ZBrush Alternatives for iPad

    ZBrush is not available for iPad but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPad alternative is forger. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try 123D Sculpt. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ZBrush and eight of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to ZBrush are Nomad Sculpt (Paid), Sunny 3D (Paid), Putty3D (Paid) and Archipelis 3D (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 21, 2021

    1. forger is a digital sculpting application for the artist who wants to be able to sculpt anywhere. forger lets you sculpt while you are on the train, sitting on the couch, or waiting in a queue.
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      Almost everyone thinks forger is a great alternative to ZBrush.
      • FreeProprietary
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      • iPad
      Free for a limited time! With Autodesk® 123D™ Sculpt you can sculpt and paint interesting and realistic 3D shapes.

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      Autodesk has discontinued their line of 123d apps.

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      Most users think 123D Sculpt is a great alternative to ZBrush.


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      Main features are: -Sculpting tools Clay, flatten, smooth, mask and many other brushes will let you shape your creation. Need hard lines? you will also find some lasso/line/curve cutting tools.
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      With ultimate simple user interface, you can create 3D model by using freehand sketch and directly apply painting to your 3D model without learning difficult texture mapping. Features: - 3D modeling and painting.

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      No longer available

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    2. SCULPT ANYTIME, ANYWHERE Putty is the best 3D sketchbook for artists and enthusiasts on the go. Whether you’re on holiday, on the train or just relaxing on the couch, Putty 3D is your perfect companion.
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      • Windows
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      • iPad
      With Archipelis 3D, creating 3D content is accessible for everyone. No need to be an expert to create organic shapes and textured 3D models.
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      • iPad
      With an advanced clay engine and artist-tested tools, Sculptura is the most intuitive and powerful 3D sculpting app ever designed for your iPad. Sculpt engaging characters, ghastly monsters, or even intriguing abstract art anywhere you are.
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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      iDough is your digital sculpting app, letting you bring the art shop along anywhere you go. iDough allows beginners to get into digital sculpting and professionals to do their work on the go.
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