Blender
Blender
3.0.0
4.3
0.0

3D animation, modeling, and rendering app.

Blender overview

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline-modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and 2D animation pipeline.

Blender is a public project, made by hundreds of people from around the world; by studios and individual artists, professionals and hobbyists, scientists, students, VFX experts, animators, game artists, modders, and the list goes on.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What’s new in version 3.0.0

Updated on Dec 04 2021

Version 3.0.0:
  • Blender Foundation announces the release of Blender 3.0, to mark the beginning of a new era for open source 2D/3D content creation.

Full release notes are available here

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Information

License

Free

Size

217.5 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.blender.org/

Downloads

106598

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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What needs improvements

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Blender qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0
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henrygolden
henrygolden
Jan 15 2020
2.81a
5.0
Jan 15 2020
5.0
Version: 2.81a
It is a special 3d model for my journal but don't know how to use it but it is very surprising and I really like it though!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Arvidtp
Arvidtp
Apr 6 2016
2.77
5.0
Apr 6 2016
5.0
Version: 2.77
Tremendously awesome free 3D package that does a huge amount of stuff at a pro level. Using it to produce photorealistic renders of product prototypes and a few abstract animation pieces, I am aware I have just barely scratched the surface of what it can do.
Dmitry-Novikov
Dmitry-Novikov
Jan 31 2016
2.76
1.0
Jan 31 2016
1.0
Version: 2.76
What to tell about the program if it's required to google how to close internal window.
SpiessensMark
SpiessensMark
Feb 6 2015
2.73
5.0
Feb 6 2015
5.0
Version: 2.73
Astonishing free 3D modeler. Incredible in deep editing, physics, animated layer bump mapping, animation editor, hardware render support, .. This has about the same functionality as very expensive comparable apps. It has to be said, the learning curve is very very very steep but the award you get from it is awesome. Thank you, thank you, thank you for bringing this for free ! Top notch 3D modeling tool.
Jason-Milles-76
Jason-Milles-76
Nov 22 2014
2.72b
5.0
Nov 22 2014
5.0
Version: 2.72b
Very pro oriented 3D modeller for free that includes physics, water/fire emulation, particle animations and many more. Top notch Has an incredible steep learning curve though.
CloudB
CloudB
Jul 15 2014
2.71
5.0
Jul 15 2014
5.0
Version: 2.71
Its free. Its powerful. Its difficult to use. In short - AWESOME. :)
GaryC1211
GaryC1211
Jan 14 2014
2.69
0.0
Jan 14 2014
0.0
Version: 2.69
Don't know hoe to download the app anyone know how 2? ( Reply )
GaryC1211
GaryC1211
Jan 14 2014
2.69
0.0
Jan 14 2014
0.0
Version: 2.69
I have just write this to say, How do u even download this app? i tryed to watch youtube but it got no info on how so how? ( please someone reply )
Gary-box
Gary-box
Dec 11 2012
2.65
5.0
Dec 11 2012
5.0
Version: 2.65
Massive powerfull 3D app. But has a very steep learning curve. For free a steal if you are willing to put a lot of time (read: trail and error) into it.
Holypoly
Holypoly
Dec 11 2012
2.65
0.0
Dec 11 2012
0.0
Version: 2.65
D/l link for newest version is here: http://www.blender.org/download/get-blender/
Finneva
Finneva
Sep 26 2012
2.64rc2
2.5
Sep 26 2012
2.5
Version: 2.64rc2
that is nice, I like free one!
Generalcody
Generalcody
Jun 7 2012
2.63a
5.0
Jun 7 2012
5.0
Version: 2.63a
This 3d package is absolutely fantastic. I come from a Maya/Lightwave/Modo background and recently switched to Blender. Unfortunately Blender has a pretty steep learning curve, but so does any other complex software. If you want to learn how to create Digital Art, Blender is the way to go! For some excellent tutorials using Blender, visit: www.cgcookie.com
umaromc
umaromc
Apr 28 2012
2.63
0.0
Apr 28 2012
0.0
Version: 2.63
http://www.blender.org/download/get-blender/ ^ 32-bit, 64-bit and PowerPC standalone builds...
Stuward
Stuward
Apr 2 2012
2.62
5.0
Apr 2 2012
5.0
Version: 2.62
Impressive app very comparable with Lightwave! In fact, it 'steals' a lot of features. The pivot editing is superb ! Has a steep learning curve but I guess all comparable apps too. You cannot go wrong with Blender. Free all the way.
Quiiick
Quiiick
Nov 2 2011
2.59
5.0
Nov 2 2011
5.0
Version: 2.59
Why is version 2.60 not available on MacUpdate?
Enrico-Nencini
Enrico-Nencini
Apr 26 2011
2.57a
5.0
Apr 26 2011
5.0
Version: 2.57a
Best free 3d app EVER.
umaromc
umaromc
Apr 14 2011
2.57
0.0
Apr 14 2011
0.0
Version: 2.57
http://www.blender.org/download/get-blender/ According to the info on the site there's a; 32/64-bit, 32-bit and 64-bit versions available for download. THIS is the link for the 64-bit only version; http://mirror.cs.umn.edu/blender.org/release/Blender2.57/blender-2.57-OSX_10.5_x86_64.zip
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Apr 1 2011
2.56
0.0
Apr 1 2011
0.0
Version: 2.56
2.56 is a beta. 2.49 is still the latest stable.
Kihoalu
Kihoalu
Mar 1 2011
2.56a-beta
3.0
Mar 1 2011
3.0
Version: 2.56a-beta
Fairly capable. It can produce some nice work. For free, this is very good as a surface modeler & it has it own animation built in. They have not finished the import-export options in the 2.56a beta version, so it could be a problem moving to & from solid modelers. Stable versions didn't play well with up-to-date Illustrator files. The interface is like none other - violates everything you'd be used to doing, which makes for a long learning curve if you've used any other 3d application! Don't expect to be proficient in a week or month. Maybe several. The 2.5x version is moving to a different paradigm from the 2.49 stable version, but doesn't feel Mac-like in the least. In fact, it resembles a decade old 3d CAD program in its complex & slightly convoluted panels. 3d modelers all use their own keyboard shortcuts to whirl & twirl & zoom vs pan & rotate. You can change these. It really needs some rudimentary human models & clothing such as Poser or some of the other modelers use & would be useful to people immediately, then. Blender models are oriented toward quad meshes. That makes getting models made in other applications a problem, because a number of those use triangles. Getting human body models from MakeHuman don't work well for several reasons. Same is true in porting from Poser. If you are a longtime Illustrator user, the implementation of bezier curves in Blender may drive you batty.
Darksammy5
Darksammy5
Dec 31 2010
2.56-beta
5.0
Dec 31 2010
5.0
Version: 2.56-beta
I have to stick up for this app. For something that is free, this program is AMAZING. The toolset can rival that of Max or 4D, and it is constantly getting better. This goes in the folder of amazing free software next to Gimp and Inkscape.
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