Blender is a powerful development tool to create 3D images and animations, whose main advantage regarding other similar tools like 3D studio or Maya is that this is a completely free application.
The program lets you model, render, texture, illuminate, animate and post-produce any kind of three-dimensional scenes. Its complex interface lets you work with an endless amount of tools like primitive functions, nurb curves,…
Blender is compatible with most formats and standard programs like 3D Studio, Autodesk FBX, Collada, Wavefront or Stl.
Maybe the main problem of Blender is its high difficulty which might make learning it quite complex. Without a doubt, it has a big user community and there are endless tutorials and examples on the internet. It’s being used by professional studios and they have even made video games and movies with it.
Each new version includes new tools and utilities to apply to our creations: flow simulator, special render filters, completely customizable physics engines or combustion systems among others, which turns Blender into a versatile and complete software.