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Cheetah3D Alternatives for Windows

Cheetah3D is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 Cheetah3D and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Cheetah3D are MakeHuman, Autodesk Maya, Wings 3D and Autodesk 3ds Max.

Cheetah3D 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 Cheetah3D.
This page was last updated May 21, 2021
  • Mac

Cheetah3D is a computer graphics program for 3D modelling, animation and rendering. It is written in Cocoa for MacOS.

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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.

    Almost everyone thinks Blender is a great alternative to Cheetah3D.
  2. MakeHuman

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.



  3. Autodesk Maya

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  4. 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.

  5. Autodesk 3ds Max

    • Windows

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



  6. ZBrush

    • Mac
    • Windows

    The all-in-one-digital sculpting solution.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. VRoid Studio

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    pixiv has released "VRoid Studio", a character maker that allows users to create, in easy steps, 3D model characters which can be used in various VR\AR platforms as well as the production 3DCG animation and games.

  10. Rhino can create, edit, analyze, document, render, animate, and translate NURBS* curves, surfaces, and solids, point clouds, and polygon meshes. There are no limits on complexity, degree, or size beyond those of your hardware.

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