Libre Graphics Meeting 2008

Wrocław 8-11th May

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Blender is one of the most famous open-source projects ever. It is a free software (since 2002 available under GNU Public License) 3D animation program that can be used for modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging, skinning, animating, rendering, particle and other simulating, non-linear editing, compositing, and creating interactive 3D applications.

Blender screen

Blender is well-known for the fact of running on a really wide range of operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, IRIX, Solaris, FreeBSD, SkyOS, MorphOS and Pocket PC.

Because of its rich set of capabilities it is often compared to high-end commercial 3D software products like Softimage|XSI, Cinema 4D, 3ds Max and Maya. Among some of its features are:

The most noticeable examples of Blender employment were probably Spider-Man 2 movie and Elephant Dreams – world’s first ‘open movie’.

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