BLENDER 28 in 3D Animation Software

Product Overview

  1. Rendering

Using Cycle, it creates great renders, high-end production path tracer.

  1. Modeling

Sculpting, retopology, modeling, curves. Blender’s modeling toolset is extensive.

  1. Animation

It offers state of the art animation for shorts and feature films.

  1. VFX

It offers camera and object motion tracking to masking and compositing.

  1. Simulation

Blender offers powerful simulation tools, featuring industry-standards libraries like Bullet and MantaFlow.

  1. Pipeline

Integration with multiple pipeline tools is pivotal in many productions.

  1. Game Creation DEPRECATED

Blender logic enables quick game prototyping as well as interactive visualizations.

  1. Video Editing

The Video Editor offers a range of basic yet very efficient tools.

USP :

Blender supports various features of 3D pipeline such as simulation, rigging, modeling, compositing and motion tracking, simulation, rendering, along with video editing and game creation. Advanced users can use Blender’s API for Python scripting to modify the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender is suitable for individuals and small studios who benefit from its integrated pipeline and open development process.

Blender is cross-platform it can be used on Linux, Windows, and Macintosh computers without any problem. Its user interface has OpenGL to provide a consistent experience. The list of supported platforms indicates those regularly tested by the development team to confirm specific compatibility.

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BLENDER 28 detailed analysis

Product Maturity
Company Maturity
Most IMPORTANT
0.0
0.0
0.0
Product Features and Functionality
4.20
4.50
2.30
Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings
0.80
3.45
3.80
Delivery
0.85
3.15
3.55
System Requirement
1.20
3.75
3.65
Support and Services
0.45
3.20
1.60
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PARTICIPATING QUADRANTS

BLENDER 28 has chosen it’s strengths in these 3 territories
  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Europe

    17 Participants

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Middle East and Africa

    8 Participants

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Asia-Pacific

    13 Participants

REGIONS
North America Middle East and Africa Latin America Asia-Pacific Europe
STRENGTHS
  • Product Maturity / Software / 3D Animation
    In-built Video editor
    The in-built video editor feature in Blender enables users to achieve basic actions such as video cuts and splicing, as well as more complex tasks such as video masking. Live preview, luma waveform, chroma vectorscope, and histogram displays are a few important features of the video editor. Show More
  • Product Maturity / Software Features / Rigging
    Innovative rigging tool
    The software allows the transfer of a model into a posable character easily, and rigging becomes faster as it offers an innovative set of rigging tools - envelope, skeleton and automatic skinning, easy weight painting, mirror functionality, bone layers and colored groups, and B-spline interpolated bones. Show More
  • Product Maturity / End-Users / Game Designer
    Collaborative Visualizations
    The game engine helps create 3D games. The software has the capacity to program their own game logic and port models to third-party game engines. It also helps the user make collaborative visualizations and models for games. Show More
  • Product Maturity / End-Users / Special Effects Animator
    Built-in compositor
    It has a built-in compositor, which is one of the major VFX features that permits users to access a library of nodes as they create camera effects, vignettes, and color grading. The software is capable of extracting multilayer OpenEXR files, a High Dynamic-Range (HDR) image file format used in top Hollywood movies. Show More
  • Product Maturity
    Keyboard shortcuts
    Keyboard shortcuts in Blender is one of its major strengths. Many designers are accustomed to navigating through button or menu items to find the tool they need to use. Show More
  • Product Maturity
    A Collaborative Software
    Being a free software fetches a lot of users. This software has broad modeling capacity and an elaborative interface. It is capable to carry out complex animation work, with an excellent outcome. Technical expertise is a must in users without which it could get into the nerves of the people. Show More
  • Company Maturity / Vision Alignment
    R&D Spend
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Direct Presence - Asia-Pacific
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Direct Presence - Europe
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Direct Presence - Latin America
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Direct Presence - Middle East and Africa
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Direct Presence - North America
  • Company Maturity / Partner Ecosystem
    Distributors
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Indirect Presence - Asia-Pacific
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Indirect Presence - Europe
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Indirect Presence - Latin America
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Indirect Presence - Middle East and Africa
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Indirect Presence - North America
  • Company Maturity / Geographic Footprint
    Sales Office - North America
  • Company Maturity / Partner Ecosystem
    System Integrators
WEAKNESSES
  • Product Maturity / Breadth and Depth of Product Offerings / ...
    Complex modeling tool
    The adaptation for architecture works may take a little more time than projected, it also needs to complement with other programs like unreal engine 4 to get the most professional results, some complex modeling tools are less efficient than in other programs like 3d max. Show More
  • Product Maturity / End-Users / Modeler
    Lack of designing tools
    As it mainly focuses on the design of animated movies and video games, it lacks tools focused on the design of objects and pieces with defined measures and parameters, which may not always be the most useful software. Show More
  • Product Maturity / Support and Services
    Customer Redressal Mechanism/Program
  • Product Maturity / Support and Services
    Level of Support
  • Company Maturity / Effectiveness of Organic and Inorganic Gr...
    No. of Joint Ventures
  • Product Maturity / Software Features
    Other Software features offered
  • Company Maturity / Industry Verticals
    Architecture, Construction and Engineering
  • Company Maturity / Industry Verticals
    Education
  • Company Maturity / Industry Verticals
    Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • Company Maturity / Industry Verticals
    Manufacturing
  • Company Maturity / Industry Verticals
    Media and Entertainment
  • Product Maturity / Number of Supported Platforms/OS
    Others(AmigaOS, AROS, MorpOS, FreeBSD, Android)
  • Company Maturity / Industry Verticals
    Other Industry Verticals
  • Product Maturity / Medium of Delivery of Support Services
    On-Site Support
  • Product Maturity / Medium of Delivery of Support Services
    Remote Support
  • Product Maturity / Software
    3D Animation
  • Product Maturity / Software
    3D Modeling
  • Product Maturity / Software
    3D Rendering
  • Company Maturity / Partner Ecosystem
    Consultants
  • Product Maturity / Services offered
    Consulting Services
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TOP FEATURES
  • Product Features and Functionality
    Software Features
  • Software Features
    3d Rendering
  • Software Features
    Rigging
  • Software Features
    3d animation
  • Software Features
    Dynamics and Effects
  • Software Features
    3dModelling
  • Software Features
    Motion Graphics
  • Delivery of Software and Services
    Directly
  • Software
    3D Animation
  • End-Users
    Special Effects Animator

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Head - Product Management,Buyer Healthcare
Head - Product Management, Buyer Healthcare
#14 in 3D Animation Software 6 Reviews

“Powerful tool"

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It is a very powerful tool, that can be used for video editing, rendering and animating. As it’s an open source it is easily available and is been used widely by professionals around the world. It will ensure long-term access to the files and it allows user to gather skills that will be useful well into the future.
Head - Product Management,Buyer Healthcare
Head - Product Management, Buyer Healthcare
#14 in 3D Animation Software 6 Reviews

“Customizable and more Flexible"

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The software is customizable and more flexible, user can bend the software into whatever is suitable for one’s workflow. It also permits to create logo designs to architectural visualization and game asset creation and animation. Python scripting can be used to automate things and transform complex data models that would be near impossible by hand.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#14 in 3D Animation Software 6 Reviews

“Easy-to-use tools"

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The software has many easy-to-use tools and functions; moreover, it ensures to create animations and videos. Modular interface offered is easy to learn for beginners and use it efficiently. It also allows infinite possibilities when it comes to modeling people, characters, etc.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#14 in 3D Animation Software 6 Reviews

“Great Looks and Professional Tools "

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The UI is user-friendly, with great looks and professional tools for 3d modeling, includes timeline for 3d animation and better rendering engine to start with adequate design work. The software which is freely available is easy to use and provides great technical support and quality.
Chief Product Officer,Company Name Classified
Chief Product Officer, Company Name Classified
#14 in 3D Animation Software 6 Reviews

“Amazing animation tool"

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The modeling capacity is very wide, the level of tools is very professional and the results are brilliant, the interface is very elaborated to have the palette of main tools in view of the user. It is a combined software and that is very optimistic for the community and significantly improves the quality of the product.
General Manager,Company Name Classified
General Manager, Company Name Classified
#14 in 3D Animation Software 6 Reviews

“A Collaborative Software"

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Being a free software fetches a lot of users. This software has broad modeling capacity and an elaborative interface. It is capable to carry out complex animation work, with an excellent outcome. Technical expertise is a must in users without which it could get into the nerves of the people.

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