Blender is the free and open-source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, video editing, and motion tracking.
MakeHuman is an interactive modelling tool for creating realistic 3D human characters. These models can be exported to several computer graphics and animation platforms including Blender, Unity 3D, Unreal Engine, OpenSim and Second Life.
BricsCAD the first all-in-one CAD design solution in .dwg that answers all your needs; 2D drafting, 3D modeling, mechanical design, and BIM. BricsCAD is a cost-effective, innovative, and familiar CAD solution.
Cinema 4D is a 3D modeling, animation, motion graphics and rendering application.
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.
Bforartists is a fork of Blender. It comes with the same features, but with an improved UI and usability.
Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine and in development since 2011.
Art of Illusion is a free, open source 3D modelling and rendering studio.
3D world and character building software for generating studio-class, photo-realistic images and animations.
Mandelbulber is an experimental application that helps to make rendering 3D Mandelbrot fractals much more accessible.
KeyShot is an interactive raytracing and global illumination program developed by Luxion for both PC and Mac that breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images from...
appleseed is a modern, open source, physically-based rendering engine designed to produce photorealistic images, animations and visual effects.
V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max is a complete rendering solution, which combines the power of the well-known V-Ray award-winning production rendering engine with the flexibility and...
PhotoRealistic RenderMan, or PRMan for short, is a proprietary photorealistic RenderMan-compliant renderer.
Physically based renderer.