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Blender - free and open source 3D creation suite

In Blender you can use a script in Python to write logic to games, create tools and scripts.
On the Internet there are plenty of guides, tutorials, video lessons on Blender. Many additionsmodels, textures, plugins, Python scripts, library materials, and more. Therefore, to master the program by yourself will not be so difficult, also there are many forums and community program.

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An important feature of the program is its small size, comparable to that of 10-20 megabytes after installation. Blender can run on many operating systems, among them Linux, Windows, MacOS, Solaris, Irix, and others.
The program is free under the GNU GPL open source.

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Using Blender created gorgeous short cartoons. And in 2010, a non-profit organization Blender Foundation has done a very high quality cartoon Sintel. During the first week after the release of the cartoon in the light, it was viewed more than a million users.

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System requirements:

Minimum:
OS: Ubuntu 12.04
Processor: Pentium 3
Memory: 256 MB RAM
Graphics: Geforce FX series (2003)
Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
Additional Notes: glibc 2.11
Recommended:
Processor: Intel CoreI7
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Hard Drive: 1 GB available space

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Installation  into Linux Mint (from the standard repository):

sudo apt-get install blender

Installation latest version into Linux Mint:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install blender

If you have a good Nvidia graphics card, CUDA is activated after installation of a recent version of the cuda-toolkit. You can enable Nvidia repository following the Linux Mint "Sowtware manager" based instructions at:
http://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/cuda-getting-started-guide-for-linux/index.html

Good Luck!!!

http://www.blender.org/

6-05-2015, 08:01
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