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Free iClone Alternatives

The best free alternative to iClone is Blender, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to iClone and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to iClone are MakeHuman, OpenSCAD, Storyboarder and Bforartists.

iClone 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 iClone.
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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 iClone opinions
    Most users think Blender is a great alternative to iClone.

    it is extremely fun to use especially in my music videos

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    I's somewhat one but it's too much complex to really be considered one

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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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    Most users think MakeHuman is a great alternative to iClone.


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    OpenSCAD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD objects. It is free software and available for Linux/UNIX, MS Windows and MacOS.

    Rendering a model
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    Storyboarder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Storyboarder makes it easy to visualize a story as fast you can draw stick figures. Quickly draw to test if a story idea works. Create and show animatics to others. Express your story idea without making a movie.

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  5. 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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    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.

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    I can make better-looking characters

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  7. Sketchfab is the first web service to publish interactive 3D content online in real-time without plugins.

    Browse a huge archive of content
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    Fragmentarium

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Fragmentarium is an open source, cross-platform IDE for exploring pixel based graphics on the GPU.

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    K-3D

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com

    K-3D is free-as-in-freedom 3D modeling and animation software. It features a plugin-oriented procedural engine for all of its content, making K-3D a very versatile and powerful package.

    Discontinued

    According to the official website k-3d.org :The latest "source code" release is from November 2015. And the latest binary executable release is even older. According to its Sourceforge page ( https://sourceforge.net/projects/k3d/files/K-3D Win32 Binaries/ ), latest release is from june 2010.

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    Awakening

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Awakening is a powerful professional real-time 3D solution. With it, you can easily create eye-catching interactive 3D presentations, brief films, games...

    Discontinued

    Last update was in 2011, and the official website is unavailable.

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