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MagicaCSG Alternatives

MagicaCSG is described as 'A lightweight signed distance field editor and renderer' and is a 3D Modeler in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 100 alternatives to MagicaCSG for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MagicaCSG are Natron, Autodesk Maya, Wings 3D and ZBrush.

MagicaCSG alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be Video Editors or VFX Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MagicaCSG.
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A lightweight signed distance field editor and renderer.

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  1. Blender icon

    Blender

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • Steam
    148 alternatives to Blender 

    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.

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    1.  3D SculptingBlender offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Blender, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBlender can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Animation RiggingBlender supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    5.  Node BasedBlender supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    6.  Physically-Based RenderingPrecise rendering method for Blender to represent of how light interacts with material properties.
    7.  Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Blender.
    8.  Parametric ModelingBlender can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    9.  Support for scriptingBlender supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine.
    Strong support of subdivision and displacement with Adaptive subdivision, Catmull-Clark and linear schemes, Displacement and Bump mapping.
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    Natron

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    20 alternatives to Natron 

    Natron is an open source, cross platform nodal compositing application. It is built around industry standard open source tech such as OpenFX, OpenEXR, OpenColorIO and OpenImageIO. The feature set includes realtime playback/RAM cache, multi-threaded rendering, 2d tracking...

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    1.  Node BasedNatron supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Natron, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    3.  PortableNatron can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Autodesk Maya icon

    Autodesk Maya

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    69 alternatives to Autodesk Maya 

    Autodesk Maya software is a powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, and rendering solution.

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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Autodesk Maya, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  3D SculptingAutodesk Maya offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    Created with Maya
  4. Wings 3D icon

    Wings 3D

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    56 alternatives to Wings 3D 

    Wings 3D is a subdivision modeler inspired by Nendo and Mirai from Izware.

    It is possible to assign materials, vertex color, UV coordinates and textures, but there will be improvements in those features before Wings goes 1.0.

    There is no support in Wings for doing animations.

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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Wings 3D, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    Modeling by Jove Chiere
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  5. ZBrush icon

    ZBrush

    • Mac
    • Windows
    66 alternatives to ZBrush 

    The all-in-one-digital sculpting solution.

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    1.  3D SculptingZBrush offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    2.  Support for scriptingZBrush supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  6. Autodesk 3ds Max icon

    Autodesk 3ds Max

    88 alternatives to Autodesk 3ds Max 

    3D modeling and rendering software for design visualization, games, and animations.

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    1.  Parametric ModelingAutodesk 3ds Max can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Autodesk 3ds Max, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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  7. HitFilm Pro icon

    HitFilm Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows
    76 alternatives to HitFilm Pro 

    HitFilm merges FXHome VisionLab Studio , FXHome Effectslab and FXHome CompositeLab into one software.

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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in HitFilm Pro, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  Colour GradingHitFilm Pro lets you manipulate color in creative and artistic ways.
    3.  Ad-freeHitFilm Pro doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Chroma Key / Green ScreenHitFilm Pro supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    Editing
    Drag and drop Presets - 3D Effects - Muzzle Flashes-M16
  8. Cinema 4D icon

    Cinema 4D

    • Mac
    • Windows
    51 alternatives to Cinema 4D 

    CINEMA 4D is a commercial, cross-platform, high-end 3-D graphics application, produced by MAXON Computer GmbH of Friedrichsdorf, Germany. Noted for its flexible interface and ease of use, it is capable of procedural and polygonal/subd modelling, animating, lighting, texturing...

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    1.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Cinema 4D, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    2.  Support for scriptingCinema 4D supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    3.  Procedural ModelingCinema 4D can create or modify 3D models and textures based on a sequence of rules.
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  9. Hitfilm Express icon

    Hitfilm Express

    • Mac
    • Windows
    93 alternatives to Hitfilm Express 

    HitFilm Express is a free editor & compositor for Mac & PC. Includes over 410 powerful effects & presets.

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    1.  Support for LayersHitfilm Express supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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  10. Bforartists icon

    Bforartists

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS
    78 alternatives to Bforartists 

    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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    1.  Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Bforartists.
    2.  Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Bforartists, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    3.  LightweightBforartists consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  3D SculptingBforartists offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    UV Mapping
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