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meshmixer is described as 'experimental 3D modeling tool for making 3D mashups without too much hassle' and is a 3D Modeler in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to meshmixer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like meshmixer are ZBrush, Autodesk Fusion 360, Bforartists and MeshLab.

meshmixer alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be 3D Painting Apps or CAD Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of meshmixer.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

meshmixer is an experimental 3D modeling tool for making 3D mashups without too much hassle.

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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingBlender offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Blender, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Animation RiggingBlender supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBlender can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Node BasedBlender supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    ⚫︎ Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Blender.
    ⚫︎ Physically-Based RenderingPrecise rendering method for Blender to represent of how light interacts with material properties.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableBlender is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine.
    Blender vs meshmixer opinions
    Some users think Blender is a great alternative to meshmixer, some don't.

    Blender is a bloated garbage with tons of unfinished and unintuitive funktions

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    Blender has lots of features. It is very popular and works great! You just have to update your graphics drivers. If you want to 3D print, use Cura as a slicer.

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    Blender doesn't have the specific function to get a model ready for 3d printing.

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  2. ZBrush icon

    ZBrush

    • Mac
    • Windows

    The all-in-one-digital sculpting solution.

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingZBrush offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingZBrush supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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  3. Integrated CAD, CAM, and CAE featuring collaborative editing and cloud-based computation. Free license available for students and hobbyists.

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingAutodesk Fusion 360 can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Autodesk Fusion 360 simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingAutodesk Fusion 360 offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    Freeform modeling & sculpting
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    Bforartists

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • MorphOS

    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.

    ⚫︎ Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Bforartists.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Bforartists, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableBforartists is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ LightweightBforartists consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingBforartists offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    MeshLab

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    System for processing and editing 3D triangular meshes, provides a set of tools for editing, cleaning, healing, inspecting, rendering, texturing and converting meshes.

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  6. MODO icon

    MODO

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    MODO is a fully featured 3D content creation application, famous primarily for it's modelling capabilities, MODO also offers a fast renderer, sculpting, painting, dynamics and animation tools.

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingMODO offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingMODO supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Physically-Based RenderingPrecise rendering method for MODO to represent of how light interacts with material properties.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in MODO, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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  7. Sketchfab is the first web service to publish interactive 3D content online in real-time without plugins.

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingSketchfab offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    Browse a huge archive of content
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    Sketchfab is an online 3D model hosting/viewing service. Meshmixer is a desktop application for manipulating mesh files.

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    3D-Coat

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    3D-Coat is the one application that has all the tools you need to take your 3D idea from a block of digital clay all the way to a production ready, fully textured organic or hard surface model.

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  9. Autodesk Mudbox icon

    Autodesk Mudbox

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Autodesk Mudbox digital sculpting and texture painting software offers 3D modeling professionals the ability to quickly and easily create highly detailed organic and inorganic 3D assets.

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingAutodesk Mudbox offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
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    Inspired by artists, built to deliver.
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    Rocket 3F

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Rocket 3F is polygonal modeller created for Concept Artists and Designers.

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