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Average score 4.72 (based on 32 votes)

given by Anonymous on December 13, 2006

given by Graham Hall on December 15, 2006

Steep learning curve but well worth it. Check out Elephants Dream the first Open Movie released under Creative Commons.

given by dfdsf on March 29, 2007

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given by Anonymous on April 9, 2007

given by Genscher on May 28, 2007

Great application ith integrated fluid simulation,
particles, softbodies,..

given by Anonymous on May 28, 2007

Best software ever created ever!

given by Anonymous on May 28, 2007

The best free 3D application ever created!

given by Anonymous on May 28, 2007

My first an my favorite in 3d arts and crafts :)

given by Anonymous on May 28, 2007

you can do the same as with the commercial 3d packages! I promise!

given by Anonymous on May 28, 2007

given by Anonymous on May 29, 2007

given by Anonymous on May 29, 2007

Love it!

given by kxs on May 29, 2007

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given by Anonymous on May 30, 2007

given by DevMan on June 2, 2007

This software is awesome. I couldn't believe the enormous amount of features it includes. After the hard first days of learning the interface I was totally amazed that I could create things that I could only dream of before. Wonderful piece of software. And it costs you not one cent!

given by Anonymous on June 5, 2007

given by Multimedia Producer on June 28, 2007

Quite as powerful as Maya or 3DS Max but an unintuitive interface. It is this GUI that has kept Blender out of the commercial project workflow.

given by ordigdug on July 4, 2007

Awesome 3d program, rivals the big expensive packages.

given by Anonymous on September 5, 2007

Why isn't there an alternative GUI plugin for Blender? Someone spent the time to make a Pocket PC port, but not something really useful. Doing 3D animation on a PDA? Come on!

given by Jogai on October 25, 2007

Awesome software. This one got me into Open source.
Your only limitation is you imagination!

given by Jean Duval on November 24, 2007

The Best and easyest GUI in 3D application ever created

given by MrPerlishells on November 26, 2007

Great program. Fast modeling using mouse and keyboard combination. Lots of tutorials on the internet, great community. Active developers and a new Peach movie in the works.

given by Anonymous on March 15, 2008

It's OK, but my head started to hurt when I first started it.

given by b on March 20, 2008

Its very good, but could really benefit for a more easy/ pratical gui - like maya or cinema 4d

given by Anonymous on April 28, 2008

Great software!! Definitely stick to the stable versions to learn. Takes a bit of patients to get passed the user interface, but once you get the hang of it you realized how brilliant the user interface is.

given by Blenderist on January 21, 2009

given by roofoo on July 2, 2009

The upcoming 2.50 release will greatly overhaul the interface, for those who find Blender unwieldy.

given by Anonymous on June 4, 2010

Steep learning curve, but once you get used to it this software is legendary!

given by Anonymous on December 12, 2011

By now it's 2.60 and 2.61 is comming soon... This should be updated.

Either way, it's an amazing program with fast paced updatig and superb support.

given by davetherave3009 on January 6, 2012

A brilliant piece of open source software, full to the brim with
awesome features, such as...
A realistic render engine (Cycles)- which can render using GPU
Cuda, and in real time! A wide toolset of modifiers, including soft
body, and fluid simulation etc. UV unwrapping, texturing utilities....
the possibilities are endless. If you have the skills and enough
time, you can produce results as good as actual pixar/
dreamworks films! And if you don't believe me, check the open
source short film, Sintel. (Take note I am describing Blender
2.61) To be honest, Blender is one hard program to tackle, but
the struggle will result in something very special. Not to mention
the flourishing community that stand aside, which you can easily
become a part of. So if you're feeling stuck, check for a tutorial!
And if you don't succed at first, don't give up, because you're
missing out on a hell of a lot if you do!
I VERY HIGHLY recommend that you try this out if you're
interested in 3D animation/modeling/gaming...
So, good luck!

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