Download 3 D Modeling - Best Software & Apps

  • SketchUp Make 2015

    (32-bit) 15.3.330

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    Windows

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    7100 votes
    • PROS:Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
    • CONS:Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version, Can't add text and images to designs in free version
  • SketchUp Pro 2015

    64-bit 15.3.331

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

    5
    22 votes
    • PROS:Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Integrated with Google Maps, Export to CAD format, Add text and graphics to designs, Upload your creations to Google Earth
    • CONS:Creating domed surfaces can be tricky, May lack some of the functionality of major CAD packages
  • SketchUp Pro 2014

    14.1.1282

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

    6
    43 votes
    • PROS:Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Integrated with Google Maps, Export to CAD format, Add text and graphics to designs, Upload your creations to Google Earth
    • CONS:Creating domed surfaces can be tricky, May lack some of the functionality of major CAD packages
  • Blender

    (32 bits) 2.66a

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Truly amazing modeling, animation and rendering

    7
    491 votes
    • PROS:Incredible variety of features, Extensive online help, Non-overlapping interface
    • CONS:Aimed at advanced users, Sheer degree of variety is overwhelming
  • Autodesk Maya

    2017

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    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution

    7
    542 votes
    • PROS:Industry standard 3D animation package, Many objects and animations, Open Python scripting language, Lots of video tutorials, 64 bit support
    • CONS:Very lengthy installation, Slow startup, Hard for beginners
  • SketchUp Pro 2015

    32-bit 15.3.330

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    689 votes
    • PROS:Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps, Export to CAD format, Add text and graphics to designs
    • CONS:Creating domed surfaces can be tricky, May lack some of the functionality of major CAD packages
  • SketchUp Make 2015

    (64­-bit) 15.3.331

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    80 votes
    • PROS:Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
    • CONS:Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version, Can't add text and images to designs in free version
  • SketchUp

    Trial 15.3.329

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    6
    596 votes
    • PROS:Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
    • CONS:Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version
  • Sculptris

    1.02

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Impressive free 3D modeling software

    6
    146 votes
    • PROS:Easy to pick up, No installation, Lightweight
    • CONS:Little help, Non standard interface
  • DAZ Studio

    4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free and powerful 3D modeling app

    6
    94 votes
    • PROS:Free to use, Easy to get started, Plugins advance capabilities
    • CONS:Limited for advanced modellers
  • SketchUp Make 2015

    15.3.329

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    8
    7 votes
    • PROS:Makes 3D drawing much easier, Lots of tips and hints, User friendly, Upload your creations to Google Earth, Integrated with Google Maps
    • CONS:Lacks advanced features of major CAD apps, No export to CAD format in free version, Can't add text and images to designs in free version
  • Easycab Pro Kitchen 3D

    9.0.69

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    Platform
    Windows

    Modeling software to create and organize your virtual kitchen

    7
    30 votes
    • modo

      601

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      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      An extremely powerful 3D animation tool

      7
      100 votes
      • PROS:Speedy rendering engine, Character animation, Bullet physics, Pixar subdivision modeling improves efficiency, Easy manipulation of volumetric ojects
      • CONS:Steep learning curve
    • Wings 3D

      1.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Subdivision modeler for creating 3D animations

      7
      53 votes
      • PROS:Imports from most major design apps, Features extensive tutorial
      • CONS:Complicated to understand, Only imports models - does not create them
    • 3D Canvas

      7.1.1.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fine tune your 3D modeling skills with this complete program

      6
      66 votes
      • 3D Visioner 2013

        2013

        License
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        Platform
        Windows

        Visio plugin used for 3D modeling

        7
        25 votes
        • Anim8or

          b 0.95

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Free modeling and 3D animation software

          6
          102 votes
          • PROS:Introduces 3D graphics, No install required
          • CONS:No light sources available, Difficult to navigate, No help file
        • Alibre Design Xpress

          9.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Solid modeling software to get to grips with 3D design

          7
          12 votes
          • Misfit Model 3D

            1.2.4

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Simple 3D modeling tool

            7
            21 votes
            • PROS:Very easy to get started, Lots of online documentation,
            • CONS:Basic 3D modeling, Doesn't render 3D objects
          • CAD.FEM

            0.31

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            CAD, 3D design and modeling, fast GPU based finite element analysis

            9
            12 votes
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
            #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
            1(32 bits) 2.66a4916.9Windows, Mac
            2(32-bit) 15.3.33071006.6Windows
            320175426.5Windows, Mac
            432-bit 15.3.3306896.5Windows, Mac
            5Trial 15.3.3295966.2Mac