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3D modeller and renderer

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.


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

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

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License:GPLv2orlaterAndrew Engelbrecht17 March 2012

Leaders and contributors

Ton Roosendaal Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.blender.org/mailman/listinfo/bf-committers
Bug TrackingBug Trackinghttp://www.blender.org/development/report-a-bug/

Software prerequisites

Required to useOpenGL 2.0 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 October 2016.


"User" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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