Pepakura Designer allows you to easily create papercraft models from 3D data you create from your favorite 3D software. The save and export functions are disabled before registering. Otherwise all functions work without limitation in the shareware version.
- - Pepakura Designer is the most popular Windows alternative to UVLayout.
- - Pepakura Designer is the most popular commercial alternative to UVLayout.
DXF2papercraft converts a polygonal 3D model stored as DXF file into a plain drawing in the form of a 2D DXF file. This requires to 'unfold' the model. The result is a flattened pattern of connected polygons.
- - DXF2papercraft is the most popular Linux alternative to UVLayout.
- - DXF2papercraft is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to UVLayout.
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.2, released in December 2009, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
UNFOLD3D is today the preferred unwrapping tool used by major studios producing games and animation, but also by many independent artists. Polygonal Design, creator of UNFOLD3D technology, is recognized by many artists as the most efficient unfolding tool in the world.
- - Unfold3D is the most popular Mac alternative to UVLayout.
Ultimate Papercraft 3D is a specialty Windows tool for creating papercraft from 3D models. It includes an easy-to-use layout editor for bringing your papercraft designs to reality and a 3D window for viewing your 3D models.
RizomUV is on an ever-evolving path towards the perfect UV mapping toolset, capable of segmenting, flattening and packing UVs without the need for days and hours of user intervention.
RizumUV Virtual Spaces Features
UVMapper Professional is a stand-alone texture mapping utility for the creation and modification of UV coordinates for n-sided polygonal 3D models.Discontinued
unsupported, no way to pay, abandoned
Draw, create, print and fold beautiful 3D figures with Foldify. You don't need drawing skills, Foldify has tons of free content to create amazing, high quality figures!
- - Foldify is the most popular iPhone & iPad alternative to UVLayout.
Boundary First Flattening is a open source application for surface parameterization. Unlike other tools for UV mapping, BFF allows free-form editing of the flattened mesh, providing users direct control over the shape of the flattened domain.