|Renders and Ray Tracers|
Povray is a totally free ray-tracing program.
MegaPOV is a POV-Ray derivative that includes several unofficial extensions to POV-Ray
Terragen is a scenery/terrain generator that runs under Windows and Mac OS X.
JPatch is a spline-based 3D modeler. They also have what looks to be a useful material editor.
This is a great Povray development enviornment that I got used to through KDE.
This is a Gnome-based POV-Ray modeler that uses OpenGL to preview the scene. Truevision has an impressive looking material editor.
Wings 3D is subdivision modeler that's been producing some impressive models in the Povray newsgroups.
Y.A.P.R.M. - Yet Another POV-Ray Modeller
|Macros & Object Generators|
Arbaro is another Java tree generator that writes out Povray code.
Gilles Tran's makeSnow macro. It's used to coat an object with snow.
Geomorph is a height field generator and editor that creates terrains for use in Povray scenes
PoseRay is a format converter with lots of additional features to ease the transition to Povray.
POV-Tree is a Java tree generator for POV-Ray based on the TOMTREE.INC marco.
Studio is a free modeling tool that can import Poser figures.
Pay For Stuff
Bryce is a 3D environmental modeling and animation package
Forester is a 3D landscape generation and visualisation tool that exports to Povray for final rendering
Moray is a shareware wireframe modeler for Windows
Poser is a 3D figure design tool that lets you create and use human and animal 3D models.
Silo is a subdivision surface modeler that exports to Povray in addition to .obj, .3ds, .dxf, and .rib.
Xfrog and it's sister products are used for creating plants and other organic objects