Linux • Graphics

My personal list of graphics applications made or ported to linux (Incomplete)

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dco3lh0List by dco3lh0, last updated 2021-09-15
  1. 3D-Coat icon

    3D-Coat is the one application that has all the tools you need to take your 3D idea from a block of digital clay all the way to a production ready, fully textured organic or hard surface model.

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    3D-Coat screenshot 1
  2. AC3D icon

    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.

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    AC3D screenshot 1
  3. Alchemy icon

    Alchemy is an open drawing project aimed at exploring how we can sketch, draw, and create on computers in new ways. Alchemy isn’t software for creating finished artwork, but rather a sketching environment that focuses on the absolute initial stage of the creation process.

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    Windows
  4. Arnold icon

    Arnold is an advanced Monte Carlo ray tracing renderer built for the demands of feature-length animation and visual effects. Originally co-developed with Sony Pictures Imageworks and now their main renderer, Arnold is used at over 300 studios worldwide including ILM, Framestore...

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    Arnold for Cinema 4D - Mecha
  5. Autodesk Maya icon

    Autodesk Maya is a comprehensive software that includes 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, and rendering. It is used by a variety of users, from solo artists to chief technology officers. The software is used in different production stages, including previsualization and...

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    Autodesk Maya screenshot 1
  6. Autodesk Mudbox icon

    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.

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    Autodesk Mudbox screenshot 1
  7. Autodesk Softimage icon

    Autodesk Softimage (formerly SOFTIMAGE|XSI) is a complete 3D software for visual effects and game production. Built on a new, highly extensible architecture, Softimage gives you the power and flexibility to bring your creative visions to life quickly and profitably.

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    Autodesk Softimage screenshot 1
  8. AwesomeBump icon

    AwesomeBump is an open source program designed to generate normal, height, specular or ambient occlusion textures from a single image. Since the image processing is done in 99% on GPU the program runs very fast and all the parameters can be changed in real time.

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    AwesomeBump screenshot 1
  9. AzPainter icon

    AzPainter is a full color painting program for Linux. It's a lightweight tool with tablet pressure support, and provides basic functions such as selection, layers, filters. you can use it for painting, image editing, or pixel art making.

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    AzPainter screenshot 1
  10. Blender icon

    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.

    • 3D Modeler
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Steam
    • Flatpak
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    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine.
  11. 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
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    Splash
  12. Bloom Image Editor icon

    Bloom is a fast, light-weight, cross-platform procedural graphics editor that lets you tweak any action you have ever performed - organized by layer.

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    Bloom Image Editor screenshot 1
  13. BricsCAD icon

    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.

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    BricsCAD Dark and light mode
  14. Cascadeur icon

    Make realistic 3D animation from scratch or improve mocap, all while retaining full control over the results. Cascadeur is a standalone software for creating keyframe animation of 3D characters, humanoid or otherwise.

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    Cascadeur screenshot 1
  15. Isotropix Clarisse  icon

    Clarisse is a fully interactive CG toolset for rendering, lighting, look development and pre-compositing

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    Isotropix Clarisse  screenshot 1
  16. Cinelerra icon

    Cinelerra is a highly advanced and professional non-linear video editing software, but still remains open source. Cinelerra solves three main tasks: capturing, editing and compositing.

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    Cinelerra screenshot 1
  17. CrossOver icon

    CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications and games on your Intel OS X Mac or Linux computer.

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    CrossOver screenshot 1
  18. darktable icon

    darktable is a virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers: it manages your digital negatives in a database and lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable. it also enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

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    Darktable’s lighttable mode showing a collection
  19. DaVinci Resolve icon

    DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi-track editing, so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system!.

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    Hollywood's #1 Post Solution
  20. DDRoom icon

    DDRoom is a digital photo processing cross-platform desktop application with rich features, and emphasis on accuracy, performance and interactivity. It was created from a scratch, written on C++11 with Qt library and intense concurrency usage, and released under GPLv3 license.

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    DDRoom screenshot 1
  21. Defold Engine icon

    The completely free and open-source game engine Defold solves the technical issues we all have in common when making games. That way, you can focus on being creative and building a great game.

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    Defold Engine screenshot 1
  22. digiKam icon

    digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap". The photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder layout or by custom collections.

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    Image editor
  23. Dilay icon

    Dilay is an open source, easy to use 3D sculpting application. With an update, roughly, one every 2 weeks, it is well maintained.

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    Dilay screenshot 1
  24. DraftSight icon

    DraftSight is a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to read, write and share DWG files. DraftSight is easy to use and is available for professional CAD users, students and educators to download and activate for free.*

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    DraftSight screenshot 1
  25. Flowblade icon

    Flowblade is a multitrack non-linear video editor for Linux released under GPL 3 license.

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    Flowblade screenshot 1
  26. Fragmentarium icon

    Fragmentarium is an open source, cross-platform IDE for exploring pixel based graphics on the GPU.

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  27. 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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    FreeCAD screenshot 1
  28. Fritzing icon

    Fritzing is a very-very handy a tool, very complex but very simple to use, to design circuits, as well as so called "layouts", be it PCB or stripboard or breadboard.

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    Fritzing screenshot 1
  29. FumeFX icon

    FumeFX is a powerful fluid dynamics plugin for Autodesk 3ds max and Maya, designed for simulation and rendering of realistic fire, smoke, explosions and other gaseous phenomena. Unrivaled in its ability to capture the subtlety and complexity of fluid gas behavior it is favored...

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Autodesk 3ds Max
    • Autodesk Maya
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    FumeFX screenshot 1
  30. FURNACE icon

    FURNACE is a sophisticated suite of over 40 2D image-processing plug-ins designed to enhance workflow and boost productivity for digital artists.

    • Windows
    • Linux
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  31. Blackmagic Design Fusion icon

    Blackmagic Fusion (formerly known as Fusion and eyeon Fusion) is an image compositing software program created by eyeon Software Inc, now developed by Blackmagic Design. It is typically used to create visual effects and digital compositing for movies, TV-series and commercials.

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    Blackmagic Design Fusion screenshot 1
  32. GIMP icon

    GIMP is a free program for such photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Essentially it's the closest thing to Photoshop you can get for free.

    • Image Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Snapcraft
    • Flathub
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Flatpak
    • AmigaOS
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    yes
  33. Godot Engine icon

    Godot Engine is a feature-packed, cross-platform game engine to create 2D and 3D games from a unified interface. It provides a comprehensive set of common tools, so that users can focus on making games without having to reinvent the wheel.

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    Godot Engine screenshot 1
  34. Corel Vector icon

    Corel Vector is a feature-rich vector graphics tool. It is an installable desktop application. It is also a within-browser application for those who prefer this. It has every design feature this writer is aware of within Inkscape, without the recent issues.

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    Corel Vector screenshot 1
  35. HDR Light Studio icon

    The lighting tool for 3D artists.

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    HDR Light Studio screenshot 1
  36. Houdini icon

    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 and raw channel manipulation (CHOPs), motion captur.
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    Houdini screenshot 1
  37. IceSL icon

    IceSL aims at making our latest research in modeling and slicing available as quickly as possible, in powerful yet accessible software. It integrates several ground breaking ideas that our team developed over the years, such as cubic/tetrahedral infills, bridge support...

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    IceSL screenshot 1
  38. Indigo Renderer icon

    Indigo Renderer is an unbiased, physically based and photorealistic renderer which simulates the physics of light to achieve near-perfect image realism. With an advanced physical camera model, a super-realistic materials system and the ability to simulate complex lighting...

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    Indigo Renderer screenshot 1
  39. Inkscape icon

    Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.

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    Inkscape screenshot 1
  40. Jahshaka icon

    Jahshaka is a complete solution for the creation, distribution and monetization of virtual assets, scenes and worlds. It gives you tools you need including powerful project management, immersive 3d content creation, online and offline playback as well as the ability to publish...

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    Jahshaka screenshot 1
  41. 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, making K-3D a very versatile and powerful package.

    • 3D Modeler
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
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    K-3D screenshot 1
  42. KATANA icon

    Katana is an asset-based approach to VFX look development and lighting for 3D computer generated scenes, providing scalability to your pipeline.

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    KATANA screenshot 1
  43. Kdenlive icon

    Kdenlive is a non linear video editor. It is based on the MLT framework and accepts many audio and video formats, allows you to add effects, transitions and render into the format of your choice.

    • Video Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • KDE
    • Flathub
    • Flatpak
    • ...
    Logging
  44. KiCad icon

    KiCad is an open source software suite for electronic design automation (EDA) - designing schematics of electronic circuits and printed circuit boards (PCB). KiCad is developed by Jean-Pierre Charras. And features an integrated environment between schematic capture, bill of...

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    PcbNew - Editor
  45. Krita icon

    Krita is a professional Free and open source (FOSS) painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone within concept art, texture and matte painters, illustrations and comics.

    • Image Editor
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android Tablet
    • Epic Games Store
    • PortableApps.com
    • Steam
    • ...
    Main Window
  46. Laigter icon

    This tool lets you generate normal maps for 2D textures, with little effort. Specially designed for Sprites in 2D games.

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    Laigter screenshot 1
  47. 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
    • ...
    On Mac
  48. Lightworks icon

    Lightworks is an editing powerhouse, delivering unparalleled speed and flexibility, fully integrated with the other members of the Complete Collaboration family.

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    Lightworks screenshot 1
  49. MakeHuman icon

    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.

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    MakeHuman screenshot 1
  50. MARI icon

    MARI is a creative texture-painting tool that can handle extreme projects. MARI was developed at Weta Digital to handle the massively complex, highly detailed look development work demanded of the texture department by projects such as District 9, The Lovely Bones, and Avatar.

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    Quicker start-up and export
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This list was created by dco3lh0 Dec 8, 2017 and was last updated Sep 15, 2021. The list has 111 apps.

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costanza6221
CommentMay 13, 2020

Amazing list, i have not even heard some of those applications

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Naufal Arif
CommentJan 1, 2019

Nice.. Would like to try those apps

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