Alternatives to Blender for all platforms with Free or Open Source License

  • Wings 3D icon

    Wings 3D

    Wings 3D is a subdivision modeler inspired by Nendo and Mirai from Izware. It is possible to assign materials, vertex color, UV coordinates and textures, but there will be improvements in those features before Wings goes 1.0. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    MakeHuman

    MakeHuman is a free, Open Source, interactive modeling tool for creating custom 3D human characters. These characters can be modeled in minutes and can then be used with many other modeling and rendering programs to incorporate...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • FXhome HitFilm icon

    FXhome HitFilm

    Providing the best tools for indie filmmakers. Free software great for composting and editing. All in one single app!.

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • Art of Illusion icon

    Art of Illusion

    Art of Illusion is a free, open source 3D modelling and rendering studio. It is written entirely in Java, and should be usable on any Java Virtual Machine which is compatible with Java 5 or later. The current version is 2.7.2...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    K-3D

    K-3D is free-as-in-freedom 3D modeling and animation software. It features a plugin-oriented procedural engine for all of its content, making K-3D a very versatile and powerful package. K-3D excels at polygonal modeling, and includes...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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    SculptGL

    SculptGL is a browser-based 3d-modeling application.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • 123D icon

    123D

    Autodesk 123D is a suite of hobbyist CAD and modelling tools created by Autodesk. As well as the more basic drawing and modelling capabilities it also has assembly and constraint support and STL export. Available for the software is...

    Free Personal Mac Windows iPad

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    123D Sculpt

    Free for a limited time! With Autodesk® 123D™ Sculpt you can sculpt and paint interesting and realistic 3D shapes. It’s easy to get started. Choose a shape from the library of creatures, humans, vehicles, and more. Then...

    Free Android iPad

  • Clara.io icon

    Clara.io

    Clara.io is a full-featured cloud-based 3D modeling, animation and rendering software tool that runs in your web browser. With Clara.io you can make complex 3D models, create beautiful photorealistic renderings, and share them...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Structure Synth icon

    Structure Synth

    Structure Synth is a cross-platform application for generating 3D structures by specifying a design grammar. Even simple systems may generate surprising and complex structures. The design grammar approach was originally devised by...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • ShapeShop icon

    ShapeShop

    ShapeShop is a new 3D modeling and design tool with a fun, easy-to-learn interface. Sketch-based shape creation and editing tools make it simple to quickly translate your ideas into a 3D shape, and drag-and-drop decal compositing...

    Free Windows

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    iClone

    Real-time animation evolves with 3D Video FX, motion paths, HDR and rapid drag & drop creation inside iClone. iClone combines video production with 3D real-time animation. The result is a powerful production tool for motion...

    Freemium Windows

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    3DTin

    3DTin is a browser based 3D modelling tool. It gives you a simple user interface to create 3D models, and runs in any HTML5 browser (Firefox, Google Chrome, Safar, IE9), no matter which operating system you use. It is absolutely...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Gmsh

    Gmsh is a 3D finite element grid generator with a build-in CAD engine and post-processor. Its design goal is to provide a fast, light and user-friendly meshing tool with parametric input and advanced visualization capabilities. Gmsh...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    DeleD CE

    DeleD is a 3D modeler and level-editor combined into one. It focuses at game development and is specifically designed to create static objects/worlds. Other areas in which you can put DeleD to good use are, for example, educational...

    Open Source Windows

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    meshmixer

    meshmixer is an experimental 3D modeling tool for making crazy-ass 3D stuff without too much hassle. The goal of meshmixer is to make it easy to compose new 3D models from existing meshes.

    Free Mac Windows

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    Anim8or

    Anim8or is a free 3D modeling and character animation program

    Free Windows

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    Mandelbulber

    Mandelbulber is an experimental application that helps to make rendering 3D Mandelbrot fractals much more accessible. A few of the supported 3D fractals: Mandelbulb, Mandelbox, BulbBox, JuliaBulb, Menger Sponge, Quaternion...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • 3D Faceworx icon

    3D Faceworx

    Created a 3D model from photos with two standard front and side view of a head, the user has to various reference points and contours for the face, nose, ears, etc.

    Free Windows

  • GLC_Player icon

    GLC_Player

    GLC_Player is a software used to view 3D models (COLLADA 3DXML OBJ 3DS STL OFF and COFF format are supported) and to navigate easily in these models. With the album management, capture and multi-capture capabilities, HTML export and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • LipService w/LBrush for Maya icon

    LipService w/LBrush for Maya

    LipService is a powerful multi-resolution subdivision surface sculpting, rigging and animation system built into a Maya plugin. LipService's sculpting tools are comparable to ZBrush and Mudbox. Its animation tools extend this...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Autodesk Maya

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    OpenFX

    OpenFX is an Open-Source 3D modeling, animation and rendering suite. A powerful feature-set includes a full renderer and raytrace engine, NURBS support, kinematics-based animation, morphing, and an extensive plugin API. Plugin...

    Open Source Windows

  • Misfit Model 3D icon

    Misfit Model 3D

    OpenGL-based 3D model editor that works with triangle-based models. It supports multi-level undo, skeletal animations, simple texturing, scripting, command-line batch processing, and a plugin system for adding new model and image...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Flowblade icon

    Flowblade

    Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license.

    Open Source Linux

  • Now3D icon

    Now3D

    Now3D is a freeware program for Windows platform written in Visual Basic 6. Now3D (at the beginning called Planets) born in 1997 as application for the planets and stars visualization. Then, thanks to the first success in the 3D...

    Free Windows

  • Sharp Construct icon

    Sharp Construct

    SharpConstruct is an OpenGL graphics application that supports real-time sculpting of polygon meshes. The process is similar to painting on a canvas in a traditional 2D image program, but with an added dimension. Depth is simply...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Awakening icon

    Awakening

    Awakening is a powerful professional real-time 3D solution. With it, you can easily create eye-catching interactive 3D presentations, brief films, games... Awakening 3D solution includes three modules: Scene Editor ( Awakening.exe...

    Freemium Windows

  • Atlantia.tv icon

    Atlantia.tv

    Atlantia.tv is animation software which allows untrained users to quickly create 3D animated movies. The software removes many of the tedious aspects of animation by providing premade objects and automating character movement and...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Rocket 3F icon

    Rocket 3F

    Rocket 3F is polygonal modeller created for Concept Artists and Designers. Modeling with Rocket 3F is like drawing - very Simple and Inspiring! The Most important feature of Rocket 3F is Workflow! It is Fast Fun and Friendly!

    Free Windows

  • XYZmaker icon

    XYZmaker

    XYZmaker is a 3D modeling software designed for beginners in 3D printing; it provides a model library and several tools to generate different shapes and objects easily.

    Free Windows Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows 8

  • Strata Design 3D SE icon

    Strata Design 3D SE

    If you’re just getting started and don’t need animation and the latest in power that the CX version provides just yet, Design 3D SE is the perfect way to get started. With Design 3D SE you can learn the basics with a very capable tool...

    Free Mac Windows Strata Design 3D CX

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    Artist3D

    Artist3D is an extraordinarily easy-to-use 3D polygon modeling tool. It works completely without forms, pull-down menus, pop-up menus and text input. Only one modeling window covers each operation function. Less than 30 operation...

    Freemium Mac Windows iPhone

  • Tattoo

    3D texturing tool. It supports, .3DS, .X, .OBJ, .LWO and .B3D

    Free Personal Windows

  • Fragmentarium icon

    Fragmentarium

    Fragmentarium is an open source, cross-platform IDE for exploring pixel based graphics on the GPU. It is inspired by Adobe's Pixel Bender, but uses GLSL, and is created specifically with fractals and generative systems in mind.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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