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Free Keyshot Alternatives

The best free alternative to Keyshot is LuxCoreRender, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Keyshot and 15 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Keyshot are appleseed, Mitsuba, RenderMan and Sunflow Rendering System.

Keyshot alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be 3D Animators or Animation Makers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Keyshot.
This page was last updated Oct 22, 2021
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KeyShot is an interactive raytracing and global illumination program developed by Luxion for both PC and Mac that breaks...

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.



  3. Mitsuba

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Physically based renderer.

  4. RenderMan

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  5. Sunflow Rendering System

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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  6. Pixie Renderer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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).

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  7. Freestyle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  8. YafaRay

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blender

    YafaRay is a free open-source montecarlo raytracing engine released under the LGPL 2.1 license. Raytracing is a rendering technique for generating realistic images by tracing the path of light through a 3D scene.

  9. NOX Renderer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    NOX Renderer is a rendering software based on unbiased methods.

  10. Nebula Render

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    High performance physically based renderer.

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