Keyshot Alternatives for Linux

    Keyshot is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is LuxCoreRender, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Keyshot and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Keyshot are appleseed (Free, Open Source), V-Ray (Paid), RenderMan (Free Personal) and Mitsuba (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 3, 2020

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      • Autodesk 3ds Max
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      Thea Render is a state-of-the-art biased/unbiased renderer with a rich set of innovative features, a powerful material system and its own advanced studio, all-in-one. Plugins are available for 3dsMax, Blender, Cinema4D, Rhino, SketchUp and SoftImage.
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      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.


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      3D rendering software for architects and designers. Maxwell is legendary for its quality and realism, and delivers great results via a simple set-up, which lets you focus on lighting.
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      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.
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      3Delight is a fast, high quality, RenderMan®-compliant renderer designed to produce photo-realistic images in demanding production environments.
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      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).
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      The lighting tool for 3D artists.
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      AIR is an advanced 3D graphics renderer with a unique architecture and extensive features designed for the rapid production of high-quality images.
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      mental ray® is a rendering software which generates images of outstanding quality and unsurpassed realism. The software combines the physically correct simulation of the behavior of light with full programmability for the creation of any imaginable visual effect.
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    1. OctaneBench® allows you to benchmark your GPU using OctaneRender. This provides a level playing field by making sure that everybody uses the same version and the same scenes and settings. Without these constraints, benchmark results can vary a lot.
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