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|Name=Blender
 
|Name=Blender
 
|Short description=3D modeller/renderer
 
|Short description=3D modeller/renderer
|Full description=Blender is the in-house software of a high quality animation studio. It has proven to be an extremely fast and versatile design instrument. Blender can be used to create TV commercials, to make technical visualizations or business graphics, to do morphing, or to design user interfaces. Developers can easily build and manage complex environments. The renderer is versatile and extremely fast, and implements all basic animation principles (curves and keys).
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|Full description=Blender is an integrated 3d suite for modelling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback (games). Blender has its own particular user interface, which is implemented entirely in OpenGL and designed with speed in mind. Python bindings are available for scripting; import/export features for popular file formats like 3D Studio and Wavefront Obj are implemented as scripts by the community. Stills, animations, models for games or other third party engines and interactive content in the form of a standalone binary and/or a web plug-in are common products of Blender use.
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|Status=Live
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|Homepage URL=http://www.blender.org/
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.blender.org/
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|User level=none
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|VCS checkout command=svn co https://svn.blender.org/svnroot/bf-blender/trunk/blender
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML format from http://download.blender.org/documentation/BlenderManual.html.tar.gz; User manual available in PDF format from http://download.blender.org/documentation/BlenderManual.pdf.gz;
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|Documentation note=The [http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.6/Manual Blender User Manual] is also available to download in [http://download.blender.org/documentation/BlenderManual.html.tar.gz HTML] and [http://download.blender.org/documentation/BlenderManual.pdf.gz PDF] formats.
|Paid support=
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|Related projects=DrQueue,GTO,K-3D,Stopmotion,Cave
 
|Related projects=DrQueue,GTO,K-3D,Stopmotion,Cave
 
|Keywords=graphics,morphing,3D,animation,visualization,modeller,renderer
 
|Keywords=graphics,morphing,3D,animation,visualization,modeller,renderer
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=2.66a
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2013/03/06
|Last review date=2005-08-08
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://download.blender.org/source/blender-2.62.tar.gz
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|Version comment=Blender has a fast release pace for minor releases. You may want to check the project home page for the latest release.
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|Last review by=enyst
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|Last review date=2013/03/16
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=2.37a
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|Version date=2005-08-08
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=stable
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|Version download=ftp://ftp.cs.umn.edu/pub/blender.org/source/blender-2.37a.tar.gz
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|License verified date=2003-01-17
 
|License verified date=2003-01-17
|Version comment=2.37a stable released 2005-08-08
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Andrew Engelbrecht
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|License verified date=2012-03-17
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=Ton Roosendaal
 
|Real name=Ton Roosendaal
|Email=ton@blender3d.com
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|Email=ton@blender.org
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Developer,Support
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|Resource audience=User
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource kind=Forum
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|Resource URL=http://blenderartists.org/forum
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=http://www.blender.org/development/report-a-bug/
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
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|Resource URL=http://lists.blender.org/mailman/listinfo/bf-committers
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource kind=Support
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|Resource URL=http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Doc/Contact
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
|Graphics=3d,animation
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|Graphics=3d, animation
 
|Interface=x-window-system
 
|Interface=x-window-system
|Works-with=graphics
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|Use=video
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|Works-with=cad, graphics, video
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|License=GPLv2
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
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{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
 
|Prerequisite description=OpenGL
 
|Prerequisite description=OpenGL
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{{Featured
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|Featured date=2012/03/17
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|Featured category=Desktop
 
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Revision as of 08:42, 16 March 2013

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Blender

http://www.blender.org/
Blender is an integrated 3D suite for modelling, animation, rendering, post-production, interactive creation and playback (games).

Blender has its own particular user interface, which is implemented entirely in OpenGL and designed with speed in mind. Python bindings are available for scripting; import/export features for popular file formats like 3D Studio and Wavefront Obj are implemented as scripts by the community. Stills, animations, models for games or other third party engines and interactive content in the form of a standalone binary and/or a web plug-in are common products of Blender use.

Documentation

The Blender User Manual is also available to download in HTML and PDF formats.

"IRC irc://chat.freenode.net/blender " IRC general channel
irc://chat.freenode.net/blender

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterAndrew Engelbrecht17 March 2012



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Ton Roosendaal Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
User Forum http://blenderartists.org/forum
Bug Tracking Bug Tracking http://www.blender.org/development/report-a-bug/
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.blender.org/mailman/listinfo/bf-committers
Support Support http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Doc/Contact


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use OpenGL 2.0 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 August 2014.



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