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What is 3D modeling software?

3D modeling software allows you to create a mathematical representation of a 3-dimensional object or shape on your computer. The created object is called a 3D model and these 3-dimensional models are used in a variety of industries.

The film, television, video games, architecture, construction, product development, science and medical industries all use 3D modeling apps and software to visualize, simulate and render graphic designs


What is 3D modeling software used for?

3D modeling is used across a wide range of industries.

  • FILM & TV

    VFX and animation studios use 3D modeling software to create CG assets and characters for films and TV shows.

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    Game developers create 3D environments and characters for games and cinematics using modeling tools.

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    The manufacturing industry uses 3D modeling software for product design, engineering, and concept rendering.

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    The architecture industry uses 3D modeling apps and software to render interiors and exteriors of proposed buildings and environments.

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