Structure Synth Alternatives

    Structure Synth is described as 'cross-platform application for generating 3D structures by specifying a design grammar. Even simple systems may generate surprising and complex structures' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Structure Synth for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Structure Synth are Autodesk Maya (Paid), Autodesk 3ds Max (Paid), Cinema 4D (Paid) and Sketchfab (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 24, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. Art of Illusion is a free, open source 3D modelling and rendering studio. It is written entirely in Java, and should be usable on any Java Virtual Machine which is compatible with Java 5 or later.
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      Real-time animation evolves with 3D Video FX, motion paths, HDR and rapid drag & drop creation inside iClone. iClone combines video production with 3D real-time animation. The result is a powerful production tool for motion graphics, 3D animation and video compositing.
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    3. LightWave 3D combines a state-of-the-art renderer with powerful, intuitive modeling, and animation tools.
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    4. 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.
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      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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    5. 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      The addon is no longer updated.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.

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      • DAZ Studio
      Carrara 8.5 offers the latest in DAZ technology. Our software engineers have worked meticulously to ensure that the new features in Carrara 8.5 exceed the standard you've come to expect for Carrara. Carrara 8.
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      • Windows
      Silo Professional is the main version of Silo, which gives users access to everything Silo has to offer. This includes Silo's core modeling toolset, as well as advanced features for UV editing, displacement painting, re-topologization, and more.
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      Gmsh is a 3D finite element grid generator with a build-in CAD engine and post-processor. Its design goal is to provide a fast, light and user-friendly meshing tool with parametric input and advanced visualization capabilities.
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