Free Autodesk Maya Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Autodesk Maya is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Autodesk Maya and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Autodesk Maya are SketchUp (Freemium), Wings 3D (Free, Open Source), Bforartists (Free, Open Source) and Rocket 3F (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Sep 24, 2021

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      ZModeler (or Zanoza Modeler) is a 3D modeling application. It is aimed at modelers who model for computer games such as 18 Wheels of Steel, Grand Theft Auto, Need for Speed, Midtown Madness or similar video games.
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    1. 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.
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    2. Walk through your architectural projects in virtual reality with the Oculus Rift. Download the Enscape Revit plugin and Revit sample projects for free. Enscape is a Realtime Rendering Plugin for Revit. Live link from BIM to virtual walkthrough.
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      Vectary is the most accessible 3D and Augmented Reality design platform. Create an account for free online. No app download needed. Build immersive experiences for the real world. Publish 3D and Augmented Reality content to any website.
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      PhotoAnim is a free Windows program to edit and animate photos. Resulting animations and videos can be published on http://3dthis.com
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      Dead Deer is a 3D modeler, 3D game maker, and a 3D demo maker designed to create games. The scripting language allows you to code interactions in pseudo-C with the animation and synthesizes your rendering with your shaders.
    3. Fragmentarium is an open source, cross-platform IDE for exploring pixel based graphics on the GPU. It is inspired by Adobe's Pixel Bender, but uses GLSL, and is created specifically with fractals and generative systems in mind.
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      Fragmentarium vs Autodesk Maya opinions
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      Fragmentarium is only for modeling, not animation.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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    4. DeleD is a 3D modeler and level-editor combined into one. It focuses at game development and is specifically designed to create static objects/worlds.
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    5. scribble3d.com is a unique browser based 3d modelling tool to create 3d printable models.

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      Not actually available.

    6. DX Studio combines the latest in real time 3D graphics technology from industry and gaming with rapid application development tools in a powerful 3d engine.

      Discontinued

      This software is no longer developed. Last version, 3.2.77.2, was released in July 2011.

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