Blender is free graphics software for Photorealistic Rendering, Modeling, Rigging, Animation, Sculpting, UV Unwrapping, Simulations, Game Creation, Camera and Object tracking, and Video Editing. It is a Full Compositor, has a Library of Extensions and a Flexible Interface.
Blender now features a powerful new unbiased rendering engine called Cycles that offers stunning ultra-realistic rendering. Blender’s comprehensive array of modeling tools makes creating, transforming and editing your models a breeze. Transforming a model into a poseable character has never been easier! Whether it’s simple key-framing or complex walk-cycles, Blender allows artists to turn their still characters into impressive animations. Experience the joy of sculpting organic subjects using the built-in sculpting feature set of Blender. Easily unwrap your mesh right inside Blender, and use image textures or paint your own directly onto the model. Blender comes with a fully-fledged compositor built right in. That means no more exporting to third party programs, you can do it all without leaving the program. Whether you need a crumbling building, rain, fire, smoke, fluid, cloth or full on destruction, Blender delivers great looking results. Included in Blender is a complete game engine, allowing you to create a fully featured 3D game right inside Blender. Blender also includes production ready camera and object tracking, allowing you to import raw footage, track the footage, mask areas and see the camera movements live in your 3d scene, and eliminating the need to switch between programs. With a large community of enthusiasts and developers, Blender comes loaded with a vast array of extensions that you can turn on or off easily. Blender even comes with a built-in Video Editor. The Video Editor allows you to perform basic actions like video cuts and splicing, as well as more complex tasks like video masking. Blender comes packed with import/export support for many different programs, including Image (JPEG, JPEG2000, PNG, TARGA, OpenEXR, DPX, Cineon, Radiance HDR, SGI Iris, TIFF), Video (AVI, MPEG and Quicktime), and 3D. Novice and advanced users will love the ability to customize their layout completely, from simply splitting their viewport, to fully customizing it with python scripting.