Download Modeling - Best Software & Apps

  • AutoCAD

    2017

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard CAD design package

    6
    3804 votes
    • PROS: Design in 2D and 3D, Packed with features, Create and edit DWG files across platforms, Lots of customisation features
    • CONS: Requires very powerful hardware, Very large download file
  • SketchUp Make 2015

    (32-bit) 15.3.330

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    7750 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
  • Blender

    (32 bits) 2.66a

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Truly amazing modeling, animation and rendering

    7
    1520 votes
    • PROS: Incredible variety of features, Extensive online help, Non-overlapping interface
    • CONS: Aimed at advanced users, Sheer degree of variety is overwhelming
  • SketchUp Pro 2014

    14.1.1282

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    117 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 2015

    64-bit 15.3.331

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    79 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
  • Autodesk Maya

    2017

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    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful 3D modeling, animation and rendering solution

    7
    483 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
  • ArchiCAD

    Commercial 19

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    Windows
    Mac

    The CAD for creative architects and designers

    7
    116 votes
    • PROS: Dynamic and flexible, Intuitive interface, Guarantees precision and detail, Photo-realistic pre-visualizations, Ideal for collaborations
    • CONS: Not universal, Not widely used in professional environments
  • SketchUp Pro 2015

    32-bit 15.3.330

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful, professional, yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    1127 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

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    120 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
  • Sculptris

    1.02

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Impressive free 3D modeling software

    7
    367 votes
    • PROS: Easy to pick up, No installation, Lightweight
    • CONS: Little help, Non standard interface
  • FaceRig

    1.753

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    Platform
    Windows

    Become a cat in your online chat

    7
    1793 votes
    • PROS: Fun anonymous chats , Nice face recognition and mapping , Entertaining voices
    • CONS: Occasional delay on animations
  • SketchUp

    Trial 15.3.329

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    559 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
  • Colin McRae: DiRT 2

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    Windows
    Mac

    A diverse and intense rally experience

    7
    654 votes
    • PROS: Technically impressive, Excellent graphics, Collision modeling is good, Great sense of speed
    • CONS: No multiplayer in demo, Long loading times, Requires a high spec PC
  • DAZ Studio

    4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free and powerful 3D modeling app

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

    15.3.329

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Powerful yet accessible 3D modeling software

    7
    18 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
  • PyMOL

    1.1

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    Platform
    Windows

    A Trial version Science & education program for Windows

    6
    15 votes
    • Maya

      3.6

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      Platform
      Windows

      A Trial version Productivity program for Windows

      7
      11 votes
      • Wings 3D

        1.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Subdivision modeler for creating 3D animations

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

        601

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        Windows
        Mac

        An extremely powerful 3D animation tool

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

        9.0.69

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        Platform
        Windows

        Modeling software to create and organize your virtual kitchen

        7
        24 votes
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        1(32 bits) 2.66a15207.449210526315797Windows, Mac
        2(32-bit) 15.3.33077506.942270967741932Windows
        332-bit 15.3.33011276.673025732031945Windows, Mac
        41.75317936.627830451756832Windows
        5201738046.261172450052582Windows, Mac