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Someone was looking for free 3D modeling software. Hopefully this thread can continue to aid some more.
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People might also be interested in:
* K-3D - http://k3d.sourceforge.net/ (GPL), and
* OpenFX - http://openfx.org/ (GPL but Windows, only).

Have fun testing.
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I''ve added those 2 to the list, plus a 3rd I picked up elsewhere (Aztec).

Thanks to the community, this list continues to grow.
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Hi guys, there''s always gameSpace which is a stripped down version of trueSpace (but cheaper).

http://www.caligari.com/gameSpace/
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Oops I didn''t see the 2nd page (new to gamedev). Discard my previous post please.
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actually, it''s good you reminded me. Even though someone mentioned it, I hadn''t added it to the list. It is now.
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Ok. I just went through the exhausting task of updating each item in the list with an HTML link.

*phew*

But, it should make the List a lot more user-friendly.

I plan futher updates where the links will go directly to the product page instead of just the company page. And also some other additions.
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I did that update I mentioned. All links now go directly to the product page.

I''ve also added GameSpace Light to the Free 3D Software category.

If you haven''t looked at the first page in a while, check it out. It looks completely different now.

And help me to keep this list up to date and complete with any more products you find. I''m considering further updates for the list that identify what each product does (Modeling, Animating, etc).
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Free 2D Software:
Pixia

Great program, athough poorly docuemented. I like it better then the gimp, because it the interface is very concistant.
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A small bump, plus a suggestion:

2D Software ($100 or less):

ProMotion by Cosmigo: http://www.cosmigo.com/promotion/

It's anywhere from $19-$45, depending on what version you buy. If you used to use Deluxe Paint on the Amiga, then this program is for you! Perfect for doing low-color sprite artwork.

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The product's been added in (and Dede's was added in a few days ago). Thank you both.

I look forward to when the GD.net Staff gets the HTML Links fixed. For one, I really dont like the redundant text that's automatically added after a link. Also, for some reason the link's don't open in a new window like they're supposed to. (the target="_blank" code is being ignored).

Oh well, keep the updated content coming.

*EDIT* ... someone mentioned ASE in another thread. It's a free 2D program for pixel art. I've added it in too.
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I've updated with a new category currently called "Other Tools". It's anything which isn't specifically for 3D models or 2D art, but comes in incredibly handy in some related way.

If you know of any 'Other Tools' which help you in the visual side of game or other media development...please do tell, and I'll see that the list gets updated.
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Updated with the "3D Canvas" products.

As a side note...whenever this stays on the front page, I *NEVER* see any new "Looking for software" threads. But as soon as this goes to page 2, one of those thread types appears.

Anyone other than me seeing the connection? :)
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I'm suggesting another (really great) 2D app over $100:

Mirage: http://www.bauhaussoftware.com
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Thanks. It looks like quite an impressive program, and has been added in.
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Quote:
Original post by Veovis
Thanks. It looks like quite an impressive program, and has been added in.
Wow, I hadn't checked this in quite a while now - it's very impressive! I just wish I could rate you up more, Veovis! Thanks for the awesome refereces (and now clickies, too!) and keep up the great work.
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It's my pleasure Avatar God. And I've noticed you mention me and my list in other threads, which is as big a "thanks" as anyone can give...I appreciate it. Keep spreading the word when ever and where ever people are in need.

As for the rating thing...well, you can always pester other people to give me a good rating. ;)

[Edited by - Veovis on July 10, 2004 11:19:56 AM]
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I think you forgot one of the most powerful and customizable modelers out there for about $100...

Silo, with a free trial version
http://www.nevercenter.com/
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adding to list

RealSoft 3D (version 4.5)
supported platforms: Windows, Linux, Mac, Irix

go and check more info at
http://www.realsoft.fi

free trial (30 days)
student version 150 euro
full version 700 euro

/Aki R.
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