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 19, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Awakening is a powerful professional real-time 3D solution. With it, you can easily create eye-catching interactive 3D presentations, brief films, games...
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    1. 3DTin is a browser based 3D modelling tool.

      Discontinued

      Project discontinued in 2016

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    2. OpenFX is an open-source, free modeling and animation studio, distributed under the GNU General Public License. A powerful feature-set includes a full renderer and raytrace engine, NURBS support, kinematics-based animation, morphing, and an extensive plugin API.
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      • Windows
      • Windows 10
      • Windows 7
      • Windows 8
      XYZmaker is a 3D modeling software designed for beginners in 3D printing; it provides a model library and several tools to generate different shapes and objects easily.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      picoCAD is a program to build and texture lowpoly 3D models. Programs for modelling are overly complicated, picoCAD aims to make it fun, easy, and accessible by focusing on the bare essentials. This program was made using pico 8.
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    3. Artist3D is an extraordinarily easy-to-use 3D polygon modeling tool. It works completely without forms, pull-down menus, pop-up menus and text input. Only one modeling window covers each operation function. Less than 30 operation elements control the active interaction options.
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    4. 3DCrafter (formerly 3D Canvas) is a real-time 3D modeling and animation tool that incorporates an intuitive drag-and-drop approach to 3D modeling.
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    5. Working with 3D files using MeshMagic free 3D modelling software is intuitive. Quickly draw a 2D design and expand it to a 3D mesh. Import an existing STL file or other 3D file and modify it.
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