Alternatives to V-Ray for Linux with any license

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  • LuxRender icon

    LuxRender

    LuxRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine. Based on state of the art algorithms, LuxRender simulates the flow of light according to physical...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Mitsuba

    Physically based renderer. Mitsuba is an extensible rendering framework written in portable C++. It implements unbiased as well as biased techniques and contains...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    RenderMan

    PhotoRealistic RenderMan, or PRMan for short, is a proprietary photorealistic RenderMan-compliant renderer. It primarily uses the REYES algorithm but is also fully...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

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    Kerkythea

    Powerful, feature-rich and fast standalone raytracing renderer. Exporters from Blender and Google SketchUp are also available. Allows network rendering of images and...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Sketchup Blender

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    appleseed

    appleseed is a modern, open source, physically-based rendering engine designed to produce photorealistic images, animations and visual effects.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Freestyle

    Freestyle is a software for Non-Photorealistic Line Drawing rendering from 3D scenes. It is designed as a programmable interface to allow maximum control over the style...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Sunflow Rendering System

    Sunflow is an open source rendering system for photo-realistic image synthesis. It is written in Java and built around a flexible ray tracing core and an extensible...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Cycles Renderer

    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine and in development since 2011.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Radeon ProRender

    Radeon ProRender (formerly AMD FireRender) is a powerful physically-based rendering engine that enables creative professionals to produce stunningly photorealistic...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    3Delight

    3Delight is a fast, high quality, RenderMan®-compliant renderer designed to produce photo-realistic images in demanding production environments. The renderer was...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    MiniLight

    MiniLight is a minimal global illumination renderer. It is primarily an exercise in simplicity. But that makes it a good base and benchmark (in some sense) for...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    fryrender

    fryrender is the physically-based light simulator developed by RandomControl. It is a photo-realistic render engine where all the elements involved in the generation of...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Pixie Renderer

    Pixie is an open source RenderMan renderer for generating photorealistic images. You can compile Pixie on Windows (using Visual Studio 2005), Linux and on OSX (using...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    mental ray

    mental ray® is a rendering software which generates images of outstanding quality and unsurpassed realism. The software combines the physically correct simulation...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Octane Render icon

    Octane Render

    Octane Render is the world's first GPU based, un-biased, physically based renderer. What does that mean? It uses the video card in your computer to render...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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