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NOX Renderer Alternatives

NOX Renderer is described as *'rendering software based on unbiased methods.

The renderer is available as a standalone Windows executable with a plug-in to link it to 3ds Max.

A linking script is also available for Blender users.

As with other similar applications, such as Maxwell Render a'* and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to NOX Renderer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Sketchup and Blender. The best alternative is Cycles Renderer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NOX Renderer are LuxCoreRender, Adobe Dimension, Keyshot and POV-Ray.

NOX Renderer alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be 3D Animators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NOX Renderer.
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  1. 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.

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    1.  PortableCycles Renderer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    LuxCoreRender

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    47 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.

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    Adobe Dimension

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    64 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.

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    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.

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    POV-Ray

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    40 alternatives to POV-Ray 

    The Persistence of Vision Raytracer is a high-quality, totally free tool for creating stunning three-dimensional graphics. It is available in official versions for Windows, Mac OS/Mac OS X and i86 Linux. The source code is available for those wanting to do their own ports.

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    Kerkythea

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Sketchup
    • Blender
    44 alternatives to Kerkythea 

    Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer.

    Exporters from Blender and Google SketchUp are also available. Allows network rendering of images and animation

    Supported Features*

    • Bump Mapping
    • Normal Mapping
    • Clip Mapping
    • Bevel Mapping (an.
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    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...

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    appleseed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    50 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.

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    1.  Portableappleseed can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Mitsuba

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    50 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.

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    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...

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