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appleseed is an open source, physically-based global illumination rendering engine primarily designed for animation and visual effects.

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    LuxCoreRender is a physically based and unbiased rendering engine.

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    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.

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    What was then called STAR-Light, and later renamed to PV-Ray and ultimately POV-Ray, has therefore been on this planet for a whopping 9, 190 (or 11, 000) revolutions by now (plus another guesstimated 150 above it).

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    Create high-quality, photorealistic images with the 3D tool made for graphic designers.

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    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.

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

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    Blender is the open source, cross platform suite of tools for 3D creation.

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    Mitsuba is a research-oriented rendering system in the style of PBRT, from which it derives much inspiration.

    Open Source

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    Cinema 4D is a 3D modeling, animation, motion graphics and rendering application.

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    Kerkythea is a freeware software that can produce high quality renders without spending a cent on software licensing.

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    Advanced Technology from Pixar Animation Studios for Rendering VFX and Animation

  13. ZBrush is a digital sculpting and painting software solution.

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    MoonRay is DreamWorks Animation’s in-house 3D renderer, used to render all DreamWorks movies since How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

    Open Source

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