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3DCrafter Alternatives

3DCrafter is described as '(formerly 3D Canvas) is a real-time 3D modeling and animation tool that incorporates an intuitive drag-and-drop approach to 3D modeling' and is a 3D Modeler in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to 3DCrafter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and Haiku. The best alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 3DCrafter are Autodesk Maya, Wings 3D, ZBrush and Autodesk 3ds Max.

3DCrafter alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be 3D Painting Apps or VFX Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of 3DCrafter.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. 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 SculptingBlender offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Blender, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Animation RiggingBlender supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBlender can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Node BasedBlender supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    ⚫︎ Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Blender.
    ⚫︎ Physically-Based RenderingPrecise rendering method for Blender to represent of how light interacts with material properties.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableBlender is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine.
  2. Autodesk Maya icon

    Autodesk Maya

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Autodesk Maya software is a powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, and rendering solution.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Autodesk Maya, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingAutodesk Maya offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    Wings 3D

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Wings 3D, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    Modeling by Jove Chiere
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    ZBrush

    • Mac
    • Windows

    The all-in-one-digital sculpting solution.

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingZBrush offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingZBrush supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  5. Autodesk 3ds Max icon

    Autodesk 3ds Max

    • Windows

    3D modeling and rendering software for design visualization, games, and animations.

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  6. Bforartists icon

    Bforartists

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS

    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.

    ⚫︎ Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Bforartists.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Bforartists, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableBforartists is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ LightweightBforartists consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingBforartists offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    Splash
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    Cinema 4D

    • Mac
    • Windows

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

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingCinema 4D supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Cinema 4D, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    MODO

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingMODO offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingMODO supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Physically-Based RenderingPrecise rendering method for MODO to represent of how light interacts with material properties.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in MODO, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    Sketchfab

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

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

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingSketchfab offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    ⚫︎ Built-in viewerSketchfab shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
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    Browse a huge archive of content
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    OGRE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OGRE (Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine) is a scene-oriented, flexible 3D engine written in C++ designed to make it easier and more intuitive for developers to produce applications utilizing hardware-accelerated 3D graphics.

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