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Picogen is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to Picogen for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Autodesk 3ds Max and Steam. The best alternative is Terragen, which is free. Other great apps like Picogen are Adobe Dimension, Vue, LuxCoreRender and POV-Ray.

Picogen alternatives are mainly 3D Modelers but may also be VFX Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Picogen.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux

A free Terrain Synthesizer and RendererPicogen is an outdoor ray tracing system, a free Terrain Synthesizer and Renderer...

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    Terragen

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Terragen is a scenery generator, created with the goal of generating photorealistic landscape images and animations.

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    Windows Xp
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    Adobe Dimension

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe Creative Cloud

    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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  3. Vue icon

    Vue

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Create vast expanses of terrains, add trees, select the best point of view and render hyper-realistic images of your landscapes in moody atmospheres... in a few mouse clicks.

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    LuxCoreRender

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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  5. 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.

    ⚫︎ Physically-Based RenderingPrecise rendering method for POV-Ray to represent of how light interacts with material properties.
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    appleseed

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Portableappleseed can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    World Machine

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    World Machine is a proven terrain generation solution for artists, game developers, visual effects studios and other visualization professionals

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    RenderMan

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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    Octane Render

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Octane Render is the world's first GPU based, un-biased, physically based renderer. What does that mean? It uses the video card in your computer to render photorealistic results fast...really fast.

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  10. Geomorph icon

    Geomorph

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Geomorph is a height field generator and editor for the Linux operating system.

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