Open Source & Free Animation & VFX

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RemovedUserList by RemovedUser, last updated 2021-03-13
  1. FreeCAD icon

    FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License). FreeCAD is aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits in a wider range of uses around engineering, such as architecture or other...

    • CAD Software
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
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  2. F3D icon

    F3D, a fast and minimalist 3D viewer.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    Raytraced CAD assembly
  3. mrViewer icon

    A video player, interactive image viewer, and flipbook for use in VFX, 3D computer graphics and professional illustration.

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  4. Python icon

    Python is an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented, extensible programming language. It provides an extraordinary combination of clarity and versatility, and is free and comprehensively ported.

    • Programming Language
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Symbian S60
    • BSD
    • AROS
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • OpenSolaris
    • MorphOS
    • ...
    Python screenshot 1
  5. openMVG icon

    openMVG: "open Multiple View Geometry" is a c++ library for computer-vision scientists and especially targeted to the Multiple View Geometry community. It is designed to provide an easy access to the classical problem solvers in Multiple View Geometry and solve them...

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    3D point cloud computed from 11 photos
  6. Source Filmmaker icon

    The Source Filmmaker (SFM) is a movie-making tool built to make movies inside the Source game engine. Because the SFM uses the same assets as the game, anything that exists in the game can be used in the movie, and vice versa.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Steam
    • ...
    Source Filmmaker screenshot 1
  7. insight3d icon

    insight3d let’s you create 3D models from photos. You give it a series of photos of a real scene, it automatically matches them and then calculates positions in space from which each photo has been taken along with a cool 3D pointcloud of the scene.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • ...
    insight3d screenshot 1
  8. MeshMolder icon

    MeshMolder is a digital sculpting software that works like a clay, adding and removing parts where desired by controlling the thickness and radius of coverage and thus creating the final form. The software is completely in beta, functional and free (freeware) can be used as a...

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    MeshMolder screenshot 1
  9. MicMac icon

    MicMac is a free open-source (Cecill-B licence) photogrammetric suite that can be used in a variety of 3D reconstruction scenarios. In aims mainly at professionnal or academic users but constant efforts are made to make it more accessible to the general public.

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  10. Celtx icon

    Based on the Firefox engine, supports standards, visual storyboarding, production scheduling, publication & international languages MUI support. Free tutorials, videos & wiki are available from the site. There is a very helpful community too.

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  11. SculptGL icon

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

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  12. waifu2x icon

    Image Super-Resolution [upscaling] for Anime-style [low detail] art or images using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks.

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  13. COLMAP icon

    COLMAP is a general-purpose Structure-from-Motion pipeline with a graphical and command-line interface. It offers a wide range of features for reconstruction of ordered and unordered image collections.

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  14. Pix4Dmapper icon

    Pix4Dmapper turns your images into highly precise, georeferenced 2D maps and 3D models. They’re customizable, timely, and complement a wide range of applications and software.

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    Pix4Dmapper screenshot 1
  15. Celluloid icon

    Celluloid (formerly GNOME MPV) is a simple GTK+ frontend for mpv. Celluloid interacts with mpv via the client API exported by libmpv, allowing access to mpv's powerful playback capabilities.

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    Celluloid screenshot 1
  16. OpenToonz icon

    OpenToonz is an animation program that is a free software version of Toonz, the animation software used by Studio Ghibli, amongst others.

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    GTS
  17. Boats Animator icon

    Boats Animator is a free and open-source stop motion animation program for Windows, macOS and Linux. Its intuitive interface caters to animators of all levels and offers many powerful features. The program has been open sourced under the GNU General Public License and...

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    Boats Animator screenshot 1
  18. Storyboarder icon

    Storyboarder makes it easy to visualize a story as fast you can draw stick figures. Quickly draw to test if a story idea works. Create and show animatics to others. Express your story idea without making a movie.

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    Storyboarder screenshot 1
  19. Autodesk FBX Review icon

    FBX Review is a lightweight, standalone software tool for viewing 3D assets and baked animations quickly and efficiently. A free utility, FBX Review lets users view 3D content without using a 3D authoring tool to help speed up asset sharing and review for development teams.

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    Autodesk FBX Review screenshot 1
  20. Sculptris icon

    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 digital art.

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  21. eDrawings Viewer icon

    View, print, and review all types of eDrawings files

    Built-in Viewer View and print native SolidWorks®, AutoCAD®, DWG, and DXF™ files.

    Drawing Layout Open individual views in a drawing and arrange them as desired, regardless of how the views were arranged in the origi.

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
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    eDrawings Viewer screenshot 1
  22. meshmixer icon

    meshmixer is an experimental 3D modeling tool for making 3D mashups without too much hassle.

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    meshmixer screenshot 1
  23. LibreCAD icon

    LibreCAD is an open source 2D CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. It is based on Qt, which is a leading cross-platform application and UI development framework.

    • CAD Software
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
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    On Mac
  24. Kerkythea icon

    Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer.

    Exporters from Blender and Google SketchUp are also available. Allows network rendering of images and animation

    Supported Features*

    • Bump Mapping
    • Normal Mapping
    • Clip Mapping
    • Bevel Mapping (an.
    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Sketchup
    • Blender
    • ...
    Kerkythea screenshot 1
  25. Rocket 3F icon

    Rocket 3F is polygonal modeller created for Concept Artists and Designers.

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  26. Wings 3D icon

    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.

    There is no support in Wings for doing animations.

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    Modeling by Jove Chiere
  27. 3D-Tool Free Viewer icon

    Visualize STL and DDS files.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
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    3D-Tool Free Viewer screenshot 1
  28. NaroCAD icon

    The goal of this project is to develop a fully fledged and extensible 3D CAD software based on the concept of parametric modeling of solids, comparable to well known solutions.

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    NaroCAD screenshot 1
  29. Clavicula icon

    Clavicula is a free 3D modeling software aimed at artists and users of all levels. It allows you to quickly give shape to your artistic, design, or engineering ideas, to create highly complex objects using a relatively simple toolkit.

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    Main window
  30. Kitsu icon

    Kitsu (formerly Hummingbird) is a social network for Asian media fans. Kitsu provides users with tracking feature to show other users what shows and manga they’ve seen. Users can read reviews, connect with others shared interests, and discover new content to watch or read from...

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  31. UNIGINE icon

    Unigine Engine is a proprietary cross-platform middleware, developed by Unigine. It is used as either a game engine or as an engine for VR systems. The middleware is aimed to the wide market, so there are various licenses of Unigine, including special ones for independent...

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  32. TupiTube icon

    Tupi is a design and authoring tool for digital artists interested in 2D Animation, fork of the KToon project, offering an interface experience focused on 8-100 years olds.

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  33. LuxCoreRender icon

    LuxCoreRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine. Based on state of the art algorithms, LuxCoreRender simulates the flow of light according to physical equations, thus producing realistic images of photographic quality.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    LuxCoreRender screenshot 1
  34. Materialize - by Bounding Box Software icon

    Materialize is a stand alone tool for creating materials for use in games from images. You can create an entire material from a single image or import the textures you have and generate the textures you need.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    Materialize - by Bounding Box Software screenshot 1
  35. Prism Pipeline icon

    Prism is a free and artist friendly Pipeline for animation and VFX projects to help teams achieve their goals by automating tasks and simplifying their workflow.

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  36. ReShade icon

    ReShade is a generic post-processing injector for games and video software developed by crosire. Imagine your favorite game with ambient occlusion, real depth of field effects, color correction and more ...

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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  37. OpenCue icon

    OpenCue is an open source render management system. You can use OpenCue in visual effects and animation production to break down complex jobs into individual tasks. You can submit jobs to a configurable dispatch queue that allocates the necessary computational resources.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
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    OpenCue screenshot 1
  38. Bforartists icon

    Bforartists is a complete 3D suite to create 3D content. It offers you the full 3D art pipeline to create game graphics, prerendered movies and stills.

    • 3D Modeler
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS
    • ...
    Splash
  39. Material Maker icon

    Material Maker is a free and open-source, procedural texture authoring tool based on Godot Engine. It can also be used standalone or as a Godot add-on.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Godot Engine
    • ...
    Material Maker screenshot 1
  40. Stride Game Engine icon

    Stride (formerly Xenko) is an open-source C# game engine designed for the future of gaming. It comes with a full toolchain and is especially well suited to create realistic games but allows you much more!.

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    Overview
  41. Dust3D icon

    Dust3D is a cross-platform open-source modeling software. It helps you create a 3D watertight model in seconds. Use it to speed up your character modeling in game making, 3D printing, and so on.

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    Dust3D screenshot 1
  42. MB-Lab icon

    MB-Lab is a Blender addon that creates humanoid characters. It's a community developed and supported project based on the original ManuelbastioniLAB.

    • 3D Modeler
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blender
    • ...
    Facial expressions
  43. enve icon

    Enve is a free and open-source 2D animation app. It can create both vector and raster animations and even use sound and video files. It has been created with flexibility and expandability in mind.

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    enve screenshot 1
  44. OpenToonz (Morevna Edition) icon

    OpenToonz is based on software "Toonz" which was developed by Digital Video S.p.A. in Italy,

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    OpenToonz (Morevna Edition) screenshot 1
  45. Instant Meshes icon

    Instant Meshes: A free quad-based autoretopology program.

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    Instant Meshes screenshot 1
  46. Post Haste icon

    Organize your projects with customizable templates.

    Post Haste is a free project management tool that allows you to setup file and folder templates for your projects. Create a new project and everything's organized, ready for you to start.

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    Post Haste screenshot 1
  47. Frame.io icon

    Frame.io is the world’s most popular video collaboration platform, used by over 300,000 filmmakers and media pros just like you.

    • Video Sharing Tool
    • Mac
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • DaVinci Resolve
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Adobe After Effects
    • Final Cut Pro X
    • Adobe Premiere Pro
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    Frame.io screenshot 1
  48. PyQt icon

    PyQt combines all the advantages of Qt and Python .

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    PyQt screenshot 1
  49. FireAlpaca icon

    FireAlpaca is the image editor that can be used readily and easily. We made it possible to provide the completely free download, in order for our products to be experienced by more users from all over the world. It is available for both Mac and Windows users!

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    FireAlpaca screenshot 1
  50. Superpowers icon

    Superpowers is an HTML5 development environment for making 2D and 3D games. It can be extended with plugins and lets you collaborate in real-time.

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    Superpowers screenshot 1
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