Terragen is a scenery generator, created with the goal of generating photorealistic landscape images and animations.
- - Terragen is the most popular Windows & Mac alternative to Picogen.
- - Terragen is the most popular free alternative to Picogen.
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.
- - LuxCoreRender is the most popular Linux alternative to Picogen.
- - LuxCoreRender is the most popular Open Source alternative to Picogen.
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.
- - Adobe Dimension is the most popular commercial alternative to Picogen.
Infinigen is a procedural generator that creates everything entirely from randomized mathematical rules, including all shapes and materials, from macro structures to micro details. Infinigen can create unlimited variations.
World Machine is a proven terrain generation solution for artists, game developers, visual effects studios and other visualization professionals
World Machine Features
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.
MoonRay is DreamWorks’ open-source, award-winning, state-of-the-art production MCRT renderer, which has been used on feature films such as How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, Trolls World Tour, The Bad Guys, the upcoming Puss In Boots: The Last Wish, as well as future...
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.
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.
In FlowScape you can create your own tiny nature scene simply by painting.
Choose from more than 20 landscapes and 60 models to create your own private paradise by changing the sky, rotating the sun, adding sound effects and adjust your camera.
Malt is a fully customizable real-time rendering framework for animation and illustration. Designed as a community effort to expand the possibility space of 3d rendering, it provides graphics programmers and technical artist an enjoyable “shadertoy-like” workflow inside Blender...
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.
As with other similar applications, such as Maxwell Render a.