For creative exploration!
MODO offers fully integrated modeling, sculpting, painting, effects and animation tools in one cohesive, easy-to-use content creation package, with the added bonus of unlimited network rendering capabilities.
With a 30-day free trial.
State of the art 3D painting tool
The Foundry’s cutting-edge 3D paint tool, MARI gives you a fluid and flexible way to paint directly onto 3D models - meaning more time spent painting and less time managing technical issues.
Supported by the world’s most advanced layering system, MARI is capable of handling high-resolution textures and millions of polygons without ever compromising on speed or efficiency. It also provides a fully customisable user interface that lets you work just the way you want.
Offers a 15-day free trial.
Award winning, production-proven VFX and animation tool for artists
This software was used by Cortical Studios to produce a 2014 New York Festivals gold medalist short-film on the mechanism of action of next-generation probiotic CLOSTAT (commissioned by Kemin AgriFoods).
3D for the real world
Another major software used worldwide to create 3D graphics and animations for high-end movies, tv commercials, websites, and more.
Available also in a free version for students and educators (for 18 months). Worth checking out!
Making Visuals with Technology
BioBlender is a software package built on the open-source Blender.
BioBlender is the result of a collaboration, driven by the SciVis group at the CNR in Pisa (Italy), between scientists of different disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics, computer sciences) and artists, using Blender in a rigorous but at the same time creative way.
A portal to cell & molecular animations
This is a platform where you can find a showcase of animations dedicated to cellular and molecular events. Works done by great animators such as Drew Berry, Eric Keller and Janet Iwasa among others.
Here you can also find a collection of original tutorials for life science professionals learning 3D visualization.
Animate & Share
Much more than just a user-friendly software for the researcher or student to start almost immediately animating, the website is also a platform to share animations made by different people who wish to do small changes to other people's designs.
Molecular flipbook helps researchers to test their hypothesis as well as better communicating them during their presentations at scientific or non-scientific meetings.
Visualize - Analyze - Present
3D software application for visualizing and understanding life sciences data from any imaging modalities.
The Rebus Render Farm instantly provides you with 3,000 XEON CPUs to render your animations and still-images.
No matter which 3D-application you're using: Our Render Farm supports them all!
We're the only Render Farm that utilizes a system which seamlessly integrates into your 3D software.
Offers a trial worth 10€.
Powerful node based VFX, editoral & finishing tools
Industry leading NUKE range offers cutting-edge toolkits covering VFX, editorial and finishing across solutions that deliver unparalleled speed, functionality and collaboration possibilities.
Whether you're a single shot compositor or working across projects end to end, you can find all the tools you need to get the job done fast, without quality compromise, in NUKE STUDIO, NUKEX or NUKE.
Offers a 15-day free non-commercial trial.
This is where you might want to compose your animations and add a few layers of graphics and text. Common software used in the animation industry.
Free and open-source software
This free software was created by artists and studios from all around the world. Great software to work without expenses. Developed for several OS, with regular updates.
This is the work horse of animation studios across the globe. Used by most large studios, this slightly expensive software is available in a trial version (3 years licence for students and educators).
3D animation tools
This animation software comes also in an apprentice version for students and educators to start their non-commercial projects, with minor limitations and an embedded watermark on renderings.
Created at Carnegie Mellon University
Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a freely available teaching tool designed to be a student's first exposure to object-oriented programming. It allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated movies and simple video games.