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Free Octane Render Alternatives

The best free alternative to Octane Render is Cycles Renderer, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Octane Render and 19 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Octane Render are LuxCoreRender, POV-Ray, appleseed and RenderMan.

Octane Render 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 Octane Render.
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  1. Cycles Renderer

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux

    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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    LuxCoreRender

    • FreeOpen Source
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    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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  3. 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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    appleseed

    • FreeOpen Source
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    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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    RenderMan

    • Free PersonalProprietary
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    PhotoRealistic RenderMan, or PRMan for short, is a proprietary photorealistic RenderMan-compliant renderer.

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    Mitsuba

    • FreeProprietary
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    Physically based renderer.

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    Kerkythea

    • FreeProprietary
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    • Sketchup
    • Blender

    Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer.

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    Radeon ProRender

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Radeon ProRender (formerly AMD FireRender) is a powerful physically-based rendering engine that enables creative professionals to produce stunningly photorealistic images.

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    Sunflow Rendering System

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux

    Sunflow is an open source rendering system for photo-realistic image synthesis. It is written in Java and built around a flexible ray tracing core and an extensible object-oriented design.

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    Clara.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Clara.io is a full-featured cloud-based 3D modeling, animation and rendering software tool that runs in your web browser.

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