Now3D Alternatives

    Now3D is described as 'freeware program for Windows platform written in Visual Basic 6'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Now3D for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPad. The best alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Now3D are MakeHuman (Free, Open Source), Wings 3D (Free, Open Source), Autodesk 3ds Max (Paid) and Sketchfab (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 21, 2021

    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.
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    2. MakeHuman is an interactive modelling tool for creating realistic 3D human characters. These models can be exported to several computer graphics and animation platforms including Blender, Unity 3D, Unreal Engine, OpenSim and Second Life.
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    3. 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.
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    4. Overview Model your vision down to the last detail 3ds Max offers a rich and flexible toolset to create premium designs with full artistic control.
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    5. Sketchfab is the first web service to publish interactive 3D content online in real-time without plugins. Every new format has its global platform: videos have Youtube, photos have flickr, sounds have Soundcloud... Now 3D files have Sketchfab.
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    6. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
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      pixiv has released "VRoid Studio", a character maker that allows users to create, in easy steps, 3D model characters which can be used in various VR\AR platforms as well as the production 3DCG animation and games.
    7. Art of Illusion is a free, open source 3D modelling and rendering studio. It is written entirely in Java, and should be usable on any Java Virtual Machine which is compatible with Java 5 or later.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      K-3D is free-as-in-freedom 3D modeling and animation software. It features a plugin-oriented procedural engine for all of its content, making K-3D a very versatile and powerful package.

      Discontinued

      According to the official website k-3d.org :
      The latest "source code" release is from November 2015. And the latest binary executable release is even older. According to its Sourceforge page ( https://sourceforge.net/projects/k3d/files/K-3D Win32 Binaries/ ), latest release is from june 2010.

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    8. A lightweight signed distance field editor and renderer.
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