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  • Blender icon

    Blender

    Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku AmigaOS MorphOS

    • Makehuman is for generating human meshes from user set variables, almost always with the intent of importing into another program. Blender is a full 3D modelling/rendering program, but has no human generation features. Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    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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    Mixamo Fuse

    A 3D character pipeline built for game devs Rapidly create, rig, and animate game-ready characters all in one place.

    Freemium Mac Windows

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    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

  • MODO icon

    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.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Poser icon

    Poser

    Poser is a 3D rendering software package for the posing, animating and rendering of 3D polymesh human and animal figures. Poser Pro is a advanced version of Poser that offers professional-level application integration as well as a...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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

  • DesignDoll icon

    DesignDoll

    Design Doll is a software program that can freely manipulate human body models in 3D space for artistic reference.

    Freemium Windows

  • OpenFX icon

    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

  • Xnalara icon

    Xnalara

    XnaPosingStudio is a "XNA Model Viewer" and 3D posing software based on (and compatible to) XNALara, for any 3D character. With a rather rudimentary way to make a keyframe animation. Free of charge. -- DeviantArt hub with...

    Free Windows

  • iClone icon

    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

  • 3DTin icon

    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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    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

  • 3D Model Maker icon

    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...

    Commercial Windows Android Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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    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

  • 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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    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

  • AC3D icon

    AC3D

    AC3D is one of the longest established 3D design software programs available today. In development from 1994 and commercially available since 1996, AC3D has grown to become a highly regarded and popular program. Use AC3D™ to create...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Animstreet

    Join the premier place to search, organize & share motion clips.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Sunny 3D icon

    Sunny 3D

    With ultimate simple user interface, you can create 3D model by using freehand sketch and directly apply painting to your 3D model without learning difficult texture mapping. Features: - 3D modeling and painting. - Multiple...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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    Anim8or

    Anim8or is a free 3D modeling and character animation program

    Free Windows

  • 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

  • Face Gen icon

    Face Gen

    The easy way to create realistic faces 3D human faces from 1 or 2 photographs or at random. Adjust age, race, gender and 150 other controls. Apply faces to any polygonal mesh and UV map. The free version has the full...

    Commercial Windows

    • It's used for designing human heads, nothing else. Too pricey (US$ 900) for what it does. Guest • Jul 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • PortableYou icon

    PortableYou

    PortableYou provides application developers the technology to empower end-users to instantly generate customizable 3D avatars from photos of their face. User can then add and share these avatars seamlessly across enabled third-party...

    Commercial Windows Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued
  • Cheetah 3d icon

    Cheetah 3d

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

    Commercial Mac

  • Vizago icon

    Vizago

    Vizago Research – 3D reconstruction and face manipulation technology in the cloud. Our Morphable Model Technology allows you to create a realistic & authentic 3D face from one single photo. Use it to create customized content...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • 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...

    Commercial Mac Windows

    • Discontinued Erain.com the developer of Swift 3D is no longer in business.
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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

  • 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

  • Topogun icon

    Topogun

    What is TopoGun? TopoGun is a stand-alone resurfacing, and maps baking application. The resurfacing functions in TopoGun will help you modify and/or recreate the edgeflow of your digital 3D models. The maps baking functions, will...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Quidam

    Product Description The days of spending hours creating characters from scratch, polygon by polygon, in overly complex programs are over! QUIDAM 3 for Mac reinvents character modeling to make it natural and productive. QUIDAM 3...

    Commercial Mac Windows

    • Discontinued
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    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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    Sketchcop

    composite software used by law enforcement.

    Commercial Windows Adobe Photoshop

MakeHuman Comments

I used blender a lot and when I needed a human model this p ...

Comment by Aaron
about MakeHuman Jun 2011

I used blender a lot and when I needed a human model this program has a blender script that allows you to make the models within blender. so it made the modeling process much quicker and easer for me to do.

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