Three.js Alternatives and Similar Software

When you're making animated 3D graphics, going the "easy to learn, hard to master" route may be more desirable for you than something with confusing documentation and an esoteric pipeline and community surrounding it. Luckily, Three.js is definitely more in the former camp than the latter one.

Three.js offers a lightweight JavaScript 3D library with a comparatively low level of complexity. Free and open source, Three.js is an accessible 3D rendering tool with plenty of uses.

Alternatives to Three.js offer more specialized use cases such as support for wide varieties of animation and format compatibility to make cross-platform development easier.

As Three.js specializes in 3D graphics editing, you'll likely want to at least look at other options for Three.js alternatives with support for Scalable Vector Graphics files.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 2/24/2020 3:34:00 PM

Alternatives to Three.js for all platforms with any license

  • Torque 3D

    Torque 3D is a easy-to-use game creation platform. Architected from the ground up for maximum flexibility and performance across a wide range of hardware and built upon the Frontline award-winning Torque Game Engine Advanced, Torque 3D comes equipped with a full suite of tools and APIs to get your game to the finish line, no matter what your goals. Add publishing paths to PC, Mac, Xbox 360, Wii, iPhone, and the web, and you have the power to distribute games almost everywhere they are played.

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  • p5.js

    p5.js is a JavaScript library for creative coding, with a focus on making coding accessible and inclusive for artists, designers, educators, beginners, and anyone else! p5.js is free and open-source because we believe software, and the tools to learn it, should be accessible to everyone.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... iPad Self-Hosted

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  • Armory

    Armory is an open-source 3D game engine with full Blender integration, turning it into a complete game development tool. The result is a unified workflow from start to finish, making you work faster. No more jumping between different applications to constantly export data from one to another. Behind the scenes, Armory is powered by open-source technology. Utilizing Kha - multimedia framework and Haxe - cross platform toolkit, to provide top class performance and portability.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Blender

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  • Verge3D

    Verge3D is a powerful and intuitive toolkit that allows Blender, 3ds Max or Maya users to create immersive web-based experiences. Verge3D can be used to build interactive animations, product configurators, engaging presentations of any kind, online stores, explainers, e-learning content, portfolios, ads, and browser games.

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    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted Autodesk 3ds Max ... WebGL Autodesk Maya Blender

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  • Babylon.js

    Main features Complete scene graph with lights, cameras, materials, meshes, animations, audio & actions Native collisions engine Physics engine (thanks to oimo.js & cannon.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone iPad HTC Vive HTML5 Please Oculus Rift

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  • Blend4Web

    Blend4Web is a tool for interactive 3D visualization on the Internet. Our framework is well suited for showcasing products, e-learning, game development, advertising and webdesign. Blend4Web-powered apps work in common web browsers including mobile ones, completely eliminating the need to install plug-ins. Content is authored in the popular 3D modeling and animation suite Blender. A scene can be exported to a browser with a single click, even as a standalone web page.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Raphaël

    Raphaël is a small JavaScript library that should simplify your work with vector graphics on the web. If you want to create your own specific chart or image crop and rotate widget, for example, you can achieve it simply and easily with this library. Raphaël ['ræfe??l] uses the SVG W3C Recommendation and VML as a base for creating graphics. This means every graphical object you create is also a DOM object, so you can attach JavaScript event handlers or modify them later.

    Free Open Source Web

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  • CrossBrowdy

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on. The software created with CrossBrowdy will be able to run virtually anywhere you desire, including web browsers, desktop computers, mobile devices, video game consoles, embedded devices, TV sets, smart watches and many more. You just need to code once and deploy anywhere.

    Free Open Source Web

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