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DesignDoll is described as 'Create a personalized sketch doll and make it pose. Design Doll allows the manipulation of sketch doll 3D models and the use of custom models and props imported from other programs or bought from its own marketplace' and is an app in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DesignDoll for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is MakeHuman, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DesignDoll are DAZ 3D, VRoid Studio, Magic Poser and JustSketchMe.

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

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  1. MakeHuman icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingMakeHuman can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingMakeHuman offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    This alternative is disputed. MakeHuman is still a legitimate alternative to DesignDoll, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    MakeHuman is for creating character models, not posing them.

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    not exactly for posing puppets/dolls

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    only a few poses available on the app

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    Very complex interface, and I really just need something to pose puppets in so I can use them as references for drawing.

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    cant pose figures in poses you want

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    DAZ 3D

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Unlike most 3D software, where 3D objects are usually created from scratch, DAZ Studio is designed to allow users to manipulate "ready to use" models and figures.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in DAZ 3D, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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  3. VRoid Studio icon

    VRoid Studio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Steam

    VRoid Studio is a 3D character creation software developed for you to freely express yourself, even without 3D modeling expertise. The software is easy-to-use.

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    Not positionable, few body type changes you can make

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  4. Magic Poser icon

    Magic Poser

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Magic Poser is a ground-breaking app that allows you to easily pose ANY number of 3D human art models with props in any way you want! A must-have app for drawing, manga, comics, storyboarding, character design, etc.

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    JustSketchMe

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    JustSketchMe is an intuitive online tool for artists to configure pose-able mannequins for figure drawing. It's a simple, straightforward tool that can be used effectively for figure sketching, fashion design and comic illustration.

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    Hard to figure out controls

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    Super simple to use, and free!

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    Xnalara

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    XnaPosingStudio is a "XNA Model Viewer" and 3D posing software based on (and compatible to) XNALara, for any 3D character. With a rather rudimentary way to make a keyframe animation. Free of charge.

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    Poser

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Poser is a 3D rendering software package for the posing, animating and rendering of 3D polymesh human and animal figures.

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  8. Art Model - 3D Pose tool icon

    Art Model - 3D Pose tool

    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    3D human pose tool with full body morphing capabilities.

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    It's mostly a mobile tool, whilst the other is a PC tool.

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    SetPose

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Create 3D reference poses for drawing and art.

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    MikuMikuMoving

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    MikuMikuMoving is a freeware animation program that lets users animate and create 3D animation movies for the Vocaloid character Hatsune Miku.

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