Alternatives to Cinema 4D for all platforms with any license

  • Autodesk Maya icon

    Autodesk Maya

    Autodesk Maya software is a powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, and rendering solution. Maya addresses the challenges faced by everyone from artists handling an entire project alone or with a small team to...

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    Sculptris

    Sculptris is an elegant, powerful and yet easy to use 3D sculpting software, allowing the artist in you to simply focus on creating amazing 3D artwork. Gone are the technical and often tedious constraints typically associated with...

    Free Mac Windows

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    Autodesk 3ds Max

    Autodesk 3ds Max (formerly 3D Studio MAX) is a production-proven 3D modeling, animation and rendering package for games, film, television and digital publishing.

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    ZBrush

    ZBrush Overview ZBrush is a digital sculpting and painting program that has revolutionized the 3D industry with its powerful features and intuitive workflows. Built with in an elegant interface, ZBrush offers the world’s most...

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    MODO

    MODO is a fully featured 3D content creation application, famous primarily for it's modelling capabilities, MODO also offers a fast renderer, sculpting, painting, dynamics and animation tools.

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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...

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    Sketchfab

    Sketchfab is the first web service to publish interactive 3D content online in real-time without plugins. Every new format has its global platform: videos have Youtube, photos have flickr, sounds have Soundcloud... Now 3D files...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    3D Model Maker

    3D Model Maker lets you create virtual 3D models in your computer. You can create anything your imagination can think of. (Not limited to simple cubes or blocks like some apps!) It uses meshes of polygons just like they used in Toy...

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  • 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

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  • Vue icon

    Vue

    Create vast expanses of terrains, add trees, select the best point of view and render hyper-realistic images of your landscapes in moody atmospheres... in a few mouse clicks. Vue Pioneer is a great way to learn 3D. It's so easy...

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    Autodesk Mudbox

    Autodesk Mudbox digital sculpting and texture painting software offers 3D modeling professionals the ability to quickly and easily create highly detailed organic and inorganic 3D assets. 3D Layers Store different detail passes...

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  • 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...

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  • Rhinoceros icon

    Rhinoceros

    Rhino can create, edit, analyze, document, render, animate, and translate NURBS* curves, surfaces, and solids, point clouds, and polygon meshes. There are no limits on complexity, degree, or size beyond those of your hardware.

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  • LightWave icon

    LightWave

    LightWave 3D combines a state-of-the-art renderer with powerful, intuitive modeling, and animation tools. Tools that may cost extra in other professional 3D applications are part of the product package, including 999 free...

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    Silo

    Silo Professional is the main version of Silo, which gives users access to everything Silo has to offer. This includes Silo's core modeling toolset, as well as advanced features for UV editing, displacement painting...

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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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    Houdini

    Houdini covers all the major areas of 3D production, including: * Modeling - All standard geometry entities including Polygons, (Hierarchical) NURBs/Bezier Curves/Patches & Trims, Metaballs * Animation - Keyframed animation...

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  • Muvizu Play icon

    Muvizu Play

    Muvizu is a 3D application that lets you make animations. Create characters and sets and bring the whole performance to life with our awesome character animation system. Create and customise 3D characters. Virtual lights...

    Commercial Windows

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    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

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  • CorelCAD

    Discover the powerful and affordable CAD software that transforms 2D designs into 3D reality.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Cheetah 3d icon

    Cheetah 3d

    Powerful 3D modelling, rendering and animation software for Mac OS X

    Commercial Mac

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  • Swift 3D icon

    Swift 3D

    Swift 3D software is a easy-to-use 3D modeling and animation tool that converts 3D into vector files in Flash swf, WPF, and Silverlight XAML. The software works with Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight and Expression Blend, 3ds Max...

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    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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    Carrara 8.5

    Carrara 8.5 offers the latest in DAZ technology. Our software engineers have worked meticulously to ensure that the new features in Carrara 8.5 exceed the standard you've come to expect for Carrara. Carrara 8.5 provides seamless...

    Commercial Mac Windows DAZ Studio

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    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

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  • 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

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  • Realsoft 3D icon

    Realsoft 3D

    Realsoft 3D is a full-featured 3D software package with a relatively low price tag. Realsoft 3D is available for Windows, Linux, IRIX and Mac OS X. The most recent version 7 has only been released for Windows.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • DX Studio icon

    DX Studio

    DX Studio combines the latest in real time 3D graphics technology from industry and gaming with rapid application development tools in a powerful 3d engine.

    Freemium Windows

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  • Zmodeler icon

    Zmodeler

    ZModeler (or Zanoza Modeler) is a 3D modeling application. It is aimed at modelers who model for computer games such as 18 Wheels of Steel, Grand Theft Auto, Need for Speed, Midtown Madness or similar video games.

    Freemium Windows

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    3Shaper

    3Shaper combines the incredible modeling possibilities of Sub Division Surfaces with 3DESIGN CAD8 hybrid modeling strength. It allows a complete freeform modeling of the most complex organic designs. Providing intuitive features...

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    Lumion

    Lumion is a real-time 3D visualization tool for making movies and still shots of architecture, planning and design. It is also possible to give live demonstrations. The power of Lumion is that it offers excellent graphics in...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Moonlight|3D icon

    Moonlight|3D

    Moonlight|3D is a free modern, flexible and extensible modelling and animation tool developed by a small but dedicated team. Moonlight|3D 0.2.0 has the following features: Modelling * Unique history-based approach *...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Electric Image Animation System (EIAS) icon

    Electric Image Animation System (EIAS)

    The Electric Image Animation System (EIAS) is an eminent 3D animation and rendering package. Available for the Mac and PC, with it, you can texture, animate and render your 3D scenes. Extraordinarily, EIAS includes the ability to...

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