Blender offers open source film production

Summary:Movie production has gone open source with Blender 3D. A new version is now being reviewed.

Movie production has gone open source with Blender 3D. A new version is now being reviewed.

Blender is not a quick-and-dirty production tool. This is a full featured tool, and available under multiple operating systems, including Windows, under the GPL license.

It not only outputs film, but games as well. I think this may be its most striking feature. Most movie houses have production budgets under which the cost of software, even proprietary software, is nominal. But game production is something even an individual can do, on a shoestring. Blender is that shoestring.

Have you used Blender? Would you recommend it to others? Let me know in TalkBack.

Topics: Tech Industry

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Dana Blankenhorn has been a business journalist since 1978, and has covered technology since 1982. He launched the Interactive Age Daily, the first daily coverage of the Internet to launch with a magazine, in September 1994.

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