AlternativeTo Logo

Maxwell Alternatives

Maxwell is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Maxwell for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Autodesk 3ds Max and Blender. The best alternative is Adobe Dimension. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Cycles Renderer or LuxCoreRender. Other great apps like Maxwell are Keyshot, V-Ray, appleseed and Radeon ProRender.

Maxwell 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 Maxwell.
This page was last updated
Maxwell iconMaxwell
  2
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

3D rendering software for architects and designers. Maxwell is legendary for its quality and realism, and delivers great...

Learn more about Maxwell

  1. Adobe Dimension icon

    Adobe Dimension

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    65 alternatives to Adobe Dimension 

    Adobe Dimension (formerly Project Felix and then Adobe Dimension CC) 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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  2. Cycles Renderer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to Cycles Renderer 

    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine and in development since 2011. It was originally developed by Brecht van Lommel, and is maintained by an active team of developers today. Since its release as Apache 2.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  PortableCycles Renderer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot


  3. LuxCoreRender icon

    LuxCoreRender

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    48 alternatives to LuxCoreRender 

    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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  4. Keyshot icon

    Keyshot

    • Mac
    • Windows
    47 alternatives to 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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Depth of Field
  5. V-Ray icon

    V-Ray

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Rhinoceros
    • Autodesk 3ds Max
    • Autodesk Revit
    • Sketchup
    49 alternatives to 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...

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot


  6. appleseed icon

    appleseed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    51 alternatives to 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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    1.  Portableappleseed can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Screenshot
    Screenshot
  7. Radeon ProRender icon

    Radeon ProRender

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    19 alternatives to 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...

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  8. RenderMan icon

    RenderMan

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    49 alternatives to RenderMan 

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

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  9. Mitsuba icon

    Mitsuba

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    51 alternatives to 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 Mic.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
  10. Indigo Renderer icon

    Indigo Renderer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    49 alternatives 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. With an advanced physical camera model, a super-realistic materials system and the ability to simulate complex lighting...

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
    Screenshot
Showing 10 of 46 alternatives
AlternativeTo