What are the best Sketchfab alternatives in 2021?

    Sketchfab is described as 'is the first web service to publish interactive 3D content online in real-time without plugins' and is an website in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Sketchfab, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Verge3D, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Sketchfab are p3d.in (Free), Houdini (Paid), TouchDesigner (Free Personal) and Autodesk Mudbox (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 30, 2021

    1. Verge3D is a powerful and intuitive toolkit that allows Blender, 3ds Max or Maya users to create immersive web-based experiences.
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      Verge3D vs Sketchfab opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Verge3D is a great alternative to Sketchfab.
      Michaelll Verge3D comes with free 3D hosting service
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      koloved Its better and cheaper than sketchfab without subscription
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      Requires purchase of software. Not on-line
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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    2. Real-time online sharing platform for 3D models.
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      p3d.in vs Sketchfab opinions
      Most users think p3d.in is a great alternative to Sketchfab.
      hanshansen It offers the same or better features at a much lower price
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      It seems to lack a gallery feature and API access.
      Negative comment 9 months ago

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      It has most things in comparison
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      It lighter, faster and seems costs less.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    3. Houdini covers all the major areas of 3D production, including: * Modeling - All standard geometry entities including Polygons, (Hierarchical) NURBs/Bezier Curves/Patches & Trims, Metaballs * Animation - Keyframed animation and raw channel manipulation (CHOPs), motion...
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    4. TouchDesigner is a complete authoring tool for building interactive 3D art, visualizations, prototypes and UIs. Derivative makes and supports TouchDesigner and offers their services to do custom production using TouchDesigner.
    5. Autodesk Mudbox digital sculpting and texture painting software offers 3D modeling professionals the ability to quickly and easily create highly detailed organic and inorganic 3D assets.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The Grit Game Engine is an MIT-Licensed Open Source Game Engine that is highly scriptable via Lua. It supports huge open world maps and dynamically streams assets from disk.
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    6. NUKE is a powerful compositing application that delivers unparalleled speed, an efficient multi-channel scanline rendering engine, and a first-class feature set that is unrivalled in the desktop market.
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      NUKE vs Sketchfab opinions
      This alternative is disputed. NUKE is still a legitimate alternative to Sketchfab, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Is not a 3d sharing web resource
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      • Windows
      Lumion is a real-time 3D visualization tool for making movies and still shots of architecture, planning and design. It is also possible to give live demonstrations.
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    7. Hexagon delivers all the tools a graphic artist needs to create complete, detailed, textured 3D models ready to be rendered.

      Discontinued

      The addon is no longer updated. Last version, 2.5, can be still downloaded from the official website. DAZ 3D offers it as free since December 2017.

    8. Piranha 8 is a high performance end to end editing and finishing solution for film and video professionals. Edit, composite, retouch, color grade and output using Piranha's lightning fast GPU architecture.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 8.0.0-r3.3.21, released in 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website at http://ifxsoftware.com/downloads/piranha/index.php

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