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DAZ 3D Alternatives for Linux

DAZ 3D is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to DAZ 3D and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to DAZ 3D are MakeHuman, Bforartists, Sensei Format and Dead Deer.

DAZ 3D alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be 3D Animators or VFX Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DAZ 3D.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
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Unlike most 3D software, where 3D objects are usually created from scratch, DAZ Studio is designed to allow users to...

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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.

    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine.
    Blender vs DAZ 3D opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Blender is still a legitimate alternative to DAZ 3D, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Too many steps to get the same results you can get in DAZ with just a few clicks. Blender has a steep learning curve and is not straight forward enough.

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    Blender is a full 3D program to create things from scratch, whereas DAZ is mainly to adjust premade models.

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    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.

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    MakeHuman vs DAZ 3D opinions
    Most users think MakeHuman is a great alternative to DAZ 3D.

    Similar functionality for morphing, posing, and dressing human figures. Less ready-made content, but that's offset by the fact that it's free. Pairs well with Blender which is also free.

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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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    picoCAD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    picoCAD is a program to build and texture lowpoly 3D models. Programs for modelling are overly complicated, picoCAD aims to make it fun, easy, and accessible by focusing on the bare essentials. This program was made using pico 8.

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