Alternatives to Arnold for all platforms with any license

  • LuxRender icon


    LuxRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine. Based on state of the art algorithms, LuxRender simulates the flow of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • POV-Ray icon


    The Persistence of Vision Raytracer is a high-quality, totally free tool for creating stunning three-dimensional graphics. It is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Mitsuba icon


    Physically based renderer. Mitsuba is an extensible rendering framework written in portable C++. It implements unbiased as well as...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Kerkythea icon


    Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer. Exporters from Blender and Google SketchUp are also available. ...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Sketchup Blender

  • appleseed icon


    appleseed is a modern, open source, physically-based rendering engine designed to produce photorealistic images, animations and visual...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • RenderMan icon


    PhotoRealistic RenderMan, or PRMan for short, is a proprietary photorealistic RenderMan-compliant renderer. It primarily uses the...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

  • Indigo Renderer icon

    Indigo Renderer

    Indigo Renderer is an unbiased, physically based and photorealistic renderer which simulates the physics of light to achieve...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • owlet icon


    Owlet is a stanadlone, unbiased, physically-based raytracing renderer. It takes your 3D files in many formats, allows you to setup the...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • YafaRay icon


    YafaRay is an open source raytracing render engine. As an open source project, users and developers have free access to the source...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Blender

  • Sunflow Rendering System icon

    Sunflow Rendering System

    Sunflow is an open source rendering system for photo-realistic image synthesis. It is written in Java and built around a flexible ray...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Octane Render icon

    Octane Render

    Octane Render is the world's first GPU based, un-biased, physically based renderer. What does that mean? It uses the video card in...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • FPrime Rendering System icon

    FPrime Rendering System

    Realtime rendering, giving you instant feedback on every step of your work. Interactive texturing, lighting, shadows and radiosity....

    Commercial Mac Windows LightWave

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