Indigo Renderer Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Indigo Renderer for Windows, Mac, Linux, Autodesk 3ds Max, Sketchup and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Indigo Renderer.

Indigo Renderer is an unbiased, physically based and photorealistic renderer which simulates the physics of light to achieve near-perfect image realism. If your looking for more info about Indigo Renderer like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/13/2017 6:44:00 AM

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  • LuxRender

    LuxRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine. Based on state of the art algorithms, LuxRender simulates the flow of light according to physical equations, thus producing realistic images of photographic quality. LuxRender is free software - both for personal and commercial use - and is licensed under the GPL. The program runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Fully functional exporters are available for many popular 3D packages.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • POV-Ray

    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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  • Clara.io

    Clara.io is a full-featured cloud-based 3D modeling, animation and rendering software tool that runs in your web browser. With Clara.io you can make complex 3D models, create beautiful photorealistic renderings, and share them without installing any software programs. This is the perfect Three.JS editor for creating and tweaking your Web game content.

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  • RenderMan

    PhotoRealistic RenderMan, or PRMan for short, is a proprietary photorealistic RenderMan-compliant renderer. It primarily uses the REYES algorithm but is also fully capable of doing ray tracing and global illumination. PRMan is produced by Pixar Animation Studios and used to render all of their in-house 3D animated movie productions. Pixar's RenderMan has been specifically engineered to meet the demanding challenges of rendering 3D animation and visual effects.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • Mitsuba

    Physically based renderer. Mitsuba is an extensible rendering framework written in portable C++. It implements unbiased as well as biased techniques and contains heavy optimizations targeted towards current CPU architectures. The program currently runs on Linux, MacOS X and Microsoft Windows and makes use of SSE2 optimizations on x86 and x86_64 platforms.

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  • Keyshot

    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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  • Kerkythea

    Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer. Exporters from Blender and Google SketchUp are also available.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Sketchup Blender

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  • appleseed

    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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Adobe Dimension CC

    Adobe Dimension CC (formerly Project Felix) 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. You can preview your design as you go, experiment and edit your ideas without having to render a final image to see your work. You can also enlarge the preview window to see details up close.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Adobe Creative Cloud

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  • NOX Renderer

    NOX Renderer is a rendering software based on unbiased methods. The renderer is available as a standalone Windows executable with a plug-in to link it to 3ds Max. A linking script is also available for Blender users. As with other similar applications, such as Maxwell Render and the open source LuxRender, NOX uses the Metropolis Light Transport method to calculate global illumination.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • V-Ray

    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 running on GPUs. The new V-Ray 2.0 comes with significant new feature additions and lots of improvements that enable faster feedback and final results.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Autodesk 3ds Max

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  • Freestyle

    Freestyle is a software for Non-Photorealistic Line Drawing rendering from 3D scenes. It is designed as a programmable interface to allow maximum control over the style of the final drawing: the user "programs" how the silhouettes and other feature lines from the 3D model should be turned into stylized strokes using a set of programmable operators dedicated to style description.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Pixie Renderer

    Pixie is an open source RenderMan renderer for generating photorealistic images. You can compile Pixie on Windows (using Visual Studio 2005), Linux and on OSX (using XCode or unix style configure script). Pixie is an open source project licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Sunflow Rendering System

    Sunflow is an open source rendering system for photo-realistic image synthesis. It is written in Java and built around a flexible ray tracing core and an extensible object-oriented design. It was created as a framework for experimenting with global illumination algorithms and new surface shading models.

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  • Radeon ProRender

    Radeon ProRender (formerly AMD FireRender) is a powerful physically-based rendering engine that enables creative professionals to produce stunningly photorealistic images. Built on highly efficient, high-performance Radeon Rays technology, Radeon ProRender’s complete, scalable ray tracing engine uses open industry standards to harness GPU and CPU performance for swift, impressive results.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Maxwell

    Maxwell Render is acclaimed as a landmark in next generation rendering technology, having produced the best quality images to date, and continues to be the leader in unbiased rendering for photorealistic imagery and advanced lighting, especially in architecture, interior design, product design, and film/animation production.

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  • YafaRay

    YafaRay is an open source raytracing render engine. As an open source project, users and developers have free access to the source code and it is free, as in free speech. Ray tracing is a rendering technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light through the 3D scene. This technique tries to reproduce the natural behaviour of light and its particular effects on surfaces, such as reflection and refraction, caustics and indirect lighting. YafaRay works as a render engine.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Blender

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  • Octane Render

    Octane Render is the world's first GPU based, un-biased, physically based renderer. What does that mean? It uses the video card in your computer to render photorealistic results fast...really fast. This allows the user to create stunning works in a fraction of the time of traditional CPU based renderers. Yet, to date no other software makes use of it in the way that Octane does.

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  • Indigo RT

    Indigo RT is a new rendering solution which delivers unmatched value in the high end rendering market. Indigo is an unbiased, physically based and photo-realistic renderer which simulates the physics of light to achieve near-perfect image realism.

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  • Visual Designer 3D

    Visual Designer is one handy yet efficient tool for 3D real-time photorealistic rendering, on both CPU and GPU (with AMD & NVIDIA GPU support). It is one easy solution to the complicated parameters of the so-called “specialized tools” as it offers an absolutely surprising amalgam of ergonomics and improved workflow. With its lighting-fast speed, you can achieve swifter levels of performance, but also quality ... thanks to its physically correct engine (Unbiased).

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  • 3Delight

    3Delight is a fast, high quality, RenderMan®-compliant renderer designed to produce photo-realistic images in demanding production environments. The renderer was introduced to the public in the year 2000 after being used for more than a year as the sole renderer in a sister production company. It is now widely used and earning a reputation as a benchmark in rendering technology.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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  • MiniLight

    MiniLight is a minimal global illumination renderer. It is primarily an exercise in simplicity. But that makes it a good base and benchmark (in some sense) for development and experimentation. And it just might be the neatest renderer around (on average, about 650 lines). There are translations into several programming languages. It is a command-line application. It reads a simple text model file and writes a PPM image file.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Arnold

    Arnold is an advanced Monte Carlo ray tracing renderer built for the demands of feature-length animation and visual effects. Originally co-developed with Sony Pictures Imageworks and now their main renderer, Arnold is used at over 300 studios worldwide including ILM, Framestore, MPC, The Mill and Digic Pictures. Arnold was the primary renderer on dozens of films from Monster House and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to Pacific Rim and Gravity.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Arion

    Arion is the hybrid-accelerated and physically-based light simulator developed by RandomControl. It inherits all our expertise in light simulation and makes it run on steroids, thanks to our very unique approach to massive CPU+GPU+LAN computation. Arion is: * an interactive WYSIWYG editing application. * a super-high performance production renderer. Arion uses all the GPUs -and- all the CPUs in your system simultaneously, not wasting a single flop available.

    Commercial Windows

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  • fryrender

    fryrender is the physically-based light simulator developed by RandomControl. It is a photo-realistic render engine where all the elements involved in the generation of the final image (materials, lights and cameras) are based on physically accurate models. On fryrender, when you hit the render button, a simulation of the real behavior of light happens inside. Because of this, it is possible to achieve hyper-realistic results with minimal effort.

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