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  1. LuxCoreRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine.

    Appleseed – open-source, physically-based global illumination... about about 1 month ago:

    My go-to for a pbrt-type renderer Lux[0] which ticks all the same boxes. If you're willing to go closed source then the standard used to be Maxwell Render, but I don't know if that's changed in the last couple of years. [0]
  2. Powerful photorealism open standard. Cross-platform. Highly scalable.

  3. FurryBall is an extremely fast rendering system using the processing power of GPU instead of CPU.

  4. Arnold is an advanced Monte Carlo ray tracing renderer built for the demands of feature-length animation and visual effects.

  5. Learn why V-Ray for 3ds Max’s powerful CPU & GPU renderer is the industry standard for artists & designers in architecture, games, VFX, VR, and more.

  6. Maxwell Render is rendering software for its quality and realism, and delivers great results via a simple set-up, which lets user focus on lighting.

    ✨ Career update: letting go of my dream of being an engineer ✨ about 6 months ago:

    If any of you know Maxwell render, this is the team I was in. It’s been scary and exciting, yet, part of me really wanted to be “real engineer” and this is what I did for years after.
  7. Redshift is an award-winning, production ready GPU renderer for fast 3D rendering and is the world's first fully GPU-accelerated biased renderer.

  8. Octane Render is the world's first GPU based, un-biased, physically based renderer.

    Flounder Heights at 8am about 5 months ago:

    Octane Render, they have a free non-commercial license for personal use (used this for the Flounder Heights renders).
  9. KeyShot 3D rendering and animation software is the fastest, easiest way to create amazing, photographic visuals of your 3D models. Enter your search in the box aboveTryYour download of KeyShot is only moments away.

  10. Easily turn your CAD projects into architectural visualization videos and images. Compatible SketchUp and 3D BIM Tools, such as Revit, ArchiCAD and Allplan.

    Lumion 2023 is available for students! about 2 months ago

    To download it you have to login into your account Go to My Account, then License Keys, then View more and you will get an option Download Product.