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Blender is a 3D modeling software written in C, C++, and Python containing cloth, hair, fluid, particle, and rigid body simulation techniques.

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Overview

Blender is a professional, free and open-source 3D computer graphics software toolset used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, interactive 3D applications and video games. Blender’s features include 3D modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, raster graphics editing, rigging and skinning, fluid and smoke simulation, particle simulation, soft body simulation, sculpting, animating, match moving, camera tracking, rendering, motion graphics, video editing and compositing. It also features an integrated game engine.

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Platform

   

Social

       

System Requirements

#MinimumRecommendedOptimal
132-bit dual core 2Ghz CPU with SSE2 support64-bit quad core CPU64-bit eight core CPU
22 GB RAM8 GB RAM16 GB RAM
31280×768 DisplayFull HD DisplayFull HD display
4OpenGL 2.1 compatible graphics with 512 MB RAMOpenGL 3.2 compatible graphics with 2 GB RAMDual OpenGL 3.2 compatible graphics cards with 4 GB RAM
5Mouse or trackpadThree button mouseThree button mouse and graphics tablet

Ratings

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4.18 
 5

Capterra 4.5 
 5
based on 162 reviews
CNET 4 
 5
based on 147 reviews
CNET 4.5 
 5
based on professional's opinion
FileHippo 8 
 10
based on 242 reviews
FileHorse 8.2 
 10
based on 175 reviews
G2CROWD 4.5 
 5
based on 101 reviews
MacUpdate 4.5 
 5
based on 40 reviews
Malavida 8 
 10
based on 28 reviews
PCWorld 3.5 
 5
based on professional's opinion
Softonic 8 
 10
based on 1832 reviews
Softonic 8 
 10
based on 161 reviews
Softpedia 4.2 
 5
based on 248 reviews
TechSpot 4.7 
 5
based on 32 reviews
Uptodown 4 
 5
based on 7 reviews

Developer

Blender Foundation

Written in

C, C++, Python

Initial Release

January 1998

License

GPL v2+

Alternatives

3D Computing Graphics
Art of Illusion   Wings 3D  
Computer Simulation

No alternative software available under 'Computer Simulation' category.


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