Alternatives to Autodesk Maya for all platforms with any license

  • Blender icon


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

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

    • It has all the 3D tools and it's very simple. Though could add some stuff like Extruding
      Guest 6/27/2015
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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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Wings 3D only does modeling, it does not do animation.
      Guest 6/8/2015
  • Cinema 4D icon

    Cinema 4D

    CINEMA 4D is a commercial, cross-platform, high-end 3-D graphics application, produced by MAXON Computer GmbH of Friedrichsdorf...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Autodesk 3ds Max icon

    Autodesk 3ds Max

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

    Commercial Windows

  • Sketchfab icon


    Sketchfab is the first web service to publish interactive 3D content online in real-time without plugins. Every new format has its...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • K-3D icon


    K-3D is free-as-in-freedom 3D modeling and animation software. It features a plugin-oriented procedural engine for all of its content...

    Open Source Mac Windows

  • Gmsh icon


    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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • icon is a full-featured cloud-based 3D modeling, animation and rendering software tool that runs in your web browser. With...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • iClone icon


    Real-time animation evolves with 3D Video FX, motion paths, HDR and rapid drag & drop creation inside iClone. iClone combines...

    Freemium Windows

  • Vue icon


    Create vast expanses of terrains, add trees, select the best point of view and render hyper-realistic images of your landscapes in...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 123D icon


    Autodesk 123D is a suite of hobbyist CAD and modelling tools created by Autodesk. As well as the more basic drawing and modelling...

    Free Personal Mac Windows iPad

  • MODO icon


    MODO is a fully featured 3D content creation application, famous primarily for it's modelling capabilities, MODO also offers a...

    Commercial 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...

    Open Source Windows

  • 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...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • 3DTin is only for modeling, not animation.
      Guest 6/8/2015
  • Silo icon


    Silo Professional is the main version of Silo, which gives users access to everything Silo has to offer. This includes Silo's core...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Houdini icon


    Houdini covers all the major areas of 3D production, including: * Modeling - All standard geometry entities including Polygons...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Cheetah 3d icon

    Cheetah 3d

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

    Commercial Mac

  • 3DTin icon


    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...

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • Hexagon icon


    Hexagon delivers all the tools a graphic artist needs to create complete, detailed, textured 3D models ready to be rendered.

    Commercial Mac Windows

    • Hexagon is only for modeling, not animation.
      Guest 6/8/2015
  • OpenFX icon


    OpenFX is an Open-Source 3D modeling, animation and rendering suite. A powerful feature-set includes a full renderer and raytrace...

    Open Source Windows

  • RealFlow icon


    RealFlow is a stand-alone application for fluid and dynamics simulation that allows easy, intuitive control and visualization of the...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • AC3D icon


    AC3D is one of the longest established 3D design software programs available today. In development from 1994 and commercially...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Carrara 8.5 icon

    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...

    Commercial Mac Windows DAZ Studio

  • Curvy 3D icon

    Curvy 3D

    3D modelling software for artists. An easy to pick up, fast, non-technical modelling tool, ideal for first time 3D modellers. Draw in...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • 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...

    Commercial Windows Android Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • LightWave icon


    LightWave 3D combines a state-of-the-art renderer with powerful, intuitive modeling, and animation tools. Tools that may cost extra in...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • EasyToy icon


    EasyToy is a 3D modeling software. It uses a sketch-based modeling method and a 3D painting method. The user interface is very...

    Commercial Windows

  • Archipelis Designer icon

    Archipelis Designer

    Archipelis Designer is a software that creates 3D models in a different manner: it's possible to create a 3D model simply and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Archipelis 3D icon

    Archipelis 3D

    With Archipelis 3D, creating 3D content is accessible for everyone. No need to be an expert to create organic shapes and textured 3D...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

  • Artist3D icon


    Artist3D is an extraordinarily easy-to-use 3D polygon modeling tool. It works completely without forms, pull-down menus, pop-up menus...

    Freemium Mac Windows iPhone

  • Awakening icon


    Awakening is a powerful professional real-time 3D solution. With it, you can easily create eye-catching interactive 3D presentations...

    Freemium Windows

  • Swift 3D icon

    Swift 3D Discontinued

    Swift 3D software is a easy-to-use 3D modeling and animation tool that converts 3D into vector files in Flash swf, WPF, and...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Fragmentarium icon


    Fragmentarium is an open source, cross-platform IDE for exploring pixel based graphics on the GPU. It is inspired by Adobe's...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Fragmentarium is only for modeling, not animation.
      Guest 6/8/2015
  • Moonlight|3D icon


    Moonlight|3D is a free modern, flexible and extensible modelling and animation tool developed by a small but dedicated team. ...

    Open Source Windows Linux

Autodesk Maya Comments

oh thx for the information i didnt know that maya do suppor ...

Comment by hero1900
about Autodesk Maya Jun 2011

oh thx for the information i didnt know that maya do support linux. thats a good news actually i am using ubuntu for one year now and i can do all things on it except flash i hope we will see it in future


It works on mostly Red Hat based linux systems, but can be ...

Comment by Aaron
about Autodesk Maya Jun 2011

It works on mostly Red Hat based linux systems, but can be used on ubuntu with enough tweaking. Here is the list of system requirements:


This is a very good program, it has been used in many of th ...

Comment by Aaron
about Autodesk Maya Jun 2011

This is a very good program, it has been used in many of the movies and games that I watch and play. It has some amazing features, like painting models.. as in being able to add models to a scene really quick and easy. Its particle engine is one of the best.. if not the best. I plan on using this and blender when I make a movie.