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OptiX is described as 'provides a simple, recursive, and flexible pipeline for accelerating ray tracing algorithms. Bring the power of NVIDIA GPUs to your ray tracing applications with programmable intersection, ray generation, and shading' and is an app in the photos & graphics category. There are six alternatives to OptiX for Mac, Windows, Linux, Blender and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Cycles Renderer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OptiX are Radeon ProRender, Mitsuba, YafaRay and OSPRay.

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  1. Cycles Renderer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • 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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    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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    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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    YafaRay

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blender
    51 alternatives to YafaRay 

    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.

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    OSPRay

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    4 alternatives to OSPRay 

    Intel OSPRay is an open source, scalable, and portable ray tracing engine for high-performance, high-fidelity visualization on Intel Architecture CPUs. The purpose of OSPRay is to provide an open, powerful, and easy-to-use rendering library that allows one to easily build...

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    rentaflop

    • Mac
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    • Blender
    22 alternatives to rentaflop 

    Fast and affordable 3D rendering.

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