Open source 3D Modeling

Art of Illusion

Art of Illusion is a free, open source 3D modelling and rendering studio. (GPL)



Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems under the GNU General Public License. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X


FreeCAD is a general purpose feature-based, parametric 3D modeler for CAD, MCAD, CAx, CAE and PLM, aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits a wider range of uses in engineering, such as architecture. (GPL)

Windows - Linux - MAC OS X


gCAD3D is a 3D CAD CAM application that features an integrated 3D OpenGL viewer, a program interpreter for geometry and NC-commands in 3D, an integrated NC-processor, and a programming interface for user programs. (Public domain)

Linux - Windows


Gloss3D is a lightweight 3D modeler, animator and render for GNU/Linux platforms and Windows. GLOSS3D is programmed in C and Motif. (GPL)

Linux - Windows


LeoCAD is a CAD program for creating virtual LEGO models. It has an easy to use interface and currently includes over 6000 different pieces created by the ​LDraw community. (GPL)

Linux - Windows - MAC OS X


LibreCAD is a free Open Source personal CAD application for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. Support and documentation is free from a large, dedicated worldwide community of users, contributors and developers. It's available in more than 20 languages. (GPL)

Linux - Windows - MAC OS X


MeshLab is an open source, portable, and extensible system for the processing and editing of unstructured 3D triangular meshes. (GPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X


Pixie is an open source RenderMan renderer for generating photorealistic images. (LGPL)

Linux - FreeBSD - Windows - MAC OS X


QCAD is a free, open source application for computer aided drafting (CAD) in two dimensions (2D). With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schematics and diagrams. (GPL)

Windows - MAC OS X - Linux

Sweet Home 3D

Sweet Home 3D is a free interior design application that helps you place your furniture on a house 2D plan, with a 3D preview. The program is aimed at people who want to redesign their interior quickly. (GPL)


Wings 3D

Wings 3D is a subdivision modeler inspired by Nendo and Mirai from Izware. (BSD)


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