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Freestyle Alternatives

Freestyle is described as 'software for Non-Photorealistic Line Drawing rendering from 3D scenes' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Freestyle for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Sketchup and Blender. The best alternative is Adobe Dimension. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try LuxCoreRender or POV-Ray. Other great apps like Freestyle are Keyshot, V-Ray, appleseed and RenderMan.

Freestyle 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 Freestyle.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

Freestyle is a software for Non-Photorealistic Line Drawing rendering from 3D scenes.

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  1. Adobe Dimension icon

    Adobe Dimension

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe Creative Cloud

    Adobe Dimension (formerly Project Felix and then Adobe Dimension CC) is the 3D design tool made for graphic designers. With extensive integration with Adobe Stock, you can easily composite 2D and 3D assets to build product shots, scene visualizations, and abstract art.

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    LuxCoreRender

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LuxCoreRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine. Based on state of the art algorithms, LuxCoreRender simulates the flow of light according to physical equations, thus producing realistic images of photographic quality.

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    Keyshot

    • Mac
    • Windows

    KeyShot is an interactive raytracing and global illumination program developed by Luxion for both PC and Mac that breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images from 3D models.

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  4. The Persistence of Vision Raytracer is a high-quality, totally free tool for creating stunning three-dimensional graphics. It is available in official versions for Windows, Mac OS/Mac OS X and i86 Linux. The source code is available for those wanting to do their own ports.

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    Not ONE of this list is anything like Freestyle. It's part of Blender (now) but it's actually a stand-alone product and can't model or do anything these engines can. This list is the worst I've ever seen here.

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    V-Ray

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Rhinoceros
    • Autodesk 3ds Max
    • Autodesk Revit
    • Sketchup

    V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max is a complete rendering solution, which combines the power of the well-known V-Ray award-winning production rendering engine with the flexibility and exceptional speed of the interactive rendering system V-Ray RT and the even more impressive new V-Ray RT...

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    appleseed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    appleseed is a modern, open source, physically-based rendering engine designed to produce photorealistic images, animations and visual effects. It provides individuals and small studios with an efficient, reliable suite of tools built on robust foundations and open technologies.

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    RenderMan

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    PhotoRealistic RenderMan, or PRMan for short, is a proprietary photorealistic RenderMan-compliant renderer.

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    Mitsuba

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Physically based renderer.

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    Kerkythea

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Sketchup
    • Blender

    Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer.

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    Indigo Renderer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Indigo Renderer is an unbiased, physically based and photorealistic renderer which simulates the physics of light to achieve near-perfect image realism.

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