POV-Ray Alternatives for Blender

POV-Ray is not available for Blender but there are a few alternatives with similar functionality. The most popular Blender alternative is Small Kerkythea iconKerkythea, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 42 alternatives to POV-Ray and three of them are available for Blender so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Blender alternatives to POV-Ray are Small Thea Render iconThea Render (Paid) and Small YafaRay iconYafaRay (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Jan 11, 2019

  • Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer.Exporters from Blender and Google SketchUp are also available.
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    • Free
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Sketchup
    • Blender
  • Thea Render is a state-of-the-art biased/unbiased renderer with a rich set of innovative features, a powerful material system and its own advanced studio, all-in-one.
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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Autodesk 3ds Max
    • Sketchup
    • Autodesk Softimage
    • Blender


  • 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.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blender