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Autodesk 3ds Max Alternatives for Mac

Autodesk 3ds Max is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Autodesk 3ds Max and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Autodesk 3ds Max are SketchUp, Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D and Rhinoceros.

Autodesk 3ds Max alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be VFX Software or 3D Animators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Autodesk 3ds Max.
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3D modeling and rendering software for design visualization, games, and animations.

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  1. Hexagon icon

    Hexagon

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

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

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    Discontinued

    The addon is no longer updated. Last version, 2.5, can be still downloaded from the official website. DAZ 3D offers it as free since December 2017.

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    Twinmotion

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Designed by architects for architects, veteran visualization studio KA-RA has announced the release of Twinmotion®2, an award winning real-time studio that lets architects and designers create, edit and share interactive 3D models.

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    Carrara 8.5

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • DAZ Studio

    Carrara 8.5 offers the latest in DAZ technology. Our software engineers have worked meticulously to ensure that the new features in Carrara 8.5 exceed the standard you've come to expect for Carrara. Carrara 8.

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    BodyPaint 3D

    • Mac
    • Windows

    BodyPaint 3D - For all Your 3D Painting Needs.

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    CorelCAD

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Enhance your visual communication expertise with the precision of superior 2D drafting and 3D design tools available in CorelCAD. It’s the smart, affordable solution for drawing detailed elements in technical design. With native .

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  6. Dead Deer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • Daydream

    Dead Deer is a 3D modeler, 3D game maker, and a 3D demo maker designed to create games.

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    AC3D

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Sensei Format

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blender

    Sensei Format & the Blender Crash Course were created with each other in mind (blendersensei.com/blender-crash-course). The idea being, make Blender easier to learn and use.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSensei Format can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingSensei Format offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    Metasequoia

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Metasequoia is a polygon modeler for 3DCG and game development. It provides you efficient modeling works. It is very easy to use and learn, and even a beginner of 3DCG will be able to manage it one day.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMetasequoia can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Vectary

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Figma
    • madewitharkit
    • AR Core
    • WebGL
    • Sketch
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Vectary is the most accessible 3D and Augmented Reality design platform. Create an account for free online. No app download needed. Build immersive experiences for the real world. Publish 3D and Augmented Reality content to any website.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Vectary simultaneously.
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