Free Octane Render Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Octane Render is Cycles Renderer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 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 (Free, Open Source), POV-Ray (Free, Open Source), appleseed (Free, Open Source) and RenderMan (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Sep 9, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
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      Freestyle is a software for Non-Photorealistic Line Drawing rendering from 3D scenes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      A free Terrain Synthesizer and RendererPicogen is an outdoor ray tracing system, a free Terrain Synthesizer and Renderer targeting large-scale terrain with realistic day/night-illumination and detailed plant populations.

      Discontinued

      No recent releases since 2010. See https://code.google.com/archive/p/picogen/downloads

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      YafaRay is a free open-source montecarlo raytracing engine released under the LGPL 2.1 license. Raytracing is a rendering technique for generating realistic images by tracing the path of light through a 3D scene.
    1. 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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    2. NOX Renderer is a 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.
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    3. Nebula is a powerful physically based renderer with realtime preview. Two rendering modes are supported: - Pure CPU ray-tracing - Hybrid mode using the GPU General features: - Intuitive user interface with multiple settings(materials, rendering, lights, ...
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      MiniLight is a minimal global illumination renderer. It is primarily an exercise in simplicity. But that makes it a good base and benchmark (in some sense) for development and experimentation. And it just might be the neatest renderer around (on average, about 650 lines).
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      3Delight is a fast, high quality, RenderMan®-compliant renderer designed to produce photo-realistic images in demanding production environments.
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    4. OctaneBench® allows you to benchmark your GPU using OctaneRender. This provides a level playing field by making sure that everybody uses the same version and the same scenes and settings. Without these constraints, benchmark results can vary a lot.
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