria Today: https://shadow.tech/at/Canada - September 20th 🚧Spain - This fallItaly, Denmark, and Sweden - September 27th Read more about it here: https://shdw.me/expansion-en In regards to Canada, in order to offer you an optimal experience, we have decided to postpone the launch of Shadow in Canada from September 15 to September 20 at 12pm EDT/9am PDT. We still have some adjustments to make and we apologize for the slight delay. To celebrate Shadow launching in Canada and Austria, the very first users subscribing will get a discount of 5€/CAD every month. Every month!!!🤩 For Canada, use promo code SHADOWCA at checkout!For Austria, the promotion will automatically apply So be ready to order your Shadow on D-Day! Very limited quantities.
We’re excited to announce that Shadow’s Power Upgrade will be generally available on October 26th. ⚡ 📅 Starting on September 20th, users will be able to pre-order the Power Upgrade. And that's not all! Shadow is expanding 🚀 🌎Our service will be available in Canada and Austria on September 15th🌍Coming later this Fall to Italy, Spain, Denmark, and Sweden Read all details here: https://shdw.me/Power-Release-EN
If you missed it, on September 6th, we announced all the juicy details about the Power Upgrade, new market openings, Shadow Drive’s soft launch, and more. Power Upgrade Pre-order details: Pre-Orders will be available starting on September 20th, before the Power Upgrade gets globally availability on October 26th Emails will be sent out in two batches for these pre-orders. The first batch will be reserved for those who have previously pre-ordered Ultra and Infinite but have never been delivered, before all people who noted their interest in the pre-ordered form shared back in May will be contacted. The Power Upgrade pre-orders will work on a first come first serve basis, and we expect demand to exceed the available quantities. Check your inbox on September 20! Early Access details: Early access will be available in early October in limited supply and time. The GPU for this Early Access will be an Nvidia A4000, an Nvidia professional card very close to the Nvidia A4500 that will be
Designed in partnership with the European reference Nextcloud, Shadow Drive “soft launches” for selected users in August and will be available to all in Europe this Fall. Shadow Drive is a secured (end-to-end data encryption) and affordable online storage solution designed in partnership with Nextcloud, the world leader in open source storage platforms. Shadow Drive is built on three major features: Store, Share, and Sync, which will allow users to easily store, share and synchronize their data while keeping access to them from anywhere. Data will be accessible via its web interface and through Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS. Shadow Drive will be available as a soft launch starting this August, that will address the historical hubiC users who have expressed their interest in the new storage solution. The procedure for hubiC users who want to migrate their hubiC data to Shadow Drive will be communicated soon (1). Shadow Drive will be available for free for up to 20 GB of storag
SHADOW Will Attend Gamescom 2022, to Present Its Business Solutions for the Gaming ProfessionalsNews
Meet us in Cologne from August 24-26. Gamescom is back, and SHADOW has RSVP’d to the world’s biggest gaming convention; the French cloud-computing specialist is turning German from August 24 to 26 in Cologne. SHADOW will be stationed in Hall 2.1 - dedicated to professionals - to present Shadow Business Solutions. Professionals from the gaming ecosystem can meet with members of our team to discuss their future in the cloud. SHADOW already offers its expertise to professionals and companies, including the major gaming publisher Bandai Namco Europe. Recently announced, Shadow Business Solutions aims to better serve the specific needs of professionals. In case you missed it: Shadow Business Solutions offers an innovative, flexible range of services dedicated to organizations and individuals seeking revolutionary and professional cloud-based services. Gaming professionals, meet us in Hall 2.1 from August 24-26 Shadow Business Solutions allows you to create, manage, and access a range of pro
Discover Julien Josselin and his latest project 'La Femme Objet', exclusively edited on Shadow Julien Josselin has been a content creator on YouTube for almost 10 years and now creates his own short films. For his latest film, La Femme Objet, this Breton native relied on Shadow to do all the editing. In this blog post, he'll explain how he discovered Shadow, his use of the cloud computing service, and his ideas to improve the application. Golden Moustache (a French agency producing humorous videos), YouTube (700 000 subscribers), and now short films... Julien Josselin is a jack-of-all-trades whose many projects have one common denominator: fiction (and humor, too). Whether on the web, through comics, or on television, he has always played with images. Josselin got his start studying audiovisual courses in Rennes before earning his degree in cinematography in Rennes-II. How does Shadow fit into all of this? "I've known Shadow for 6 years, since the beginning of the company. If I remem
Flexibility and Power in the Age of Remote Work: Why Architects Have Already Adopted Shadow Business SolutionsNews
Meet Laurent Mudry, co-founder of "Mon Concept Habitation", who’s been using Shadow services for more than two years During its first-ever “Shadow Spotlight” keynote, cloud computing specialist SHADOW announced Shadow Business Solutions - an innovative range of services dedicated to organizations and individuals seeking powerful and flexible professional cloud-based services. Shadow Business Solutions allows professionals to create, manage, and access a range of Shadow cloud computing units, starting from a single high-end workstation, up to the massive rendering power of full servers. All while benefiting from the streaming quality and ease of use of Shadow, and at an incredibly competitive cost. SHADOW is already working with large companies like Bandai Namco Europe, but also has the pleasure to partner with architects like Laurent Mudry, co-founder of "Mon Concept Habitation", who’s been using our Shadow services for more than two years: "I was immediately attracted to this concept
The cloud-specialist also announces deployment in new territories, including Canada and Austria Paris, FRANCE - May 18, 2022 - Today, at the first-ever Shadow Spotlight keynote, cloud-computing specialist SHADOW detailed its strategic vision for the coming years and delivered on promises made to its community. Now a global cloud-computing company chaired by Octave Klaba, OVHcloud founder, SHADOW positions itself as the definitive cloud platform for gamers and creatives with this re-launch. Shadow’s Power Upgrade, the best of our cloud computing technology, available to everyone on any connected device SHADOW's original product launched in 2016 offering the aim of allowing all individuals to enjoy the power of a high-end PC within the cloud. The revamped Shadow subscription service features an updated plan: while the starting price remains $29,99 per month, we now offer a brand-new Power Upgrade, available for an additional $14,99. This new upgrade will help realize SHADOW's plan to int
The future of cloud-based storage solutions is here, fully secured and accessible anywhere, built with European partner Nextcloud Paris, FRANCE - May 18, 2022 - Today, at the first-ever Shadow Spotlight, SHADOW detailed its strategic vision for the coming years and delivered on promises made to its community. Now a global cloud computing company chaired by Octave Klaba, OVHcloud founder, SHADOW is moving forward with the announcement of its new cloud storage solution. Shadow Drive, the online-storage solution by SHADOW, available this fall SHADOW’s vision and ambitions go beyond pure cloud-computing. Today we are introducing Shadow Drive, a secured and affordable online-storage solution built in partnership with Nextcloud, the world-leading open-source file-sharing platform. Shadow Drive will allow users to store their data while keeping it accessible from anywhere. Data will be available via web, desktop and mobile apps which will be unveiled soon. Shadow Drive is fully secured throug
SHADOW Announces Shadow Business Solutions: The Best of Cloud-Computing, Now Tailored for ProfessionalsNews
SHADOW brings its cloud-based expertise to professionals and companies, through offers designed for their specific needs. Paris, FRANCE - May 18, 2022 - Today, at the first-ever Shadow Spotlight keynote, cloud-computing specialist SHADOW detailed its strategic vision for the coming years. Now a global cloud-computing company chaired by Octave Klaba, OVHcloud founder, SHADOW positions itself as the definitive cloud platform for gamers, creatives as well as professionals and businesses, with this re-launch. SHADOW already offers its expertise to professionals and companies, and announced today Shadow Business Solutions to better serve their specific needs. Shadow Business Solutions is composed of an innovative range of services dedicated to organizations and individuals seeking innovative and flexible professional cloud-based services. Shadow Business Solutions will allow you to create, manage, and access a range of professional Shadow cloud computing units, starting from a single high-
SHADOW Announces Strategic Vision - Becoming the Definitive Cloud-Computing Platform for Gamers, Creators, and BusinessesNews
Cloud Specialist Announces Long-Awaited Power Upgrade, a New Storage Product, Shadow Drive, and B2B Offerings: Shadow Business Solutions Paris, FRANCE - May 18, 2022 - Today, at the first-ever Shadow Spotlight keynote, cloud-computing specialist SHADOW detailed its strategic vision for the coming years and delivered on promises made to its community. Now a global cloud-computing company chaired by Octave Klaba, OVHcloud founder, SHADOW is moving forward with a new cloud storage solution. With this re-launch, SHADOW positions itself as the definitive cloud platform for gamers, creatives, and businesses. Shadow’s Power Upgrade, the best of our cloud-computing technology, available to everyone to play, create, and work on any connected device SHADOW's original product launched in 2016 offering the aim of allowing all individuals to enjoy the power of a high-end PC within the cloud. The revamped Shadow subscription service features an updated plan: while the starting price remains $29,99
Howdy #TeamShadow,Welcome to your new community home! A place to find answers to your questions fast, help others while getting rewarded for it, and discover news quicker than anywhere else. With so many Shadower joining the forum, we think it’s important to create a space for you to share a little more about who you are and all the cool things you - yes, you - do in this beautiful world. Here are some questions you can answer to get your juices flowing...but of course feel free to add anything more Who are you? Where do you come from? Why do you use Shadow and what is your favorite thing about it? What is your favorite game of all time? What game did you last complete? Favorite meme?Alright, let’s get this party started Useful information Forum rules & guidelines How to post
Hey #TeamShadow,Sorry to bug you but, we have an exciting announcement for you forum-goers:The Bug Reporting category is now live!https://shdw.me/bug_reporting This new category is the perfect place to see if anyone else has run into a similar issue as you, as well as to share those rare bugs you stumble across when Shadow is misbehaving.You can also:Get your bug directly in dev hands and feedback on reproducible issues Earn a cool badge for bugs that are qualified as bugs by our dev team Meet new bug squashing buddies with similar issues and learn quick tips Help build Shadow to be the best it can be! Smaller bugs will have a home to gather in, and larger bugs will have more details to inform Devs when testing. We’ll aim to acknowledge all your posts as best we can, while maintaining their status according to development updates. To do so, we ask a few favors: Check for duplicates before posting. Duplicates will be merged/removed If you find another user with the same issue,
Bugs can be entertaining until they hinder your progression We do our best to provide you with a seamless experience but bugs can occur. With your help identifying and detailing these issues, we can prioritize our work based on what matters most to you, #TeamShadow!So how does this workUse the search bar to see if the bug you’re experiencing has been reported. If so, upvote it and provide additional details that may help in the comments. If not, create and post a Bug Report here (follow the format below) We’ll monitor this channel and prioritize fixes balancing severity, scope, and votes in parallel with support tickets.Disclaimer: This section is only for bug reports that pertain to Shadow itself, the Shadow launcher, and the Shadow Ghosts. For all other bug reports, please reach out to our support team through your account page.Please make sure that the bug you are submitting isn’t already a known issue. To check our known issues, click here. When posting, please follow this Bug
Disclaimer: This is not an actual bug report, just a sample.Issue/Describe the bugMouse on Windows is too small while running very high resolutionsApplications/Devices:WindowsVersions:Alpha v. 5.0.3Steps to Reproduce:Using a Monitor Higher Than 1080p (2.4k was tested) Launch Shadow in high resolutions on the local computer (scaling does not matter) Set Shadow resolution to same resolution as local computer (scaling can change to test out and reproduce, for my repro, I matched the resolutions) In windowed mode can easily see which mouse is causing issues by moving out of the Shadow window (Also happens on fullscreen.) I also tried upscaling Shadow screen resolution in Settings to 200% and mouse size did not change.Additional NotesNone
So you’ve been super excited about our new forum, posted everywhere, and are now overwhelmed with notifications emails Worry not: we have a solution! Click on your profile (top right, where your profile pic appears) Click on settings Click on the settings tab (yup, a second time!) Select the email notifications you’d like to receive. And that’s it! You’re all set!
Collectibles are life. Pokemon cards, Pogs, comic books, beer caps, stamps, coins, cats… you name it! Because we are huge fans ourselves, we couldn’t create a forum without them. This is how ranks were created! They come in all shapes and colors and will contribute in making your profile magnificent and unique. We don’t want to spoil them all, but you can unlock some pretty dope ranks, such as: Traveler: this one, you can get easily. It’s for those who visit our forum and take the time to provide good quality answers voted by the community. Leader: as the name suggests it, that one is an almighty rank to get. The final form. The supreme superior super powerful title. Yes, it’s the most honorific one of them all ! How to get it? Well, that is yet to be discovered… Last but not least, here are a few other topics that might interest you: 👉 The forum rules & guidelines👉 How to post👉 How badges work Welcome to #TeamShadow 🚀!
How do badges work, and how to get new ones? Good news, we’re going to answer these questions and unveil some of our deepest secrets in this topic… *suspenseful music* Ok but… what are badges?They are a way of highlighting your specialities and they make you easily identifiable by others. How to get them? You will earn special badges by doing… special things! You can get them by answering questions, posting comments, posting topics, or doing other things (but we don’t want to spoil the surprise and will let you discover them by yourself) What type of badges can I get? Ok, we said we didn’t want to spoil the surprise, but can we feel your impatience, so we’ll just give away a few of them: Product Pilgrim - someone who is knowledgeable about the product Tech Guide - someone who is technically savvy Supportive Explorer - someone who is helpful Inspiring Seeker - someone who has good ideas Devoted Traveller - someone who talks a lot on the forum Pioneer - someone who is
Bonus points for looking at the rules before posting anything. By doing this, you’re officially above 98.9% of humankind! Anyways, you were already special since you are part of #TeamShadow. But let’s stop the bragging and get to the explaining: how can you be the best contributor ever on this forum? When publishing a new topic: You will see 3 different buttons, which has, as you might have already guessed, 3 different purposes: Questions: By clicking on this button, you will let other community members know you need help with… a question! Didn’t expect that one, huh? Once the “Question” button is chosen, others will be able to directly view it from the “Help Others” tab. Conversations: When you don’t need any help, but want to talk about a specific topic, use this option. Ideas: Want to give us feedback, share your thoughts and offer new ideas? This is the place for you! In a general manner, see this forum as your safe haven. A place where you can share, receive help
When you join Shadow’s forum, you automatically agree to adhere to the rules below. Please read them carefully so you know what you’re agreeing to! Don’t worry, there aren’t too many things to worry about and most of these are simply common sense. RULES Be nice! Do not post personal attacks or harass other users or employees. Racist, sexist, misogynistic, sexual implications, homophobic, and other types of offensive messages will not be tolerated. No discussion surrounding illegal activity. We do not allow discussions about illegal content and behaviors. This includes distribution of illegal software, such as links, files, apps, etc. No swearing Please do not curse. Moderators have the right to edit or remove posts they feel are too offensive. No NSFW content or links No posting links towards other illegal sites/forums or pornographic images. No spam Do not spam your referral code. No advertising/linking of any kind, unless it’s Shadow related content. No unsolicited DMs to othe
Shadow VR is here, we’ll explain how to install the app and enjoy it to the fullest Available in Alpha for a long time, the Shadow VR app has finally been released, in Early Access. This means it’s accessible to all Shadow users with the dedicated hardware. How does it work? What are the steps to follow to install it? And why is it so cool? We’ll go through everything in this article. The perks of the Shadow VR app If you need to be convinced first, this paragraph is just for you. Otherwise, you can, of course, skip straight to the practical explanations. The main advantage of this application is that you will be able to use all your SteamVR games thanks to Shadow, while benefiting from the power of the latter. Which means: You can experience VR at a lower cost. You can have a 100% wireless setup, powered by the cloud (which is pretty neat). By the way, we're the only ones to offer this. Okay, it's exciting, it's innovative, and you want to know more about it. So how does it work? Ho
Hey #TeamShadow, You asked for it and we (finally) delivered.That’s right, Additional Storage is now available for European users! 👉 ORDER STORAGE NOW! ⚡️ Quick info Adding additional storage is done in 256 GB (HDD) increments for 2.99€/£ per month. Maximum additional storage increments per account is 8 x 256GB. You must have an active Shadow Boost, Ultra or Infinite account to purchase additional storage. 2 Disks on Shadow: Disk C (SSD, base storage that comes with the configuration) Disk D (HDD additional storage) Learn more information about additional storage in our FAQ.And for you US folks, don’t worry, additional storage will be made available in the coming months. Happy storage day, folks!
Availability Update (04/06/2021)Additional storage is currently sold out in the following Shadow data centers:Amsterdam Santa Clara New York Texas ChicagoAvailability information can be found in your account page. That’s right, Additional Storage is available for all! Quick info Adding additional storage is done in 256 GB (HDD) increments. Each increment costs $2.99 per month. Maximum additional storage increments per account is 8 x 256GB (2 TB max). 2 Disks on Shadow: Disk C (SSD, base storage that comes with the configuration) Disk D (HDD additional storage) It can take up to 2 hours for your additional storage to appear on your Shadow after purchase. To access your new additional storage, fully shutdown Windows and reboot it. And for you EU folks, additional storage is also still available in both our Pairs and Amsterdam datacenters.Happy storage day, folks! PS enjoy the space. All of you other fine folks can ORDER STORAGE NOW
last updated on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 in reference to A new beginning in sight for Shadow. Q: I'm an active member. What will happen to my Shadow subscription?Your Shadow subscription will remain fully functional, as usual. There are no impacts on the service. Q: I have an active Shadow Boost subscription and a pre-order for Shadow Ultra or Shadow Infinite in Europe. What will happen?For now, preorders are maintained. The arrival of a new investor will allow us to have more clarity on the deployment plan. As a reminder, preordering a Shadow Ultra or Shadow Infinite is free, and you can always cancel via your account page. Q: What will happen to the planned release of Shadow Ultra and Shadow Infinite in California and New York?While we await for new ownership, the release of these new configurations is put on hold for now. We will update you when we have information to share. I preordered Shadow Boost, will I still be able to access it?Yes, nothing changes. You will be given access
It’s a feature a many of you have been craving - looking at you give444colors.And today, we’re chuffed to release this eye-popping feature: Color Enhancement (formerly known as 4:4:4)Color Enhancement pushes the boundaries of what’s possible with cloud computing today by directly showering your eyes in the colorful greatness of true 4:4:4 colors (no chroma subsampling). Up until this point, Shadow was available in 4:2:0, which requires less powerful decoding hardware.You can activate, use and test Color Enhancement just like this To learn more about the feature check out our latest help center article. The new feature will be available on: Windows macOS Linux (Ubuntu) iOS / tvOS that support 4:4:4 Using Color EnhancementWith this feature requiring a lot of processing power and bandwidth, it’s best to use it in situations where true colors are really needed. So when you are editing photos, videos or just chatting away on Discord, this feature will be your best friend. Not only w